A Medical Imaging Assistant operates and maintains equipment such as x-ray machines or scanning equipment. You might perform scans according to the instructions of medical professionals and record the results. Medical Imaging Assistants ensure images are of good quality and send them to relevant medical teams. You might have to perform adjustments or minor repairs to equipment when necessary.
Medical Imaging Assistants need to have strong technical skills and excellent attention to detail. It’s important that you can communicate well and have good personal skills. Medical Imaging Assistants must be able to follow correct procedures and understand medical terminology.
There is one course available for people who want to become a Medical Imaging Assistant.