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Diagnostic and Interventional Radiologists

ANZSCO ID 253917

Overview

All Other Medical Practitioners

  • Unavailable Weekly Pay
  • Very strong Future Growth

Diagnostic and Interventional Radiologists

  • 2,100 workers Employment Size
  • Very high skill Skill level rating
  • 79% Full-Time Full-Time Share
  • 46 hours Average full-time
  • 44 years Average age
  • 31% female Gender Share

Diagnostic and Interventional Radiologists provide diagnostic and treatment medical services, and monitor patients with various diseases utilising imaging techniques such as general radiography, angiography, fluoroscopy, mammography, ultrasound, computed tomography, magnetic resonance imaging, nuclear medicine and bone densitometry.

Specialisations: Medical Imaging Specialist.

You need to be a qualified Medical Practitioner and then complete further training with the Royal Australian and New Zealand College of Radiologists to specialise as a Diagnostic and Interventional Radiologist.

Tasks
  • Examines internal structures and functions of organ systems, and considers x-ray findings and other examinations and tests.
  • Makes diagnoses and advises patients, physicians, surgeons or other doctors.
  • Administers radiopaque substances by injection, orally, or as enemas, to render internal structures and organs visible on x-ray films or fluoroscope screens.
  • Conducts ultrasound, gamma camera, radioisotope scans and CT scanning.

Prospects

Pathways

You need to be a qualified Medical Practitioner and then complete further training with the Royal Australian and New Zealand College of Radiologists to specialise as a Diagnostic and Interventional Radiologist.

Registration with the Medical Board of Australia is required.

Before starting a course, check it will provide you with the skills and qualifications you need. Visit

  • Course Seeker to search and compare higher education courses.
  • ComparED to compare undergraduate and postgraduate student experiences and outcomes.

Skills & Knowledge

Employers look for Other Medical Practitioners who are caring and empathetic and can work well in a team, with the ability to communicate with a diverse range of people.

Filter Skills & Knowledge

Knowledge

These are important topics, subjects or knowledge areas.

  1. Medicine and dentistry

    89% Skill level

    Diagnose and treat human injuries, diseases, and deformities, including preventive health-care measures.

  2. English language

    78% Skill level

    English language including the meaning and spelling of words, rules of composition, and grammar.

  3. Biology

    73% Skill level

    Plant and animal organisms, their tissues, cells, functions, how they rely on and work with each other and the environment.

  4. Education and training

    70% Skill level

    Curriculum and training design, teaching and instruction for individuals and groups, and the measurement of training effects.

  5. Customer and personal service

    65% Skill level

    Understanding customer needs, providing good quality service, and measuring customer satisfaction.

  6. Psychology

    64% Skill level

    Human behaviour; differences in ability, personality, and interests; learning and motivation; research methods; assessing and treating disorders.

  7. Computers and electronics

    61% Skill level

    Circuit boards, processors, chips, electronic equipment, and computer hardware and software, including applications and programming.

  8. Physics

    58% Skill level

    The physical laws of matter, motion and energy, and how they interact through space and time.

  9. Public safety and security

    56% Skill level

    Use of equipment, rules and ideas to protect people, data, property, and institutions.

  10. Mathematics

    54% Skill level

    Arithmetic, algebra, geometry, calculus, or statistics.

  11. Chemistry

    52% Skill level

    Chemical composition, structure, and properties. How chemicals are made, used, mixed, and can change.

  12. Administration and management

    51% Skill level

    Business principles involved in strategic planning, leadership, and coordinating people and resources.

  13. Therapy and counselling

    50% Skill level

    Diagnosis, treatment, and rehabilitation of physical and mental dysfunctions, and career counselling and guidance.

  14. Personnel and human resources

    50% Skill level

    Recruiting and training people, managing pay and other entitlements (like sick leave), and negotiating pay and conditions.

  15. Clerical

    49% Skill level

    Word processing, managing files and records, stenography and transcription, designing forms, and other office work.

  16. Engineering and technology

    47% Skill level

    Use engineering, science and technology to design and produce goods and services.

  17. Production and processing

    44% Skill level

    Raw materials, production processes, quality control, costs, and ways of making and distributing goods.

