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Ruby Slippers

Updated 5 days ago

California Job Market for Rad Techs - 5 Replies

[QUOTE who="Kyle in Arroyo Grande, California"]Another good place to look for work are prisons..its not for everyone, but I am currently working n a...

radiator

Updated 7 days ago

no jobs for rad techs - 832 Replies

McDonalds, Walmart!! Sadly the truth!

Tman801 in Nashville, Tennessee

Updated 15 days ago

Jobs you can do with rad. tech degree? - 217 Replies

Hi, i am thinking about getting an associates in radiology technology and I was wondering what a person who is actually in the field, what they say...

Logan in Westminster, California

Job market In Southern California

I am seriously pursuing a career as a rad tech, but hear nothing but horror stories on these forums!(i.e-hard to get foot in the door,lack of...

Radtechmom in Vincent, Alabama

Updated 26 days ago

DO NOT GO INTO RADIOLOGY - 41 Replies

Go through the nursing program before it is to late. There is absolutely no jobs in the radiology field. Honestly it is very upsetting during...

Jason in Corona, California

Updated 1 month ago

A Story and a Warning - 28 Replies

I graduated college 9 years ago. I have my Associates of Applied Science in Radiography, and I am actually 10 credits away from holding a Bachelors...

Saraah in Virginia Beach, Virginia

Updated 1 month ago

Do you like your job as a radiologic technologist? - 19 Replies

How do you like your job as a readiologic technologist? How demanding is it? Is it hard? Is it gross? anything else... Tell me what you love,...

Yuri in Richmond Hill, Ontario

Updated 1 month ago

Canadian Radiography Student - 67 Replies

Hello there everyone! So I'm a Canadian Radiography student at Fanshawe College in London, Ontario. I'm at the end of my 1st of 3 years for MRT...

You dont have the correct information in Clarks Summit, Pennsylvania

Updated 2 months ago

What is a better path, BS in Radiologic Science or 2 year certificate to be a RT? - 56 Replies

I am looking into the Radiology field, I will never work my way up to an actual radiologist. I am wondering would I be better served getting the 4...

WDrake in Smithville, Tennessee

Updated 2 months ago

Radiology Technician vs. Technologist? - 16 Replies

I see these terms interchanged all the time, but technician seem like it should be a step down from technologist. Correct? Like LPN is the level...

J in Flushing, New York

Updated 2 months ago

Career change - 1 Reply

Hello, I'd like to get some advice from people in the radiology field with regards to the best approach to become a Radiology Technician. I...

BlackRose in Houston, Texas

Radiologist Tech in Houston, TX

So I'm reading around, because I'm trying to get in the Radiology program at Lonestar College, I'm just waiting for the results to see IF I get in. I...

Dontbelieveit in Crazyhorse, Indiana

Updated 3 months ago

Union for Rad technologist? - 17 Replies

If there is not a union for radiologic technologist, this would be a good time to start one. ASRT has no problem taking money to be a lobby for RT's,...

DRONES in Omaha, Nebraska

Updated 3 months ago

Radiologic Technologist - 4 Replies

Hi all, i want some real input on this field. i just got accepted and staring school this Summer 2014 and would like to hear from actual Techs...

reformist in Tampa, Florida

Updated 3 months ago

Are there jobs for Radiology Technologist is Tampa Bay? - 53 Replies

Please let me know. Thank you!

Mike in Fort Lauderdale, Florida

Updated 4 months ago

MRI vs CT job opportunities - 2 Replies

Hello. I have a RT(R) license and have an opportunity to attend a school that offers both MRI and CT. However, the class times overlap, so I can...

DRONES in Omaha, Nebraska

Updated 5 months ago

No jobs for ARRT CERTIFIED - 158 Replies

I have been looking for a job for several months now it seems no one wants a fresh rad tech right out of college with only one year as a radiogrpher....

clhohl3 in Buffalo, New York

radiologic technologist in WNY

I am thinking of switching careers and looking into radiology tech programs in Western New York. Is anyone working in the area and have any insight...

