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Sample radiologic technologist job description

At [Company X], radiologic technologists provide quality imaging to help us deliver first-rate patient care. We seek candidates with outstanding communication skills, a collaborative disposition, and an unwavering commitment to serving patients. The radiologic technologist will conduct radiographic exams in compliance with physicians’ directions and radiology protocols. Ideal candidates will keep abreast of the latest imaging technologies, demonstrate good technical judgment in assessing image diagnostics, and work with physicians and other staff to ensure comprehensive patient care.

Objectives of this role

  • Perform radiographic examinations while adhering to radiology protocols
  • Educate patients on radiologic procedures and safety protocols
  • Assist patients in preparing and positioning for radiologic imaging
  • Operate radiologic imaging equipment safely
  • Support physicians as needed
  • Record all patient information in radiology information systems


  • Evaluate radiologic images for quality and accuracy
  • Provide patients with radiation protection equipment and ensure they comply with safety and hygiene standards
  • Ensure adequate supplies of testing equipment
  • Perform radiographic room disinfection and ensure general cleanliness of exam areas
  • Ensure that imaging equipment is in optimum operating order and inform the appropriate person when it needs repairs
  • Label images in the radiology information system according to organizational SOPs

Skills and qualifications

  • Certification as a radiologic technologist from an accredited institution
  • National and local license to practice as a radiologic technologist within the country and locality of employment
  • In-depth knowledge of radiology protocols and imaging equipment
  • Ability to work with the general public and provide a high standard of patient care
  • Familiarity with radiology software
  • CPR certification

Preferred qualifications

  • At least one year of clinical experience as a radiologic technologist
  • Basic life support (BLS) certification
  • Experience working in a similar setting
  • IV contrast injection certification