Radiology Technologist

Radiology Technologist Resume Keywords and Skills (Hard Skills)

Here are the keywords and skills that appear most frequently on recent Radiology Technologist job postings. In other words, these are the most sought after skills by recruiters and hiring managers. Go to Sample Templates ↓ below to see how to include them on your resume.

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  • Radiology
  • Patient Safety
  • Basic Life Support (BLS)
  • Picture Archiving and Communication System (PACS)
  • Hospitals
  • Medical Imaging
  • X-ray
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  • Fluoroscopy
  • Interventional Radiology
  • Healthcare
  • Radiologic Technology
  • Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation (CPR)
  • American Registry of Radiologic Technologists (ARRT)
  • Computed Tomography
  • Electronic Medical Record (EMR)
  • U.S. Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act (HIPAA)
  • Healthcare Information Technology (HIT)
  • C-arm
  • Healthcare Management
  • Radiography

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Resume Skills: Imaging Techniques

  • CT scanning
  • MRI scanning
  • X-ray imaging
  • Fluoroscopy
  • Mammography
  • Angiography
  • Interventional Procedures
  • MRI
  • CT Scan
  • X-ray
  • Ultrasound
  • Nuclear Imaging
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Resume Skills: Radiologic Procedures

Resume Skills: Other Technical

  • High-level sanitization
  • Patient Positioning
  • Equipment Maintenance
  • Venipuncture
  • Darkroom procedures
  • Image reading
  • Clinical Procedures
  • Radiation Safety
  • CPR Certified
  • Medical Terminology
  • DICOM standards
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Resume Skills: Radiology Software

Resume Skills: Safety & Quality standards

Resume Skills: Radiology

Resume Skills: Software Proficiency

Resume Skills: Radiologic Equipment

Resume Skills: Technical Software

  • Advanced user of General Electric Healthcare Centricity PACS
  • Invivo DynaSuite Neuro
  • FujiFilm Synapse Picture Archiving
  • Medstreaming Research PACS
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Resume Skills: Techniques

Resume Skills: Other

Resume Skills: Equipment & Software

  • Radiology Information System (RIS)
  • Picture Archiving Communication System (PACS)
  • C-arm Fluoroscope
  • Direct Radiography (DR)
  • Computed Radiography (CR)
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Resume Skills: Radiation Safety

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Sample Radiology Technologist Resume Examples: How To Include These Skills

