Job Information

Virginia Mason Franciscan Health CT Technologist Lead in Silverdale, Washington


Sign On Bonuses for qualifying new, external CT Techs.

  • Bonus amount prorated by FTE (min .6 FTE required)

  • Lump sum payment within 30 days of start date

  • 2 year commitment

In 2020, united in a fierce commitment to deliver the highest quality care and exceptional patient experience, Virginia Mason and CHI Franciscan Health came together as natural partners to build a new health system centered around the patient: Virginia Mason Franciscan Health. Our combined system builds upon the scale and expertise of our nearly 300 sites of care, including 11 hospitals and nearly 5,000 physicians and providers. Together, we are empowered to make an even greater impact on the health and well-being of our communities.

CHI Franciscan and Virginia Mason are now united to build the future of patient-centered care across the Pacific Northwest. That means a seamlessly connected system offering quality care close to home. From basic health needs to the most complex, highly specialized care, our patients can count on us to meet their needs with convenient access to the region’s most prestigious experts and innovative treatments and technologies.

We're proud to share that St. Michael Medical Center was recognized among the Best Hospitals in Washington ( state by U.S. News & World Report.

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 vacation, adoption assistance, annual bonus eligibility, and more!


Job Summary:

As a CT Technologist, you'll utilize computerized tomography (CT) scanners to produce cross-section images of patients’ internal organs and tissues for the diagnosis of medical issues in compliance with proper safety procedures and protocols. You'll interpret the physician’s scanning instructions, administer contrast materials, prepare and operate the CT scan equipment and position the patient to capture the appropriate images. Your day-to-day work will also include:

  • Maneuvering equipment and patients

  • Providing basic patient care

  • Submitting accurate and timely imaging, patient history documentation, and case charges

  • Supporting the department’s initiatives related to patient and employee satisfaction

  • Performing a variety of technical procedures that require independent judgment, initiative, and ingenuity in order to apply prescribed ionizing radiation for radiologic diagnosis

  • Being accountable for keeping your skills current and continuing your own professional development and education (including attending department meetings and learning from radiologists as well as staying informed about CHI Franciscan standards, protocols and procedures relating to the CT function)

  • Performing quality assurance audits and activities as well as incidental office duties as needed to ensure timely and complete patient records as well as a highly functioning department and team

The nature of “lead” responsibilities may vary slightly depending on the core job, but generally involve 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.

  • Pre-screens job applicants and may conduct initial employment interviews; participates in the processes for employee new hires and terminations; may conduct department-level new hire orientations.

  • Provides on-the-job training to new or lower-level employees; monitors work flow, prepares work schedules and reviews work to ensure it meets quality and productivity standards; orders/maintains appropriate supply levels; identifies training needs and advises higher-level authority.

  • Monitors individual staff performance and provides feedback to higher-level authority; may provide input into formal employee performance evaluations; may make recommendations with respect to employee pay, recognition, discipline and/or termination.

May assist in implementing new procedures or processes; explains new and/or revised procedures, forms or other tools to staff; may demonstrate new systems, PC applications, equipment or supplies.

Assists employees with complex/unprecedented/ambiguous matters, reviews elevated issues/situations and takes action consistent with assigned scope of authority.


Education/Work Experience:

  • Graduation from an accredited school of Radiological Technology, (including course work in cross-sectional anatomy and/or demonstrated skill/knowledge in cross-sectional anatomy).

  • One year of work experience as a CT Technologist is preferred.

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


  • American Registry of Radiology Technologist (ARRT) required

  • Current American Heart Association Healthcare Provider BLS Certification required

  • State of Washington Registration as a Radiologic Technologist.

  • CT Registration is preferred.





Pay Range

$40.69 - $60.64 /hour

We are an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer.