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Diagnostic Imaging Career Opportunities at Norton Healthcare

Diagnostic imaging professionals at Norton Healthcare are a valuable asset to our hospital teams, medical offices and patients.

Positions within diagnostic imaging at Norton Healthcare include:

  • Radiologic technologist
  • Medical sonographer
  • CT/MRI/CT scan technician

Typical Day for a Radiologic Technologist

At Norton Healthcare, tasks in a typical day for a radiologic technologist include:

  • Explain procedures and observe patients to ensure safety and comfort during a scan.
  • Operate or oversee operation of radiologic or magnetic imaging equipment to produce images of the body for diagnostic purposes.
  • Position imaging equipment and adjust controls to set exposure time and distance.
  • Review and evaluate developed X-rays, video or computer-generated information to determine if images are satisfactory for diagnostic purposes.
  • Use radiation safety measures and protection devices to comply with government regulations and to ensure safety of patients and staff.

Typical Day for a Medical Sonographer

At Norton Healthcare, tasks in a typical day for a sonographer include:

  • Provide sonogram and oral or written summary of technical findings to physicians for use in medical diagnoses.
  • Observe the screen during scans to ensure the image is satisfactory for diagnostic purposes.
  • Observe and care for patients throughout exams to ensure safety and comfort.

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Position Requirements

Radiologic technologist

Education: Not required

Credentials: Radiologic technologist, radiation operator (state)

Sonographer

Education: Not required

Credentials: RDMS or S-ARRT – Must obtain registered diagnostic medical sonographer (RDMS) or sonography (S-ARRT) credential within one year of hire.

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