MEDCOM

Diagnostic Radiologic Technologist

US-SC-FT. JACKSON
Job ID
2017-4409
# Positions
1
Category
Medical

Overview

Are you looking for a change in your career? Have you ever thought that something is missing within your career? Where has your practice lead you? Do you need a new aspiration and drive?

 

If you have answered yes to some of the above and are thinking on some of the above questions, then we may have the RIGHT OPPORTUNITY for you!!!!

 

Background:

We are looking for a Licensed Practical Nurse,

This position is located at the Moncrief Army Health Clinic, Department of Medicine, Fort Jackson, SC.

Moncrief Army Health Center is located at Fort Jackson, South Carolina, in the mist of the Columbia SC. A rapidly growing city, Columbia offers the charm and friendliness of the Southern United States.

The community provides excellent dining, shopping, attractions, historic museums, and a performing art center. This facility provides services to active military service members, their families, and retirees.

Civilian employees serve a vital role in supporting the Army mission. They provide the skills that are not readily available in the military, but crucial to support military operations. The Army integrates the talents and skills of its military and civilian members to form a Total Army.

NOTE:

  • This is a standing register and there is no guarantee for referral based on applying to this announcement.
  • As job opportunities occur, referral lists may be issued from this announcement. Candidates will be contacted directly by the hiring organization when they are being considered for a position.
  • This announcement may be used to fill permanent, temporary, or term positions.  

Responsibilities

Description: Services include, but are not limited to;

The technologist captures computerized radiographs, applies an algorithm, configures the image and verifies patient information before transmitting them to the picture archive system. This procedure requires the technologist to have a general knowledge of computer operations. Image manipulation and transmission is critical in computerized radiography, lost data can only be recaptured by repeating the radiograph. The Incumbent understands and carries out the requests made by physicians or seeks assistance of the supervisor when an uncommon, unique or new procedure is required.

  • Explains procedures, positions patients for desired results and cushions an shield patient as appropriate.
  • Must be able to lift, carry and move heavy equipment/patients routinely. Transfer patient from stretcher or wheelchair to radiographic table.
  • This position requires long periods of standing and walking, some bending, lifting and carrying of moderate to heavy items/patient (50 pounds).
  • Process images using Computerized Radiography (CR) or Diagnostic Radiography (DR) Digital Systems
  • Perform computer work and required forms associated with patient exams, credit of patient visits, complications and/or quality improvement activities of the Radiology Department.
  • The incumbent is responsible for the quality assurance of the images.
  • Provide education to patients and their families on imaging procedures.
  • The incumbent may perform diagnostic imaging in the operating room using general diagnostic equipment and will have experience with the use of a C-Arm.
  • Perform radiological procedures and examinations such as digital mammography equipment, mammography guided needle localizations, stereotactic biopsies, ductograms, ultrasounds guided needle localizations and ultrasound guided breast biopsies.
  • Make exposure on own initiative to provide complete studies for the radiological review and interpretation. 
  • Recognizes lesions, masses, abnormalities, and/or disease related changes to organs appearing on the screen or film at various stages of mammographic examination in order to make adjustments or take additional views in order to achieve optimum visualization of affected areas.
  • Organize statistical data and pathology information to initiate and ensure performance improvement within the Mammography division.
  • May include shift work or rotating shifts (evenings, weekends, holidays).
  • Must be professional, cooperative and be able to work with other staff members.

Qualifications

Must Haves: These requirements are necessary,

In order to qualify, you must meet the education and/or experience requirements described below.  Your resume must clearly describe your relevant experience; if qualifying based on education, your transcripts will be required as part of your application.  Additional information about transcripts is in this document.

  1. Must be U.S. Citizen.
  2. 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.
  3. 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.
  4. Providers must be able to obtain and maintain current Basic Life Support (BLS) Training and certification sponsored or endorsed by the American Heart Association (AHA). Current Advanced Life Support or other advanced certification does not supersede BLS completion.

Some federal jobs allow you to substitute your education for the required experience in order to qualify. For this job, you must meet the qualification requirement using experience alone--no substitution of education for experience is permitted.

Other Requirements:

  • Personnel Security Investigation required.
  • These positions require a Childcare Background Check (CNACI).
  • These positions are a Testing Designated Positions (TDP) subject to applicant testing and random drug testing. Tentatively selected applicants will be required to sign DA Form 5019 requiring participation in random drug urinalysis testing. A job offer to an applicant who is a not a current employee will be withdrawn if the applicant refuses to be tested. Applicants with verified positive test results shall be refused employment. Applications from such individuals shall not be considered for employment for a period of 6 months from the date of the test results.
  • Male applicants born after December 31, 1959 must complete a Pre-Employment Certification Statement for Selective Service Registration.
  • You will be required to provide proof of U.S. Citizenship.
  • One year trial/probationary period may be required.
  • Direct Deposit of Pay is Required.
  • These positions are subject to annual seasonal influenza vaccinations. Applicants tentatively selected for appointment to this position will be required to sign a statement (Condition of Employment) consenting to seasonal influenza vaccinations or must provide a recognized exemption.
  • A pre-placement physical examination may be required.
  • Immunization screening is required. Hepatitis B immunization is required for all positions with direct patient contact. Applicants may be required to show proof of other immunizations depending on the type of position.
  • Positions may be designated as Inclement Weather Essential. The incumbent must make every attempt to report for work on time and/or remain on duty during severe weather conditions.
  • If required, applicants must be able to fulfill credentialing requirements and obtain and maintain appropriate/relevant clinical privileges.
  • This announcement may be used to fill Supervisory positions. A one year supervisory probationary/trial period may be required.
  • Additional requirements may be determined as positions arise and will be communicated during the hiring process if you are selected.

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