Radiologic Technician Interview Questions

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Listed below expected questions that most HR interviewers ask their applicants about, you'll find our recommended answer for each based on 'radiologic technician' career.

Interview Question #1:

What are the main job duties and responsibilities of "radiologic technician" employee?


Radiologic technician responsibilities are to determine patients' x-ray needs by reading requests or instructions from physicians; explain procedures to patients to reduce anxieties and obtain cooperation; transport patients to or from exam rooms; position x-ray equipment and adjust controls to set exposure factors, such as time and distance; use beam-restrictive devices and patient-shielding techniques to minimize radiation exposure to patient and staff; make exposures necessary for the requested procedures, rejecting and repeating work that does not meet established standards; prepare and set up x-ray room for patient; complete quality control activities, monitor equipment operation, and report malfunctioning equipment to supervisor; position patient on examining table and set up and adjust equipment to obtain optimum view of specific body area as requested by physician; assist with on-the-job training of new employees or students or provide input to supervisors regarding training performance; process exposed radiographs using film processors or computer generated methods; provide students or other technicians with suggestions of additional views, alternate positioning, or improved techniques to ensure the images produced are of the highest quality; perform general administrative tasks, such as answering phones, scheduling patient appointments, or pulling and filing films; operate digital picture archiving communications systems; provide assistance to physicians or other technologists in the performance of more complex procedures; assure that sterile or non-sterile supplies such as contrast materials, catheters, films, chemicals, or other required equipment, are present and in working order or requisition materials; maintain a current file of examination protocols; coordinate work of other technicians or technologists when procedures require more than one person; collect and maintain records of patients examined, examinations performed, patient medical histories, views taken, or technical factors used; perform procedures, such as linear tomography, mammography, sonograms, joint and cyst aspirations, routine contrast studies, routine fluoroscopy, or examinations of the head, trunk, or extremities under supervision of physician; operate mobile x-ray equipment in operating room, emergency room, or at patient's bedside; prepare contrast material, radiopharmaceuticals, or anesthetic or antispasmodic drugs under the direction of a radiologist; provide assistance in radiopharmaceutical administration, monitoring patients' vital signs and notifying the radiologist of any relevant changes.

Interview Question #2:

What are the skills required from radiologic technician employee in order to success in his work?


Giving full attention to what other people are saying, taking time to understand the points being made, asking questions as appropriate, and not interrupting at inappropriate times, Talking to others to convey information effectively, Understanding written sentences and paragraphs in work related documents, Using logic and reasoning to identify the strengths and weaknesses of alternative solutions, conclusions or approaches to problems, Controlling operations of equipment or systems.

Interview Question #3:

Describe the abilities you have in order to work with us as radiologic technician?


I have the ability to listen to and understand information and ideas presented through spoken words and sentences, communicate information and ideas in speaking so others will understand, see details at close range (within a few feet of the observer), tell when something is wrong or is likely to go wrong. It does not involve solving the problem, only recognizing there is a problem, read and understand information and ideas presented in writing.

Interview Question #4:

What are the knowledge elements you obtained from your education, training and work experience would support your radiologic technician career?


The knowledge of principles and processes for providing customer and personal services. This includes customer needs assessment, meeting quality standards for services, and evaluation of customer satisfaction, the structure and content of the English language including the meaning and spelling of words, rules of composition, and grammar, the information and techniques needed to diagnose and treat human injuries, diseases, and deformities. This includes symptoms, treatment alternatives, drug properties and interactions, and preventive health-care measures, principles and methods for curriculum and training design, teaching and instruction for individuals and groups, and the measurement of training effects, circuit boards, processors, chips, electronic equipment, and computer hardware and software, including applications and programming.

Interview Question #5:

How would you describe (radiologic technician or your) needed work style?


My work style matching exactlty what cashier job requires by: being honest and ethical, being sensitive to others' needs and feelings and being understanding and helpful on the job, being careful about detail and thorough in completing work tasks, being reliable, responsible, and dependable, and fulfilling obligations, being open to change (positive or negative) and to considerable variety in the workplace.

Other radiologic technician interview questions to expect:

Tell about yourself and why you think you are successful radiologic technician?

Why do you like to work as radiologic technician?

What could you do not like to work as radiologic technician?

What are your future steps after experience you'll gain from your radiologic technician job?

As radiologic technician, what training courses or extra education that you think will improve your work performance?

What salary do you expect you'll get from being radiologic technician employee?

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