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POSITION IS LOCATED AT THE WEST ROXBURY CAMPUS, Radiology Service Line APPLICANTS MUST SUBMIT THE FOLLOWING DOCUMENTS: RESUME AND SF50 Work Schedule: Intermittent hours - *** REQUIRED TO WORK 3 SHIFTS A MONTH, 1 SHIFT MUST BE A WEEKEND SHIFT Financial Disclosure Report: Not required 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 This position will require to fill in at the Jamaica Plain, West Roxbury, and Brockton campus. The technologist functions somewhat independently in carrying out these standardized procedures of limited complexity. Deviations from regular procedures, unanticipated problems, and unfamiliar situations are referred to the supervisor for a decision or help. Some assignments at this level also include developmental duties involving more complex procedures designed to prepare the technologist for promotion to higher grades in a functional area. Such duties would be performed under closer supervision. The exams are performed in the department, operating room and at the bedside. They include but are not limited to bone and joint imaging, fluoroscopic procedures and portable examinations. Receives /Interprets Radiology Requisitions: Receives Requests or instructions for procedures. Interprets requests or instructions from radiologist or medical house officer. Prioritizes requisitions as to room availability, stat calls from intensive care units, emergency room and operating room. Independently interprets and carries out the requests made by physician. Technologist may need to seek assistance of a supervisor or radiologist as to appropriateness of exam, or if unique, modified or new procedure is required. Knowledge and skill in positioning patients for a wide variety of difficult radiographic studies Performs procedures in the main and outpatient departments such as: GI Suite: Cholangiography, UGI, Barium Enema, ERCP's, diaphragmatic stability fluoroscopy, myelography, arthrography and lumbar puncture. Somewhat independently Urology Suite: Retrogrades, cystograms, urethrocystograms, Scolosis series and Long length bone radiography Trauma radiography, Routine Radiology including skull, spine, chest, torso, extremity imaging Portable radiography - chest, abdomen, extremity in the intensive care units (SICU, MICU, CCU, PACU, ER, OR, Spinal Cord, and general wards)Operating Room Radiography: GU studies Orthopedic imaging - hips, knees, extremities Fluoroscopy guided procedures: stent grafts, pacer placement, porta-cath and tunnel line
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