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Navy Enlisted Classification Codes -- HM-8452 Advanced X-Ray Technician


NEC Designation:

NEC HM-8452 Advanced X-Ray Technician


Operates medical X ray equipment in performance of all diagnostic radiographic examinations. Operates ultrasound equipment, applying the concept of acoustical physics, basic equipment knowledge and clinical procedures. Assists the radiologist in performing fluoroscopic examinations and computerized axial tomographic examinations (CAT scans). Performs special radiographic procedures, Xeroradiographic examinations and vascular procedures. Processes X ray and Xeroradiographic films. Has knowledge of all administrative procedures relative to the Radiology Service. Performs photodosimetric duties.

Qualification Data:

Source Rating(s): HM

Billet Paygrades: E3-E7

Personnel Paygrades: E3-E7

Course: Mandatory

Open to Women?: Yes


NEC may be assigned to inactive duty Naval Reservist who: 1) have successfully completed a BUMED-recognized training program and/or is certified by the American Registry of Radiologic Technologists, and 2) is radiographer with documented current clinical competency.

Information contained on this page is derived from the Navy Enlisted Manpower and Personnel Classifications and Occupational Standards Manual, Volume II, NAVPERS 18068F, which is the official manual for Navy Enlisted Classifications (NECs).

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