UNIVERSITY OF WASHINGTON

Specification for Class

IMAGING TECHNOLOGIST-EDUC/QUALITY ASSUR

UW CODE AND REPRESENTATIVE GROUP

8278 (SEIU LOCAL 925 Medical/Laboratory Tech)

BASIC FUNCTION

Establish and maintain quality assurance and/or education programs to ensure imaging and recording systems function accurately, consistently, and safely to produce quality diagnostic images and/or to ensure sufficient clinical training and inservice education in imaging technology.

DISTINGUISHING CHARACTERISTICS

Under general direction, establish and maintain quality assurance program for all imaging technology services and/or student clinical and inservice education programs.

TYPICAL WORK

Coordinate the quality assurance program for all divisions; participate in hospital-wide quality assurance activities;

Teach quality assurance and documentation procedure;

Develop curricula for and conduct inservice education programs; consult with management, technical, and medical staff to develop goals and objectives of inservice education; submit inservice education programs to the national registry organization for evaluation; schedule and publicize inservice programs; maintain inservice education records; coordinate student clinical education program; direct and evaluate student performance in clinic; maintain student clinical records;

Monitor monthly indicators on selected criteria for each area of the department; analyze and evaluate data collected from the indicators and from risk management reports; identify and report trends;

Contribute to the development of departmental policies and procedures related to quality assurance and to clinical and continuing education including membership in professional organizations; maintain the departmental policy and procedure manual ensuring compliance with JCAHO standards and hospital policy;

Maintain and update department library;

Process incident/accident/quality improvement report forms;

Coordinate orientation of students and staff;

Monitor radiology film badge readings; collect and distribute badges;

File and distribute reports;

May assist in technique standardization projects and/or quality assurance program;

May conduct, analyze and report on staff and customer satisfaction surveys;

Perform related duties as required.

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS - UW Contract Classified

Satisfactory completion of formal radiologic technology training in an AMA-approved school AND registration by the American Registry of Radiologic Technologists (ARRT) AND three years of experience as an Imaging Technologist II, or equivalent

OR

equivalent education/experience.

Legal Requirement

Certified by the State of Washington as a Radiologic Technologist. 

New Class: 1-19-2001
CSR Class Conversion (mc): 06-01-05
New to SEIU 925 Medical/Laboratory Tech: 09-16-2010