UNIVERSITY OF WASHINGTON
Specification for Class
UW CODE AND REPRESENTATIVE GROUP
8276 (SEIU Local 925 Medical/Laboratory Tech)
8925 (1199NW-HMC Imaging Tech/Sonographer)
Lead imaging technologists, and perform examinations and procedures in relevant specialty areas such as radiology, cardiac catheterization, angiography, computed imaging, and/or magnetic resonance imaging to perform a variety of invasive and/or non-invasive diagnostic interventional examinations. Participate in training medical residents, fellows, students and staff.
Regularly assign, instruct and check the work of others. Under general direction, perform complex diagnostic and/or interventional examinations in a diagnostic imaging area and assist in coordinating the operation of imaging laboratory(s).
Regularly assign, instruct and check the work of Imaging Technologists; provide input to the supervisor and/or manager on employee performance;
Participate in the instruction of medical residents, fellows and students in clinical application techniques of diagnostic imaging examinations;
Perform quality control tests; adjust and perform minor maintenance on equipment; review and report the daily operational status of equipment, initiate repair service calls, and document malfunctions;
Assist with the completion of procedure charge documents; participate in inservices;
Schedule procedures and/or examinations;
Respond to physician phone calls for patient admissions; respond to nursing unit inquiries regarding bed status for admissions of patients; attend charge nurse meetings to assess bed availability as needed;
Assist with solving daily issues, such as equipment problems, staff assignments, and physician questions;
Participate in the interview process for new staff; participate in new employee orientation and training;
Assist in evaluating new products, equipment, and techniques;
Perform work of imaging technologists;
Perform related duties as required.
Satisfactory completion of formal radiologic technology training program in an AMA approved school; registration by the American Registry of Radiologic Technologists (ARRT) And one year of experience in applicable modality OR A minimum of 6 months of technical experience in the applicable modality AND previous leadership experience
Certified by the State of Washington as a Radiologic Technologist. For leads in mammography, certified by ARRT as a Mammography Technologist.
New Class: 1-19-2001