Radio technicians are a group of allied medicine experts who are proficient to use medical imaging techniques, such as computed tomography, x-rays, nuclear medicine, magnetic resonance imaging, positron emission tomography and ultrasound for generating images of a patient’s internal anatomy to diagnose disease or injury. Imaging methods involve the use of radiation, therefore it is very important to have sufficient training and understanding of radiation security and protection.
Academic Entry Requirement
- Grade 12 –Clear Class XII with Science Stream with Biology.
- Graduation –Pursue B.Sc. Radiology.
- After Graduation –Pursue M.sc Radiotherapy / Radio-diagnosis or Pursue Diploma/PG Diploma in Radiotherapy / Radio-diagnosis.
- After Post graduation –Pursue Ph.D.
- Associate’s Degree in radio, sound technology and broadcasting
- Bachelor’s Degree in radio, sound technology and broadcasting
- Undergraduate Certificate Programs in radio, sound technology and broadcasting
Who can hire?
Specialist programme makers, commercial and corporate production companies, studios, music industry producers, facilities houses – businesses that offer the entertainment and broadcasting industries facilities such as post-production services, and independent radio, audio correction.
Radiology experts work in hospitals,imaging centers, clinics, private physician offices or even mobile imaging service centers. Whereas hospitals remain the foremost job providers, they also tend to be much demanding than outpatient settings. A radiology technician normally works 40-hour a week, but some positions need on-call night or weekend work.