  18. Law and government

    44% Skill level

    How our laws and courts work. Government rules and regulations, and the political system.

  19. Sales and marketing

    40% Skill level

    Showing, promoting, and selling including marketing strategy, product demonstration, sales techniques, and sales control systems.

  20. Telecommunications

    35% Skill level

    Transmission, broadcasting, switching, control, and operation of telecommunications systems.

Skills

Skills can be improved through training or experience.

  1. Reading comprehension

    71% Skill level

    Reading work related information.

  2. Critical thinking

    64% Skill level

    Thinking about the pros and cons of different ways to solve a problem.

  3. Writing

    63% Skill level

    Writing things for co-workers or customers.

  4. Instructing

    63% Skill level

    Teaching people how to do something.

  5. Judgment and decision making

    61% Skill level

    Figuring out the pros and cons of different options and choosing the best one.

  6. Active listening

    59% Skill level

    Listening to others, not interrupting, and asking good questions.

  7. Monitoring

    59% Skill level

    Keeping track of how well work is progressing so you can make changes or improvements.

  8. Complex problem solving

    57% Skill level

    Noticing a problem and figuring out the best way to solve it.

  9. Speaking

    57% Skill level

    Talking to others.

  10. Active learning

    57% Skill level

    Being able to use what you have learnt to solve problems now and again in the future.

  11. Social perceptiveness

    55% Skill level

    Understanding why people react the way they do.

  12. Learning strategies

    54% Skill level

    Figuring out the best way to teach or learn something new.

  13. Operation monitoring

    50% Skill level

    Watching gauges, dials, or other indicators to make sure a machine is working properly.

  14. Science

    50% Skill level

    Using scientific rules and methods to solve problems.

  15. Serving others

    50% Skill level

    Looking for ways to help people.

  16. Time management

    50% Skill level

    Managing your own and other peoples' time to get work done.

  17. Systems analysis

    50% Skill level

    Figuring out how a system should work and how changes in conditions, operations, and the environment will affect it.

  18. Management of personnel resources

    48% Skill level

    Motivating, developing, and directing people as they work, and choosing the best people for the job.

  19. Coordination with others

    48% Skill level

    Being adaptable and coordinating work with other people.

  20. Persuasion

    46% Skill level

    Talking people into changing their minds or their behaviour.

Abilities

Workers use these physical and mental abilities.

  1. Problem spotting

    70% Skill level

    Notice when something is wrong or is likely to go wrong, even if you can't solve the problem.

  2. Near vision

    68% Skill level

    See details that are up-close (within a few feet).

  3. Oral comprehension

    68% Skill level

    Listen to and understand what people say.

  4. Written comprehension

    68% Skill level

    Read and understand written information.

  5. Inductive reasoning

    64% Skill level

    Use lots of detailed information to come up with answers or make general rules.

  6. Oral expression

    64% Skill level

    Communicate by speaking.

  7. Written expression

    64% Skill level

    Write in a way that people can understand.

  8. Deductive reasoning

    63% Skill level

    Use general rules to find answers or solve problems logically.

  9. Flexibility of closure

    61% Skill level

    See a pattern (a figure, object, word, or sound) hidden in other distracting material.

  10. Sorting or ordering

    57% Skill level

    Order or arrange things in a pattern or sequence (e.g., numbers, letters, words, pictures, mathematical operations).

  11. Speech clarity

    55% Skill level

    Speak clearly so others can understand you.

  12. Categorising

    54% Skill level

    Come up with different ways of grouping things.

  13. Speech recognition

    54% Skill level

    Identify and understand the speech of another person.

  14. Selective attention

    50% Skill level

    Pay attention to something without being distracted.

  15. Speed of recognition

    50% Skill level

    Quickly make sense of and organize things you can see like letters, numbers, pictures, or other things.

  16. Mathematics

    50% Skill level

    Choose the right maths method or formula to solve a problem.

  17. Brainstorming

    48% Skill level

    Come up with a number of ideas about a topic, even if the ideas aren't very good.

  18. Colour discrimination

    46% Skill level

    Notice differences between colours, including shades of colour and brightness.

  19. Far vision

    46% Skill level

    See details that are far away.

  20. Perceptual speed

    46% Skill level

    Use your eyes to quickly compare groups of letters, numbers, pictures, or other things.

