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Advanced Diagnostic Radiologic Technologist – Brooklyn, New York
Veterans Affairs, Veterans Health Administration, Department of Veterans Affairs
Job ID: 155976Start Date: 09/30/2019End Date: 10/14/2019
To qualify for this position, applicants must meet all requirements by the closing date of this announcement, 10/14/2019.
Basic Requirements: Citizenship: Citizen of the United States. (Non-citizens may be appointed when it is not possible to recruit qualified candidates in accordance with chapter 3, section A, paragraph 3g, this part.) English Language Proficiency: Ability to communicate in spoken and written English with patients and other health care personnel with sufficient fluency to satisfactorily carry out assigned responsibilities, in accordance with Public Law 95-201. Certification: All applicants must be certified in general radiologic technology by the American Registry of Radiologic Technology (ARRT) (R). Advanced ARRT certification is required for Computed Tomography (CT) and Magnetic Resonance Imaging (MRI). Advanced certification indicates that the technologist has demonstrated specific clinical competency in the appropriate specialty and taken and passed the designated examination. 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? May qualify based on being covered by the Grandfathering Provision as described in the VA Qualification Standard for this occupation (only applicable to current VHA employees who are in this occupation). Grade Determinations: Candidate must have 1 year experience at the lower level GS-8. Employees at this level are fully functional as an advanced DRT and are able to carry out their assigned tasks independently. DRTs at this level may have varying assignments including special and complex radiographic procedures. Regardless of the nature of the specific assignment, the work must be of sufficient scope and complexity to meet the knowledge, skills, and abilities to perform at this level. The candidate must demonstrate the following technical KSAs and demonstrate the potential to acquire the assignment-specific KSAs designated by an asterisk (*) *Ability to balance the needs of patients and staff while still performing complex scans and procedures;
*Skill to demonstrate appropriate techniques to gather relevant information from the medical record, significant others, and health care providers;
* Ability to assess factors that may contraindicate the procedure;
* Knowledge of basic first aid and basic life support practices related to radiography;
* Knowledge of physical assessment, aseptic techniques, intravenous methods and techniques and universal precautions
* Knowledge of pre-procedural, procedural, and post-procedural care of patients. References: VA Handbook 5005/77, Part II, Appendix G-25 The full performance level of this vacancy is 10613751. The actual grade at which an applicant may be selected for this vacancy is GS-09. Physical Requirements: All applicants must be physically and mentally able to perform efficiently the duties of the position.
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