Electroradiology technician

The electro-radiological technician is responsible for operating and maintaining radiological equipment and taking radiological images under the supervision of a radiologist.

Tuition lasts 2.5 years (5 semesters) and is provided on a full-time basis.

Code (digital symbol of the profession): 321103


  • Performs procedures ordered by a doctor in the field of radiodiagnosis and electromedical diagnosis and of a therapeutic nature (radiotherapy).

Professional tasks:

  • preparing the patient for the procedure (e.g. positioning);
  • preparing equipment, instruments, photographic materials, etc;
  • performing electrocardiographic, electroencephalographic, audiometric, thermographic, ultrasound examinations, etc.; and
  • performing – in the field of radiotherapy – therapeutic irradiation with specialised apparatus and radioactive substances in accordance with medical instructions;
  • preparing technical and medical documentation (radiographs, cardiograms, roentgen-kinematographic tapes, tape recordings, descriptions);
  • self-assessment of certain test results, e.g. blood pressure and other data related to the patient’s condition;
  • maintaining records of treatments and patients and materials management;
  • operating and maintaining diagnostic apparatus and equipment for X-rays (e.g. three-phase X-ray generator, TV track with amplifier, targeted imaging device, automatic – software collimator, etc.), for vascular – surgical examinations (e.g. the equipment should include: equipment for vascular surgical examinations (e.g. Limer III neuroradiology set, resuscitation equipment), tomographic technology (e.g. CT scanners), radiophotography (e.g. compact cameras, panoramic panoramic X-ray panoramic X-ray scanners) and equipment for radiotherapy laboratories, isotope laboratories and electromedical diagnostic laboratories;
  • carrying out systematic checks on individual doses and other dosimetry measurements;
  • observing health and safety and fire regulations. (e.g. use of protective clothing), knowledge of the principles of protection against ionising radiation.