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Your Name
Radiology Technologist
City, Country  •  (123) 456-789  •  [email protected]  •
Resume Worded January 2020 - Present
Senior Radiology Technologist
Operated advanced radiography equipment including X-ray, Fluoroscopy, and Computed Tomography, improving patient turnaround time by 30%
Implemented a digital archiving system for medical images using Picture Archiving and Communication System (PACS), increasing retrieval speeds by 50%
Updated electronic medical records (EMR) in compliance with U.S. Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act (HIPAA) guidelines, minimizing incidents of security breaches by 98%
Maintained hospital-wide Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation (CPR) and Basic Life Support (BLS) protocols, resulting in improved patient safety score of 95%
Led training of 15 junior technologists on techniques of interventional radiology, increasing team efficiency by 25%
Cleveland Clinic June 2016 - December 2019
Radiology Technologist
Collaborated in the execution of over 5000 medical imaging procedures annually, improving successful outcomes by 35%
Applied precise radiological technology, reducing radiation exposure by 20%
Streamlined image transfer process, creating a 30% reduction in admission processing times
Johns Hopkins Hospital January 2014 - May 2016
Junior Radiology Technologist
Aided in the organization of radiography room, resulting in 15% more efficient rotations
Contributed to the implementation of C-arm procedures, leading to a 10% increase in successful diagnoses
Helped enforce patient safety protocols, reducing incidence of adverse reactions by 20%
Resume Worded University December 2013
Master of Science in Radiologic Technology
Graduated Summa Cum Laude (Top 2%)
Resume Worded University May 2011
Bachelor of Science in Radiologic Sciences
Specialization in Vascular Imaging
Dean's List 2009 - 2010 (Top 10%)
Radiologic Techniques: CT scanning, MRI scanning, X-ray imaging, Fluoroscopy, Mammography, Angiography, Interventional Procedures
Radiology Software: PACS Software, RIS Software, Medisoft, EPIC Radiant, Centricity, Merge eFilm
Safety & Quality standards: HIPAA regulations, ARRT standards of ethics, Quality Patient Care, Radiation Safety & Protection
Other Technical Skills: High-level sanitization, Patient Positioning, Equipment Maintenance, Venipuncture, Darkroom procedures, Image reading
Certifications: Certified Radiologic Technologist (ARRT), Advanced Life Support (ALS)- American Heart Association
Professional Associations: Member of American Society of Radiologic Technologists (ASRT)
Continued Education: Implant Imaging course- Dental Learning, Mammography Training course- Radiologic Society of North America (RSNA)
Volunteering: Volunteer Radiologic Technologist - HealthCare Volunteer, Radiology Department
Your Name
Diagnostic Radiographer
City, Country  •  (123) 456-789  •  [email protected]  •
EXPERIENCE March 2021 - Present
Lead Diagnostic Radiographer
Pioneered an efficient radiography workflow that boosted productivity by 40%
Promoted Healthcare Information Technology (HIT) systems, reducing administrative errors by 50%
Implemented the use of interventional radiology techniques, increasing rate of successful interventions by 70%
Developed comprehensive Electronic Medical Record (EMR) practices that increased data retrieval speeds by 30%
Initiated team training exercises designed to enhance radiologic technology skills, leading to a 20% increase in patient satisfaction scores
Boston Medical Center July 2017 - February 2021
Diagnostic Radiographer
Handled daily radiologic procedures for 30+ patients, improving processing speed by 15%
Maintained the Picture Archiving and Communication System (PACS), enhancing retrieval rate by 25%
Complied with U.S. Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act (HIPAA) guidelines, leading to zero privacy concerns
Resume Worded Academic Center June 2017
Postgraduate Diagnostic Radiography
Emphasis on Diagnostic Imaging and Therapeutic Radiography
Resume Worded University May 2015
Bachelor of Science - Radiological Sciences
Minors in Anatomy and Physics
Recipient of the Health Sciences Scholarship
Radiology Skills: X-ray imaging, Computed Tomography (CT), Magnetic Resonance Imaging (MRI), Ultrasound Imaging, Fluoroscopic Procedures
Software Proficiency: RIS/PACS software, Meditech, Merge Cardiovascular, RadiAnt DICOM Viewer
Technical and Medical Knowledge: Clinical Procedures, Radiation Safety, CPR Certified, Medical Terminology, Patient Positioning, DICOM standards
Certifications: Certified Radiologic Technologist (CRT) - CA Department of Public Health, American Registry of Radiologic Technologists (ARRT) Certification
Membership: Member of the American Society of Radiologic Technologists (ASRT)
Training: Attended 'Advancements in Medical Imaging Conference'– 2016, 2019, and 2021
Your Name
Radiologic Technologist
City, Country  •  (123) 456-789  •  [email protected]  •
Resume Worded February 2018 - Present
Senior Radiologic Technologist
Supervised a team of 10 in the Radiology Department, leading to a productivity increase of 25%
Developed and implemented a detailed schedule for machine maintenance, reducing downtime by 20%
Improved departmental adherence to HIPAA with in-depth staff training, resulting in a 15% reduction in security incidents
Enhanced imaging quality by optimizing the use of X-ray, Fluoroscopy and C-arm equipment, leading to a 30% increase in accurate diagnoses
Coordinated in the establishment of a patient safety committee, reducing the rate of on-site accidents by 10%
Mayo Clinic January 2015 - January 2018
Radiologic Technologist
Executed over 20 radiologic procedures daily, improving patient satisfaction by 25%
Administered Basic Life Support (BLS) training, ensuring 100% staff certification
Increasing EMR accuracy through diligent documentation, cutting down administrative errors by 10%
Resume Worded Institute March 2020
Certified Radiology Administrator (CRA)
Passionate about advancing individual career growth and aligning with our goals.
Resume Worded University June 2014
Bachelor of Science - Medical Radiologic Technology
Coursework in Radiologic Physics, Radiographic Equipment, Radiation Protection and Biology
Radiologic Equipment: Extensive knowledge of X-ray machines, CT scanners, Magnetic Resonance imaging devices.
Technical Software: Advanced user of General Electric Healthcare Centricity PACS, Invivo DynaSuite Neuro, FujiFilm Synapse Picture Archiving, Medstreaming Research PACS
Techniques: Full competence in upright and mobile imaging, interventional neuroradiology, pediatric radiology, musculoskeletal imaging
Other Skills: Anatomical position knowledge, contrast agents knowledge, mammography, understanding of ionizing radiation
Certifications: Certified in Basic Life Support (BLS), Advanced Cardiac Life Support (ACLS)
Professional Membership: Member of American Registry of Radiologic Technologists (ARRT), Member of American Society of Radiologic Technologists (ASRT).
Courses: Completed further courses in computed tomography and Magnetic Resonance Imaging.
Volunteering: Volunteered at local health care centers, performing free radiologic screenings to support underprivileged communities.
Your Name
Ultrasound Technician
City, Country  •  (123) 456-789  •  [email protected]  •
Resume Worded April 2018 - Present
Senior Ultrasound Technician
Planned and implemented patient safety protocols, ensuring a 40% decrease in patient's discomfort during the ultrasound procedures.
Expertly navigated and controlled our Picture Archiving and Communication System (PACS) leading to quicker and more efficient turnover times.
