University of Washington
Seattle, WA

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Four-Year Institution
RADIOLOGY TECHNOLOGIST, MRI (TEMPORARY/HOURLY, ALTERNATE SHIFT) Req #:205907Department:UW MEDICAL CENTER - NORTHWEST - RADIOLOGY Job Location: Seattle - Northgate, UW Medical Center - Montlake Posting Date:05/10/2022 Closing Info:Open Until Filled Salary:$39.09 - $61.15 per hour Union Position:YesShift:Alternate Work Shift A Higher Degree of Healthcare

Advanced Imaging and Diagnostic Services in North Seattle

Radiology at UWMC-Northwest is equipped with the advanced diagnostic imaging technology available. Our board-certified radiologists have specialty training in cardiac imaging, neuro-imaging, musculoskeletal, interventional radiology, nuclear medicine and body and breast imaging. Along with our team of expert imaging technologists, they are committed to diagnosing illnesses and injuries quickly and effectively so treatment can begin.

We take time and attention with each patient to explain procedures so they’ll know what to expect every step of the way.

Radiology Services at UW Medical Center - Northwest offers routine radiology, magnetic resonance imaging (MRI), computed tomography (CT), ultrasound, nuclear medicine, and interventional radiology.

UW Medical Center - Northwest has an outstanding opportunity for a TEMPORARY/HOURLY, ALTERNATE SHIFT, 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)
    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 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
  • Prior MRI experience

    As an employee you will enjoy generous benefits and work/life programs. For detailed information on Benefits for this position, click here.

  • Applicants considered for this position will be required to disclose if they are the subject of any substantiated findings or current investigations related to sexual misconduct at their current employment and past employment. Disclosure is required under Washington state law.

    Committed to attracting and retaining a diverse staff, the University of Washington will honor your experiences, perspectives and unique identity. Together, our community strives to create and maintain working and learning environments that are inclusive, equitable and welcoming.

    The University of Washington is a leader in environmental stewardship & sustainability, and committed to becoming climate neutral. The University of Washington is a leader in environmental stewardship & sustainability, and committed to becoming climate neutral.

    The University of Washington is an affirmative action and equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, national origin, age, protected veteran or disabled status, or genetic information.

    To request disability accommodation in the application process, contact the Disability Services Office at 206-543-6450 or [email protected].


    Governor Inslee's Proclamation 21-14.2 requires employees of higher education and healthcare institutions to be fully vaccinated against COVID-19 unless a medical or religious exemption is approved. Being fully vaccinated means that an individual is at least two weeks past their final dose of an authorized COVID-19 vaccine regimen. As a condition of employment, newly hired employees will be required to provide proof of their COVID-19 vaccination. View the Final candidate guide to COVID-19 vaccination requirement webpage for information about the medical or religious exemption process for final candidates.

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