Job Definition

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

    Educational level

    • Semi-skilled
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