Catholic Health Initiatives MRI Technologist Lead in TACOMA, Washington

MRI Technologist Lead


Field: Professional Clinical/Allied Health

Requisition #: 2018-R0200136

Post Date: Dec 20, 2018

Position Type: Regular

Scheduled Hours per 2 week Pay Period: 80

Shift: 700 to 1530

Weekends Required: Occasional


CHI 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 the South Puget Sound. We are part of Catholic Health Initiatives, one of the largest not-for-profit health care systems in the country.

Our mission is to deliver high quality care that meets our patients' medical needs while providing emotional and spiritual support to patients and their families. We believe this three-part approach — physical, emotional, and spiritual — is essential to healing the whole person. Come join our team!

Job Summary:

The nature of “lead” responsibilities may vary slightly depending on the core job, but generally involves exercising limited supervision over a group of employees that are typically classified in the same core job family. An incumbent performs much the same work as others in the job family, participating in the day-to-day operations of the work unit, with “lead” work comprising a relatively minor portion of the overall job. The work requires knowledge of the policies, procedures and equipment applicable to the work unit at appointment.

Essential 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.


Graduation from an accredited school of Radiological Technology.

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.

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.


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

Additional Information

  • Requisition ID: 2018-R0200136

  • Schedule: Full-time

  • Shift: Day Job

About Us

Chances are, you’re here because you’re looking for a career offering greater opportunity, challenge and fulfillment. We’re confident you’ll find all three at CHI. As one of the nation’s largest nonprofit health systems, we offer a wealth of careers across more than 101 hospitals in 18 states. Our faith-based health system welcomes you to share in our mission of building healthier communities, whether as a surgeon in the operating room or an administrator in a conference room. When you work in a supportive environment with like-minded professionals, wonderful things happen. Learn More

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