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State of Washington Classified Job Specification

IMAGING TECHNOLOGIST 2

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IMAGING TECHNOLOGIST 2
300G
Category: Health Care

Definition

Performs a variety of routine invasive and non-invasive diagnostic and interventional imaging procedures such as myleograms and arthograms of gastro-intestinal and urinary tracts in a clinical setting.  Participates in training medical residents, fellows, students and staff.  Recognizes and responds to emergent and life threatening situations.

Distinguishing Characteristics

Independently performs a variety of routine invasive and/or non-invasive diagnostic and interventional imaging procedures such as fluoroscopy and assists physicians during clinical evaluations. Uses contrast media under physician direction to view joints, sinuses, gastro-intestinal tract, and urinary tract.

Typical Work

Reviews and submits patient medical history to appropriate data collection system, consulting with the physician when appropriate and/or indicated by laboratory protocol; 

Adapts examination to individual patient according to physician orders; 

Prepares patient for examination; explains testing procedures; prepares examination rooms for procedures; 

Administers contrast media and pharmaceuticals under physician direction; 

Operates diagnostic imaging equipment and monitors patient throughout procedure; 

Recognizes and responds to life threatening situations which may occur during diagnostic and interventional procedures; 

Performs cardiopulmonary resuscitation as necessary;  

Operates, calibrates and troubleshoots diagnostic imaging equipment; 

Assists in administering patient care services to maintain continuum of care including utilization of sterile techniques; 

Assists in maintaining and inventory of supplies and evaluating new products and equipment; 

Participates in formal training programs in continuing education; 

Assists physician with imaging procedures such as hysterosalpingiograms, nephtrostomy, and cholangiogram; 

Conducts imaging procedures during surgical procedures utilizing specialized equipment; 

Orients and provides information and instruction to medical residents, fellows, students and staff who are rotating and/or assigned to the specialty area; 

Performs work of Imaging Technologist I; 

Performs 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 and registration by the American Registry of Radiologic Technologists (ARRT)

OR 

One year of technical imaging experience

OR

equivalent education/experience.

Class Specification History

New Class: 1-19-2001
Revise Class. Revises class code (formerly 6525); adopted May 10, 2007, effective July 1, 2007.

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