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.
* Self Control
* Attention to Detail
* Concern for Others
* Stress Tolerance
* Review and evaluate developed x-rays, video tape, or computer-generated information to determine if images are satisfactory for diagnostic purposes.
* Position imaging equipment and adjust controls to set exposure time and distance, according to specification of examination.
* Use radiation safety measures and protection devices to comply with government regulations and to ensure safety of patients and staff.
Health Care and Social Assistance
Healthcare Practitioners and Technical
Sample Job Titles
3D Technologist, Angiogram Special Procedures Technologist, CAT Scan Technologist (Computed Axial Tomography Technologist), Computed Tomography Radiologic Technologist (CT RT), Computed Tomography Technologist (CT Technologist), CT Scan Special Procedures Technologist, CT Scan Technologist (Computed Tomography Scan Technologist), Diagnostic Radiologic Technologist, Imaging Specialist, Mammographer, Mammography Technologist, Radiographer, Radiographer Technologist, Radiographer, Mammographer, Radiologic Technologist (RT), Radiological Technologist, Radiology Technologist, Radiology Therapist, Skiagrapher, Staff Radiographer, Staff Technologist, Ultrasound Technologist, X-Ray Technologist (X-Ray Tech).