Managed a team of junior ultrasound technicians, driving a 35% increase in team efficiency through effective planning and delegation.
Championed the roll-out of a new Electronic Medical Record (EMR) system, leading to a 50% reduction in paperwork.
Performed highly specialized abdominal imaging, contributing to a 20% increase in positive diagnosis outcomes.
Banner Health January 2016 - March 2018
Ultrasound Technician
Performed over 1,500 ultrasound procedures per year with a strong emphasis on patient comfort and safety.
Integrated American Registry for Diagnostic Medical Sonography (ARDMS) methodologies into team strategies, resulting in a 25% improvement in imaging quality.
Streamlined the workflow of the radiology department, reducing patient waiting time by 20%.
Used specialized Doppler tools and techniques in vascular imaging and contributed to a 15% increase in patient diagnostics accuracy. June 2014 - December 2015
Junior Ultrasound Technician
Contributed to the achievement of over 1,000 successful ultrasounds by ensuring accurate imaging and reporting.
Received a commendation for mastering the use of highly technical medical imaging machinery and software.
Enhanced communication within the healthcare team by providing concise, easy to understand summaries of complex medical terminology.
Resume Worded University May 2015
Master of Diagnostic Medical Sonography
Concentration in Vascular Sonography.
Resume Worded Academic Center June 2013
Bachelor of Science - Biomedical Engineering
Minors in Medical Imaging Systems and Physics.
Award: Dean's List 2013 (Top 10% of class)
Ultrasound Techniques: Abdominal, Obstetrics and Gynecology, Vascular, Cardiac, Mus musculoskeletal, Pediatric, Small Parts
Ultrasound Equipment: GE, Philips, Siemens, Hitachi, Sonosite, Mindray, Esaote, Toshiba, DRAMINSKI, Supersonic, Telemed, Canon, Wisonic, SonoScape
Software: RIS, PACS, EMR Systems, MS Office Suite, 3D and 4D Ultrasound Software
Certifications: ARDMS (Abdomen), ARDMS (Ob/Gyn), RVT, RMSKS
Certifications: Abdominal sonography (RDMS-AB), Obstetrics and gynecology sonography (RDMS-OB/Gyn), Vascular Technology (RVT)
Award: Excellence in Patient Service (2019), Banner Health
Volunteering: Local Hospital (Provided free ultrasound services to underprivileged families)
Continuous Education: Attended annual conferences of American Society of Echocardiography and Society of Diagnostic Medical Sonography
Your Name
Medical Sonographer
City, Country  •  (123) 456-789  •  [email protected]  •
General Hospital March 2019 - Present
Lead Medical Sonographer
Supervised and coached a team of 5 sonographers, leading to a 30% improvement in team efficiency and effectiveness.
Spearheaded the training and adoption of new ultrasound technology, resulting in a 45% reduction in patient waiting times.
Conducted over 1,800 detailed ultrasound studies per year, leading to a 25% increase in detection and diagnostic accuracy.
Committed to patient safety and comfort, aiding in the hospital's recognition as a top-tier healthcare provider.
Performed complex obstetrics and gynecology imaging, leading to a 10% increase in early disease detection rates.
Resume Worded October 2016 - February 2019
Medical Sonographer
Mastered the use of cutting-edge imaging technology, resulting in a 20% improvement in the accuracy of diagnostics.
Carried out all ultrasound imaging as per American Registry for Diagnostic Medical Sonography (ARDMS) best practices.
Utilized EMR technologies to track and update patient data, saving the healthcare team an average of 10 working hours every week.
Implemented best practices for Basic Life Support (BLS) and Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation (CPR) within the imaging department.
Waiting Room Urgent Care July 2015 - September 2016
Junior Medical Sonographer
Successfully assisted in over 800 ultrasound procedures, taking and archiving high-quality images.
Maintained a clean and safe environment in adherence to hospital regulations, contributing to a 100% safety record during my tenure.
Acquired a proficient understanding and application of medical terminology, thus improving communication within the healthcare team.
Resume Worded Institute October 2016
Diagnostic Medical Sonography Certificate
Specialization in vascular and abdominal sonography
Received certification upon completion of clinical internship
Resume Worded University June 2015
Bachelor of Science in Radiologic Sciences
Courses: Medical Terminology, Anatomy, Physics, Radiologic Technology
Part-time studies completed concurrently with Junior Medical Sonographer position
Technical Skills: Vascular Sonography, Abdominal Sonography, OB/Gyn Sonography, Doppler Sonography, Sonographic Procedure Planning, Sonographic Procedure Implementation
Patient Care: Patient Assessment, IV and Contrast Administration, Venipuncture, Vital Signs Monitoring, Medical History Interviewing
Certifications: Registered Diagnostic Medical Sonographer (RDMS) - ARDMS, Certified Vascular Technologist (CVT) - ARDMS
Continuing Education: 35+ hours of continued medical education annually, Regular participant in specialized sonography webinars and workshops
Volunteering: Volunteer Sonographer - Local Health Campaign, Mentor - Aspiring Sonographers Program at Resume Worded Institute
Your Name
Diagnostic Medical Sonographer
City, Country  •  (123) 456-789  •  [email protected]  •
EXPERIENCE June 2017 - Present
Senior Diagnostic Medical Sonographer
Introduced a patient-focused protocol system, reducing anxiety and discomfort during procedures, and led to a 50% Patient Satisfaction score increase.
Trained a team of 6 sonographers in advanced medical imaging techniques to improve patient care and diagnostic accuracy.
Successfully executed over 2,000 small parts imaging procedures, leading to a 30% increase in diagnostic efficiency.
Played an integral role in strengthening the Hospital’s healthcare Information Technology (HIT) initiatives.
Reorganized the workflow of sonographers leading to an increase in efficiency by 25%.
Saint Mary Hospital February 2015 - May 2017
Diagnostic Medical Sonographer
Undertook 1,500 quality ultrasound procedures per year, maintaining patient comfort and safety as a priority.
Re-proficient in CARDUP Classified American Registry for Diagnostic Medical Sonography (ARDMS) imaging techniques.
Used Doppler imaging technique to successfully detect blockage in over 200 patients.
Performed specialized obstetric and gynecological ultrasound imaging to assist with the diagnosis and treatment of conditions.
Resume Worded October 2013 - January 2015
Junior Diagnostic Medical Sonographer
Provided key support in the performance of over 800 ultrasound procedures.
Ensured the efficient utilization and maintenance of ultrasound imaging equipments.
Played a vital role in the team by simplifying complex medical terminology for the understanding of patients and colleagues.
Diagnostic Skills: Oncologic Sonography, Cardiac Sonography, Vascular Sonography, Musculoskeletal Sonography, Neuro Sonography, Gynecological Sonography
Medical Software: EchoInsight, UltraLinq, IBM Watson Imaging Patient Synopsis, Voyant Health TraumaCad, GE Healthcare Logiq e
Medical Techniques: Non-Invasive Diagnostics, Organ Ultrasound, Transvaginal Ultrasound, Abdominal Ultrasound, Pelvic Ultrasound, Paracentesis Guides
Certifications: Registered Diagnostic Medical Sonographer (RDMS), Registered Vascular Technologist (RVT)
Volunteering at: American Institute of Ultrasound in Medicine (2018- present); Conducted numerous health camps, spreading awareness about medical sonography
Leadership: Serving as mentor for Junior Sonographers at, guiding their professional development

