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Diagnostic Radiologic Technologist ( Computerized Tomography) – Polacca, Arizona
Indian Health Service, Department of Health And Human Services
Job ID: 974Start Date: 01/12/2018End Date: 12/31/2018
To qualify for this position, your resume must state sufficient experience and/or education, to perform the duties of the specific position for which you are applying. 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). You will receive credit for all qualifying experience, including volunteer and part time experience. You must clearly identify the duties and responsibilities in each position held and the total number of hours per week. For positions requiring positive education requirements, or if you are using education to meet all or part of the qualification requirements, you MUST submit a copy of your transcripts or an itemized list of college courses which includes equivalent information from the transcript (course title, semester/quarter hours, and grade/degree earned) in your resume. BASIC REQUIREMENT(S): Public Law 97-35 requires that persons who administer radiologic procedures meet the credentialing standards in 42 CFR Part 75. Essentially, they must (1) have successfully completed an education program that meets or exceeds the standards described in that regulation and its accredited by an organization recognized by the Department of Education and (2) be certified as radiographers in their field. The following meet these requirements: (1). Persons employed by the Federal Government as radiologic personnel prior to the effective date of the regulation (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 radiologic personnel after the effective date of the regulation who (a) received training from institutions in a State or 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: American Registry of Radiologic Technologists (ARRT) Computed Tomography (CT) is required. In addition, to the Basic Requirements, you must also meet the Minimum Qualifications stated below- MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS: Specialized Experience: Experience that equipped the applicant with the particular knowledge, skills, and abilities (KSA’s) to perform successfully the duties of the position, and that is typically in or related to the work of the position to be filled. To be creditable, specialized experience must have been equivalent to at least the next lower grade level. Your resume must demonstrate at least one (1) year of specialized Diagnostic Radiologic Technologist (CT) experience equivalent to at least the next lower grade level in the Federal service obtained in either the private or public sector. GS-8 Grade Level: One year of specialized experience equivalent to the GS-7 grade level independently performing various types of routine and non-routine specialized radiological exams; uses radiation safety measures and protection devices in compliance with regulations; plans, directs, controls and evaluates the effectiveness of the medical imaging services; performs daily required calibration and records appropriate performance to ensure quality control; evaluates the exam order and prepares the CT suits; provides education and assessment to the patient; prepares and administers the contrast medium; documents the procedure; treatment, dose and patient information; retrieves labs values from RPMS, assess BUN and Creatinine levels; and reviews image quality, optimally the anatomic region, archives and sends the exam for interpretation. GS-9 Grade Level:
One year of specialized experience equivalent to the GS-8 grade level independently performing a full range of advanced computerized tomography examines involving special and complicated procedures; receives and reviews requests from physicians and other health care providers for CT examinations of patients and determines the condition(s) and proper procedure and equipment necessary to best meet the needs of each individual case; selects, sets up, adjusts and operates CT equipment in accordance with required protocol for the type and level of imaging requested. GS-10 Grade Level:
One year of specialized experience equivalent to the GS-9 grade level independently performing a full range of advanced computerized tomography examines involving special and complicated procedures. Full responsibility and performance of a variety of specialized diagnostic and treatment procedures and technical aspects of the specialization; involves diverse and complex technical problems, instructing in the operation of equipment; adapt the instrument to the patient and/or select procedures based on patient’s physical condition; and respond to emergencies and make recommendations to physicians based on observation of patient’s responses.