Activities

These are kinds of activities workers regularly do in this job.

  1. Keeping your knowledge up-to-date

    89% Skill level

    Keeping up-to-date with technology and new ideas.

  2. Helping and caring for others

    87% Skill level

    Providing personal assistance, medical attention, or emotional support.

  3. Looking for changes over time

    86% Skill level

    Comparing objects, actions, or events. Looking for differences between them or changes over time.

  4. Collecting and organising information

    85% Skill level

    Compiling, coding, categorizing, calculating, tabulating, auditing, or checking information or data.

  5. Making decisions and solving problems

    84% Skill level

    Using information to work out the best solution and solve problems.

  6. Researching and investigating

    81% Skill level

    Looking for, getting and understanding different kinds of information.

  7. Building good relationships

    80% Skill level

    Building good working relationships and keeping them over time.

  8. Monitoring people, processes and things

    80% Skill level

    Checking objects, actions, or events, and keeping an eye out for problems.

  9. Giving expert advice

    78% Skill level

    Providing guidance and expert advice to management or other groups.

  10. Explaining things to people

    75% Skill level

    Helping people to understand and use information.

  11. Working with the public

    75% Skill level

    Greeting or serving customers, clients or guests, and public speaking or performing.

  12. Assessing and evaluating things

    74% Skill level

    Working out the value, importance, or quality of things, services or people.

  13. Training and teaching others

    72% Skill level

    Understanding the needs of others, developing training programs, and teaching or instructing.

  14. Documenting or recording information

    71% Skill level

    Entering, transcribing, recording, storing, or maintaining information in written or electronic/magnetic form.

  15. Checking compliance with standards

    68% Skill level

    Deciding whether events or processes comply with laws, regulations, or standards.

  16. Checking for errors or defects

    68% Skill level

    Inspecting equipment, structures, or materials for errors, problems or defects.

  17. Communicating within a team

    67% Skill level

    Giving information to co-workers by telephone, in writing, or in person.

  18. Planning and prioritising work

    66% Skill level

    Deciding on goals and putting together a detailed plan to get the work done.

  19. Making sense of information and ideas

    65% Skill level

    Looking at, working with, and understanding data or information.

  20. Working with computers

    60% Skill level

    Using computers to program, write software, set up functions, enter data, or process information.

Occupational Information Network
O*NET is a trademark of the U.S. Department of Labor, Employment and Training Administration.
The skills and importance ratings on this page are derived from the US Department of Labor O*NET Database Version 21.2, 29-1069.10 - Radiologists.

Work Environment

Learn about the daily activities, and physical and social demands faced by workers. Explore the values and work styles that workers rate as most important.

Filter Work Environment

Demands

The physical and social demands workers face most often are shown below.

  1. Being exact or accurate

    100% Important

    Be very exact or highly accurate.

  2. Telephone

    99% Important

    Talk on the telephone.

  3. Indoors, heat controlled

    99% Important

    Work indoors with access to heating or cooling.

  4. Impact of decisions

    97% Important

    Make decisions that have a large impact on other people.

  5. Frequent decision making

    96% Important

    Frequently make decisions that impact other people.

  6. Time pressure

    96% Important

    Work to strict deadlines.

  7. Freedom to make decisions

    94% Important

    Have freedom to make decision on your own.

  8. Teamwork

    92% Important

    Work with people in a group or team.

  9. Face-to-face discussions

    92% Important

    Talk with people face-to-face.

  10. Electronic mail

    91% Important

    Use electronic mail.

  11. Radiation

    89% Important

    Be exposed to radiation.

  12. Health and safety of others

    89% Important

    Take responsibility for the health and safety of others.

  13. Disease or infection

    88% Important

    Be exposed to disease or infections.

  14. Competition

    86% Important

    Compete with others, or be aware of competitive pressures.

  15. Consequence of error

    84% Important

    Work where mistakes have serious consequences.

  16. Contact with people

    84% Important

    Have contact with people by telephone, face-to-face, or any other way.

  17. Repeating same tasks

    84% Important

    Repeat the same tasks or activities (e.g., key entry) over and over, without stopping.

  18. Unstructured work

    80% Important

    Have freedom to decide on tasks, priorities, and goals.

