Radiologic Technologists


Take x rays and CAT scans or administer nonradioactive materials into patient's blood stream for diagnostic purposes. Includes technologists who specialize in other scanning modalities.
Also called: Mammographer, Radiologic Technologist (RT), Radiological Technologist, X-Ray Technologist (X-Ray Tech)

Knowledge:

    Business
  • customer service
  • administrative services
    Health
  • medicine and dentistry
    Arts and Humanities
  • English language
    Engineering and Technology
  • computers and electronics

Skills:

    Basic Skills
  • listening to others, not interrupting, and asking good questions
  • talking to others
    Problem Solving
  • noticing a problem and figuring out the best way to solve it

Abilites:

    Verbal
  • communicate by speaking
  • listen and understand what people say
    Ideas and Logic
  • notice when problems happen
  • make general rules or come up with answers from lots of detailed information
    Hand and Finger Use
  • keep your arm or hand steady
  • put together small parts with your fingers

Personality:

Description: People interested in this work like activities that include practical, hands-on problems and solutions.
    They do well at jobs that need
  • Integrity
  • Dependability
  • Attention to Detail
  • Cooperation
  • Self Control
  • Concern for Others

Technology:

    Medical software
  • Medical condition coding software
  • MEDITECH software
    Categorization or classification software
  • Diagnostic and procedural coding software
    Office suite software
  • Microsoft Office

Education:

    associate's degree
    certificate after high school
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