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Job Title: Lead Diagnostic Radiologic Technologist
Company Name: Veterans Affairs, Veterans Health Administration
Location: Nashville, TN
Position Type: Full Time
Post Date: 09/12/2018
Expire Date: 11/11/2018
Job Categories: Healthcare, Practitioner and Technician, Human Resources, Information Technology, Research & Development, Medical
Job Description
Lead Diagnostic Radiologic Technologist

Duties include but are not limited to:

  • The lead will be able to perform and instruct various complex therapeutic procedural modalities including Electrophysiology, Permanent Pacemaker and Internal Defibrillator implantation as well as Cardio-Peripheral-Neurovascular intervention.
  • Responsible for assignment of work performed.
  • Set up and coordinate continuing education needs.
  • Participate in research studies and/or as a consultant to others conducting research.
  • Consult with staff, fellows and resident physicians through patient presentation, provide in-service.
  • Plan and evaluate the deliver of cardiovascular peripheral catheterization services to the hospital.
  • Make and implement major managerial recommendations.
  • Standardize and calibrate an eight-channel physiological data recording system.


Work Schedule: Monday-Friday 8:00 am - 4:30 pm, however schedule will rotate including weekends and holidays to cover the needs of the facility.
Financial Disclosure Report: Not required

You must have at least 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.

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.
Preferred Experience: Knowledge and ability to perform complex therapeutic procedural modalities including Electrophysiology, Permanent pacemaker and Internal Defibrillator implantation as well as Cardic-Peripheral-Neurovascualr intervention.

Grade Determinations: . 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 provide feedback to supervisor on technical aspects of work;

*b. Ability to resolve informal employee complaints;

*c. Ability to monitor and report on the status and progress of work, and make adjustments to accomplish the workload in accordance with established procedures; and

d. Skill to independently perform general and specialized diagnostic radiologic procedures in advanced levels of complex treatment situations.

References: VA Handbook 5005, Part II, Appendix G25, Diagnostic Radiologic Technologist Qualification Standard. This can be found in the local Human Resources Office.

Physical Requirements: The work requires long periods of standing and walking. Patients sometimes are assisted to achieve proper positioning which may require reaching or work in strained positions. Work may require the positioning of patients who are unconscious or disabled which may require considerable effort and working in awkward positions. Heavy lifting of totally incapacitated patients is done only with the help of other employees. The work area is well lighted and temperature controlled. Special safety precautions are required to reduce exposure to X-rays. These include using minimum current settings in the X-ray machine and never operating the machine except from behind a protective screen or when wearing protective clothing such as a lead apron. Applicants must successfully pass a pre-employment physical examination.

WORKING CONDITIONS: Work is primarily performed in all patient care areas. Extensive interaction with patients, staff, physicians, family members, and visitors. Normal safety precautions while working in an office/clinic or inpatient unit type environment, which is well lighted, clean and does not present hazards to personal safety. There may be occasional risk of physical harm, which requires special precautions and training. The employee may be exposed to infectious diseases and medical/psychiatric emergencies,

None

To apply for this position, you must provide a complete Application Package which includes:

  • VA Form 10-2850c
  • Resume


VA Form 10-2850c Application for Associated Health Occupations can be found at: http://www.va.gov/vaforms/search_action.asp?FormNo=2850&tkey=&Action=Search. This document is required at the time of the announcement.

The following documents are accepted, and may be required if applicable to your eligibility and/or qualifications for this position. Please use this checklist to ensure you have included all documents required for your application, such as a copy of your transcript (if using education to qualify), SF-50's, documentation to support Veterans Preference or ICTAP/CTAP documentation (for displaced Federal employees).

  • Cover Letter
  • DD-214
  • OF-306
  • VA Form 10-2850c
  • Resume
  • SF-15
  • SF-50
  • Transcript


Veterans' Preference: When applying for Federal Jobs, eligible Veterans should claim preference for 5pt (TP), 10pt (CP/CPS/XP), or for Sole Survivor Preference (SSP) in the questionnaire. You must provide a legible copy of your DD214(s) which shows dates and character of service (honorable, general, etc.). If you are currently serving on active duty and expect to be released or discharged within 120 days you must submit documentation related to your active duty service which reflects the dates of service, character of service (honorable, general, etc.), and dates of impending separation. Additionally, disabled veterans and others eligible for 10-point preference (such as widows or mothers of eligible Veterans) must also submit an SF-15 "Application for 10 Point Veteran Preference" with required proof as stated on the form. Documentation is required to award preference. For more information on Veterans' Preference, please visit http://www.fedshirevets.gov/job/vetpref/index.aspx.
Qualifications & Requirements

You must have at least 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.

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.
Preferred Experience: Knowledge and ability to perform complex therapeutic procedural modalities including Electrophysiology, Permanent pacemaker and Internal Defibrillator implantation as well as Cardic-Peripheral-Neurovascualr intervention.

Grade Determinations: . 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 provide feedback to supervisor on technical aspects of work;

*b. Ability to resolve informal employee complaints;

*c. Ability to monitor and report on the status and progress of work, and make adjustments to accomplish the workload in accordance with established procedures; and

d. Skill to independently perform general and specialized diagnostic radiologic procedures in advanced levels of complex treatment situations.

References: VA Handbook 5005, Part II, Appendix G25, Diagnostic Radiologic Technologist Qualification Standard. This can be found in the local Human Resources Office.

Physical Requirements: The work requires long periods of standing and walking. Patients sometimes are assisted to achieve proper positioning which may require reaching or work in strained positions. Work may require the positioning of patients who are unconscious or disabled which may require considerable effort and working in awkward positions. Heavy lifting of totally incapacitated patients is done only with the help of other employees. The work area is well lighted and temperature controlled. Special safety precautions are required to reduce exposure to X-rays. These include using minimum current settings in the X-ray machine and never operating the machine except from behind a protective screen or when wearing protective clothing such as a lead apron. Applicants must successfully pass a pre-employment physical examination.

WORKING CONDITIONS: Work is primarily performed in all patient care areas. Extensive interaction with patients, staff, physicians, family members, and visitors. Normal safety precautions while working in an office/clinic or inpatient unit type environment, which is well lighted, clean and does not present hazards to personal safety. There may be occasional risk of physical harm, which requires special precautions and training. The employee may be exposed to infectious diseases and medical/psychiatric emergencies,
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