1. I (Michael Balladares) Registered with the A.R.R.T and Licensed to practice Radiography in Virginia submit
my application for your consideration.
Currently I am employed at two assisted living communities. I monitor and help residents with aquatic and
fitness goals. I also lifeguard on the weekends at The Greenspring & The Sunrise Senior Living
Communities. Here, I manage the fitness and wellness program for many of our nation’s retired Veterans
totaling in number of 2000 swimmers. My prior hospital experience includes transporter, EMT-Basic, and
On May of 2016 I graduated from NOVA-MEC an accredited radiography program; taking X-Rays on
patients at two Trauma 2 level hospitals and at one high volume ortho-clinic. I completed a rigorous course
of radiologic study; logging 2000 hours of clinical work, totaling 3000 separate patient exams in
Fluoroscopy, OR, ER, Inpatient, & outpatient care.
My references have stated that I possess several desirable characteristics that will help me be an asset to
your medical team and that I am a proven team leader with great attention to detail. My focus is on patient
care and safety. I follow A.L.A.R.A and obtain quality images at the lowest reasonable exposure. I hold
myself accountable for my actions and have set a high standard for myself and my team, all for the sake of
the patients we serve. I am eager and willing to help as needed.