This is an open continuous announcement and applications submitted prior to December 20, 2021 will be pulled and rated for referral. Further ratings will occur every two weeks thereafter until position is filled. Once a selection has been made, no further candidates will be rated/referred unless further vacancies occur. This announcement may be canceled at any time. The Diagnostic Radiologic Technologist (DRT) position is in our Imaging Service at the VA Central CA Healthcare System (VACCHCS), Fresno, CA. The incumbent performs technical work in support of Diagnostic Radiology under the direction of a Radiologist/physician. This position requires rotation of variable on-call shifts and an expectation to operate in the three areas during these times. Major duties include, but are not limited to: Confers with radiologists to determine requirement of non-standard exams. Performs general radiographic exams and a variety of exams including spine, head and neck studies utilizing highly sophisticated x-ray equipment such as computerized fluoroscopy, pressure injectors, patient monitors, and applies the use of patient immobilizers to achieve diagnostic images. Properly prepares contrast media for use in radiographic exams. This would include upper GI exams, BE exams and urographic exams. Performs spot images pre and post exam as needed. Performs peripheral and visceral studies of the abdominal systems and extremities. These studies include renal, hepatic, mesenteric, aortic, femoral, etc. and involve the use of highly sophisticated x-ray equipment such as computerized fluoroscopy or C-arm and pressure injectors. Maintains electronic records and files of exams performed on patients. This includes the maintenance of patient registration and editing of patient exams in the computerized information system. Performs computer work and required forms associated with patient exams, credit of patient visits, complications and/or quality improvement activities of the Imaging Department. Work Schedule: Intermittent. The candidate should expect to work during any of the of the following tours of duty. Monday through Friday 8am to 4:30pm Monday through Friday 3:30pm to 12:00am Monday through Friday 12:00pm to 8:30pm Saturday through Sunday 8:00am to 8:30pm with two days during the week 12:00am to 8:30am Saturday through Sunday 8:00pm to 8:30am with two days during the week 12:00am to 8:30am Functional Statement Title: DRT, GS-0679-5/6/7/8 Telework: Not Available. Virtual: This is not a virtual position. Position Title/Functional Statement #:Diagnostic Radiologic Technologist/PD02334A Relocation/Recruitment Incentives: Not Authorized. Financial Disclosure Report: Not required.
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