The Moncton Hospital School of Radiologic Technology
What are the job opportunities for radiological technologists?
Employment prospects for radiological technologists are very good. The employment rate among new graduates from The Moncton Hospital School of Radiologic Technology is 100%. The majority of technologists work in the hospital setting.
What salary can I expect as a radiological technologist?
$24.96/hour in New Brunswick(2017)
$31.17/hour in New Brunswick(2017)
What related careers are available?
Graduates may complete a specialty certificate in CT, Mammography and/or Interventional Radiology via correspondence courses designated for these modalities.
Graduates may pursue careers in Magnetic Resonance Imaging or Ultrasound by completing a post-diploma program.
What qualities does a radiological technology student exhibit?
Applicants should be:
- team player
- able to maintain a positive attitude while working under pressure
- able to stand for extended periods of time
- possess manual dexterity to manipulate controls and adjust hardware options
- capable of working with all types of patients, including pediatric, elderly, very ill and trauma patients.
What does a typical day look like while in Year 3 and 4 (radiography portion) of the program?
Classroom day: 8:30-3:30 Monday to Friday
Clinical day: Various 8 hour shifts, including some weekends
Can I complete my studies part-time?
Students may complete first year BSc studies at UNB on a part-time basis. Once in the BHS program, there is no option to complete studies part-time.
Where do I complete clinical placements?
Students complete the majority of clinical practicum at The Moncton Hospital. One week is completed at Sackville Memorial Hospital in Spring of Year 3. Students may have the option of completing an additional clinical week at another healthcare site in Canada during Spring of Year 4 at their own expense.
Should a tour of a medical imaging department be arranged?
A tour of a Medical Imaging department will allow prospective students to see first-hand the role of the radiological technologist within the health care field. An arranged tour with The Moncton Hospital will allow the prospective student to spend time in the department with the Clinical Instructor, technologists and students presently in the program.