UW Medicine includes Harborview Medical Center, UW Medical Center - Montlake, UW Medical Center - Northwest, Valley Medical Center, UW Neighborhood Clinics, UW Physicians, UW School of Medicine and Airlift Northwest. UW Medicine - Northwest is a full-service, non-profit community hospital, offering comprehensive medical, surgical and therapeutic services. With 281 beds, more than 1900 employees and a world-class medical staff, we provide innovative, technologically advanced care on a patient-friendly, easy-access campus just north of Seattle. We're proud of the acclaim we've received for our excellence in patient care and safety. Among the local, regional and national recognition we've received are: The Distinguished Hospital for Clinical Excellence Award; The Emergency Medicine Excellence Award; The Stroke Care Excellence Award; Winner of the HealthGrades Distinguished Hospital Award for Patient Safety for the last three years in a row, we’re also one of the safest places to get care – among the top 5% in the country.
UW Medical Center - Northwest has an outstanding opportunity for a VARIABLE SHIFT,TEMPORARY, MRI TECHNOLOGIST. Under the direction of a radiologist, the MRI Technologist performs Magnetic Resonance Imaging (MRI examinations) accurately, independently, and efficiently.
Prepares patient and independently performs MRI exams and procedures
Informs patients of exam procedure, transfers and positions patient safely and properly for examination, and observes and monitors patient’s condition and reactions to exam
Produces technically acceptable MRI exams, selects proper technical factors, and reviews and evaluates MRI images to determine that they are satisfactory for diagnostic purposes
Performs quality assurance checks on equipment and processes per department policies and investigates and informs supervisor of any quality issues or problems
Completes required paperwork and records, accurately inputs exam orders, patient data, patient charges, and prepares reports
Continually evaluates patient flow and work assignments, makes necessary adjustments, and prioritizes work effectively.
Answers phones, may assist in other areas such as: order entry, image library, scheduling, and patient transport
Maintains the patient environment by setting up exam rooms and ensuring that all necessary equipment and supplies are ready, cleans and tidies exam rooms, wait rooms, and checks restroom cleanliness
Assists with training and mentoring new personnel and students, prepares and presents in-service education programs if assigned, and participates in departmental goals and performance improvement projects
High school diploma or GED equivalent
Satisfactory completion of formal specific training in an AMA-approved Radiology Technology program
Satisfactory completion of a formal cross sectional anatomy class and a formal MRI instrumentation class (must complete classes within 2 years of hire)
Requires certification by the American Registry of Radiologic Technology (ARRT) (R) OR Board eligible graduate from an accredited institution. Certification required within 3 months of hire
Advanced Registry in the modality within 12 months of hire date
Requires licensure with the State of Washington as a Radiologic Technologist within 3 months of hire
Requires CPR or BLS, must obtain within 90 days of hire
Requires 24 CME credits every two years
Minimum of 1 year radiology experience, preferably in an acute care hospital environment
Founded in 1861, the University of Washington is one of the oldest public institutions in the west coast and one of the preeminent research universities in the world. The University of Washington is a multi-campus university comprised of three different campuses: Seattle, Tacoma, and Bothell. The Seattle campus is made up of sixteen schools and colleges that serve students ranging from an undergraduate level to a doctoral level. The university is home to world-class libraries, arts, music, drama, and sports, as well as the highest quality medical care in Washington State and a world-class academic medical center. The teaching and research of the University’s many professional schools provide undergraduate and graduate students the education necessary toward achieving an excellence that will serve the state, the region, and the nation. As part of a large and diverse community, the University of Washington serves more students than any other institution in the Northwest.