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The Diagnostic Radiologic Technologist (Multi-Modality) performs complex procedures for the VA New Jersey Health Care System Imaging Service. The incumbents at this grade level are qualified to perform MR/MRA procedures; CT/CTA procedures by following established protocols; and all types of specials/interventional procedures under the guidance of the IR Radiologists. The incumbent covers in house off tour rotations, weekends, and holidays where the majority of the work consists of MRI/MRA procedures; CT/CTA procedures; and specials/interventional procedures. On days when units are scheduled for routine maintenance, the incumbent will perform procedures in other modalities including general radiology/operating room procedures if needed.
The incumbent is responsible for maintaining current BLS certification.
The incumbent provides multi-modality coverage across campuses and is expected to perform:
- All types of MR and MRA procedures dictated by service policy. Procedures include MR studies of the head, body, neck, chest, extremity, heart, and MRA studies, etc. The incumbent practices MR safety at all times during the operation of the MR equipment. Performs second screening of patients; observes TJC standards relative to patient safety and the ACR recommendations by following written SOP's for the MR section.
- All types of CT procedures dictated by service policy, current software upgrades, including cardiac, CTA, head, body, neck, chest, spine, extremity, etc.
- Performs all types of special/interventional procedures, such as PICC; Permcaths; PCN's; TIPPS; CT and US guided biopsies, etc.
- CT and MR procedures with and without the use of contrast materials.
Incumbent is responsible for providing on call coverage as required for the facility based upon patient care needs. The on call services will be all inclusive for all modalities.
Work Schedule: Altered tour schedule during the week, weekends, and holidays including on-call. Subject to change based on patient care needs.
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