Tara Bentley in Sedro-Woolley, Washington

Updated 6 months ago

Radiology vs. Ultrasound Tech - 6 Replies

Hello, I'm JUST at the beginning of trying to figure out what I want to go back to school for. I turn 30 this year, am bored with my current...

Bill Bacurat in Richmond, Virginia

Updated 6 months ago

Thinking about RT instead of OTA. Insight please! - 1 Reply

Thinking about RT instead of OTA. The reason why is because I have fibromyalgia and I need something less physically demanding. Can anyone give me...

Bill Bacurat in Richmond, Virginia

Updated 6 months ago

Interview with Kaiser Rad-Tech Program 5/4! help needed - 12 Replies

I have an interview with the Kaiser School for their Rad-Tech program next week. I have been trying to get as much online information to be prepared....

Bill Bacurat in Richmond, Virginia

Updated 6 months ago

No X-Ray jobs - 71 Replies

I have been a tech for 5 years and NEVER found a job here in Spokane but do not want to move out of town. I know of many graudates who still cannot...

Rad39 in Pataskala, Ohio

CT or Radiation Therapy

I have been working as a rad tech for a little over 15 years and was looking to specialize in CT or Radiation Therapy. Can anybody give me insight as...

Ati in Montréal, Quebec

Updated 6 months ago

Radiology/Dental Hygiene programs - 2 Replies

I am almost done with most of my preq for both radiology and dental hygiene. Anyone have any insight as to which would be a better career for the...

Pricilla93 in Elk Grove, California

Updated 6 months ago

Cal State Northridge Radiologic Technology program - 1 Reply

Does anybody know anything about this program? What is the average GPA for acceptance? On the website it says that this major is not impacted, so I'm...

Will in CA in La Mesa, California

Updated 7 months ago

help!! - 414 Replies

I am in a rad tech program. I really don't think that this is the profesion that I want to go into since I found out that you don't just position...

Beth in Plano in Plano, Texas

Updated 8 months ago

RT or PTA more in demand? - 3 Replies

I am currently living in the Seattle area and am a student taking my preq so I can apply to either the Radiology Tech or PTA program at a college. I...

TJS in Freehold, New Jersey

Is there a refresher course for rad tech?

I graduated radiography school in 2000. Only worked in a hospital for 1 years (Never OR), and on and off in out patient centers for 4 years after. ...

Anthony in Lindenhurst, New York

Updated 10 months ago

Occupational Therapy Asisstant or Radiology Technician? Don't know which one to choose. - 21 Replies

Please give me your opinion on which one is better pick.

Holly in Leander, Texas

Updated 12 months ago

Advice in how to get into Mammography - 2 Replies

I went to x-ray school at a hospital based program. I graduated in 2010. Two weeks after I graduated I went right into a hospital based sonography...

radtech in Sugar Land, Texas

Updated 13 months ago

Rad Tech Salary - 137 Replies

I am just about to graduate with a bachelor's degree is psych, and have been accepted into a rad tech program this fall. Will my BA degree give me a...

faithhope in East Saint Louis, Illinois

Updated 13 months ago

BECOMING A RADIOLOGICAL TECHNOLOGIST WITH FELONIES - 24 Replies

Hi, everyone. I am VERY interested in becoming a Rad Tech and will be applying to the program next semester. Unfortunatley I have several felonies...

newlyretired in Pelham, Alabama

Updated 13 months ago

Who is Advocating for Technologists in the Job Market? ARRT? ASRT? ANYONE? Bueller? Bueller? - 1 Reply

I recently wrote on my blog about the ASRT and their dues increase ( http://www.marthafaye.com/blog/2013/is-there-a-place-for-the-asrt-in-todays-marke...

Beth in Plano in Plano, Texas

Updated 14 months ago

it IS as bad as.. - 69 Replies

it has been said to be. I myself am a registered x-ray tech with a job and I know how lucky I am. Pay attention and the people with jobs and REAL...

