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Medical Instrument Technician (Diagnostic Ultrasound)
Veterans Affairs, Veterans Health Administration
Location: Worcester, Massachusetts
Internal Number: 615714100
Performs routine and complex ultrasound examinations. Incumbent is expected to be sufficiently competent to perform exams without the on-site presence of a radiologist when such circumstances arise. Some duties may include: Performs complex ultrasound examinations including abdominal, renal, gyn and small parts scanning, vascular, cerebrovascular system, lower arterial extremities, Doppler exams, etc. Performs computer work and required forms associated with patient exams, complications and/or quality improvement activities. Schedules exams in a manner so as to optimize scanner times while maintaining flexibility for emergency cases. This requires the ability to prioritize scheduled patients as well as the ability to accommodate the emergency patient. Confers with radiologists to determine requirement of nonstandard exams. Schedules patients for examinations. Advises radiologists of examination results. Notifies them of scans requiring their immediate attention. Anfers with radiologists to determine requirement of nonstandard exams. Schedules patients for examinations. Advises radiologists of examination results. Notifies them of scans requiring their immediate attention. Maintains records and files of exams performed on patients. This includes registration and editing of patient exams in the computerized information system, copying of images (to CD), logging patients on the HIS-RIS work list, and entering notes in CPRS. Work Schedule: Monday - Friday, tour to be determine Telework: Not Available Virtual: This is not a virtual position. Position Title/Functional Statement #:Medical Instrument Technician (Diagnostic Ultrasound)/PDF03448 Relocation/Recruitment Incentives: Not Authorized Financial Disclosure Report: Not required Physical Requirements: See VA Handbook 5019.
Providing Health Care for Veterans: The Veterans Health Administration is America’s largest integrated health care system, providing care at 1,255 health care facilities, including 170 medical centers and 1,074 outpatient sites of care of varying complexity (VHA outpatient clinics), serving 9 million enrolled Veterans each year.