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    About the Position: This position is located in the Department of Radiology, Director for Clinical Support at the Fort Belvoir Community Hospital (FBCH), Fort Belvoir, VA. This is a high tempo clinic that performs a number of exams to include routine and diagnostic mammograms, breast biopsies and breast ultrasounds. Frequent exposure to distressed patients, families or visitors may occur.

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    Responsibilities

    • Independently make examinations after conferring with the radiologist to establish the examination requirements.
    • Schedule, receive, and review requests from physicians and other health care providers for examinations.
    • Determine the condition(s) at issue and the procedures and equipment to best meet the needs of the individual case.
    • Explain procedures to patient and family.
    • Recognize the significance of all structures and the differences between artifact and normal pathology.
    • Assure that sterile supplies and other required supplies are on hand as needed and are properly stored.
    • Maintain up to date emergency "Crash Cart" assuring all items are present and within expiration dates.
    • Ensure compliance with accrediting and regulatory requirements such as the American College of Radiology, Joint Review Committee on Education in Radiologic Technology (JRCERT), Joint Commission etc.
    • Assist in development of internal monitors, and coordinate and conduct studies to evaluate the quality and appropriateness of patient care provided by the radiology department.
    • Perform the full range of mammography procedures in order to give instructions and guidance on old, new, and/or difficult operations; answer technical questions concerning procedures or the work process.

    Travel Required

    Not required

    Supervisory status

    No

    Promotion Potential

    None

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