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.

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Indiana Average Salary $44,150.00
Average Time to Fill 34 days
Typical Education Associate's degree
Typical Experience Over 1 year, up to and including 2 years
10 Year Projected Openings (2016-2026) 2,030
10 Year Expected Percentage Change (2016-2026) 22.24 %

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Skills Profile

Essential (Soft) Skills

Essential Skills to Employers

Attention to Detail
Information Gathering
Work Ethic
Critical Thinking
Customer Service
Written Communication

Top Job Duties and Responsibilities

Analyzing Data or Information

Interpret x-ray images
Analyze chemical or biological data
Calculate numerical data for medical activities
Interpret medical laboratory test results
Calculate medicine dosages
Calculate medical diagnostic test results
Analyze medical or health data
Analyze organic compounds
Examine biological material specimens
Conduct standardized qualitative laboratory analyses
Perform biological testing
Perform medical research
Conduct standardized quantitative laboratory analyses

Assisting and Caring for Others

Administer radioactive isotopes
Conduct noninvasive medical diagnostic assessments
Create advanced digital images of patients using computer imaging systems
Operate therapeutic medical instruments or equipment
Conduct medical tests
Conduct medical x-rays
Prepare patients for tests, therapy, or treatments
Position patients for treatment or examination
Administer basic health care or medical treatments
Assist healthcare practitioners during examinations or treatments
Assist practitioners in examining, evaluating, or treating patients

Handling and Moving Objects

Prepare medical treatment room
Prepare radioactive isotopes for therapeutic applications
Prepare medical supplies or equipment for use
Prepare sterile solutions, infusions, or intravenous packs
Mix medical solutions safely according to instructions
Sterilize laboratory, medical, or veterinary equipment or instruments
Prepare biological samples for testing or analysis
Prepare sample for laboratory testing, analysis, or microscopy
Set-up laboratory or field equipment
Adjust medical or medical laboratory equipment

Documenting/Recording Information

Write technical health or medical documents
Maintain dental or medical records
Document medical prognosis
Maintain medical facility records
Develop photographic media such as film, x-rays, or medical images
Maintain customer and account records
Record test or inspection results, procedures, or data

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Booster Skills & Certifications

Job Seekers possessing booster skills & certifications, such as those listed below, added to core skills are more marketable, harder to find and expensive to hire.

Hard to Fill: Employers find positions requiring these skills to be hard to fill. These skills and certifications make a job seeker more in demand because the skills are not widely available.

Expensive to Fill: Employers find positions requiring these skills to be expensive to fill. Job seekers with these skills and certifications are likely to earn more money.

Skill or Certification Certi - fication Hard to Fill Expensive to Fill
Customer Contact
Occupational Health and Safety
Electrocardiogram (EKG / ECG)
Test Equipment
Splint Application

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