This position is physically located at the Terre Haute VA Clinic. Incumbent in this position will perform routine to complex radiographic examination procedures. These exams are achieved by using diagnostic x-ray equipment such as fluoroscopic units, chest units, portable units, c-arm's and general diagnostic units. The purpose of these exams are to achieve diagnostic studies so that proper diagnosis and treatment may be affected. Preparing contrast materials under the direction of the radiologist for the purpose of performing exams requiring injectable solutions such as IVP, cystogram, cholangiograms, fistulagrams and atrhography and for the purpose of performing oral and rectal exams of the GI tract. Received and interprets all radiology requests and inputs pertinent radiology information into the computer. Performing radiographic exams of the head, spine, chest, abdomen (including exams of GI tract, gallbladder, urinary system, and fistula) and extremities (including arthography). Maintains records and files of exams performed on patients. Explaining exams to patient in terms the patient will comprehend as well as understanding potential hazards that may occur. Performing radiographic exams at the bedside and in the operating rooms providing diagnostic x-rays to the surgeons and professional staff on patients that are unable to be x-rayed. Ability to vary tests or treatment procedures as needed to compensate for patient's individual medical conditions and body habitus. Troubleshooting equipment used diagnostic radiologic procedures and is able to make minor repairs and or adjustments. Work Schedule: Monday thru Friday, 7:30am - 4:30pm Financial Disclosure Report: Not required
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