  19. Wear specialized protective or safety equipment

    80% Important

    Wear equipment like breathing apparatus, safety harness, full protection suits, or radiation protection.

  20. Responsible for outcomes

    80% Important

    Take responsibility for the results of other people's work.

Values

Work values are important to a person’s feeling of satisfaction. All six values are shown below.

  1. Achievement

    81% Important

    Results oriented. Workers are able to use their strongest abilities, giving them a feeling of accomplishment.

  2. Independence

    76% Important

    Work alone and make decisions. Workers are able to try out their own ideas, make decisions on their own, and work with little or no supervision.

  3. Recognition

    76% Important

    Advancement and the potential to lead. Workers are recognised for the work that they do, they may give directions and instructions to others, and they are looked up to in their company and their community.

  4. Support

    76% Important

    Supportive management that stands behind employees. Workers are treated fairly by their company, they are supported by management, and have supervisors who train them well.

  5. Relationships

    71% Important

    Serve and work with others. Workers usually get along well with each other, do things to help other people, and are rarely pressured to do things that go against their sense of right and wrong.

  6. Working conditions

    71% Important

    Job security and good working conditions. There is usually a steady flow of interesting work, and the pay and conditions are generally good.

Interests

Interests are the style or type of work we prefer to do. All interest areas are shown below.

  1. Analytical

    95% Important

    Ideas and thinking. Searching for facts and figuring out problems in your head.

  2. Practical

    86% Important

    Practical, hands-on work. Often with plants and animals, or materials like wood, tools, and machinery.

  3. Helping

    67% Important

    Working with people. Helping or providing service to others.

  4. Administrative

    43% Important

    Following set procedures and routines. Working with numbers and details more than with ideas, usually following rules.

  5. Creative

    24% Important

    Working with forms, designs and patterns. Often need self-expression and can be done without following rules.

  6. Enterprising

    14% Important

    Starting up and carrying out projects. Leading people and making many decisions. Sometimes require risk taking and often deal with business.

Occupational Information Network
O*NET is a trademark of the U.S. Department of Labor, Employment and Training Administration.
The skills and importance ratings on this page are derived from the US Department of Labor O*NET Database Version 21.2, 29-1069.10 - Radiologists.

All Other Medical Practitioners

  • Unavailable Weekly Pay
  • Very strong Future Growth

Diagnostic and Interventional Radiologists

  • 2,100 workers Employment Size
  • Very high skill Skill level rating
  • 79% Full-Time Full-Time Share
  • 46 hours Average full-time
  • 44 years Average age
  • 31% female Gender Share

Diagnostic and Interventional Radiologists provide diagnostic and treatment medical services, and monitor patients with various diseases utilising imaging techniques such as general radiography, angiography, fluoroscopy, mammography, ultrasound, computed tomography, magnetic resonance imaging, nuclear medicine and bone densitometry.

Specialisations: Medical Imaging Specialist.

You need to be a qualified Medical Practitioner and then complete further training with the Royal Australian and New Zealand College of Radiologists to specialise as a Diagnostic and Interventional Radiologist.

Tasks
  • Examines internal structures and functions of organ systems, and considers x-ray findings and other examinations and tests.
  • Makes diagnoses and advises patients, physicians, surgeons or other doctors.
  • Administers radiopaque substances by injection, orally, or as enemas, to render internal structures and organs visible on x-ray films or fluoroscope screens.
  • Conducts ultrasound, gamma camera, radioisotope scans and CT scanning.

You need to be a qualified Medical Practitioner and then complete further training with the Royal Australian and New Zealand College of Radiologists to specialise as a Diagnostic and Interventional Radiologist.

Registration with the Medical Board of Australia is required.

Before starting a course, check it will provide you with the skills and qualifications you need. Visit

  • Course Seeker to search and compare higher education courses.
  • ComparED to compare undergraduate and postgraduate student experiences and outcomes.

Employers look for Other Medical Practitioners who are caring and empathetic and can work well in a team, with the ability to communicate with a diverse range of people.

Filter Skills & Knowledge

Knowledge

These are important topics, subjects or knowledge areas.

  1. Medicine and dentistry

    89% Skill level

    Diagnose and treat human injuries, diseases, and deformities, including preventive health-care measures.

