Segments in this Video

Radiologic Technologist: Main Duties and Responsibilities (00:29)


Every day is different for Kristin Dukes. She deals with trauma and sick patients on a daily basis.

Radiologic Technologist: Career Beginnings (00:50)

Dukes became interested in x-rays after a high school report. She liked the idea of being in the medical field without the demand of other careers.

Radiologic Technologist: Keys for Success (01:07)

Being personable is a big part of the job. Duke communicates with radiologists, physicians, and surgeons.

Radiologic Technologist: Education and Certification Requirements (00:55)

After graduation, a state registry is required. Continuing education is required.

Radiologic Technologist: Workplace Atmosphere (01:34)

Dukes works in a hospital, which does not require travel. Hours vary depending on the job. It can be a stressful job.

Radiologic Technologist: Advice for Aspiring Pros (01:02)

Dukes suggests learning anatomy, physiology, and physics in high school. She also recommends volunteering at a hospital.

Radiologic Technologist: A Day on the Job (01:21)

There can be surgery cases, routine x-rays, and emergency room cases all in one day. Duke communicates with family members and other medical professionals on a daily basis.

Radiologic Technologist: Industry Goals and Services (01:43)

The main goal is to provide diagnostic images for physicians and radiologists. Duke describes several pieces of equipment she works with.

Radiologic Technologist: Industry Challenges (01:23)

Duke emphasizes the education that is required to work in this career. She and others in the field spoke out when new legislation threatened to get rid of the x-ray licensing requirement.

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Radiologic Technologist—Career Q&A: Professional Advice and Insight

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What is it like to be a radiologic technologist? In this Career Q&A video interview, Kristin Dukes talks about her career path, what she does on the job, and the keys to success in radiology. She also offers candid advice on breaking into the profession as well as insight into the industry’s biggest challenges and how the field may change in the next ten years.

Length: 12 minutes

Item#: BVL155277

ISBN: 978-1-64347-824-1

Copyright date: ©2018

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