STATE CLASSIFICATION JOB DESCRIPTION


Salary Group B18

Class No. 4294

RADIOLOGICAL TECHNOLOGIST III

GENERAL DESCRIPTION

Performs advanced (senior-level) radiological work. Work involves coordinating diagnostic x-ray and ultrasound procedures to obtain and record interpretable diagnostic information for medical staff.  May supervise the work of others. Works under limited supervision, with considerable latitude for the use of initiative and independent judgment.

EXAMPLES OF WORK PERFORMED

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

Oversees the movement of patients to and from treatment areas and positions patients for scans, x-rays, and other diagnostic procedures.

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

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

Coordinates the scheduling of patients for routine and special radiographic studies.

Coordinates the purchase of needed supplies and equipment.

Conducts radiographic and fluoroscopic procedures.

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

Maintains and reviews patient data and treatment records, and prepares reports.

Performs screening and diagnostic mammography procedures.

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

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

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

May supervise the work of others.

Performs related work as assigned.

GENERAL QUALIFICATION GUIDELINES

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 supervise the work of others.

Registration, Certification, or Licensure

May require certification as a medical radiological technologist.


State Auditor’s Office

Revised 9-1-15