Pay Scale for Radiographer in Government jobs
A radiographer is also known as a radiologic technologist and a candidate in this position in responsible for taking x-rays or makes use of other imaging equipment for getting a clear image of the body parts of a patient.
In Government hospitals in India, the pay scale for the position of Radiographer is 5200-20200+2800 Gross Pay and candidates for this position comes under Pay Brand 1.
Recent notifications for the position of Radiographer in Government Hospitals:
Nowadays, with the increasing number of ailments and increasing medical cost, people are approaching government hospitals due to the less cost and so government hospitals are investing on investing on different machines like X-ray machines for offering good treatment to the patients. Therefore, the requirement of candidates for the position of radiographer is increasing and the list of government hospitals that recently issued notifications for this position is given below:
• Delhi Subordinate Services Selection Board
• Employees’ State Insurance Corporation Hospital, Hyderabad
• ESI Hospital, Peenaya, Karnataka
• ESI Hospital, Bari, Jammu
• ESI Hospital, Chennai
Educational qualification required for applying to this position:
For applying to the post of Radiographer in Government Hospitals, candidates must have completed their matriculation or equivalent examination with two-year diploma course in radiography. Even candidates who have completed their certificate course in radiography from a recognized institution can apply for the post of radiographer in Government hospitals. Even some hospitals require that candidates must have completed their higher secondary examination in science stream with certification in Radiography.
Experience and age limit:
Most of the government hospitals require that candidates must have one-year experience in working as a radiographer in any private or government hospital. The upper age limit for the position of Radiographer in government organizations is 30 years and the lower age limit is 25 years.
Duties of a radiographer in Government Hospitals:
Radiographers will be held responsible for explaining patients about the imaging procedures and they should also position the patients properly before taking x-ray. They should get quality x-rays in such a way that physicians can easily diagnose the problem faced by a patient and can offer perfect treatment for them to get out of their problem.
What are the qualities to be possessed by a person to become a radiographer?
Candidates must also have good communication skills to communicate effectively with the patients and doctors in such a way that doctors can help the patients to get out of their problems.
Even some government hospitals recruit radiographers on contract basis and this will enable the candidates to gain some experience that can be used for obtaining job opportunities in big private hospitals.
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