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    Summary

    Incumbents at this level are fully functional as a Diagnostic Radiologic Technologist and are able to carry out their assigned tasks independently. This is a hybrid multi-disciplined position combining the duties of Diagnostic Ultrasound (50% of the time) and Routine Radiologic exams (50% of the time). Percentage may fluctuate with needs of the service.

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    Responsibilities

    Performs Diagnostic ultrasound uses high frequency sound waves and other diagnostic techniques for medical purposes. The practitioner must be competent in the production, use, recognition, and analysis of ultrasound images and patterns used for patient diagnosis and treatment. The sonographer is regarded as the expert source of all ultrasound imaging, and the interpreting radiologist relies heavily on the skills, knowledge, and abilities of the sonographers in providing a final interpretation. Within this specialization there is a diverse range of ultrasound imaging sub-specialties. These include: 1) diagnostic medical sonography - abdominal, gynecologic and 2) vascular technology - vascular and related organs.

    * *VA Northern Indiana Healthcare System employees will receive first consideration.

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    Work Schedule: Monday - Friday 9:30 a.m - 6:00 p.m.

    Recruitment Incentives: May be authorized for highly qualified candidates.

    Financial Disclosure Report: Not required

    Travel Required

    Occasional travel - You may be expected to travel for this position.

    Supervisory status

    No

    Promotion Potential

    9

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