Radiologic Technicians

Radiologic Technicians

Maintain and use equipment and supplies necessary to demonstrate portions of the human body on x-ray film or fluoroscopic screen for diagnostic purposes.

Key Competencies * Integrity * Concern for Others * Attention to Detail * Dependability * Adaptability/Flexibility * Cooperation * Self Control * Initiative * Stress Tolerance * Independence

Representative Tasks * Position x-ray equipment and adjust controls to set exposure factors, such as time and distance. * Use beam-restrictive devices and patient-shielding techniques to minimize radiation exposure to patient and staff. * Position patient on examining table and set up and adjust equipment to obtain optimum view of specific body area as requested by physician.


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Job Family Healthcare Practitioners and Technical

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