  2. English language

    78% Skill level

    English language including the meaning and spelling of words, rules of composition, and grammar.

  3. Biology

    73% Skill level

    Plant and animal organisms, their tissues, cells, functions, how they rely on and work with each other and the environment.

  4. Education and training

    70% Skill level

    Curriculum and training design, teaching and instruction for individuals and groups, and the measurement of training effects.

  5. Customer and personal service

    65% Skill level

    Understanding customer needs, providing good quality service, and measuring customer satisfaction.

  6. Psychology

    64% Skill level

    Human behaviour; differences in ability, personality, and interests; learning and motivation; research methods; assessing and treating disorders.

  7. Computers and electronics

    61% Skill level

    Circuit boards, processors, chips, electronic equipment, and computer hardware and software, including applications and programming.

  8. Physics

    58% Skill level

    The physical laws of matter, motion and energy, and how they interact through space and time.

  9. Public safety and security

    56% Skill level

    Use of equipment, rules and ideas to protect people, data, property, and institutions.

  10. Mathematics

    54% Skill level

    Arithmetic, algebra, geometry, calculus, or statistics.

  11. Chemistry

    52% Skill level

    Chemical composition, structure, and properties. How chemicals are made, used, mixed, and can change.

  12. Administration and management

    51% Skill level

    Business principles involved in strategic planning, leadership, and coordinating people and resources.

  13. Therapy and counselling

    50% Skill level

    Diagnosis, treatment, and rehabilitation of physical and mental dysfunctions, and career counselling and guidance.

  14. Personnel and human resources

    50% Skill level

    Recruiting and training people, managing pay and other entitlements (like sick leave), and negotiating pay and conditions.

  15. Clerical

    49% Skill level

    Word processing, managing files and records, stenography and transcription, designing forms, and other office work.

  16. Engineering and technology

    47% Skill level

    Use engineering, science and technology to design and produce goods and services.

  17. Production and processing

    44% Skill level

    Raw materials, production processes, quality control, costs, and ways of making and distributing goods.

  18. Law and government

    44% Skill level

    How our laws and courts work. Government rules and regulations, and the political system.

  19. Sales and marketing

    40% Skill level

    Showing, promoting, and selling including marketing strategy, product demonstration, sales techniques, and sales control systems.

  20. Telecommunications

    35% Skill level

    Transmission, broadcasting, switching, control, and operation of telecommunications systems.

Skills

Skills can be improved through training or experience.

  1. Reading comprehension

    71% Skill level

    Reading work related information.

  2. Critical thinking

    64% Skill level

    Thinking about the pros and cons of different ways to solve a problem.

  3. Writing

    63% Skill level

    Writing things for co-workers or customers.

  4. Instructing

    63% Skill level

    Teaching people how to do something.

  5. Judgment and decision making

    61% Skill level

    Figuring out the pros and cons of different options and choosing the best one.

  6. Active listening

    59% Skill level

    Listening to others, not interrupting, and asking good questions.

  7. Monitoring

    59% Skill level

    Keeping track of how well work is progressing so you can make changes or improvements.

  8. Complex problem solving

    57% Skill level

    Noticing a problem and figuring out the best way to solve it.

  9. Speaking

    57% Skill level

    Talking to others.

  10. Active learning

    57% Skill level

    Being able to use what you have learnt to solve problems now and again in the future.

  11. Social perceptiveness

    55% Skill level

    Understanding why people react the way they do.

  12. Learning strategies

    54% Skill level

    Figuring out the best way to teach or learn something new.

  13. Operation monitoring

    50% Skill level

    Watching gauges, dials, or other indicators to make sure a machine is working properly.

  14. Science

    50% Skill level

    Using scientific rules and methods to solve problems.

  15. Serving others

    50% Skill level

    Looking for ways to help people.

  16. Time management

    50% Skill level

    Managing your own and other peoples' time to get work done.

  17. Systems analysis

    50% Skill level

    Figuring out how a system should work and how changes in conditions, operations, and the environment will affect it.

  18. Management of personnel resources

    48% Skill level

    Motivating, developing, and directing people as they work, and choosing the best people for the job.

  19. Coordination with others

    48% Skill level

    Being adaptable and coordinating work with other people.

