Illustration of a doctor in an exam room working on a computer

You might hire a radiologist to:

  • Assess medical imagery and advise on diagnoses
  • Find correlations between medical imagery and other types of examinations

  • Communicate findings with patients and provide consultations

  • Operate imaging equipment and other technologies like X-ray machines, MRI, and computed tomography machines

Required skills and qualifications Preferred skills and qualifications
Doctoral degree of medicine relevant to country of employment Prior experience in the radiology field or clinical setting
Medical licensure and certification from the regulatory body in employment country and locale Excellent communication skills
Ability to work as part of a team Ability to operate machines such as X-rays and other technologies