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By: Chelsea Simenson. Also called radiographers Take x-rays of the human body(images of the human body) Administer nonradioactive materials into the patients.

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1 By: Chelsea Simenson

2 Also called radiographers Take x-rays of the human body(images of the human body) Administer nonradioactive materials into the patients bloodstreams Make sure that every thing is safe for the procedure

3 Explain what is going to happen Removing jewelry and other articles Position patients so that the body can be radiographed Review x-ray images

4 o Relationships-work in a friendly non-competitive environment o Achievement-see the results of their work, feeling of accomplishment o Realistic Interests-like practical hands-on problems and solutions o Investigative-like ideas and talking, searching for facts, and finding solutions

5 High school diploma/GED Medical Imaging Technology program Be able to work in a team Study anatomy and physiology, patient care procedures, and medical terminology, radiation physics, radiation protection, and principles of imaging Complete a two-year program in medical imaging technology Completion of seven clock hours of HIV/AIDS training

6 Complete a two-year accredited training program Registry with the American Registry of Radiologic Technologists Certification with the Nuclear Medicine Technology Certification board

7 Interpersonal Relationships: – high level of social interaction, constantly talk to doctors and patients – deal with unpleasant, angry people – placed in conflict situations – work in a group or as part of a team Physical Working Conditions: work indoors exposed to diseases exposed to radiation work very near to patients and doctors Work Performance: must be very exact an thorough in their work must repeat some physical activities such as positioning patients meet strict deadlines

8 Hospitals Doctor’s offices Medical laboratories

9 YES! Continue education Specialize in certain procedures/require more skills and knowledge More experience means more chances for advancement You may have risen to the greatest heights you could have ever imagined, But aside from your momentary glory, you’re just alligator lunch

10 - Half of the workers in Whatcom County Entry level wage is $21.45 per hour Half of the workers earn between $23.17 and $33.16 per hour -Half of the workers nationally Earn between $3,438 and $5,043 per month ($19.84 and $29.10 per hour) -Benefits Full time benefits include -paid sick leave -paid vacation -health insurance

11 -General(Nationally) Nationally the number of jobs for radiologic technologists is expected to grow faster than average through the year In Washington State Between 2006 and 2016 the number of jobs in this occupation is projected to increase 23.5%. It is estimated that there will be 90 openings annually due to new positions and 59 openings annually from workers leaving this occupation The estimated average growth for all occupations in Washington is between 2006 and 2016 is 14.8%

12 American Society of Radiologic Technologists https://www.asrt.org/

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