Role Responsibilities

  • Monitoring patients' conditions and reactions, reporting abnormal signs to a medical practitioner
  • Administering, detecting and mapping radiopharmaceuticals or radiation in patients' bodies, using radioisotope, camera or other equipment for diagnosing and treating diseases
  • Reviewing and evaluating developed x-rays, video tape, or computer generated information to determine if images are satisfactory for diagnostic purposes and recording results
  • Position imaging or treatment equipment, monitoring video displays, and adjusting settings and controls according to technical specifications
  • Operating or overseeing operation of radiologic, ultrasound and magnetic imaging equipment to produce images of the body for diagnostic purposes
  • Recording and disposing of radioactive materials and storing radiopharmaceuticals, following radiation safety procedures
  • Measuring and recording radiation dosage or radiopharmaceuticals received and used for patients, following prescription issued by a medical practitioner
  • Explaining procedures, observing and positioning patients, and using protection devices to ensure safety and comfort during examination, scan, or treatment

    Skill level

    Skilled
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