  20. Persuasion

    46% Skill level

    Talking people into changing their minds or their behaviour.

Abilities

Workers use these physical and mental abilities.

  1. Problem spotting

    70% Skill level

    Notice when something is wrong or is likely to go wrong, even if you can't solve the problem.

  2. Near vision

    68% Skill level

    See details that are up-close (within a few feet).

  3. Oral comprehension

    68% Skill level

    Listen to and understand what people say.

  4. Written comprehension

    68% Skill level

    Read and understand written information.

  5. Inductive reasoning

    64% Skill level

    Use lots of detailed information to come up with answers or make general rules.

  6. Oral expression

    64% Skill level

    Communicate by speaking.

  7. Written expression

    64% Skill level

    Write in a way that people can understand.

  8. Deductive reasoning

    63% Skill level

    Use general rules to find answers or solve problems logically.

  9. Flexibility of closure

    61% Skill level

    See a pattern (a figure, object, word, or sound) hidden in other distracting material.

  10. Sorting or ordering

    57% Skill level

    Order or arrange things in a pattern or sequence (e.g., numbers, letters, words, pictures, mathematical operations).

  11. Speech clarity

    55% Skill level

    Speak clearly so others can understand you.

  12. Categorising

    54% Skill level

    Come up with different ways of grouping things.

  13. Speech recognition

    54% Skill level

    Identify and understand the speech of another person.

  14. Selective attention

    50% Skill level

    Pay attention to something without being distracted.

  15. Speed of recognition

    50% Skill level

    Quickly make sense of and organize things you can see like letters, numbers, pictures, or other things.

  16. Mathematics

    50% Skill level

    Choose the right maths method or formula to solve a problem.

  17. Brainstorming

    48% Skill level

    Come up with a number of ideas about a topic, even if the ideas aren't very good.

  18. Colour discrimination

    46% Skill level

    Notice differences between colours, including shades of colour and brightness.

  19. Far vision

    46% Skill level

    See details that are far away.

  20. Perceptual speed

    46% Skill level

    Use your eyes to quickly compare groups of letters, numbers, pictures, or other things.

Activities

These are kinds of activities workers regularly do in this job.

  1. Keeping your knowledge up-to-date

    89% Skill level

    Keeping up-to-date with technology and new ideas.

  2. Helping and caring for others

    87% Skill level

    Providing personal assistance, medical attention, or emotional support.

  3. Looking for changes over time

    86% Skill level

    Comparing objects, actions, or events. Looking for differences between them or changes over time.

  4. Collecting and organising information

    85% Skill level

    Compiling, coding, categorizing, calculating, tabulating, auditing, or checking information or data.

  5. Making decisions and solving problems

    84% Skill level

    Using information to work out the best solution and solve problems.

  6. Researching and investigating

    81% Skill level

    Looking for, getting and understanding different kinds of information.

  7. Building good relationships

    80% Skill level

    Building good working relationships and keeping them over time.

  8. Monitoring people, processes and things

    80% Skill level

    Checking objects, actions, or events, and keeping an eye out for problems.

  9. Giving expert advice

    78% Skill level

    Providing guidance and expert advice to management or other groups.

  10. Explaining things to people

    75% Skill level

    Helping people to understand and use information.

  11. Working with the public

    75% Skill level

    Greeting or serving customers, clients or guests, and public speaking or performing.

  12. Assessing and evaluating things

    74% Skill level

    Working out the value, importance, or quality of things, services or people.

  13. Training and teaching others

    72% Skill level

    Understanding the needs of others, developing training programs, and teaching or instructing.

  14. Documenting or recording information

    71% Skill level

    Entering, transcribing, recording, storing, or maintaining information in written or electronic/magnetic form.

  15. Checking compliance with standards

    68% Skill level

    Deciding whether events or processes comply with laws, regulations, or standards.

  16. Checking for errors or defects

    68% Skill level

    Inspecting equipment, structures, or materials for errors, problems or defects.

  17. Communicating within a team

    67% Skill level

    Giving information to co-workers by telephone, in writing, or in person.

  18. Planning and prioritising work

    66% Skill level

    Deciding on goals and putting together a detailed plan to get the work done.

