This is an open continuous announcement. The first set of resumes will be reviewed two weeks after the opening date on 2/13/18. Future resumes will be reviewed in the order they are received or until the position is filled.
OUR MISSION: To fulfill President Lincoln's promise - "To care for him who shall have borne the battle and for his widow, and his orphan" - by serving and honoring the men and women who are America's Veterans. How would you like to become a part of a team providing compassionate care to Veterans?
Join the VA professionals in Oklahoma City --a dynamic place to live that exhibits pioneer spirit, combined with old fashioned
hospitality. Come experience big-city amenities with small-city charm. Visitors and residents are delighted with the abundant historical, cultural, recreational, shopping, restaurant and entertainment venues offered in this enticing city. Sports fans can revel in the exploits of the Thunder NBA basketball team, Oklahoma City Dodgers AAA baseball team, and many national sporting events. In addition to the excellent grade schools in the area, there are numerous technical schools, junior colleges, colleges and universities from which to choose. Because of the low unemployment rate and modest cost of living, Oklahoma City area residents enjoy a very agreeable quality of life.
This position is located in the Radiology section at the Oklahoma City VA Health Care System. The Magnetic Resonance Imaging (MRI) modality requires additional knowledge of super conducting magnets, the physics of super conducting magnets, and how they relate to the human anatomy in medical imaging. Duties include, but are not limited to:
- Reviews films for quality control determinations by checking density, contrast, distortion, and other varying factors.
- Determine the need to call for repair and/or maintenance of equipment and notify the Chief Technologist, Administrative officer, or designee.defects or deficiencies.
- Utilizes skeletal, vascular, neurological, trans-sectional anatomy, physiology and cross-sectional anatomy such as the location and appearance of abnormalities which are illustrated by general diagnostic/MRI scanning; to recognize which best illustrate lesions and or abnormalities.
- Performs first aid procedures for seizures, cardiac arrest, anaphylactic shock, and contrast reactions.
- Performs more complex exams and acts as a point of contact for other technologist when performing complex examinations.
- Works with the MRI safety committee to make sure the facility adheres to VHA policy and Joint Commission guidelines for MRI safety.
- Prepares contrast materials which are used in MRI and general diagnostic studies.
Work Schedule: 4:00 p.m.-Midnight, Rotating Call, and Holidays
Functional Statement Title/#: Advanced Diagnostic Radiologic Technologist (MRI)/000000, GS-0647-09
Financial Disclosure Report: Not Required
Recruitment/Relocation Incentive: Authorized
Application Close Date
Veterans Affairs, Veterans Health Administration
Who May Apply
Status Candidates (Merit Promotion and VEOA Eligibles)