Compensation

Imaging Technologist – Mag Res Imaging

UW CODE AND REPRESENTATIVE GROUP

Representative group Job codes
SEIU LOCAL 925 Healthcare Prof/Lab Tech 18275 (NE S SEIU 925 HCP/LT)
22546 (NE H NI SEIU 925 HCP/LT)
SEIU 1199NW HMC HCP/LT 18924 (NE S SEIU 1199NW HMC P/T)
23075 (NE H NI SEIU 1199NW HMC P/T)
SEIU 1199NW UWMC Northwest Professional 21369 (NE H SEIU 1199NW UWMC Northwest Professional)
23000 (NE H NI SEIU 1199NW UWMC Northwest Professional)

BASIC FUNCTION

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.

DISTINGUISHING CHARACTERISTICS

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.

TYPICAL WORK

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.

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS – UW Contract Classified

Satisfactory completion of formal technology training in an AMA-approved school, AND registration by the American Registry of Radiologic Technologists (ARRT)

OR

equivalent education/experience.

Legal Requirement

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.

CLASSIFICATION HISTORY

  • New Class: 1-19-2001
  • Updated: 7-1-2007
  • SEIU 1199NW UWMC-NW job profiles added effective 1/1/2020