-work independently traveling to nursing homes, assisted living, and jails to do portable xrays and ekgs.
-preformed all views and anatomy
-depending on location and territory, hours can be extremely long, on call, weekends and holidays, no matter the weather.
-you are responsible for your vehicle and equipment maintenance no matter if it is malfunctioning, down, broken, updating.
-travel distance between sites can be over 2 hours one way
-no paid maternity leave of any sort
-felt like when I was off, I was still being contacted on work phone
-could be called out to any location anytime of day or night
- vehicles are not four wheel drive, so rural areas in certain weather are unsafe
- responsible for uploading all paperwork
- responsible for communicating with facilities (eta, make sure orders are correct, patient status)
Independence, work phone, company vehicle, gas card, and credit card for work expenses
Hours, driving distance, always under staffed, communication from cooperate to technologist didn’t flow, technologist under appreciated