Aerospace Medical Service; Aerospace Medical Service Craftsman; Aerospace Medical Service Helper, Aeromedical Education Technician; Aerospace Medical Service Journeyman, Allergy/Immunization Technician; Dental Assistant Craftsman; Diagnostic Imaging Apprentice, Magnetic Resonance Imaging; Diagnostic Imaging Helper, Magnetic Resonance Imaging; Diagnostic Radiologist; Diagnostic Radiologist, Special Procedures; Health Services Management Journeyman, Health Information Technology
Take x-rays and CAT scans or administer nonradioactive materials into patient's bloodstream for diagnostic or research purposes. Includes radiologic technologists and technicians who specialize in other scanning modalities.
On the job, you would:
Position imaging equipment and adjust controls to set exposure time and distance, according to specification of examination.
Position patient on examining table and set up and adjust equipment to obtain optimum view of specific body area as requested by physician.
Monitor patients' conditions and reactions, reporting abnormal signs to physician.
medicine and dentistry
Arts and Humanities
Engineering and Technology
computers and electronics
listening to others, not interrupting, and asking good questions
reading work related information
understanding people's reactions
looking for ways to help people
listen and understand what people say
communicate by speaking
Ideas and Logic
notice when problems happen
order or arrange things
People interested in this work like activities that include practical, hands-on problems and solutions.
They do well at jobs that need:
Concern for Others
Attention to Detail
You might use software like this on the job:
eClinicalWorks EHR software
Education: (rated 3 of 5)
associate's degree or certificate after high school usually needed