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Roles and Responsibilities - SHED - Medical Radiation Practitioner


The Medical Imaging team members work in partnership with other workforce groups to facilitate best care for ED patients. They provide clinical expertise for diagnostic imaging examinations, and radiation safety. This is a quick reference guide, for further information please refer to supporting documentation listed below.



Radiographers / NMT’s are health care professionals who produce appropriate imaging to aid diagnosis and patient care.

Role Details

  1. Produce imaging to aid diagnosis and patient care
  2. Ensure Radiation dose is kept As Low As Reasonably Achievable ( ALARA)
  3. Create a positive working environment by fostering teamwork and collaboration
  4. Practice in accordance with AHPRA and MRPB guidelines
  5. Demonstrate Western Health Medical Imaging CARES values, and ensure valid consent at every patient interaction
  6. Operate within current scope of practice and competency/ credentialing level at all times


Supporting Documentation