UNIVERSITY OF WASHINGTON

Specification for Class

DENTAL XRAY TECHNICIAN 2

UW CODE AND REPRESENTATIVE GROUP

8476 (SEIU Local 925 Clerical Nonsupervisory)

BASIC FUNCTION

Perform complex dental x-ray functions and assist in instructing dental students in x-ray techniques.

DISTINGUISHING CHARACTERISTICS

Under general supervision, perform complex dental x-ray procedures such as take extraoral radiographs and assist with sialography using fluoroscopic procedures; operate specialized dental x-ray equipment such as polytome tomograph, skull table and cephalostat; participate in quality control; and assist in instructing dental students in x-ray techniques.

TYPICAL WORK

Take routine and complex dental x-rays such as extraoral radiographs;

Assist with sialography;

Operate equipment including polytome tomograph, skull table and cephalostat;

Participate in quality control testing such as assisting in sensitometric studies;

Assist in instructing dental students in x-ray techniques;

Select and categorize slides representative of various disease processes for instructional purposes;

Produce slides of x-rays;

May perform the duties of a Dental X-Ray Technician I;

Perform related duties as required.

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

Two years of experience as a Dental X-Ray Technician I or equivalent

OR

equivalent education/experience.

New Class: 6-15-73
Revise Class: 1-15-81
Revise MQ: 7-2-90
Revise Class: 8-2-91
New to CSA: 5-1-00

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