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State of Washington Classified Job Specification


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Class Code: 300M
Category: Health Care

Class Series Concept

Lead imaging technologists, and perform examinations and procedures in relevant specialty areas such as radiology, cardiac catheterization, angiography, computed imaging, and/or magnetic resonance imaging to perform a variety of invasive and/or non-invasive diagnostic interventional examinations. Participate in training medical residents, fellows, students and staff.

Distinguishing Characteristics

Regularly assign, instruct and check the work of others. Under general direction, perform complex diagnostic and/or interventional examinations in a diagnostic imaging area and assist in coordinating the operation of imaging laboratory(s).

Typical Work

Regularly assign, instruct and check the work of Imaging Technologists; provide input to the supervisor and/or manager on employee performance; 

Participate in the instruction of medical residents, fellows and students in clinical application techniques of diagnostic imaging examinations; 

Perform quality control tests; adjust and perform minor maintenance on equipment; review and report the daily operational status of equipment, initiate repair service calls, and document malfunctions; 

Assist with the completion of procedure charge documents; participate in inservices; 

Schedule procedures and/or examinations; 

Respond to physician phone calls for patient admissions; respond to nursing unit inquiries regarding bed status for admissions of patients; attend charge nurse meetings to assess bed availability as needed;  

Assist with solving daily issues, such as equipment problems, staff assignments, and physician questions; 

Participate in the interview process for new staff; participate in new employee orientation and training; 

Assist in evaluating new products, equipment, and techniques; 

Perform work of imaging technologists; 

Perform related duties as required.

Legal Requirement(s)

There may be instances where individual positions must have additional licenses or certification. It is the employer’s responsibility to ensure the appropriate licenses/certifications are obtained for each position. 

Certified by the state of Washington as a Radiologic Technologist. For leads in mammography, certified by ARRT as a Mammography Technologist.

Desirable Qualifications

Satisfactory completion of formal radiologic technology training program in an AMA approved school; registration by the American Registry of Radiologic Technologists (ARRT) AND registered or registry eligible for specialized area


Three years of experience performing the work of an Imaging Technologist in the relevant specialty service area(s) 


equivalent education/experience.

Class Specification History

New Class: 1-19-2001
New class code, formerly 6529 higher education, effective July 1, 2007.