Radiologic Technologist (RT)
- Radiologic Technologists, sometimes known as Radiographers, X-ray
Technologists or Imaging Technologists are responsible for producing
images of the human body by operating radiologic equipment. These images
are viewed by a Physician, Radiologist, to assist in the diagnosis of
disease and injury.
- Radiographers learn to perform Primary/routine radiographic
examinations. May choose to specialize and earn post-Primary
certification in mammography, computed tomography, magnetic resonance
imaging (MRI), Quality Management, bone density, cardiac-interventional
radiography, vascular interventional radiography, sonography, vascular
sonography, and Radiologist Assistants.
- Radiologic Technologists work in hospitals, imaging centers, and physician’s offices or clinics.
- Must be able to pay attention to detail, follow instructions, and work as part of a team.
- Should be sensitive to patient’s physical and psychological needs.