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Lead MRI Technologist (40 hrs/week, Days)

Company: Evergreenhealth
Location: Kirkland
Posted on: June 5, 2024

Job Description:

Wage Range: $48.82 - $81.46 per hour + Lead premiumBonus:Up to $10,000.00 sign on bonus for experienced MRI Technologist with a minimum of one year experience and new employee of EvergreenHealth*Up to $5,000.00 sign on bonus for MRI Technologist with less than one year experience and new employee of EvergreenHealth*Pro-rated by FTE and experience.Posted wage ranges represent the entire range from minimum to maximum. For jobs with more than one level, the posted range reflects the minimum of the lowest level and the maximum of the highest level. Some positions also offer additional premiums based on shift, certifications or degrees. Job offers are determined based on a candidate's years of relevant experience, level of education and internal equity.Job Summary:Perform diagnostic procedures in the MRI department at a technical level for diagnostic purpose under the prescription of a physician.Oversees and leads the MRI Technologists daily activities, supports and develops policies and standards. A lead primarily performs the same work as others in the classification; in addition is directly accountable for monitoring and reviewing work assignments of other employees, checking work for accuracy, makes daily work assignments, develops work schedules, or giving advice and work instructions to other employees. Fulfills all of the job functions and responsibilities of the MRI Technologist.Primary Duties:1. Performs complex examinations and procedures, including injecting contrast media under the direct supervision of a Radiologist.2. Analyzes patients general condition to determine best examination approach.3. Assists patient in preparing for study with appropriate dress, reviews procedure with patient, answers questions and addresses concerns.4. Controls access to magnet room.5. Follows magnetic safety and examines patient screening to ensure safety.6. Provides protection, in accordance with the prescribed MRI safety standards.7. Notifies radiologist of positive screening responses as necessary.8. Performs other duties as assigned.Lead Duties:1. Oversees daily clinical activity and coordination of patient/employee ratios.2. Monitors staffing grid to institute low census policies when possible.3. Insures thoroughness and safety of examination while setting priority of clinical need.4. Maintains examination schedule in the most productive manner with a balance of clinical responsibility shared between staff.5. Delegates special work assignments when volumes allow.6. Completes staff time cards for area and submits to Manager for signature and final review.7. Maintains section policy/procedure manuals as well as exam protocol manuals.8. Supports, develops and participates in quality control and quality assurance standards and programs.9. Has knowledge of and actively participates in review of JC requirements.10. Provides in-service and orientation to new employees in the section and ancillary personnel as required.11. Insures and record completeness of required documents of licensure, certification and registration as related to section.12. Coordinates repair and maintenance of equipment through Manager in a manner not to insult patient care, productivity or after-hours work if possible.13. Maintains inventory levels in the section sufficient for examination requirements while complying with budget guidelines as outlined by DI Manager.14. Confers with the Manager on a regular basis for discussion of productivity, budget status and overall direction of responsibility.15. Immediately communicates all exceptions to department and hospital policies.16. Develops call, standby and vacation/attendance schedule for approval by direct supervisor no less than one month prior to distribution.17. Attends and actively participates in lead technologist meetings.18. Communicates on regular basis with radiologists on the best approach to tailor examination to clinical need.19. Aids in development of new procedures and policies.20. Assists supervisor with TQA (technical quality assurance) programs; promotes technologist participation.21. Reviews images for technical quality and guidance for technologists.22. May be asked to Lead/Monitor/Oversee other specialty areas.License, Certification, Education or Experience:REQUIRED for the position:* ARRT, or registry eligible, must take registry within first 45 days of employment* Current Healthcare Provider BLS certification by date of hire*Training specific to the operation and performance of MRI scanners* Current WA State Radiologic Technologist licensure* Leadership or supervisory experienceDESIRED for the position:* 1 year of experience in a radiology setting* Registered in MRI Technology with ARRT within one year of employmentBenefit Information:Choices that care for you and your familyAt EvergreenHealth, we appreciate our employees commitment and contribution to our success. We are proud to offer a suite of quality benefits and resources that are comprehensive, flexible, and competitive to help our staff and their loved ones maintain and improve health and financial well-being. Medical, vision and dental insurance On-demand virtual health care Health Savings Account Flexible Spending Account Life and disability insurance Retirement plans (457(b) and 401(a) with employer contribution) Tuition assistance for undergraduate and graduate degrees Federal Public Service Loan Forgiveness program Paid Time Off/Vacation Extended Illness Bank/Sick Leave Paid holidays Voluntary hospital indemnity insurance Voluntary identity theft protection Voluntary legal insurance Pay in lieu of benefits premium program Free parking Commuter benefitsView a summary of our total rewards available to you as an EvergreenHealth team member by clicking on the link below.2024 Benefits GuideThis position is covered by a collective bargaining agreement between EvergreenHealth and the United Food and Commercial Workers (UFCW), Local 21IND123ADMIN321by Jobble

Keywords: Evergreenhealth, Kirkland , Lead MRI Technologist (40 hrs/week, Days), Human Resources , Kirkland, Washington

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