Serves as Supervisory Diagnostic Radiologic Technologist for the Radiology service. Has supervisory responsibility over a group of DRTs at the GS-10 level and below, which may include administrative support staff. Evaluates new products and equipment; develops and maintains protocol manuals for procedures performed in the section; directs the development and implementation of services and treatment to patients through the supervision, mentoring, and oversight of assigned clinical staff. Major duties include: Oversees technical personnel administration, clerical personnel administration, logistics, and quality assurance for the assigned area. Provides guidance and troubleshooting in the daily operation of Picture Archive and Communication System (PACS) for the assigned area and staff. The incumbent resolves daily workflow and quality control issues. Also works with other services and users of digital radiographic images and other digital imaging throughout the Medical Center and outpatient clinics. The incumbent also serves as the Radiology Service ADPAC or alternate ADPAC. Prepares correspondence, memorandums and a variety of reports. This would include personnel management/administration, continuing education, procurement and contracting, capital equipment monitoring and acquisition, property management, integration reports and monitoring of supplies of the assigned area. May be a representative and resource person in all committees that request the input of the Radiology service line. Provides necessary coordination and delivery of services, ensuring that all needs are met and the integrated Radiology Service makes an optimal contribution to healthcare system function. Investigates and resolves complaints by determining the reason, validity and service response needed. Recommends corrective actions. Records and analyzes the assigned area workload and reviews changing requirements for space, equipment, personnel, supporting material requirements and proposed new programs. Provides section management for the service. This includes interpreting administrative, administrative requirements, and/or providing advice to top management on related issues. Develops and advises on administrative requirements for the organization. Coordinates short and long-range activities of the assigned area by working with the Service Chief and staff. This includes collecting and analyzing data that identifies program needs, preparing budgets for such programs and determining supply, staffing, section workload, quality, performance, and productivity. Performs Radiology procedures as needed, providing coverage to accommodate staffing constraints throughout the assigned area. Must be an ARRT registered technologist with at least one advanced imaging certification. Manages duties associated with scheduling appointments in full compliance with guidelines established in VA Directive 2010-027, VHA Directive 2006-028, and VHA Directive 2008-056. The incumbent will have direct oversight and supervision of technical staff performing a wide variety of difficult radiographic exams (CT, MRI, Mammography, Ultrasound), as well and clerical staff as determined by the service chief and organizational chart. Analyzes current and future staffing needs and plans, schedules and conducts projects and studies to evaluate and recommend ways for improvement through periodic reviews and/or initiates internal requests for additional personnel and prepares necessary support material analysis. Ensures that assigned personnel requests are initiated, interviews, job classifications, performance standards and competencies are developed and that evaluations are performed in a timely manner. Analyses organizational, technical, and administrative problems and develops and implements solutions that result in efficient section operation. Communicates interprets and advises on federal and agency personnel policies, regulations and procedures including reviewing and analyzing EEO issues, voluntary separation documentation, on-call vs standby procedures, and overtime. Manages procurement for the assigned area. Reviews and gives approval authority for purchase of all supplies. Monitors cost effectiveness of all supplies, assesses usage of disposable supplies and establishes protocols for delivery and recurring inventory. The Supervisory DRT manages requisitions for all new equipment in the assigned area as well as maintaining the assigned CMR for the service. Work Schedule: Monday - Friday, 8:00am - 4:30pm Telework: Not Available Virtual: This is not a virtual position. Position Title/Functional Statement #:Supervisory Diagnostic Radiologic Technologist/PD000000 Relocation/Recruitment Incentives: Not Authorized Permanent Change of Station (PCS): Not Authorized Financial Disclosure Report: Not Required
Providing Health Care for Veterans: The Veterans Health Administration is America’s largest integrated health care system, providing care at 1,255 health care facilities, including 170 medical centers and 1,074 outpatient sites of care of varying complexity (VHA outpatient clinics), serving 9 million enrolled Veterans each year.