The Supervisory Diagnostic Radiologic Technologist position develops and maintains protocol manuals for procedures performed in the section and is responsible for implementation and adherence to all safety practices and policies for the section. The incumbent directs the development and implementation of services and treatment to patients through the supervision, mentoring, and oversight of assigned clinical staff. Oversees daily workflow of the technical staff to ensure efficiency as well as identify problems in accuracy and quality and takes corrective action as necessary. Develops and maintains the daily and on-call schedule for staff DRT and CT technologists. Determines staffing requirements based on past, present, and future workload patterns. Organizes staff work assignments, including lunch and break rotations. Assigns technologist duties according to staffing levels and workload. Coordinates leave requests and vacation schedules to maintain optimal staffing levels. Oversees fluoroscopy documentation for accuracy according to PVAMC policies/SOP's and Radiation Safety Officer recommendations. Develops and completes performance appraisals and competency review for all direct reports according to DIS and facility policies and procedures. Holds corrective interviews with employees regarding inadequate performance or conduct as needed. Trains new technologists in general radiography/fluoroscopy, computed tomography, and other areas within his/her technical scope. Develops formal orientation, training, and evaluation programs as needed and participates in the evaluation of new employees. Recommends, coordinates and evaluates new or modified procedures/protocols. Instructs other technologists on specialized tasks and new/modified procedures and policies. Uses the PACS system to monitor the daily workload and runs reports to ensure all work is completed each day. Troubleshoots problems with all imaging equipment including the PAC's system. Performs daily reconciliations of image data and demographic information in the archive. Oversees students from academic affiliates, new technologists, residents and WOC's on techniques, procedures, equipment use, etc. Actively works with the PACS Administrator/QM technologist to oversee all equipment quality management issues including vendor recommended quality control recommendations, equipment malfunctions, and repeat analysis processes. Participates in developing specifications for new equipment requests and service contracts. This Supervisory Diagnostic Radiologic Technologist position is located in Diagnostic Imaging Service and is not a bargaining unit position. Work schedule: The work schedule will be determined based on the needs of the Medical Center. The Providence VA Medical Center is an acute care facility operating 24 hours a day 7 days a week. While most tours of duty are scheduled during the day, the possibility of working evenings, nights and weekends does exist. Shift changes will be considered based on patient and facility needs. Compressed/Flexible Schedule: Not available Functional Statement: 650-F2122 Relocation/Recruitment Incentives: Not authorized THIS OPEN & CONTINUOUS ANNOUNCEMENT (OCA) ESTABLISHES A STANDING REGISTER OF ELIGIBLE APPLICANTS, which closes on (close date). The initial cut-off date for referral of eligible applications will be (cut off date) with subsequent reviews every other week as additional vacancies occur, or on an as-needed basis, until positions are filled. Please see the "What To Expect Next" area of the announcement which provides additional information on the referral process for this type of announcement. Applications will be accepted on an ongoing basis and qualified candidates will be considered as vacancies become available. Applications will remain active for (number of months) months after the initial application is received and/or updated. After that time, you must update your application through your USA Jobs account if you would like to be made active again for possible consideration during the open period.
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