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Radiological Equipment Specialist

Class Specifications – H.15
Principal Radiological Equipment Specialist – 9071
Senior Radiological Equipment Specialist – 9072
Radiological Equipment Specialist – 9073

November, 1984

Series Concept

Radiological Equipment Specialists are responsible for the safe and reliable installation, operation, and repair of radiological equipment in all areas of a Medical Center including adult and pediatric general diagnostic Radiology, Operating Room, Emergency Room, Orthopedics, Genitourinary, Angiography, Mammography, Computer Tomography, Nuclear Medicine, Nuclear Magnetic Resonance, Ultrasound and Digital and Research Facilities; and perform other duties as required.

Incumbents perform safety inspections monitoring the performance of diagnostic equipment; establish and implement safety and preventative maintenance procedures; troubleshoot and repair radiological equipment; estimate downtime of equipment in order to reroute patients; establish and implement quality control procedures; assist vendors in installing diagnostic radiological equipment; provide consultative services to departments using radiological equipment; establish, maintain and update technical records and establish and maintain an inventory of spare parts for radiological repairs.

Incumbents may assist in the training of residents, medical students, technologists and graduate students as it applies to radiologic equipment; and may participate in clinical or scientific research projects.

Class Concepts

Principal Radiological Equipment Specialist

Under direction, incumbents serve as working supervisors in a unit and in addition may perform the full range of advanced and journey level duties.

Senior Radiological Equipment Specialist

Under general supervision, incumbents perform advanced journey level duties on a regular basis by working with the more difficult and complex equipment requiring exercise of more independent judgment. This may include but is not limited to working on equipment operated by micro-processors, specialized equipment such as CT Scanners, Nuclear Magnetic Resonance and Digital Subtracting Angiography. These advanced duties are typically performed on an emergency basis while the equipment is in use. Incumbents may direct the work of Radiologic Equipment Specialists including prioritizing equipment repair orders and setting up preventative maintenance schedules.

Radiological Equipment Specialist

Under supervision, incumbents perform journey level duties as outlined in the series concept.

Minimum Qualifications

Applicants for positions in the Radiological Equipment Specialist Series are expected to possess the skills, knowledges, and abilities essential to the successful performance of the duties assigned to the positions.

Note: Specific qualification requirements are approved for positions by the Personnel Manager in accordance with the provisions of Staff Personnel Policies 210.8 and 210.9.