Become a Radiologic Technologist

Who can apply to the Radiology program at Cambridge?

  • Anyone with a High school diploma looking for a rewarding career in healthcare

What does a Radiologic Technologists do?

Radiologic technologists typically do the following:

  • Adjust and maintain imaging equipment
  • Precisely follow orders from physicians on what areas of the body to image
  • Prepare patients for procedures, including taking a medical history and answering questions about the procedure
  • Protect the patient by shielding exposed areas that do not need to be imaged
  • Position the patient and the equipment in the location needed to get the correct image
  • Operate the computerized equipment to take the images
  • Work with radiologists reading the images to determine whether other images need to be taken
  • Keep detailed patient records

Where do Radiologic Technologists work?

  • Hospitals
  • Physician offices
  • Medical and diagnostic laboratories
  • Outpatient centers
  • Federal government

Why chose Cambridge?

  • Obtain an Associate’s Degree in Radiology in just 24 months
  • There are no pre-requisites required to enter the program
  • General education courses are offered online
  • Clinical rotations at hospitals and outpatient centers in Palm Beach, Broward and Dade County
  • Fully energized, computerized radiography x-ray laboratory with interactive Smart Board

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