Diagnostic Radiologic Technologist Resume Example

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Jessica Claire
Montgomery Street, San Francisco, CA 94105
Home: (555) 432-1000 - Cell: - - -
Professional Summary

Diagnostic Radiologic Technologist with over 10+ years of experience. Seeking a Diagnostic Radiologic Technologist (Magnetic Resonance Imaging) position at Michael E. DeBakey VA Medical Center, where I may utilize my skills to provide exceptional patient care in a productive manner to my country's Veterans. Committed to effectively supporting their clinical care needs by producing optimal cross-sectional diagnostic imaging to help physicians diagnose, treat, and manage wide range of illnesses. Experience in handling demanding workloads, stressful situations, and diverse environments has given me the ability to adapt to any situation that arises and promptly problem solve for a successful outcome that improves patient satisfaction. Committed to maintaining the highest safety and quality standards. I have a unique ability to learn and operate medical equipment quickly and masters technologies with precision, focus, and minimal training. Peers and superiors often come to me for input and trust in my knowledge. Motivated to learn, grow, and excel in Magnetic Resonance Imaging.

Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities (KSA)
  • 10+ years of experience as a Diagnostic Radiologic Technologist performing complex routine and non-routine exams and procedures while delivering compassionate patient care consistent with HRO standards and principles outlined in I.C.A.R.E. Effective at alleviating patient anxiety and promoting cooperation by educating patients on their procedures and addressing patients' needs and concerns. Able to consistently demonstrate ability to multi-task and utilize open communication and collaboration with patients, staff, and providers.
  • Knowledgeable in obtaining extensive and relevant medical history and procedural related information (vitals, labs, etc.) from medical records in the CPRS Chart, patients themselves, significant others, health care providers, and by gathering complete biomedical implant information from vendors in order to provide appropriate diagnostic imaging in a safe manner.
  • Proficient and educated in recognizing potential factors that may contraindicate exams or deem procedures unsafe. Adheres to safety policies and guidelines regarding, but not limited to, reviewing patient history from chart and MRI safety screening checklists, educating and communicating with patients regarding procedure to ensure safety, being alert to contrast media related contraindications and side effects before administration, and remaining vigilant of all equipment and personnel that can pose safety risks.
  • Competent and certified in performing basic first aid and American Heart Association HeartCode®- Provider Basic Life Support.
  • Knowledgeable and experienced in the ability to perform physical and visual assessments of patient status and condition. Able to recognize and react quickly in emergency situations in which patient condition suddenly deteriorates. Trained in utilizing aseptic techniques during procedures such as venipuncture and other intravenous methods to minimize risk of infection. Competent in establishing sterile fields and adhering to universal precautions to protect myself, staff, and patients.
  • Educated and skilled in completion of exceptional patient care during the entirety of the procedure from the safety protocols and instructions given to the patient before the procedure, while initiating the exam, maintaining vigilant assessment of patient to ensure safety and attentiveness, and give post-procedural patient care instructions regarding after care and/or who to contact for results.
  • Highly proficient in operating and troubleshooting x-ray equipment and computers.
  • Fosters a strong positive work ethic and maintains professional integrity.
  • Embraces teamwork by working effectively with staff from all departments to coordinate resolutions in patient care.
  • Culturally aware
Work History
01/2022 to 08/2022
  • 7.5 months of MRI clinical training, 24 hours a week, in Michael E. DeBakey VA Medical Center's MRI Department.
  • Received extensive training in operating various magnet scanners and equipment to include GE 1.5T, GE 3T, Siemens 3T, Philips 1.0T scanner, and GE Extremity Magnet.
  • Inspected equipment for defects or malfunctions and learned how to conduct quality control tests on the scanner to evaluate its performance and identify any concerns.
  • Positioned and operated all equipment and scanners efficiently, while utilizing the standardized amount of SAR, to produce diagnostic images of optimal quality.
  • Gained experience in performing MRI imaging of the brain, neck, chest, spine, abdomen, pelvis, and upper/lower extremities using various positioning techniques, sequences and parameters. Able to recognize when to adjust parameters according to patient or circumstance.
  • Received training on performing non-routine exams including Cardiac studies, Prostate exams, Elastography, Enterography, MR Arthrogram studies
  • Also received training using complex sequences, 3D Reconstruction methods, and sometimes injection of contrast media to perform Angiography imaging of the vessels throughout the body.
  • Knowledgeable of general anatomy, cross sectional anatomy, physiology, and pathology encountered in MRI imaging. Can recognize anatomy that highlights in reaction to contrast administration or appears a certain way when pathology is present.