Michelle T_ in Colorado Springs, Colorado

Updated 14 months ago

Radiologic Technologists who graduated from Concorde Career College!! Pleez respond!!! - 2 Replies

Hi! I just found out that Concorde Career College in Memphis, TN will be starting their very first program for Radiologic Technologist next year. I...

UCSF RadTech in San Francisco, California

Updated 14 months ago

Northern California Radtech schools: No GPA, but have Bachelors... still have a good shot? - 1 Reply

Hi everyone here at Indeed. I have a dilemma here and that dilemma is the fact that I do not have a cumulative undergraduate/university GPA due to...

Radguy1 in Wilmington, North Carolina

Updated 14 months ago

IN RETROSPECT-IF YOU COULD DO IT OVER AGAIN, WHICH FIELD WHICH WOULD YOU CHOOSE. . .? - 34 Replies

IN RETROSPECT-IF YOU COULD DO IT OVER AGAIN, WHICH FIELD WHICH WOULD YOU CHOOSE AND WHY? -NUCLEAR MEDICINE TECHNOLOGIST -RADIOLOGIC TECHNOLOGIST...

cactuseye7 in Tulsa, Oklahoma

Updated 15 months ago

Radiologic Technologist - Terrible Idea Anyone Else Having Trouble - 3 Replies

When I graduated high school my parents wanted me to go to college and I decided I would go for Radiology, what a HUGE mistake. I want to warn...

MeowStan

Updated 15 months ago

dui 3 months from graduation - 2 Replies

I made a terrible mistake and am being charged with dui. I am 2 months away from graduating and taking the arrt exam. However, because of my lapse in...

NoYB in Burlington, Massachusetts

Updated 15 months ago

X-ray Tech - 21 Replies

If there is anyone out there with some MUCH needed advise,please say something :). I have been an x-ray tech for 30 years(yeah, I'm old). I'm fully...

RadGirl15 in San Antonio, Texas

Updated 15 months ago

how will obamacare effect the healthcare industry, mostly rad techs? - 2 Replies

what do you guys think?

DRONES in Omaha, Nebraska

Updated 15 months ago

Bachelors Degree - Radiologic Sciences vs Health Sciences - 115 Replies

I am a ARRT registered Radiologic Technologist with an Associates of Science degree. I am going back to college for my Bachelors but am not sure...

DRONES in Omaha, Nebraska

Updated 16 months ago

CEU's - 4 Replies

Can anyone tell me how do you keep track of your CEU's Thanks

anglinjay in Homestead, Florida

What is up with the low $alarie$ for imaging techs?

I saw a job offer for example, Wanted a CT/PET or Nuclear Med Tech, preferably licensed in 2 modalities.. Salary: $15-$30/hr. Wouldn't a salary for a...

ford23 in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

certificate to associates degree

Does anyone know of any online or schools near the Philadelphia to Lancaster area that will give you an associates degree after having your...

DownOnLuckCNMT in Lancaster, Pennsylvania

Updated 18 months ago

CNMT looking into Radiography Certification - 2 Replies

I know the job market in any area of diagnostic imaging is tough right now, but after applying to goodness knows how many nuclear med, CT, and MRI...

JayDfl in Homestead, Florida

Does the ARRT (rad tech) license give you any college credits?

I'm interested in getting an A.S, something I didn't get during my rad tech course. I've heard that the ARRT license itself counts for several...

KeyLime in Bend, Oregon

How do I get started in this career?

Hello, I am researching careers and am wondering what the best direction would be for me to get started in this profession. I am getting all of my...

taurus20red in Stone Mountain, Georgia

Updated 19 months ago

Is there ANY good news about RT as a career? - 2 Replies

I have an office background, but I REALLY want a change. I figured the medical field is the place to be because I might feel like I'm doing something...

erhundley@comcast.net in Danville, Illinois

Updated 19 months ago

RECENT GRADUATE FROM OUT OF THE COUNTRY, WHAT SHOULD I DO? - 1 Reply

I graduated from the Philippines. Can I take a licensure exam directly or should I first check my credentials for assessment? :)

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