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State of Washington Classified Job Specification


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Class Code: 300E
Category: Health Care

Class Series Concept

Performs invasive and non-invasive diagnostic and interventional imaging procedures in a clinical setting. Presents and/or coordinates educational programs. Establishes and maintains a quality assurance program.


Participates in training of graduated complexity for invasive and/or non-invasive diagnostic imaging procedures such as radiographic, cardiac catheterization and/or angiographic examinations in a clinical setting.

Typical Work

Participates in systematic on the-job training that includes: 

Conducts diagnostic imaging procedures, including preparing patient and examination room for procedures and maintaining procedure log; 

Assists with the operation of a wide variety of equipment to produce an imaging record on film, digital and/or high resolution recording systems;  

Calibrates, adjusts and maintains equipment; 

Administers contrast media and pharmaceuticals under physician direction; 

Calibrates and operates a variety of complex computerized physiological equipment and transducers to record and monitor electrocardiograms and blood pressures to assess patient clinical status; 

Assists in administering patient care services to maintain continuum of care such as intravenous therapy and medications, wound dressing and incision care, oxygen and suction, utilization of sterile techniques; 

Conducts/performs unplanned procedures/examinations; 

Maintains inventory of supplies and evaluates new products and equipment; 

Participates in formal training programs in continuing education; 

Operates diagnostic imaging equipment and other equipment/devices as appropriate; assists physician with imaging procedures; 

Positions patients for examination, immobilizing patients as necessary; 

Performs related duties as required.      

Legal Requirement(s)

Registered by the state of Washington as an X-ray Technician. 

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

Current enrollment in a formal AMA-approved radiologic technology training program  


equivalent education/experience.

Class Specification History

New Class:  1-19-2001
Revise class.  Revises class code (formerly 6523); adopted May 10, 2007, effective July 1, 2007.