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Job Title: Supervisory Diagnostic Radiologic Technologist (IR)
Company Name: Veterans Affairs, Veterans Health Administration
Location: Long Beach, CA
Position Type: Full-Time
Post Date: 05/22/2019
Expire Date: 06/21/2019
Job Categories: Information Technology, Research & Development, Energy / Utilities
Job Description
Supervisory Diagnostic Radiologic Technologist (IR)
Basic Requirements: United States Citizenship: Non-citizens may only be appointed when it is not possible to recruit qualified citizens in accordance with VA Policy. 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 or certification required with application.) Certification: All applicants must be certified in general Radiologic technology by the American Registry of Radiologic Technology (ARRT) (R). (Proof of certification required with application) Qualification for the GS-10: 1 year of experience equivalent to the next lower grade level (GS-9) directly related to the position being filled that demonstrates the clinical competencies described at that level. At this grade level, it is expected that such assignments be unique, perhaps with expert specialization in complex areas of Radiologic technology. The candidate must demonstrate the following technical KSAs and demonstrate the potential to acquire the assignment-specific KSAs designated by an asterisk. *a. Thorough knowledge of radiation protection standards, devices and techniques including concepts of accumulated dosage and genetic changes; *b. Skill to recognize changes in equipment and procedures that might result in increased exposures, and ability to recommend methods to prevent such exposures; *c. Knowledge of basic physics including concepts of energy, electric power, magnetic fields, and properties of x-ray, in order to understand the operation of the equipment; and d. Knowledge and skill in positioning of patients for a wide variety of difficult radiographic (CT, MRI, Special Procedures, Mammography, etc.) studies. Supervisory Diagnostic Radiologic Technologist. Functions as a supervisor for a group of DRTs which may include support staff. Evaluates new products and equipment, making recommendations to supervisor concerning upgrades/new purchases that would improve operations. Informs higher level management of anticipated staffing variances and informally recommends promotions, reassignments, or other personnel changes such as retention or release of probationary employees, and recommending recognition of superior performance in the diagnostic radiologic area. Directs the development and implementation of services and treatment to patients through the supervision, mentoring, and oversight of assigned clinical staff. Experience must demonstrate practice skills in a specialty area or in administration demonstrating progressively more professional competency and judgment. The candidate must demonstrate the following technical KSAs and demonstrate the potential to acquire the assignment-specific KSAs designated by an asterisk (*): *a. Ability to analyze organizational, technical, and administrative problems and to develop and implement solutions that result in efficient section operation; b. Skill to evaluate quality management procedures and processes; *c. Ability to analyze and use data effectively to manage workload, quality, performance, and productivity; *d. Skill to develop new policies and guidelines as needed; and e. Skill in problem solving and conflict resolution.
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