UNIVERSITY OF WASHINGTON
Specification for Class
IMAGING TECHNOLOGIST TRAINEE
UW CODE AND REPRESENTATIVE GROUP
18270 (SEIU LOCAL 925 Healthcare Prof/Lab Tech)
18919 (1199NW-HMC Imaging Tech/Sonographer)
CLASS SERIES CONCEPT
Performs invasive and non-invasive diagnostic and interventional imaging procedures in a clinical setting. Presents and/or coordinates educational programs. Establishes and maintains a quality assurance program.
Participates in training of graduated complexity for invasive and/or non-invasive diagnostic imaging procedures such as radiographic, cardiac catheterization and/or angiographic examinations in a clinical setting.
Participates in systematic on the-job training that includes:
Conducts diagnostic imaging procedures, including preparing patient and examination room for procedures and maintaining procedure log;
Assists with the operation of a wide variety of equipment to produce an imaging record on film, digital and/or high resolution recording systems;
Calibrates, adjusts and maintains equipment;
Administers contrast media and pharmaceuticals under physician direction;
Calibrates and operates a variety of complex computerized physiological equipment and transducers to record and monitor electrocardiograms and blood pressures to assess patient clinical status;
Assists in administering patient care services to maintain continuum of care such as intravenous therapy and medications, wound dressing and incision care, oxygen and suction, utilization of sterile techniques;
Conducts/performs unplanned procedures/examinations;
Maintains inventory of supplies and evaluates new products and equipment;
Participates in formal training programs in continuing education;
Operates diagnostic imaging equipment and other equipment/devices as appropriate; assists physician with imaging procedures;
Positions patients for examination, immobilizing patients as necessary;
Performs related duties as required.
MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS - UW Contract Classified
Current enrollment in a formal AMA-approved radiologic technology training program
New Class: 1-19-2001
Revise class. Revises class code (formerly 6523); adopted May 10, 2007, effective July 1, 2007.
New to SEIU: June 22, 2011