Please Note: Microsoft has ended support of its older browsers as of January 2016. If you are seeing this message, you are viewing the site on an unsupported version of Internet Explorer (IE9 or older).
OUR MISSION: To fulfill President Lincoln's promise - "To care for him who shall have borne the battle and for his widow, and his orphan" - by serving and honoring the men and women who are America's Veterans. How would you like to become a part of a team providing compassionate care to Veterans? If you are not a Current, Permanent VA employee, you may apply to announcement number MA-11295895-21-BG. The William S. Middleton Memorial Veterans Hospital is committed to fostering and sustaining an environment which celebrates diversity, provides equitable opportunities for employment and promotion, and supports inclusiveness in our culture. Together, we strive to create and maintain working and learning environments that promote professional growth and teamwork, and are inclusive, equitable and welcoming. We embrace our differences as individuals and unite as a team toward a common goal: to serve our nation's Veterans. This position is located in the Radiology Department and Patient Care Services at the William S. Middleton Memorial Veterans Hospital and at the Rockford CBOC. The purpose of the position is to perform diagnostic studies to bring about proper diagnosis treatment and assist in various research programs. Duties include but are not limited to: Performs routine and complex diagnostic exams for various outpatient clinics, inpatients wards, ICU's, Emergency Department, and operating room procedures including; c-arm fluoroscopy or Orthopedics, Urology, Cardiology, Neurology (carotid stenting and spine), PV Angiography (AAA stenting, rafting and angioplasty) and general surgery. Reviews patient records for diagnosis, allergies and laboratory results prior to contrast administration. Consult with radiologist on any patient with allergies or abnormal laboratory values that are contradictive to contrast administration. Schedules patient for exams and maintains daily log of patients and procedures to be incorporated into statistical management workload profiles. Operates computerized radiography as well as conventional Radiology equipment. Practices radiation safety in order to reduce exposure to patient, staff, and self. Maintains records and tiles of exams performed on patients. Troubleshoots equipment used in diagnostic radiologic procedures and is able to make minor repairs and/or adjustments. Performs system checks and equipment calibration tests and make necessary adjustments. Serve as a backup to the DEXA Technologist. Work Schedule: 16 days per month are required either at the Rockford CBOC or at the Madison VA hospital. Rotating Shifts. Shift may include day shifts, 12pm-8pm shifts, 4pm-midnight shifts or midnight-8am shifts. Telework: Not Available Virtual: This is not a virtual position. Position Title/Functional Statement #:Diagnostic Radiologic Technologist/PD000000 Relocation/Recruitment Incentives: Not Authorized Permanent Change of Station (PCS): Not Authorized Financial Disclosure Report: Not required
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.