Civilian employees serve a vital role in supporting the Army mission. They provide the skills that are not readily available in the military, but crucial to support military operations. The Army integrates the talents and skills of its military and civilian members to form a Total Army.
This position is being filled under the Expedited Hiring Authority for Shortage Category and/or Critical Need Health Care Occupations.
About the Position:
This position is located in Evans Army Community Hospital, Fort Carson, of the US Army Medical Command. The incumbent will work in the Radiology Department, performing Magnetic Resonance Imaging (MRI) examinations of patients to aid in the diagnosis of disease or injury.Who May Apply:
As a Medical Instrument Technician, you will perform a wide variety of complex Magnetic Resonance Imaging (MRI) examinations of patients to aid in the diagnosis of disease or injury. You will receive and review requests from physicians for Magnetic Resonance Imaging (MRI) examinations of patients; analyze the condition at issue and determine the procedures and equipment necessary to best meet the needs of the individual case. Receive and position patient for examination; explain procedures and actions to allay fears and secure maximum cooperation. Assist radiologist or physician in reading or evaluating results. Independently perform complex computerized 3D and 2D MRI scanning of the head and/or body. Confer with radiologist to establish the requirement for non-standard examinations. Advise radiologist of the result of examination and provide preliminary diagnostic evaluation. Perform operator level maintenance and care of equipment.