OUR MISSION: To fulfill President Lincoln's promise - "To care for him who shall have borne the battle and for his widow, and his orphan" - by serving and honoring the men and women who are America's Veterans. How would you like to become a part of a team providing compassionate care to Veterans? Basic Requirements: Citizenship: Must be a Citizen of the United States. English Language Proficiency: DRTs must be proficient in spoken and written English as required by 38 U.S.C. 7402(d) , and 7407(d). CERTIFICATION: All applicants must be certified in general radiologic technology by the American Registry of Radiologic Technology (ARRT) (R). EDUCATION: Completion of a full-time training course of at least 24 months duration (or the equivalent) in a post-high school diagnostic radiologic technology program, evidenced by a certificate or an associate's degree, accredited by the Joint Review Committee on Education in Radiologic Technology (JRCERT) or from schools accredited by the ARRT and certification by the ARRT in radiology. (TRANSCRIPTS REQUIRED) May qualify based on being covered by the Grandfathering Provision as described in the VA Qualification Standard for this occupation (only applicable to current VHA employees who are in this occupation and meet the criteria). GS-9 GRADE REQUIRMENTS: The incumbent at this level are fully functional as an advanced DRT and carry out their assigned tasks independently. DRTs at this level may have varying assignments including special and complex imaging procedures beyond the full performance level, clinical instruction, and basic QM type duties within the program. Regardless of the nature of the specific assignment, the work must be of sufficient scope and complexity to meet the knowledge, skills, and abilities to perform at this level. The candidate must demonstrate all of the following technical KSAs . GS-9 Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities: In addition, you must demonstrate the following technical KSAs: 1.Ability to balance the needs of patients and staff while still performing complex scans and procedures. 2.Knowledge of techniques for gathering relevant information from the medical record, significant others, and health care providers. 3.Ability to assess factors that may contraindicate the procedure 4.Knowledge of basic first aid and basic life support practices related to radiography. 5.Knowledge of physical assessment, aseptic techniques, intravenous methods and techniques and universal precautions. References: VA Handbook 5005/77, Part II, Appendix G25, Diagnostic Radiologic Technologist Qualification Standard. Physical Requirements: The employee works and functions in the medical center in a safe manner, including infection control and the correct operation of equipment. ["VISN 12 is committed to fostering and sustaining an environment which celebrates diversity, provides equitable opportunities for employment and promotion, and supports inclusiveness in our culture. Together, we strive to create and maintain working and learning environments that promote professional growth and teamwork, and are inclusive, equitable and welcoming. We embrace our differences as individuals and unite as a team toward a common goal: to serve our nation's Veterans. As PM Supervisory Radiologic Technologist, the incumbent has full responsibility for planning, developing, and directing the PM/Evening operations of Radiology Services. This involves providing radiological studies in the in-patient and outpatient clinics, emergency department, operating rooms, and ICU areas throughout the medical center and offsite locations. Incumbent supports the Radiology Supervisor, who provides the direct supervision of the position. - Directs the technical services, patient care aspects and related programs that support the facility.\n- Plans and coordinates work to be accomplished by sub-areas during the evenings.\n- Assigns work based on priorities, difficulty and requirements of assignments.\n- Oversees the planning, developing and directing of radiologic studies.\n- Provides advice, counsel, or instruction to employees on both clinical and administrative matters.\n- Coordinates the integration of the Radiology Department functions with other aspects of overall patient care.\n- Participates in quality performance/improvement activities.\n- Participates in the compilation and analysis of data on departmental activities and prepares related reports to the Radiology Supervisor.\n- Provides backup coverage for all Radiology Administrator and Radiology Supervisor duties and is the Approving Official for credit card purchases during the PM/evening tours.\n- Serves on hospital committees as assigned.\n- Performs other related duties as assigned. Work Schedule: PM Shift. Noon - 8:00pm with Call as required\nFinancial Disclosure Report: Not required"]
Providing Health Care for Veterans: The Veterans Health Administration is America’s largest integrated health care system, providing care at 1,255 health care facilities, including 170 medical centers and 1,074 outpatient sites of care of varying complexity (VHA outpatient clinics), serving 9 million enrolled Veterans each year.