Employment Type: Full-Time
Aliron International, Inc. provides state-of-the-art professional health, cybersecurity, information technology, acquisition and logistics support, data analysis and management, linguistics/OSINT analysis, and managed services to the US Government at home and abroad.
Founded in 1989 in Washington, DC. Aliron started as an idea designed to save the U.S. government money in providing medical services to military and other personnel. Since then, Aliron has grown into a dynamic company that has over the years employed nearly 500 people in 19 time zones for numerous defense agencies across sixteen states in the continental United States as well as projects in Germany, Italy, Korea, Japan, Singapore, Guam, Panama, Alaska, and Hawaii.
Job Duties:Primarily performs easy/moderate/difficult radiographic examinations. Receives patients, change patient out of clothing into appropriate gown/shorts as needed. Explains method of procedure, positions patients, selects and sets technical factors, sets up and adjusts accessory equipment as required, and makes exposures necessary for the requested procedures. Limits amount of repeated filmsAssists radiologists with fluoroscopic and other special radiographic examinations, which require the administration of contrast material. These procedures include but not limited to: Linear tomography, Upper and Lower GI studies, Cystography, Hystereosalpingography, and Arthrography. Sets up the X-ray room. Assures that sterile supplies, procedure trays, contrast materials, catheters, and other required equipment are present and laid out. May prepare and administer contrast material under close supervision. Prepares patient, explains the procedure, sets up the radiographic room, assists the radiologist during the procedure and performs follow up films independentlyUse Digital Imaging Network and Picture Archiving Communication System (DINPACS) to process images. Ensures all radiographs demonstrate the required anatomy for dictation by the radiologist. Performs radiographic examinations of the skull, chest, pelvis, spine, abdomen, and extremities on patients of all ages and demonstrates ability to adjust technical factors when unusual deviations from standard positioning and technical factors are necessary.Performs portable x-ray exams in the operating room and in other units of the hospital using the portable x-ray machine.Performs C-ARM procedures as requested by OR staff in the operating room. Performs O-ARM procedures as requested by staff in the operating room. Creates order in hospital system (CHCS) and ensures images are entered into the Picture Archiving Communication System (PACS).Consult with supervisors/Lead techs/QC tech in any unusual patient orders/examsComplete mandatory Hospital and department training as assigned. Training is to be completed as soon as technologist is made aware and in a timely manner.
Qualifications:Graduated from accredited degree program or military equivalent programPossess Basic Life Support certificationPossess American Registry of Radiologic Technologist (ARRT) certification and current Texas state licensurePossess minimum of 4 years of paid working experience as a diagnostic radiology technologistPossess minimum of 1 year of experience with use of C-ARMS in an operating roomPossess knowledge of Motor Tolerant Subtraction, vascular, orthopedic, urology, GI, and general OR procedures.Possess minimum of 6 months of experience working in an Emergency Room environment.Acquired experience which has provided some familiarity and knowledge of basic medical care, anatomy and physiology and radiation protection measures for self and patientsAbility to provide diagnostic, fluoroscopic and portable imaging of the skull, chest, abdomen, spine, upper and lower extremities to patient populations ranging from newborn to geriatric.Be familiar with technical factors that are age and exam appropriate.Be able to use critical thinking and sound judgement when unusual deviations from standard positioning present themselves. Be able to adjust to patient populations that may have abnormal body habitus/physical presentation.Be familiar with CR/DR radiographic equipment and processors such as but not limited to: General Electric (GE), Phillips, Shimadzu, Carestream, Fuji, etc.
Why Aliron International Sponsored medical, vision, and dental plan options through United Healthcare, the largest and most widely accepted provider in the United States (eligible from first day of work)A robust 401(k) plan with company matches (eligible 90 days after hire)PTO and paid federal holidays
Aliron offers competitive wages for all its positions as well as a generous benefits package:
Most importantly, you can take pride in working for a company dedicated to serving our government by providing the best, most cost-effective solutions for the US Government. Our work helps the US Government secure our nation, support the efforts of our military and intelligence communities, and provide lifesaving medical services to our soldiers, vets, and their families.
Following the presentation of a job offer, all candidates must undergo a credentialing process. The government has identified strict procedures and standards to credential and verify the work experience, licenses, and education of all candidates.
Due to this strict process, candidates who do not meet the above listed qualifications are encouraged to look at other opportunities at Aliron. Those who have criminal records (minor charges) are still encouraged to apply, but encouraged to disclose this so our recruiting team can verify your eligibility to work on the relevant contract.
Aliron International is an equal opportunity employer. Aliron is a woman-owned company and its day-to-day operations are run by a veteran. We are proud of our diverse staff, and encourage all qualified job seekers to apply for opportunities with Aliron.
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