A Radiologic Technologist, also known as a Radiographer, is a professional in the medical field, specifically trained to produce various types of diagnostic radiographic images. The Radiographer renders an important service to the medical profession and contributes to the welfare of humanity by providing personal services to the community.
As with every health care professional, the radiographer’s main objective is to provide excellent patient care and to maintain high standards of quality. Such an individual must be personable, flexible to change, physically agile, understanding, compassionate, and ever mindful to patient care.
“In keeping with the Mission of Mercy Hospital St. Louis, The School of Radiologic Technology strives to provide quality education and development of highly skilled, patient-oriented registered radiographers.”
To develop a radiographer who:
- Demonstrates clinical proficiency and competence
- Communicates effectively in the clinical setting
- Demonstrates critical thinking and problem solving skills
- Demonstrates professional and ethical behavior
To provide a quality program that meets the expectations of the graduates