The Diagnostic Radiologic Technologist (DRT) (Computed Tomography) position is in our Imaging Service at the Charles George VA Medical Center, Asheville, NC. The DRT will operate independently as a Diagnostic Radiologic Technologist-CT. Provides CT examinations such as but not limited to, routine exams, biopsies, and CT angiography. - Provides support to physicians/other medical professionals in using diagnostic instruments, equipment and accessories. - Provide patient education, confirm patient orders, review history, enter basic imaging protocols, download patient demographics and ensure the image recording devices and network connections are viable. - Adjust imaging parameters to maximize image quality and to accommodate for the patient's body habitus and pre-existing pathology. - Receives requests/instructions for procedures; interprets requests/instructions from physician. Understands and carries out the requests or seeks assistance when an uncommon, unique, or new procedure is required. - Monitors patient's condition and vital signs; takes immediate action when patient's condition indicates undue stress, trauma or other adverse symptoms indicating onset of complications. - Routinely cleans and inspects equipment to insure proper mechanical and electrical operation and promptly enters work orders to biomedical engineering. Work Schedule: Intermittent - *This position has an intermittent work schedule, meaning it requires you to come in to perform work on an as-needed/unscheduled basis to fill in when other technologists call in sick or need to take leave. This position is not full-time or part-time and there is no guarantee of how many hours you may work. Financial Disclosure Report: Not required
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