This position is eligible for the Education Debt Reduction Program (EDRP), a student loan payment reimbursement program. You must meet specific individual eligibility requirements in accordance with VHA policy and submit your EDRP application within four months of appointment. Approval, award amount (up to $200,000) and eligibility period (one to five years) are determined by the VHA Education Loan Repayment Services program office after complete review of the EDRP application. Learn more The incumbent performs Computed Tomography procedures and examinations, with and without the use of contrast materials, to achieve diagnostic studies to assist Radiologist to establish diagnosis and treatment. Major duties include, but are not limited to: Performs computerized tomography of the head, neck, spine, chest and body. Performs routine and portable radiographic exams Performs a spectrum advanced imaging examination. The type of examinations performed includes cardiac angiography, brain perfusions, Dual Energy and virtual colonography. The technologist will perform technical work in support of Diagnostic Imaging under the direction of a physician. Operates all computed tomography equipment, and assists the radiologist in biopsy, drainage, microwave ablation, and peripheral vascular procedures as part of the diagnostic plan for patients. Performs peripheral and visceral CT Angiography of the neurological, cardiovascular, abdominal systems and extremities. These angiographic studies include cerebral, renal, hepatic, mesenteric, aortic, femoral, etc. Performs retrospective reformatted images of CT and angiographic studies when requested or when part of a standard procedure. Maintains proficiency on 3D reconstruction techniques. Practices radiation safety in order to reduce exposure to patients, staff and self. Responsible for stocking and inventory of all CT and angiography supplies and related materials. Prepares contrast materials that are used in CT/angiography and other exams. Rotates to different locations within NF/SG Diagnostic Imaging Service. Subject to Call-back status. Portable exams Work Schedule: Lake City, Florida: Sunday-Friday 11p-730a, Wednesday-Saturday 7a-530p, Sunday-Thursday 330-12a, Tuesday-Saturday 330-12a. Gainesville, Florida Saturday 11p-Sunday 930p, Wednesday-Friday 9am-730p.This position is subject to call back status, nights, weekends, and holidays. Virtual: This is not a virtual position. Position Title/Functional Statement #:Diag Rad Tech (Compt Tom)/PD03523F Relocation/Recruitment Incentives: Authorized Financial Disclosure Report: Not required
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