Salary Group B16

Class No. 4293



Performs complex (journey-level) radiological work. Work involves performing a variety of diagnostic x-ray and ultrasound procedures to obtain and record interpretable diagnostic information for medical staff.  May train others. Works under general supervision, with moderate latitude for the use of initiative and independent judgment.


Operates radiological, magnetic imaging, and ultrasound equipment to produce images of the body for diagnostic purposes.

Coordinates with nursing and medical staff to ensure that appropriate preparatory procedures are performed.

Coordinates the assembly of quality radiographs for review by medical staff.

Reviews and evaluates developed x-rays, ultrasounds, sonograms, videotape, or computer-generated information to determine whether images are satisfactory for diagnostic purposes.

Uses radiation safety measures and protection devices to comply with policies and regulations, and to ensure the safety of patients and staff.

Records and maintains patient data and treatment records, and prepares reports.

Schedules patients for routine and special radiographic studies.

Surveys stock levels and coordinates the purchase of needed supplies and equipment.

Assists patients to and from treatment areas and positions patients for scans, x-rays, and other diagnostic procedures.

May perform body section radiographic procedures and stereoscopic foreign-body-localization radiographic procedures.

May perform radiographic and fluoroscopic procedures.

May clean, repair, maintain, and make minor adjustments to instruments and equipment.

May train others.

Performs related work as assigned.


Experience and Education

Experience in radiological technology work. Graduation from a standard senior high school or equivalent is generally preferred. Experience and education may be substituted for one another.

Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities

Knowledge of the techniques and principles of radiography, sonography, and mammography; of anatomy and physiology as they pertain to patient positioning in radiology; of the x-ray film developing process; of ultrasound examination procedures; and of the generation and control of x-radiation as it relates to the techniques and principles of radiography.

Skill in the operation and care of x-ray machines, ultrasound equipment, and related equipment;  in administering injections and solutions; in the interpretation of x-ray tube rating and cooling charts; and in the use of a computer and applicable software.

Ability to maintain records, to communicate effectively, and to train others.

Registration, Certification, or Licensure

May require certification as a medical radiological technologist.

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