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Radiographic Tech

Company: Provizor Federal
Location: Portsmouth
Posted on: March 12, 2023

Job Description:

*Radiographic Technologist needed at Naval Medical Center Portsmouth*.

Are you a Radiographic Technologist with a minimum of least 12 continuous months within the preceding 24 months working as a Radiographic Technologist looking for an opportunity in the *Portsmouth, VA*? APPLY NOW!


- Possess and maintain current certification and registration as a Computed Tomography (CT) Technologist as determined by the American Registry of Radiologic Technologists (ARRT).

- Provide evidence of work experience as a full-time CT technologist of at least 12 continuous months within the preceding 24 months, to include experience with digital imaging and electronic Picture Archiving and Communication System (PACS). - Possess ARRT approved continuing medical education of at least 12 hours within the last 12 months.

*Location*: Naval Medical Center Portsmouth 620 John Paul Jones Cir Portsmouth, VA 23708

*Core Duties*:

- Perform computerized axial tomography scans of the head, body and extremities as well as more complex which include dedicated phasic organ studies, coronary CTA (Computed Tomography Angiography), perfusion, vascular CTA, multiplanar and 3D volume renderings, and portable CTs for critical patients.

- Arrive, depart, and log completed patients in the command's hospital information system (CHCS) and in the scanner log books. Send appropriate image series to the radiologist for reading via the PACS according to department protocol.

- Evaluate patients for contrast compatibility: renal function, allergy history, contrasts contraindications. Ensure patients are properly prepped with required contrast agents (oral, IV, rectal), NPO status, and appropriate IV access per established CT protocols.

- Evaluate critical and emergency procedures and determine patient priorities. Work with the Emergency Department staff and inpatient staff to accommodate and prioritize exams.

- Provide direct assistance and scans for invasive procedures including drainages, biopsies, radiofrequency ablations, and cryoablations.

- Recognize significance of all structures and acute pathology. Bring critical findings to the attention of the radiologist prior to discharging the patient.

- Recognize and report to the radiologist any symptoms which have a direct impact on the patient's condition while in CT such as adverse reaction to contrast media or IV infiltration. Recognize the need for and initiate emergency measures for critical situations such as respiratory or cardiac arrest.

- Receive and position patients in the CT scanner to ensure correct visualization in the scanner's field of view.

- Explain procedure to patient and provide humane and appropriate care and communication to alleviate patient's fear of examination.

- Perform system warmups, calibrations and quality control tasks according to manufacturer and command instructions. Recognize artifacts and equipment errors and notify designated Government personnel of outlying values.

- Initiate repair call procedures for equipment malfunctions by notifying designated Government personnel. Report problems to the Biomedical Repair Section and record the problem condition in the trouble call logbook.

- Maintain CT suite including stocking supplies, cleaning, taking out linen and sharps containers as needed. Perform daily checks of the crash cart, and monthly checks of emergency contrast reaction kits.

Provizor Federal offers GREAT Perks and incentives, plus we are constantly adding to the list!

We put our PEOPLE first!

Provizor Federal is a recognized leader in providing medical staffing and management services. Provizor Federal is always looking for dedicated individuals who share our values: flexibility, dependability, and quality patient care. When you choose Provizor Federal as your employer of choice, you can be confident that you are working with an organization that values you as an individual and understands your dreams, aspirations and wants to help you make your career goals real. Come partner with us!

Our benefits/perks include:

Vacation/Sick days

Federal Holidays

Wellness Program

401(k) I

Insurance: Medical, Dental, Vision, Life

Referral Bonus

Retention Bonus

Attendance Award

_*Provizor Federal, Inc. is an Equal Opportunity Employer.*_

Job Type: Full-time

* 401(k)
* Dental insurance
* Health insurance
* Life insurance
* Paid time off
* Vision insurance
Healthcare setting:
* Outpatient
Medical specialties:
* Radiology
* 8 hour shift
* Monday to Friday
Travel requirement:
* No travel

Ability to commute/relocate:
* Portsmouth, VA: Reliably commute or planning to relocate before starting work (Required)

* ARRT Certification (Required)

Work Location: In person%336924% %%medtech%%

Keywords: Provizor Federal, Portsmouth , Radiographic Tech, Other , Portsmouth, Virginia

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