State of Washington Classified Job Specification
IMAGING TECHNOLOGIST TRAINEE
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.
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.
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.
Current enrollment in a formal AMA-approved radiologic technology training program
Class Specification History
New Class: 1-19-2001
Revise class. Revises class code (formerly 6523); adopted May 10, 2007, effective July 1, 2007.