  • Took safe precaution in recognizing individual patient risk factors or contraindications for administering MR contrast to patients.
  • Extensively trained in preparing and administering contrast agents when safe and recommended post-scan care considerations to patient.
  • Adhered to Infection Control guidelines and followed all universal and standard precautions.
  • Meticulously followed MRI Safety policies to reduce the risk of potential incidents occurring to patients, staff, and self.
  • Thoroughly reviewed physicians' orders to determine proper imaging needs.
  • Handled private and confidential information in compliance with HIPPA and hospital policies and procedures.
  • Monitored and managed cleanliness and supply levels in scan rooms. Replenished stock to maintain team readiness for expected demands of workflow.
  • Demonstrated respect, friendliness, and willingness to help wherever needed.
07/2015 to Current
Diagnostic Radiologic Technologist Michael E. DeBakey VA Medical Center City, STATE,
  • Executed workload completion by using critical thinking and experience to coordinate and prioritize workflow of examinations.
  • Performed a broad variety of radiographic examinations such as, but not limited to, general inpatient/outpatient x-ray procedures, fluoroscopic procedures, spinal cord injured patient exams, special procedures, operating room procedures and recovery, pain management examinations, portable x-rays, emergency room and triage exams with little to no assistance.
  • Performed standard exams of headwork, trunk, and extremities.
  • Aided radiologists with special procedures such as steroid injection arthrograms, MRI contrast arthrograms, and aspirations.
  • Assisted radiologists with fluoroscopic exams by preparing and administering different forms of contras medias for gastrointestinal studies (Barium enemas, Upper G.I.'s, Esophagrams, Modified Barium Swallows, SBFT's), Hysterosalpingograms, and MSK procedures.
  • Able to recognize emergency situations, monitor vitals, recognize allergic reactions, and perform CPR if necessary.
  • Performed numerous procedures in the operating room with many doctors and residents utilizing portables, mobile c-arms, built-in c-arms, and an O-arm efficiently.
  • Organized and prepared x-ray room according to situation of exam requested to promote efficiency.
  • Prepared and educated patient on procedure details, providing instructions in manners that subsequently improved cooperation.
  • Reviewed physicians' orders and patient clinical history via CPRS, prior to imaging, to determine what is necessary develop optimal diagnostic imaging.
  • Skillfully utilized and adjusted x-ray equipment, protocols, technical factors, and alternative methods to achieve quality imaging results per patient condition and abilities.
  • Performed Quality Control to maintain equipment.
  • Trained as Super User on x-ray machines, Portables, C-arm's, and O-arm.
  • Practiced radiation safety protocols to minimize patient and employee dose by using ALARA, beam restricting devices, and shielding techniques.
  • Properly identified patients and images to reduce risk of misidentification.
  • Knowledgeable of how to navigate VISTA hospital information system, CPRS Chart, PACS, and NTP.
  • Adhered to confidentiality and safety policies and procedures of the hospital.
  • Entrusted to train employees and x-ray students on equipment and protocols by providing them with hands on one-on-one training.
  • Executed clerical duties such as: registering patients, scheduling, and maintaining patients' records.
  • Performed tours on after hours, weekends, holidays, and emergency disaster/crisis situations.
  • Assisted in filling role of Lead Technologist within the Radiology department while position was open.
  • Maintained ARRT and Texas Medical Board credentials
03/2015 to 06/2015
Mobile Diagnostic Radiologic Technologist Advanced Diagnostics X-ray Xpress City, STATE,
  • Captured images using mobile equipment in small hospitals, nursing homes, and correctional facilities.
  • Set manual techniques per patient condition, ability, and body part being examined.
  • Processed, labeled and organized diagnostic images to match with patient records.
  • Applied and positioned equipment to take images following set parameters.
  • Followed radiation safety measures and used protection devices to prevent harm to patients or staff.
12/2012 to 02/2015
Leak Detection & Repair Technician Industrial Specialty Services City, STATE,
  • Visited multiple industrial facilities and inspected components for fugitive emissions.
  • Used special gas analyzers and optical gas imaging cameras to identify dangerous emissions that could potentially be harmful for the environment.
  • Planned and coordinated repair of fugitive leaks within set time frame.
Expected in 08/2022
San Jacinto College District - Pasadena, TX
Expected in 06/2012
Associate of Applied Science: Medical Radiography
San Jacinto College District - Pasadena, TX
Expected in 06/2009
High School Diploma:
Sam Rayburn High School - Pasadena, TX

Licensed Magnetic Resonance Imaging Technologist R.T.(MR)(ARRT)

Licensed Radiologic Technologist R.T.(R)(ARRT)

General Medical Radiologic Technologist - Texas Medical Board

Basic Life Support for Healthcare Providers


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School Attended
  • San Jacinto College District
  • San Jacinto College District
  • Sam Rayburn High School
Job Titles Held:
  • Diagnostic Radiologic Technologist
  • Mobile Diagnostic Radiologic Technologist
  • Leak Detection & Repair Technician
  • Associate of Applied Science
  • High School Diploma