Scope Of Medical Radiology And Imaging Technology

Diagnostic radiography is a fast-moving and continually changing profession, and long-term career prospects include: management, research, clinical work, teaching etc. Employment opportunities available in a variety of settings in both rural and urban areas include:

  • More generalized practice in medium to small hospitals;
  • Specialized clinical practice in large academic medical hospitals and trauma centers,
  • Clinics and free-standing imaging centers which may offer both special and general practice opportunities; or
  • Clinical practice coupled with expanded responsibilities in quality control, education, data management and supervision, particularly in large hospitals.

The demand for qualified radio-imaging technologist is on the rise and such jobs come with well-paid salary packages. The job profile may vary according to the modality and scope of practice and can be hired in all kinds of healthcare settings including:

  • Hospitals
  • Diagnostic and Medical Labs
  • Medical Records and Transcription organizations
  • Clinical and Medical Research organizations
  • Pharmacy and Bio-Tech companies
  • Medical equipment and device companies

After completion of this curriculum, a Medical Radiology & Imaging Technologist gets opportunities to work at various health care institutes under designations as:

  • Radiological Technologist
  • CT scan Technologist
  • MRI Technologist
  • Mammography Technologist
  • Cath lab Technologist
  • Applications Specialist
  • Radiological Safety Officer
  • Interventional Technologist
  • Quality control Technologist
  • PACS manager
  • Sales and marketing of radiology industry
  • Diagnostic Manager, etc.
  • Other Administrative posts in Medical Imaging department & hospital.
  • Teaching & research faculty in Medical colleges
  • Research Scientists in Medical imaging industry

By – Assistant Professor – Mr. Binoo
Department of Radiology
Uttaranchal (P.G.) College Of Bio-Medical Sciences & Hospital