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Radiology/ Mammography

Fontana, California, United States
April 09, 2018

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Esther F. Garcia

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Fontana, CA 92336



To obtain a position in a radiology/mammography environment where I can utilize my skills and grow with the organization.


Pasadena City College

Pasadena, CA

Major in Mammographic Procedures and Imaging

June 2010

East Los Angeles Occupational Center

East Los Angeles, CA

Major in Radiology Technologist

Diagnostic Radiologic Technology, Radiologic Technologist Fluoroscopy

December 2009

LAC USC Medical Center

East Los Angeles, CA

Internship of Radiologic Technology

January 2009- December 2009

Bryman College

Whittier, CA

Limited X-Ray Permit

August 2001


State C.R.T Orthopedic Dept.

ARRT Certified Portable Exams

GE/ Siemans Digital Equipment Pediatric Dept.

Trauma/ Emergency Room Quality Assurance/Control

Medical/Breast Imagining Biopsy Exams Mammographic Positioning


Radnet Inc. San Bernardino, CA

Lead Mammography Technologist

February 2014- Present

Mammographic Technologist

Directing the technical aspects of mammography and other breast imaging procedures. Coordinates and compiles all quality and outcomes data for mammography. Communicates quality issues and policies to all mammography technologists. Maintains documentation to ensure ACR accreditation and FDA compliance. Provides patient care and education instruction of patients under the direction of the Radiologist. Operates radiation imaging equipment. Performs radiographic procedures and related techniques to produce diagnostic images. Assists radiologists and other physicians performing imaging and invasive procedures. Basic computer literacy and applications for data entry, record maintenance. Utilize techniques to physically manipulate and apply accessories to produce a desired image. Ability to select technical factors and operate imaging equipment to produce a quality diagnostic image. Use of beam restricting devices, assessment and implementation of appropriate exposure factors to minimize radiation exposure.

Concentra Rancho Cucamomga, CA

Feb 2011-April 2014

Radiologic Technologist

Consistently demonstrates the knowledge, skills, abilities, and behaviors necessary to provide superior and culturally sensitive service to each other, to members, and to patients. Operates dedicated and complex digital equipment in a patient care setting for the purpose of obtaining definitive diagnosis for positive findings on a radiographic image. Selects correct technical factors relative to the requirements of the study and the patient's age, body habitus and pathology. Consistently processes radiographic images properly, utilizing automated equipment. Critiques image and makes necessary adjustments in technical factors, patient positioning, etc. Demonstrates knowledge of, and consistently uses, proper sterile techniques, and/or proper infection control technique. Conducts a patient interview to attain full understanding of procedure and ultimately obtaining consent of the patient. Assists with orientation and training of students and other Radiologic Technologists in all aspects of positioning, exposure factors, film processing and quality assurance/control. Utilizes and selects precise positioning techniques involved with additional/special views such as magnification, angels relative to the patient's condition or findings seen on images. Maintains a comprehensive knowledge of, and ability to perform required radiographic imagines for radiology technology according to the requirements of the State of California and ARRT.

U.S Health Works Ontario, CA

February 2004- March 2007

Limited X-Ray Tech/ Medical Assistant

Limited X-Ray Tech- Perform radiological duties in compliance with x-ray department and legal requirements. Help patients feel comfortable during the entire process. Perform selected nursing and administrative/clerical duties that assist in the delivery of primary health care and patient care management under the direction of a physician. Prepare patients for radiological procedures and take X-rays following established procedures for patient care and safety. Protect patients, yourself and staff from radiation exposure by practicing sound procedures which meet or exceed recommended industry standards. Develop and process radiological film. Obtain quality diagnostic radiographs as requested by physicians. Maintain a repeat rate of two percent or less. Ensure that all equipment is in good working condition and in compliance with applicable laws and regulations. Log completed radiological procedures. Complete paperwork accurately and on time. Identify and file reports as required. Maintain examination rooms. Stock necessary office and radiological supplies. Request, retrieve and track films to and from other departments or centers. Work closely with the physician to receive guidance and instruction for treating patients. Medical Assistant- Perform selected nursing and administrative duties. Prepare patients for examination and treatment. Take patient histories and vital signs. Prepare exam and treatment rooms with necessary instruments. Administer injections and apply dressings as instructed. Prepare and maintain supplies and equipment for treatments, including sterilization. Assist physicians in preparing for minor surgeries and exams. Preformed urine/hair drug screens, urinalysis and phlebotomy. Order and maintain clinical and office supplies and equipment. Maintain patient files, records and other information. Work closely with the physician to receive guidance and instruction for treating patients. Perform direct patient care as instructed by the physician.

Orthopedic Industrial Group Upland, CA September 2001- March 2004 X-Ray Tech Preparing patients for X-ray filming and performing imaging procedures on patients. Operate X-ray machines to perform scans on parts of the body were an abnormality or an injury is suspected. Positions patient under X-Ray machine, and provides appropriate radiation protection. Administers routine X-Ray exams, assists in physical exams, assists physician in treatment of injured patients by giving injections, changing dressings, or removing sutures under the physicians or nurses directions. Adjusts switches regulating length and intensity of exposure. Prepares reports and maintains records of services rendered. Maintains radiological film files and storage, pulls X-Rays as required for referrals and/or copying. Keeps logs for X-Rays sent out for referrals. Makes minor adjustments to equipment. Performs duties to achieve or exceed established service standards. Performed other duties as assigned.

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