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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