Physical demands of being a radiology student/radiology tech?

I am beginning my first year in radiology school this summer. In the Fall I will start my clinicals and am wondering the physical demands of studying and training to become a rad tech. Do rad techs lift the patients? If so, do they lift them alone? Is there heavy equipment I will need to lift? Are there any physically strenuous activities I will do? What sort of physical shape do you need to be in?

Asked By: sarah v - 4/4/2011
Best Answer - Chosen by Asker
It really depends, but generally you are required to have high stamina if you want to be a radiological technician. This is because aside from being required to stand on your feet all day, you may be required to lift and turn disabled patients. Generally female radiological technicians will find male coworkers to help... More
Answered By: College Coach - 4/5/2011
Additional Answers (0)
Sponsored results
Healthcare Positions Open. Hiring Now - Apply Today!
Find jobs in healthcare locally or nationwide with one search.
6 Positions Available. Paid Weekly BuzzCareer Has The Jobs.
Find Jobs from Top Health Systems, Hospitals & More. Free Job Alert

Other Career Questions

Can you go into radiology therapy and then get a job into ultrasounds?? A little confused :)
1 answers - Asked By: - 11/20/2012
I am doing a paper for my Student Success course and I need to interview a Radiology Tech about the job. I have asked many people in my area and they have brushed me off. I understand that this is a...
1 answers - Asked By: MiMiMa - 4/21/2011
I saw it's part of the degree requirements so I was wondering what you do
1 answers - Asked By: Lovin The Music - 1/26/2009

Content is not owned or controlled by Monster. Any content concerns should be addressed with Yahoo!
Yahoo! Does not evaluate or guarantee the accuracy of any Yahoo! Answers content. Yahoo! Disclaimer.

Popular Clinical Radiology Articles

Professional Associations for Healthcare Workers Article Rating
Whether you’re a lab tech, pharmacist, rad tech, social worker or therapist, there’s an association to serve your professional needs. Check out this listing.
Second-Career Rad Techs Article Rating
Thinking about starting over as a radiologic technologist? Learn strategies from three latecomers on how to make the switch successfully.
For Employers: Post Jobs | Search Resumes | Advertise
About Monster | Work for Monster | Advertise with Us | AdChoices | Partner with Us | Investor Relations | Social Media
Terms of Use | Privacy Center | Accessibility Center | Help | Security | Contact Us | Sitemap | Mobile
©2014 Monster - All Rights Reserved U.S. Patents No. 5,832,497; 7,599,930 B1; 7,827,125 and 7,836,060 MWW - Looking for Monster Cable? - V: 2014.1.40.24-218