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Sample radiologist job description

[Hospital X] is consistently recognized as one of the best hospitals in our region. We’re proud to provide care that is compassionate, supportive, and innovative. Patient health is our #1 priority, which is why we employ medical professionals who are willing to go above and beyond to ensure the best possible outcomes. We’re currently looking for a radiologist to join our growing team. The ideal candidate not only has deep experience in radiology, but also is diligent, motivated, and eager to collaborate with a team of outstanding doctors and nurses.

Objectives of this role

  • Work with radiology department staff to create a patient experience that is both comfortable and thorough
  • Foster dialogue with patients and their family members so they fully understand procedures, treatments, and options
  • Mentor interns and residents in radiology procedures and best practices
  • Serve as an expert in assessing medical imagery and advising on diagnoses


  • Operate imaging equipment and technologies
  • Interpret wide range of medical imagery, and use test results to determine appropriate care
  • Communicate findings to patients and referring physicians, and provide additional consultation as needed
  • Find correlations between medical imagery and other examinations
  • Maintain excellent documentation of procedures and practices

Required skills and qualifications

  • Doctor of medicine (MD) degree (or equivalent)
  • License to practice radiologic technology
  • Excellent communication skills
  • Willingness to go above and beyond to ensure patients receive the best care possible

Preferred skills and qualifications

  • Three or more years of experience in radiology
  • Professional certification such as ARRT (American Registry of Radiologic Technologists) or ABR (American Board of Radiology)