Duties and Responsibilities

· Taking x-ray images of the patients and developing the films to reveal their skeletal or bone structures for diagnosis

· Conserving compliance with the governmental protocols and ensuring the safety of patients and employees by using protective instruments and exercising safety measures

· Controlling the x-ray video display and making sure that the picture quality is up to the mark by making appropriate contrast and density adjustments

· Stabilizing the patients and ensuring preparedness by educating them about the entire procedure, appropriately positioning them on the examining table, and covering them with protective clothing

· Representing the latest techniques, equipment, and procedures to educate the staff about them

· Studying the x-rays, computerized specimens, to create a detailed report of the findings and present them to the physicians

· Arranging timely servicing of the radiographic equipment and making minor repairs

· Sometimes, assisting the surgeons to conduct special vascular and angiography procedures

· Evaluating the dimension of the area to be radiographed

· Making copies of the x-rays and keeping a precise record of the patients who have undergone the imaging procedure

· Coordinating the work schedules and purchase of the required instruments

 

Education and Training

· A two years associate degree or four years bachelor’s degree in any of the radiography programs

· A license according to the state laws

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