From Classroom to Clinic: Starting An X Ray Tech Career
In this episode of “Skeleton Crew,” join Jenn and her special guest, Shania Jimenez, who’s a recent graduate from the Thomas Jefferson University Radiography program.
Shania is a newer technologist who is approaching her 2-year anniversary as a working technologist. Shania works mid-shift/2nd shift at a Level 2 Trauma Center.
We’ll discuss Shania’s career path, her experiences as a technologist, and the challenges and rewards of working in a Level 2 Trauma Center.
From classroom to clinic, this episode is meant for those looking to build a career in the X-ray tech field.
Insights In This Episode
- Transitioning from the classroom to the field
- Job opportunities and market
- Working night shift
- Learning to treat with patients
- Dealing with shifts changing
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Today’s Guest: Shania Jimenez
Shania Jimenez has recently graduated from the Thomas Jefferson University Radiography program and is approaching her 2-year anniversary as a working technologist.
Shania currently works the mid-shift/2nd shift at a Level 2 Trauma Center.
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About Skeleton Crew
Skeleton Crew is the show for current and prospective techs in radiography and related modalities, exploring career options, life as a practicing tech, and the future of the practice. Each week, host Jen Callahan, ARRT interviews practicing rad techs, educators, business and industry leaders who are shaping radiology now and in the future.