Radiologic Technologist Interview Questions

Radiologic Technologist Interview Questions

Before applying for a role as a radiologic technologist, you must first receive certification through the American Registry of Radiologic Technologists. Once you've checked that requirement off, employers will be looking for candidates who can comfortably handle OR equipment and provide excellent patient care. Be ready to discuss your experience performing procedures or role-play a scenario with a difficult patient.

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Top Radiologic Technologist Interview Questions & How to Answer

Here are three top radiologic technologist interview questions and how to answer them:

Question #1: Can you walk me through the steps you take during a procedure?

How to answer: This question allows you the opportunity to discuss your work experience. Make sure to express your attention to details skills to prove you're safe and thorough on the job. You also want to show off your communication skills by explaining your process with a clear beginning, middle, and end.

Question #2: What medical imaging technologies are you familiar with?

How to answer: Employers are seeking radiologic technologists who have a strong knowledge of the most modern technologies. Talk about the machines you were trained to use and how familiar you are with these machines.

Question #3: What do you do if a patient is hesitant to receive a procedure or difficult to work with?

How to answer: You may have to work with children, seniors, and people with a range of ailments and injuries. Some patients may be nervous about receiving a procedure, causing them to act out. Interviewers want to make you have strong communication skills, as well as an ability to keep difficult patients calm and comfortable.

Top Interview Questions

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Northside Hospital
Radiologic Technologist - Radiation Therapist was asked...February 16, 2016

Was there ever a crisis that occurred on your shift (whether that be during clinics or previous employment) and how did you react and overcome or not overcome the situation.

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I never dealt with a serious crisis during my shift but I have dealt with numerous anxious patients who afraid to undergo scanning. To deal with this, I would spend time talking and calming them down. Less

MD Now

How would you handle a situation with an upset patient?

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I would bring patient to a room where there is no other patients , and kindly ask whAt was wrong . I would do anything in my power to solve the problem . If patient was still upset I would call my supervisor . Less

Pottstown Hospital

How much experience do you have with OR equipment?

1 Answers

I have experience working with X-rays, CAT scans, and PET scans.

Baptist Health (Florida)

Do you have reliable transportation? Where do you see yourself in 5 years.

6 Answers

I want to keep growing professionally and been involved in the medical field. Sure I'll be getting a modality in less than 5 years. Less



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US Army

What kind of tattoos do you have?

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I showed them my tattoos

I have Two tattoos one on the inside of my wrist of a Heart and Infinity Symbol the other is behind my right ear of mother and child symbol Less


What color is your brain?

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I don't think there is a wrong answer to this one. The interviewer just wants to see the way you think - if you're critical, analytical, realistic, etc. Less

University of Maryland Medical Center

What I would expect as one of there employees?

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To be provided with an eviroment that would allow me to to the best job possible for this orginization. Less

Hello I just received a job offer and I would like to know if they watch u when u go for drug test Less

Proliance Surgeons

So, when can you start? (after seeing my resume.)

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I can start on Monday.

June 2019, which is when my bachelors will be completed and radiography program will conclude. Less


the first thing they will asked is about your personal information then why you intend to apply and your previous experience matters and license and overall attitude towards others and handling the job under pressure.

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I answer the question naturally without pretension i told them what I'm lacking and strong traits and also my capability to do my work once hired. That I can handle pressure and I can work with minimal supervision. Less

I want to that job because I have 8 years experience in Saudi Arabia and 12years experience in india. Less

Hennepin Healthcare

Tell me a little about yourself?

1 Answers

I explained about my past work and experience.

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