How do I add skills to a Radiology Technologist resume?

Review the job posting closely.

Go through the Radiology Technologist posting you're applying to, and identify hard skills the company is looking for. For example, skills like Radiology, Medical Imaging and Fluoroscopy are possible skills. These are skills you should try to include on your resume.

Add industry skills like X-ray and Hospitals.

Add other common skills from your industry - such as Patient Safety, Basic Life Support (BLS) and Picture Archiving and Communication System (PACS) - into your resume if they're relevant.

Add skills into your work experience.

Incorporate skills - like U.S. Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act (HIPAA), Healthcare Information Technology (HIT) and Healthcare Management - into your work experience too. This shows hiring managers that you have practical experience with these tools, techniques and skills.

Use the exact job title.

Try to add the exact job title, Radiology Technologist, somewhere into your resume to get past resume screeners. See the infographic for how to do this.

Word Cloud for Radiology Technologist Skills & Keywords

The following word cloud highlights the most popular keywords that appear on Radiology Technologist job descriptions. The bigger the word, the more frequently it shows up on employer's job postings. If you have experience with these keywords, include them on your resume.

Top Radiology Technologist Skills and Keywords to Include On Your Resume

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What skills should you add to a Radiology Technologist resume?

Some popular Radiology Technologist hard skills are Radiology, Patient Safety, Basic Life Support (BLS), Picture Archiving and Communication System (PACS), Hospitals, Medical Imaging, X-ray and Fluoroscopy.

Depending on the job you apply to, skills like Radiologic Technology, Healthcare Information Technology (HIT), Healthcare Management, U.S. Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act (HIPAA) and Interventional Radiology can also be good to include on your resume.

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