UNIVERSITY OF WASHINGTON
Specification for Class
IMAGING TECHNOLOGIST - MAMMO
UW CODE AND REPRESENTATIVE GROUP
18277 (NE S SEIU 925 Local HCP/LT)
20679 (NE H Temp SEIU 925 HCP/LT)
18926 (NE S SEIU 1199NW HMC Imaging)
21702 (NE H Temp SEIU 1199NW HMC Imaging)
21405 (NE H SEIU 1199NW UWMC Northwest Professional)
21605 (NE H Temp SEIU 1199NW UWMC Northwest Professional)
Perform a variety of complex invasive and/or non-invasive diagnostic and interventional imaging procedures such as biopsies, aspirations, and drains in a clinical setting. Participate in training medical residents, fellows, students and staff. Recognize and respond to emergent and life threatening situations.
Independently perform clinical and research examinations and/or procedures in mammography such as x-rays or computerized imaging systems including biopsies, aspirations, and drains; operate complex imaging equipment to perform examinations; guide and monitor patients through procedures; maintain incoming information flow about patients and outgoing information about study results; and participate with physicians in designing study techniques for each examination and/or procedure.
Operate diagnostic imaging equipment to perform examinations in mammography.
Prepare patient for examination; explain testing procedures; prepare examination rooms for procedures;
Review and submit patient medical history to appropriate data collection system, consulting with the physician when appropriate and/or indicated by laboratory protocol;
Scrub and apply sterile technique in assisting in catheter placement;
Counsel patient regarding safety factors and risks of examination;
Monitor patient vital signs and condition throughout procedure; maintain daily log of procedures performed;
Recognize and respond to life threatening situations which may occur during diagnostic and/or interventional procedures;
Perform cardiopulmonary resuscitation as necessary;
Maintain inventory of supplies to be ordered and submit order requests to supervisor;
Assist in evaluating new products and equipment; perform calibration tests, adjust, and maintain all equipment with proper documentation;
Assist in maintaining continuing education and research files;
Execute standard calibration procedures and establish guidelines for equipment;
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, registration by the American Registry of Radiologic Technologists (ARRT)
Certified by the State of Washington as a Radiologic Technologist.
Registered by ARRT as a Mammography Technologist, before completion of probationary period.
New Class: 7-1-2007
SEIU 1199NW UWMC-NW job profiles added effective 1/1/2020