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Job Title: Supervisory Diagnostic Radiologic Technologist
Company Name: Veterans Affairs, Veterans Health Administration
Location: Martinsburg, WV
Position Type: Full Time
Post Date: 11/10/2017
Expire Date: 01/09/2018
Job Categories: Finance/Economics, Healthcare, Practitioner and Technician, Information Technology, Quality Control, Research & Development
Job Description
Supervisory Diagnostic Radiologic Technologist

The Supervisory Diagnostic Radiologic Technologist (Assistant Chief) position is located at the Martinsburg VA Medical Center and assigned to the Imaging Service under the direction of the Chief Technologist. Assigned to supervises the Radiologic Technologist in the Imaging Service to assure optimum quality control, efficient coordination of activities and high quality technical production. Functions include but not limited to: coordinates all work performed by the technical staff and makes changes to work flow or assignment of functions to position to improve workflow and services rendered, promote job satisfactions, increase productivity and ensure emergent work is done promptly and efficiently. You will coordinate patient flow that involves working with other units to work out problems and changes tha affect outside organizations. You will recommend to higher authority changes that may increase costs or affect employees; status, limit services rendered, or affect work outside the diagnostic section. You will work with the Chief Tech to estimate budget requirements based on experience, anticipated workload and production capability of the work force.


Work Schedule: Varied tours to include weekends, evening, nights, and Holidays.
Financial Disclosure Report: Not Required

1. Basic Requirements:

Citizenship: Be a citizen of the United States. (Non-citizens may be appointed when it is not possible to recruit qualified citizens in accordance with VA Handbook 5005, Part II, chapter 3, section A, paragraph 3g.)

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), and certification by the American Registry of Radiologic Technologists (ARRT) in radiology.

Physical Requirements: See VA Directive and Handbook 5019.

English Language Proficiency: Diagnostic Radiologic Technologist must be proficient in spoken and written English in accordance with VA Handbook 5005, Part II, chapter 2, section D, paragraph 5a.rement
2. GRADE REQUIREMENTS

a. Creditable Experience

(1) Knowledge of Current Radiologic Technology Practice. To be creditable, experience must have demonstrated possession of the knowledge, skills, abilities, and other characteristics (also referred to as clinical competencies) associated with current radiologic technology practice. This may have been evidenced by the equivalent of 1 year of active practice, which is paid or non-paid employment as a DRT as defined by ARRT.

3. Specialized Experience: At least 1 year of experience equivalent to the next lower grade level directly related to the position being filled that demonstrates the clinical competencies described at that level.

(a) Experience. At least 1 year of experience equivalent to the next lower grade level directly related to the position being filled that demonstrates the clinical competencies needed to provide services as a quality control technologist, DRT team leader, supervisory radiologic technologist, or an assistant chief radiologic technologist.

(b) Assignments. For all assignments above the full performance level, the higher-level duties must consist of significant scope, complexity (difficulty), and range of variety, and be performed by the incumbent at least 25% of the time. DRTs at this grade level may be appointed to one of the following assignments

Supervisory Diagnostic Radiologic Technologist (Assistant Chief): This assignment is restricted to employees serving as a full assistant to a GS-12 chief radiologic technologist. Individuals in this assignment share full responsibility for managing the radiologic technology section. The candidate must demonstrate the following technical KSAs and demonstrate the potential to acquire the assignment-specific KSAs designated by an asterisk (*):a. Knowledge of overall radiology department operations, and the ability to judge effectiveness of the operation;
b. Ability to monitor and evaluate subordinate supervisor's performance;
c. Ability to formulate plans, delegate authority, and follow-up on delegated tasks;
d. Knowledge of new and recent developments in the field;
*e. Skill in participating in organizational facility initiatives, workgroups, and/or committees; and
*f. Ability to draft and/or recommend organizational policies and/or directive.
References: VA Handbook 5005, Part II, G24.The full performance level of this vacancy is GS-11. The actual grade at which an applicant may be selected for this vacancy is GS-11.

Physical Requirements: The work is primarily sedentary.

Selected applicants will be required to complete an online onboarding process.

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

  • Certification/Licensure
  • Resume
  • Transcript


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.

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), documentation to support Veterans Preference or ICTAP/CTAP documentation (for displaced Federal employees).

  • Cover Letter
  • DD-214
  • OF-306
  • Certification/Licensure
  • Supporting Veterans Documents
  • 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

1. Basic Requirements:

Citizenship: Be a citizen of the United States. (Non-citizens may be appointed when it is not possible to recruit qualified citizens in accordance with VA Handbook 5005, Part II, chapter 3, section A, paragraph 3g.)

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), and certification by the American Registry of Radiologic Technologists (ARRT) in radiology.

Physical Requirements: See VA Directive and Handbook 5019.

English Language Proficiency: Diagnostic Radiologic Technologist must be proficient in spoken and written English in accordance with VA Handbook 5005, Part II, chapter 2, section D, paragraph 5a.rement
2. GRADE REQUIREMENTS

a. Creditable Experience

(1) Knowledge of Current Radiologic Technology Practice. To be creditable, experience must have demonstrated possession of the knowledge, skills, abilities, and other characteristics (also referred to as clinical competencies) associated with current radiologic technology practice. This may have been evidenced by the equivalent of 1 year of active practice, which is paid or non-paid employment as a DRT as defined by ARRT.

3. Specialized Experience: At least 1 year of experience equivalent to the next lower grade level directly related to the position being filled that demonstrates the clinical competencies described at that level.

(a) Experience. At least 1 year of experience equivalent to the next lower grade level directly related to the position being filled that demonstrates the clinical competencies needed to provide services as a quality control technologist, DRT team leader, supervisory radiologic technologist, or an assistant chief radiologic technologist.

(b) Assignments. For all assignments above the full performance level, the higher-level duties must consist of significant scope, complexity (difficulty), and range of variety, and be performed by the incumbent at least 25% of the time. DRTs at this grade level may be appointed to one of the following assignments

Supervisory Diagnostic Radiologic Technologist (Assistant Chief): This assignment is restricted to employees serving as a full assistant to a GS-12 chief radiologic technologist. Individuals in this assignment share full responsibility for managing the radiologic technology section. The candidate must demonstrate the following technical KSAs and demonstrate the potential to acquire the assignment-specific KSAs designated by an asterisk (*):a. Knowledge of overall radiology department operations, and the ability to judge effectiveness of the operation;
b. Ability to monitor and evaluate subordinate supervisor's performance;
c. Ability to formulate plans, delegate authority, and follow-up on delegated tasks;
d. Knowledge of new and recent developments in the field;
*e. Skill in participating in organizational facility initiatives, workgroups, and/or committees; and
*f. Ability to draft and/or recommend organizational policies and/or directive.
References: VA Handbook 5005, Part II, G24.The full performance level of this vacancy is GS-11. The actual grade at which an applicant may be selected for this vacancy is GS-11.

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