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State of Washington Classified Job Specification


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Class Code: 300J
Category: Health Care

Class Series Concept

Perform complex clinical angiographic examinations and participate in training of residents, fellows, and students.

Distinguishing Characteristics

Independently perform, and assist physicians to perform, complex technical angiographic interventional procedures such as neuro and interventional angioplasties, aortagrams, stents and stent grafts, embolizations, and intra-arterial chemotherapy treatments.  Under a physician's guidance, initiate IV therapy and administration of contrast pharmaceuticals, medications and narcotics.

Typical Work

Operate and troubleshoot angiographic equipment such as angiographic computers, rotational arms and power injecting equipment; 

Prepare patient for examination; explain testing procedures; prepare examination rooms for procedures; 

Review patient medical history present on the examination requests; consult physician as necessary; tailor examination to individual patient per physician order; operate all angiographic equipment; monitor patients throughout procedure; 

Scrub and apply sterile technique in assisting in catheter placement; initiate IV therapy and the administration of contrast media, pharmaceuticals, medications, and narcotics under physician direction; 

Operate film processing equipment; 

Maintain daily log of procedures performed; 

Maintain inventory of supplies to be ordered and submit order request to supervisor; 

Assist in evaluating new products, equipment, and techniques; 

Perform calibration tests, adjust and maintain all equipment; 

Assist in maintaining continuing education and research files; 

Participate in formal training programs for residents, fellows, and student radiology technologists; 

May conduct imaging procedures during surgical procedures utilizing specialized equipment; 

Perform related duties as required.

Legal Requirement(s)

Certified by the State of Washington as a Radiologic Technologist. 

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. 

Desirable Qualifications

Satisfactory completion of formal radiologic technology training in an AMA-approved school, registration by the American Registry of Radiologic Technologists (ARRT), and six months of experience performing angiographic examinations and/or procedures 


equivalent education/experience.

Class Specification History

New Class: 1-19-2001
New class code, formerly 6527 higher education, effective July 1, 2007.