The Birmingham VA Medical Center located in Southside downtown Birmingham, Alabama is actively recruiting for Diagnostic Radiologic Technologist (Computed Tomography) to work within Radiology Services. The selectee will be under the general direction of the Lead CT Technologist or Chief Technologist of Radiology, the CT Technologist works independently and performs computed tomography examination procedures. He/she will perform all diagnostic radiology CT exams (head, neck, spine, chest, abdomen, pelvis, and extremities), CTA's and CT guided procedures (biopsies, drainage, ablation).The purpose of these exams is to achieve diagnostic studies so that proper diagnosis and treatment will be delivered. These exams are performed with and without the use of contrast materials, so the technologist is required to be able to establishes IV access and administers IV contrast. He/she will observe patient for signs and symptoms of adverse contrast reaction while initiating the appropriate response for varying levels of severity. The selectee will discuss any exam that deviates from normal protocol set by the radiologist. The duties performed are almost exclusively hands-on technical duties. He/ She will assure optimum patient care, quality control, and comply with departmental Standing Operation Procedures. The CT Technologist will work with the Radiation Safety Officer and Radiologist with Quality Control (QC) testing while minimizing patient dose. Work Schedule: Monday - Friday 3:00pm-11:30pm, with some holidays and weekends
Internal Number: 599114800
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