UNIVERSITY OF WASHINGTON
Specification for Class
IMAGING TECHNOLOGIST-MAG RES IMAGING
UW CODE AND REPRESENTATIVE GROUP
8275 (SEIU Local 925 Medical/Laboratory Tech)
8924 (1199NW-HMC Imaging Tech/Sonographer)
Perform invasive and/or non-invasive magnetic resonance imaging studies. Participate in training medical residents, fellows, students and staff. Recognize and respond to emergent and life-threatening situations.
Independently perform clinical and research studies and examinations in Magnetic Resonance Imaging involving the knowledge and use of cross-sectional anatomy; operate complex imaging equipment; guide and monitor patients through procedures; administer contrast; maintain incoming information flow about patients and outgoing information about study results; and participate with physicians in designing study techniques for each examination.
Operate imaging and related equipment to perform exams in Magnetic Resonance Imaging;
Counsel patient regarding safety factors and risks of examination; explain and obtain patient release to participate in examination;
Administer and inject contrast media;
Recognize and respond to life threatening situations which may occur during diagnostic and/or interventional procedures;
Perform cardiopulmonary resuscitation as necessary;
Execute standard calibration procedures; establish and document quality control of equipment;
Observe computer monitor displaying patient data during examination; alert physician of abnormalities; maintain daily log of procedures performed;
Determine additional study and examination techniques when abnormalities are present;
Orient and provide information and instruction to medical residents, fellows, students and staff who are rotating and/or assigned to the specialty area;
Perform related duties as required.
Satisfactory completion of formal technology training in an AMA-approved school, AND registration by the American Registry of Radiologic Technologists (ARRT)
Certified by the State of Washington as a Radiologic Technologist.
UW Contract Classified Desirable Qualifications:
Completion of a 3 month formal clinical/didactic training program in the applicable modality AND 6 months as a Registered Technologist OR
1 year as a Registered Technologist AND completion of advanced course work in the applicable modality.
New Class: 1-19-2001