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Diagnostic Radiologic Technologist (Computerized Tomography)

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Job Details
Job Order Number
Company Name
Indian Health Service
Job Site Location

Polacca, AZ 86042
Job Description

Diagnostic Radiologic Technologist (Computerized Tomography)

  1. Department of Health And Human Services

Indian Health Service

  1. Phoenix Area Indian Health Service


- ##### Open & closing dates

02/15/2019 to 12/31/2019

- ##### Service


- ##### Pay scale & grade

GS 8 – 10

- ##### Salary

$47,651 to $59,567 per year

- ##### Appointment type

Multiple Appointment Types

- ##### Work schedule

Multiple Schedules


few vacancies in the following location:


Polacca, AZ

  1. Relocation expenses reimbursed


  1. Telework eligible


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- Duties

  1. Summary

This is a Direct Hire Open Continuous Announcement (OCA) for a
Diagnostic Radiologic Technologist (Computerized Tomography) for the
Indian Health Service at Hopi Health Care Center in Polacca, Arizona

Learn more about this agency

  1. Responsibilities

Diagnostic Radiologic Technologist (Computerized Tomography) will
perform the following duties:

- Performs quality control, daily required calibration and records
appropriate performance.
- Review and evaluate developed x-rays or computer generated
information to determine if images are satisfactory for
diagnostic purposes.
- Operate and oversee operation of radiologic or magnetic imaging
equipment to produce images of the body for diagnostic purposes.
- Position imaging equipment and adjust controls to set exposure
time and distance, according to specification of examination.
- Evaluates the exam order for appropriateness, prepare CT suite
and provides education and assessment to the patient.
- Positions the patient correctly, selects appropriate protocol
and demonstrates ALARA in the selection of scan parameters.

  1. Travel Required

Occasional travel – You may be expected to travel to other service
units or the Area Office for training, conferences, and/or meetings
for this position.

  1. Supervisory status


  1. Promotion Potential


- #### Job family (Series)

0647 Diagnostic Radiologic Technologist

- Requirements

  1. Conditions of Employment

Selectee may be subject to a probationary period
U.S. Citizenship is required
Must pass pre-employment examination.
Selective Service Registration is required for males born after

Security Clearance: If you are selected for this vacancy, you must
undergo a pre-employment fingerprint check and background
investigation. Fingerprint results and background investigation
documentation must be cleared prior to hire. You will receive
instructions on how to obtain and submit fingerprints and background
investigation documentation. After you begin your employment, your
continued employment is contingent upon the outcome of a complete
background investigation as determined by the sensitivity level of
your position. The investigation must find that you are suitable for
Federal employment in your position. If you are found not suitable,
you will be terminated after you begin work. If you make a false
statement in any part of your application, you may not be hired; you
may be fired after you begin work; or subject to possible criminal

This is a designated position covered by Public Law 101-630,
requiring contact or control over Indian children. Upon tentative
selection, selectee will be requested to complete, sign, and submit
the Addendum to OF-306, Child Care & Indian Child Care Worker
Position form. Due to this requirement, the agency must ensure that
persons hired for these positions have not been found guilty of or
pleaded nolo contendere or guilty to certain crimes.

Works on a regularly assigned rotation to provide continuity of
medical service 24/7 including weekends and holidays. On-call hours
or standby duty may be required.

May drive a U.S. Government vehicle and must have a valid,
unrestricted driver’s license

Selectees are required to have a bank account at a financial
institution for electronic direct deposit of salary payments.

Measles and Rubella immunization required for selectees born
after 1957. Seasonal Influenza immunization is required for civilian
health care facility staff working in Indian Health Service health
care facilities.

You must meet the requirements of the job by 11:59 pm (Eastern
Standard Time) of the closing date: 12/31/2019

  1. Qualifications

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: In addition, to the Basic Requirements,
you must also meet the Minimum Qualifications stated below-
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
registration and its accredited by an organization 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
(AART) Computed Tomography (CT) is required.

In addition, to the Basic Requirements, you must also meet the
Minimum Qualifications stated below:


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 experience as a Diagnostic Radiologic
Technologist (CT) equivalent to at least the next

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