  19. Making sense of information and ideas

    65% Skill level

    Looking at, working with, and understanding data or information.

  20. Working with computers

    60% Skill level

    Using computers to program, write software, set up functions, enter data, or process information.

Occupational Information Network
O*NET is a trademark of the U.S. Department of Labor, Employment and Training Administration.
The skills and importance ratings on this page are derived from the US Department of Labor O*NET Database Version 21.2, 29-1069.10 - Radiologists.

Learn about the daily activities, and physical and social demands faced by workers. Explore the values and work styles that workers rate as most important.

Filter Work Environment

Demands

The physical and social demands workers face most often are shown below.

  1. Being exact or accurate

    100% Important

    Be very exact or highly accurate.

  2. Telephone

    99% Important

    Talk on the telephone.

  3. Indoors, heat controlled

    99% Important

    Work indoors with access to heating or cooling.

  4. Impact of decisions

    97% Important

    Make decisions that have a large impact on other people.

  5. Frequent decision making

    96% Important

    Frequently make decisions that impact other people.

  6. Time pressure

    96% Important

    Work to strict deadlines.

  7. Freedom to make decisions

    94% Important

    Have freedom to make decision on your own.

  8. Teamwork

    92% Important

    Work with people in a group or team.

  9. Face-to-face discussions

    92% Important

    Talk with people face-to-face.

  10. Electronic mail

    91% Important

    Use electronic mail.

  11. Radiation

    89% Important

    Be exposed to radiation.

  12. Health and safety of others

    89% Important

    Take responsibility for the health and safety of others.

  13. Disease or infection

    88% Important

    Be exposed to disease or infections.

  14. Competition

    86% Important

    Compete with others, or be aware of competitive pressures.

  15. Consequence of error

    84% Important

    Work where mistakes have serious consequences.

  16. Contact with people

    84% Important

    Have contact with people by telephone, face-to-face, or any other way.

  17. Repeating same tasks

    84% Important

    Repeat the same tasks or activities (e.g., key entry) over and over, without stopping.

  18. Unstructured work

    80% Important

    Have freedom to decide on tasks, priorities, and goals.

  19. Wear specialized protective or safety equipment

    80% Important

    Wear equipment like breathing apparatus, safety harness, full protection suits, or radiation protection.

  20. Responsible for outcomes

    80% Important

    Take responsibility for the results of other people's work.

Values

Work values are important to a person’s feeling of satisfaction. All six values are shown below.

  1. Achievement

    81% Important

    Results oriented. Workers are able to use their strongest abilities, giving them a feeling of accomplishment.

  2. Independence

    76% Important

    Work alone and make decisions. Workers are able to try out their own ideas, make decisions on their own, and work with little or no supervision.

  3. Recognition

    76% Important

    Advancement and the potential to lead. Workers are recognised for the work that they do, they may give directions and instructions to others, and they are looked up to in their company and their community.

  4. Support

    76% Important

    Supportive management that stands behind employees. Workers are treated fairly by their company, they are supported by management, and have supervisors who train them well.

  5. Relationships

    71% Important

    Serve and work with others. Workers usually get along well with each other, do things to help other people, and are rarely pressured to do things that go against their sense of right and wrong.

  6. Working conditions

    71% Important

    Job security and good working conditions. There is usually a steady flow of interesting work, and the pay and conditions are generally good.

Interests

Interests are the style or type of work we prefer to do. All interest areas are shown below.

  1. Analytical

    95% Important

    Ideas and thinking. Searching for facts and figuring out problems in your head.

  2. Practical

    86% Important

    Practical, hands-on work. Often with plants and animals, or materials like wood, tools, and machinery.

  3. Helping

    67% Important

    Working with people. Helping or providing service to others.

  4. Administrative

    43% Important

    Following set procedures and routines. Working with numbers and details more than with ideas, usually following rules.

  5. Creative

    24% Important

    Working with forms, designs and patterns. Often need self-expression and can be done without following rules.

  6. Enterprising

    14% Important

    Starting up and carrying out projects. Leading people and making many decisions. Sometimes require risk taking and often deal with business.

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The skills and importance ratings on this page are derived from the US Department of Labor O*NET Database Version 21.2, 29-1069.10 - Radiologists.
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