Medical Imaging Professional ANZSCO

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Source from: https://labourmarketinsights.gov.au/occupation-profile/medical-imaging-professionals?occupationCode=2512

 

Job Summary of this Unit Group:

Medical Imaging Professionals operate X-ray and other radiation producing and imaging equipment for diagnostic, monitoring and treatment purposes under the direction of Radiologists and other Medical Practitioners.

 

Requisite Education:

Bachelor degree or higher qualification

Registration or licensing may be required.

 

Detailed Tasks:

  • receiving referrals from Medical Practitioners to perform medical imaging and radiation treatment of patients
  • determining the appropriate equipment to use, such as X-ray equipment, radiation scanners, fluoroscopes, ultrasound equipment, nuclear instrumentation, angiography equipment and computed tomography (CT) equipment, and selecting the appropriate equipment settings to provide the diagnostic information requested by Medical Practitioners
  • calculating details of procedures such as length and intensity of exposure to radiation, size and strength of dosage of isotopes, and settings of recording equipment
  • explaining procedures to patients and answering patients’ inquiries about processes
  • ensuring patients’ welfare during procedures
  • positioning patients, screens and equipment preparatory to procedures
  • viewing the screen and deciding if images are satisfactory for diagnostic purposes, and selecting images to show Medical Practitioners
  • conveying findings of procedures to Medical Practitioners

 

251211 Medical Diagnostic Radiographer ANZSCO

Operates X-ray and other medical imaging equipment to produce images for medical diagnostic purposes in conjunction with Diagnostic and Interventional Radiologists or other Medical Practitioners. Registration or licensing is required.

Skill Level: 1

Skilled Occupations List: Long Term

Alternative Title:

  • Medical Imaging Technologist

Specialisation:

  • Magnetic Resonance Technologist

 

251212 Medical Radiation Therapist ANZSCO

Operates high energy X-ray and other radiation and electron generating and monitoring equipment to administer radiation treatment for medical purposes in conjunction with Radiation Oncologists or other specialist Medical Practitioners. Registration or licensing is required.

Skill Level: 1

Skilled Occupations List: Long Term

 

251213 Nuclear Medicine Technologist ANZSCO

Performs or assists in performing diagnostic examinations using radionuclides and radiopharmaceuticals, and administers radionuclides and radiopharmaceuticals for therapeutic purposes under the direction of specialist Medical Practitioners. Registration or licensing is required.

Skill Level: 1

Skilled Occupations List: Long Term

 

251214 Sonographer ANZSCO

Operates ultrasound equipment to acquire, interpret and selectively record anatomical images, physical data and real-time physiological information for medical diagnostic purposes in conjunction with Medical Practitioners.

Skill Level: 1

Skilled Occupations List: Long Term

Alternative Title:

  • Ultrasonographer

 


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