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Radiologic Technologist

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Work type: Staff
Senior management: College of Veterinary Medicine
Department: Vet. Medicine Teaching Hospital
Location: Blacksburg - Main Campus
Categories: Veterinary Medicine

Job Description

Responsible for performing routine and complex procedures in Diagnostic Imaging to produce high quality images of anatomical structures for interpretation by the Radiologist. Adheres to and enforces mandatory radiation safety measures in all areas. Participates in equipment maintenance program. Reviews and evaluates radiographic, Computed Tomography (CT) and Magnetic Resonance Imaging (MRI) images to determine if satisfactory for diagnostic purposes. Instructs senior veterinary students in radiation safety, correct imaging positioning and technique. Performs related clerical duties. Required to work variable schedule and take afterhours call. Required to work variable schedule and take afterhours call; must be able to report within 60 minutes when on call.

Required Qualifications

Licensed Veterinary Technician (LVT); or Radiology Technologist (RTR): previous experience and working knowledge of diagnostic radiology, experience working with veterinary patients; previous experience and working knowledge of biomedical imaging equipment; excellent communications necessary to interact effectively with coworkers, students, faculty and patients; ability to readily learn new procedures and must be adaptable and flexible.

Preferred Qualifications

Experience handling large animals, primarily horses, preferred. Experience with Computed Tomography (CT), Magnetic Resonance Imaging (MRI) and nuclear imaging.

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Salary Information

Pay Band 4, commensurate with experience

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Additional Information


The successful candidate will be required to have a criminal conviction check.


About Virginia Tech

Dedicated to its motto, Ut Prosim (That I May Serve), Virginia Tech pushes the boundaries of knowledge by taking a hands-on, transdisciplinary approach to preparing scholars to be leaders and problem-solvers. A comprehensive land-grant institution that enhances the quality of life in Virginia and throughout the world, Virginia Tech is an inclusive community dedicated to knowledge, discovery, and creativity. The university offers more than 280 majors to a diverse enrollment of more than 36,000 undergraduate, graduate, and professional students in eight undergraduate colleges, a school of medicine, a veterinary medicine college, Graduate School, and Honors College. The university has a significant presence across Virginia, including the Innovation Campus in Northern Virginia; the Health Sciences and Technology Campus in Roanoke; sites in Newport News and Richmond; and numerous Extension offices and research centers. A leading global research institution, Virginia Tech conducts more than $500 million in research annually.

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