Also called: Radiologic Technician (RT), Radiology Technician (Radiology Tech), X-Ray Technician (X-Ray Tech)
In the Air Force: Diagnostic Imaging; Diagnostic Imaging Apprentice; Diagnostic Imaging Apprentice, Magnetic Resonance Imaging; Diagnostic Imaging Craftsman; Diagnostic Imaging Craftsman, Diagnostic Medical Sonography; Diagnostic Imaging Craftsman, Nuclear Medicine; Diagnostic Imaging Helper, Diagnostic Medical Sonography; Diagnostic Imaging Helper, Magnetic Resonance Imaging; Diagnostic Imaging Journeyman; Diagnostic Imaging Journeyman, Magnetic Resonance Imaging; Diagnostic Imaging Journeyman, Nuclear Medicine
In the Army: Radiology Specialist
In the Navy: Hospital Corpsman
- 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.
- customer service
- English language
- medicine and dentistry
- teaching and course design
- listening to others, not interrupting, and asking good questions
- talking to others
- noticing a problem and figuring out the best way to solve it
- communicate by speaking
- listen and understand what people say
- put together small parts with your fingers
- keep your arm or hand steady
- notice when problems happen
- order or arrange things
- Concern for Others
- Attention to Detail
You might use software like this on the job:
- Microsoft Office