Supervisory Diagnostic Radiologic Technologist-CC-DH

Washington D.C.
Jul 13, 2017
Jul 24, 2017
Full Time

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The Clinical Center is a clinical research hospital providing medical services for patients participating in human research protocols of the National Institutes of Health. The Clinical Center provides patient care facilities and services for clinical investigations by the NIH Institutes, research in related areas and other training programs. This position is located in the Radiology & Imaging Sciences (RAD&IS) Department within the Clinical Center. RAD&IS provides clinical radiological and general patient care services in a biomedical research environment and is responsible for collaborating in clinical research or medical problems that are radiographically-oriented, and conducting radiological research. RAD&IS is currently seeking an exceptionally talented Supervisory Diagnostic Radiologic Technologist to add to their team. If hired for this position you will be responsible for providing supervisory services to a team of staff professionals within the Computed Tomography (CT) area. The ideal candidate will possess expertise and familiarity with CT instruments as well as CT concepts. In addition, the ideal candidate will possess the ability to help facilitate growth and advancement within the CT community while advancing the mission of the organization.

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  • U.S. Citizenship requirement met by closing date.
  • Position is subject to a background investigation.
  • Pre-employment medical screening may be required.
  • Emergency essential position.
  • Basic Qualifications for this position:
    You must have: (1) successfully completed an educational program that meets or exceeds the credentialing standards described in 42 CFR Part 75 that is accredited by an organization recognized by the Department of Education, and (2) be certified as a radiographer as evidenced by an active state or national license which is in good standing.
    The following meets the above standards:
    1.Persons employed by the Federal Government as a radiologic personnel prior to January 13,1986 who show evidence of current or fully satisfactory performance or certification of such from a licensed practitioner such as a doctor of medicine, osteopathy, dentistry, podiatry, or chiropractic who prescribes radiologic procedures to others.
    2.Persons first employed by the Federal Government as a radiologic personnel after the effective date of the regulation who (a) received training from institutions in a State of foreign jurisdiction that did not accredit training in that particular field at the time of graduation, or (b) practiced in a State or foreign jurisdiction that did not license that particular field or did not allow special eligibility to take a licensure examination for those who did not graduate from an accredited educational program, provided that such persons show evidence of training, experience, and competence as determined by OPM or the employing agency.

    Certification, licensure, or registration credentials by R.T. (R) (CT) ARRT is preferred for this position.

    Additional Qualifications requirements for a Diagnostic Radiologic Technologist GS-0647-13:
    You must demonstrate in your resume at least one (1) year of qualifying experience equivalent to at least the GS-12 level in the Federal Government. Examples of qualifying experience include: providing leadership and oversight to lead techs and other staff members within the CT section; monitoring the operation of radiographic equipment and other related computer software/hardware; collaborating in the planning of radiographic research projects; training staff on the proper uses and methods associated with imaging; evaluating the effectiveness of the current CT practices and make recommendations for improvement.

    Experience refers to paid and unpaid experience, including volunteer work done through National Service programs (e.g., Peace Corps, AmeriCorps) and other organizations (e.g., professional; philanthropic; religious; spiritual; community; social).  Volunteer work helps build critical competencies, knowledge, and skills and can provide valuable training and experience that translates directly to paid employment.  You will receive credit for all qualifying experience, including volunteer experience.

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    This position has an education requirement. You are strongly encouraged to submit a copy of your transcripts (or a list of your courses including titles, credit hours completed and grades). Unofficial transcripts will be accepted in the application package. Official transcripts will be required from all selectees prior to receiving an official offer. Click here for information on Foreign Education

    Males born after December 31, 1959 must be registered with Selective Service.

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    As a Supervisory Diagnostic Radiologic Technologist, your duties will include but are not limited to:

    -Providing direct leadership and oversight of the daily operations of staff members within the CT section;

    -Plan and execute workflow activities and establish the priority level of the work assigned;

    -Monitor the performance of all radiologic procedures and research investigations and recommend modifications to techniques/methods as they are deemed necessary;

    -Assist with quality assurance activities and manage customer service care matters for the CT sections in the department;

    -Troubleshoot low level software and hardware performance issues and advise the Physics and Engineering staff regarding complex technical issues;

    -Participate in the development of annual budget planning and assessing the future goals of the CT section;

    -Other duties as assigned.

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