UNIVERSITY OF WASHINGTON

Specification for Class

NUCLEAR MED TECHNOLOGIST 2

UW CODE AND REPRESENTATIVE GROUP

8416 (SEIU LOCAL 925 Medical/Laboratory Tech)
8918 (1199NW-HMC Imaging Tech/Sonographer)


BASIC FUNCTION

Perform complex clinical diagnostic examinations such as bicycle stress radionuclide ventriculogram, treadmill cardiac perfusion, and pharmacologic stress cardiac perfusion, and provide expertise to support nuclear medicine clinical services.

DISTINGUISHING CHARACTERISTICS

Under general direction, exercise advanced technical knowledge in a specific area of expertise such as clinical computer application or examination protocol development in the field of nuclear medicine, and provide work direction to others in area of expertise.

TYPICAL WORK

Perform complex clinical diagnostic nuclear medicine examinations;

Develop new computer applications in nuclear medicine;

Develop guidelines for the use and control of radiopharmaceuticals; develop standards for calibration and dispensing of radiopharmaceuticals;

Develop new nuclear medicine examinations; establish written protocols;

Conduct specialized tests and studies in vitro and/or in vivo;

Identify supply needs for new procedures; locate vendors for specialized supplies;

Present inservices regarding an area of nuclear medicine;

Design, implement and write procedures for nuclear medicine examinations; train nuclear medicine technicians in new procedures;

Perform the duties of Nuclear Medicine Technologist I;

Perform related duties as required.

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS - UW Contract Classified
DESIRABLE QUALIFICATIONS - Classified Non-Union

Certified by the Nuclear Medicine Technology Certification Board or registration by the American Registry of Radiologic Technologists in Nuclear Medicine AND two years of experience as a Nuclear Medicine Technologist I

OR

equivalent education/experience.

Legal Requirement

Certification as a Radiologic Technologist - Nuclear Medicine in the State of Washington.

New Class: 6-4-93
Revise Class: 7-14-00

CSR Class Conversion (mc): 06-01-05