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Radiologic Technologist

Radiologic Technologist

Job-Specific Whole-Person Assessment (Test)

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A Short Version of this test is available.   What's the Difference?

Candidates typically need about 45 minutes to complete our full-length job-specific assessments. Our short versions take less than half that time. Like our standard assessments, these tests are based on the U.S. Government Occupational Information Network (O*Net). They do not contain the animated simulation module, however, though they still provide valuable information about all critical performance-related dimensions. Additionally, the short versions optionally include 1-2 virtual video interview questions! Click below for more information:

Radiologic Technologist (Short)

Radiologic Technologist

Take x-rays and CAT scans or administer nonradioactive materials into patient's bloodstream for diagnostic or research purposes. Includes radiologic technologists and technicians who specialize in other scanning modalities.

Top activities and tasks for this job:
  • Review and evaluate developed x-rays, video tape, or computer-generated information to determine if images are satisfactory for diagnostic purposes.
  • Operate or oversee operation of radiologic or magnetic imaging equipment to produce images of the body for diagnostic purposes.
  • Position patient on examining table and set up and adjust equipment to obtain optimum view of specific body area as requested by physician.
  • Process exposed radiographs using film processors or computer generated methods.
  • Use radiation safety measures and protection devices to comply with government regulations and to ensure safety of patients and staff.
  • Position imaging equipment and adjust controls to set exposure time and distance, according to specification of examination.
  • Explain procedures and observe patients to ensure safety and comfort during scan.
  • Determine patients' x-ray needs by reading requests or instructions from physicians.

About the test (Full Version)

The HR Avatar Radiologic Technologist Pre-Employment Assessment was designed to help you hire staff in this role. The test provides a whole-person evaluation by measuring job-relevant cognitive ability, personality, knowledge, skills, and relevant behavioral history. Each component provides important data for hiring decisions. Cognitive ability has been linked to overall job performance in most jobs and correlates with a candidate's ability to learn new skills and to solve complex problems. Personality characteristics determine how well the candidate will fit-in with a corporate culture. Knowledge and skills indicate how much training will be needed before a new employee becomes productive. Finally, relevant behavioral history detects counter-productive behaviors that can impact job performance.

The Radiologic Technologist test includes an animated work simulation in which candidates meet customers, colleagues and supervisors in a job-related context. Post-test surveys indicate the majority of candidates react favorably to these simulations.

The specific attributes measured include:

Cognitive Ability
  • Analytical Thinking and Attention to Detail
  Behavioral History
  • History Survey - Performance
  • History Survey - Tenure
Personality
  • Adaptability
  • Drive
  • Integrity
  • Teamwork
  Emotional Intelligence
  • Empathy and Emotional Self-Control

Following completion, the test produces a Candidate Selection Report that includes an overall score and detailed scores for each attribute. The overall score weighs each of the factors based on research and analysis from the U.S. Government's Occupational Information Network (O*Net). O*Net represents over a decade of dedicated research evaluating the relative importance of various factors that lead to success in almost 1,000 different job roles.

The Candidate Selection Report also provides expert interview questions that help you probe critical or low-scoring areas, along with a guide for noting your evaluation of the candidate's responses. Consistent use of an interview guide is an important part of gaining better candidate insights and making better hiring decisions.

Language:English (US)
Time to Complete:40 Minutes (Approximately)
O*Net SOC Code:29-2034.00
Simulation Context:Medium-Level General Business/Office
O*Net Context:Healthcare Practitioners and Technical
More information about this Job
Annual US Wages (2020)
Bottom 10%:
$42,180 or less
Bottom 25%:
$50,670 or less
Median:
$61,900 (Average)
Top 25%:
$76,520 or more
Top 10%:
$92,660 or more

Hourly US Wages (2020)
Bottom 10%:
$20.28 or less
Bottom 25%:
$24.36 or less
Median:
$29.76 (Average)
Top 25%:
$36.79 or more
Top 10%:
$44.55 or more

US Employment Statistics
2019:
212,000
2029 (projected):
226,100
Annual U.S. Job Openings:12,000

Top Knowledge Requirements
  • Customer and Personal Service
  • Medicine and Dentistry
  • English Language
  • Computers and Electronics
  • Education and Training
  • Physics
  • Clerical
  • Psychology
Top Skills
  • Active Listening
  • Speaking
  • Reading Comprehension
  • Social Perceptiveness
  • Critical Thinking
  • Monitoring
  • Operation and Control
  • Writing
Top Abilities
  • Oral Expression
  • Oral Comprehension
  • Problem Sensitivity
  • Written Comprehension
  • Near Vision
  • Speech Clarity
  • Speech Recognition
  • Deductive Reasoning

Alternate Titles for this Role: 3D Technologist, Angiogram Special Procedures Technologist, CAT Scan Technologist (Computed Tomography Scan Technologist), Computed Tomography Radiologic Technologist (CT RT), Computed Tomography Scanner Operator, Computed Tomography Technician (CT Technician), Computed Tomography Technologist (CT Technologist), CT Scan Special Procedures Technologist (Computed Tomography Scan Special Procedures Technologist), Diagnostic Radiologic Technologist, Document Imaging Technician, EEG Tech (Electroencephalogram Technician), EKG Tech (Electrocardiogram Technician), Electroneurodiagnostic Technician (ENDT), Imaging Specialist, Imaging Technician, Interventional Technician, Limited Radiology Technician, Mammographer, Mammography Technician, Mammography Technologist, Medical Imaging Technician, Radiation Technician, Radiographer, Radiographer Technologist, Radiography Technician, Radiologic Technician (RAD Tech), Radiologic Technologist (RT), Radiological Technician, Radiological Technologist, Radiology Aide, Radiology Assistant, Radiology Technician (Radiology Tech), Radiology Technologist, Radiology Therapist, Registered Radiographer, Skiagrapher, Special Procedures Technician, Ultrasound Technologist, X Ray Operator, X-Ray Technician (X-Ray Tech), X-Ray Technologist (X-Ray Tech)

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Activities performed during the Test
  • Review and summarize customer product feedback emails.
  • Calculate a product defect rate.
  • Make a product purchase recommendation.
  • Optimize infrastructure strategy for phone lines.
  • Respond to a customer inquiry.
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