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X-Ray Technician

The x-ray technician plays a pivotal role in the patient care process. They use top-of-the-line imaging technologies to map the inside of the human body, helping physicians to more accurately diagnose and treat a wide range of illness or injury.

As an x-ray technician, you would have the opportunity to work at the forefront of medical imaging technology, and take satisfaction in knowing that you are able to assist and support patients undergoing treatment.

Responsibilities and Duties

  • Prepare patients for their radiological procedures
  • Capture x-ray images following established protocols to ensure a high standard of patient care and safety
  • Develop and process film
  • Produce quality diagnostic images for physicians, while maintaining an acceptably low repeat rate
  • Ensure imaging equipment stays in working order and in compliance with all applicable laws and regulations
  • Log all completed radiological procedures
  • Complete any associated paperwork accurately
  • Assist in maintaining examination rooms
  • Maintain stock of necessary office and radiological supplies

Education and Skills

  • Positions require a high school diploma or equivalent
  • Completion of a limited-scope/LMRT/NCT radiological course
  • Have a working knowledge of anatomy and physiology sufficient for x-ray testing
  • Possess a strong knowledge of relevant radiology equipment
  • Be able to quickly position patients correctly for their imaging tests
  • Possess skill in identifying and solving equipment problems

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