Job opening: Diagnostic Radiologic Technologist
Salary: $63 281 - 80 034 per year
Published at: Feb 10 2024
Employment Type: Full-time
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Responsible for performing technical work in the field of diagnostic radiologic examinations and procedures. Providing modern imaging technology such as Diagnostic Ultrasound, conventional x-ray, and fluoroscopic exams. Administers complete radiologic procedures following physicians' orders and maintains equipment used in the Radiology Department. Performs general radiography which includes, but is not limited to: chest x-rays, colons, UGI's, EXU's, tomography, arthrograms, myelograms, ultrasound, and other contrast studies. Maintains current employee radiograph films and transfers these films to other BOP institutions upon notice of transfer. Attends conferences, medical department meetings, and continuing education classes on current radiology topics. Along with all other correctional institution employees, incumbent is charged with responsibility for maintaining security of the institution. The staff correctional responsibilities precede all others required by this position and are performed on a regular and recurring basis.
U.S. Citizenship is Required.
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To be considered for the position, you must meet the following qualification requirements: NOTE: 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 educational program that meets or exceeds the standards described in that regulation, and is 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 shoe 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. AND Education:One full year of graduate education meets the requirements for GS-7. OR Experience: You must have at least one year of specialized experience equivalent in difficulty and complexity to the next lower grade, and must include experience in the operation of diagnostic radiology equipment under the direction of radiologists or other medical officers to produce radiographic studies used in medical diagnosis and treatment. Some examples of this qualifying experience are:
Experience in independently performing various radiography which includes, but not limited to: chest x-rays, colons, UGI's, EXU's tomography, arthrograms, myelograms, ultrasound, and other contrast studies.
Experience in assisting in the performance of ultrasound and echocardiogram studies.
Experience in maintaining correct records of radiographs and distributing reports to be placed in patient charts.
OR Combination of Education and Experience: Have a combination of education and experience. This experience must have equipped you with the qualifications to perform the major duties of this position as described above. If applicable, credit will be given for paid and unpaid experience. To receive proper credit, you must show the actual time (such as the number of hours worked per week) spent in activities. **Your eligibility for consideration will be based on your responses to the questions in the application
See Qualifications Section for education requirements, if applicable.
ONLY if education is a requirement/substitution for specialized experience, applicant MUST upload legible transcripts as verification of educational requirement. Transcripts MUST be uploaded and electronically linked from USAJOBS at the time you apply and MUST include identifying information to include School Name, Student Name, Degree and Date Awarded (if applicable). All academic degrees and coursework must be completed at a college or university that has obtained accreditation or pre-accreditation status from an accrediting body recognized by the U.S. Department of Education. For a list of schools that meet this criteria, Click Here.
Foreign Education: For information regarding foreign education requirements, please see Foreign Diploma and Credit Recognition at the U.S. Department of Education website: Recognition of Foreign Qualifications.
If you are selected for this position and qualified based on education (i.e. basic education requirement and/or substitution of education), you will be required to provide an OFFICIAL transcript prior to your first day on duty.
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346 Marine Forces Drive
Grand Prairie, Texas 75051
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