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MRI Technologist Lead

St Michael Medical Center Port Orchard, Washington

The posted compensation range of $43.86 - $65.42 /hour is a reasonable estimate that extends from the lowest to the highest pay CommonSpirit in good faith believes it might pay for this particular job, based on the circumstances at the time of posting. CommonSpirit may ultimately pay more or less than the posted range as permitted by law.

Requisition ID 2024-341012 Employment Type Full Time Department Diagnostic Imaging Center Hours/Pay Period 80 Shift Evening Weekly Schedule Monday-Friday 11:00am-7:30pm Remote No Category Radiology

Virginia Mason Franciscan Health has exciting and rewarding careers with competitive salaries and benefits. We are a family of hospitals health care services and medical providers delivering compassionate care to people throughout South Puget Sound. We are part of Catholic Health Initiatives one of the largest not-for-profit health care systems in the country.


Lead Job Duties

  • Monitors and adjusts patient flow to minimize wait-time; identifies excessive volumes and makes arrangements for increased staff.
  • Serves as a resource to staff on the protocols of the MRI equipment and responsible for the maintenance of such equipment.
  • Provides on-the-job training and mentoring to new or lower-level employees; prepares work schedules and reviews work to ensure it meets quality and productivity standards; educates staff on magnet safety and practice; identifies training needs and advises higher-level authority.
  • Monitors individual staff performance and provides feedback to higher-level authority; coaches employees on procedures and protocols; may provide input into formal employee performance evaluations.
  • Maintains level of supplies and orders supplies as needed.

Additional Education/Work Experience

One year of work experience in the senior level of the job family, or any combination of experience or education that would demonstrate the ability to perform the duties of the position.

Additional Job Requirements

  • Considerable knowledge of the policies, standards, procedures, processes and tools applicable to the work unit and the function.
  • Ability to effectively monitor patient flow and equipment operation and take appropriate action as necessary within scope of authority.


Education/Work Experience Requirements

Graduation from an accredited school of Radiological Technology.

Job Knowledge/Abilities:

  • Knowledge of the concepts, standards, procedures and equipment relating to MRI examination and related procedures.
  • Knowledge of regulatory requirements relating to MRI safety, examinations and equipment.
  • Knowledge of basic patient care activities that may be necessary during MRI examinations.
  • Ability to document work activities in a complete, accurate and timely manner.
  • Ability to use automated systems and MRI equipment at an acceptable level of proficiency.
  • Ability to keep abreast of all education/training opportunities to ensure that MRI skills are kept current and/or updated. 
  • Ability to read, understand and communicate in English sufficient to perform the duties of the position.
  • Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships as required by the duties of the position.


  • American Registry of Radiology Technologists (ARRT) certification is required.
  • State of Washington Certification as a Radiological Technologist required.
  • ARRT MRI Certification is preferred.
  • Current healthcare provider BLS Certification.

While you’re busy impacting the healthcare industry, we’ll take care of you with benefits that may include health/dental/vision, FSA, matching retirement plans, paid time off, tuition assistance, adoption assistance, and more!

Unless directed by a Collective Bargaining Agreement, applications for this position will be considered on a rolling basis. CommonSpirit Health cannot anticipate the date by which a successful candidate may be identified.

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