This announcement has been posted to a specific area of consideration: current, permanent Federal employees. All others should apply to CBSS-11071129-21-RAD-CRR for consideration. RECRUITMENT/RELOCATION INCENTIVE OF UP TO $10,000.00 MAY BE AUTHORIZED FOR HIGHLY QUALIFIED CANDIDATES. Permanent Change of Station (PCS)/Relocation will not be authorized. Appraised Value Offer (AVO) is not authorized. This vacancy is for the Diagnostic Radiologic Technologist (Chief) position with the Radiology Service Line of the Kansas City VA Medical Center. Incumbent is responsible for planning and directing the Radiologic Technology program at our active, affiliated medical center and outpatient clinics. They have full supervisory responsibility for at least one subordinate supervisor at the next lower grade level, as well as oversight of a large staff of nonsupervisory personnel. The Imaging Service line at the Kansas City VA Medical Center is staffed with multiple technical personnel, RN staff, administrative assistant personnel, and Radiologist physicians. The services are multi-faceted; encompassing varies areas such as, Diagnostic Radiology & fluoroscopy, CT Scan, Ultrasound, Interventional Radiology, MRI, and Nuclear Medicine including PET. The Chief Technologist is responsible for the following duties, including but not limited to: Responsible for daily operations of the imaging service and ensuring it operates effectively and efficiently Directs the technical and administrative services of the Imaging Service in a tertiary care facility, to include outpatient centers Serves as patient representative for the Imaging Service line, researching and addressing patient complaints Provides direction to personnel in managing their respective sections and offers advice and guidance in handling problems Responsible for the maintenance of critical performance skills including, but not limited to, interpersonal, organizational, technological leadership Be available to teach and instruct co-workers, affiliated health care professionals and radiology students Participates in compilation and analysis of data pertaining to departmental and facility-wide activities and reviews related reports with the Chief, Radiology Service Determines goals and objectives that need additional emphasis, determines the best solution for resolving budget shortages, plans for long range staffing needs, including whether to contract out work Justifies the purchase of new equipment, improves methods and procedures used to produce work products, and oversees the development of technical data, estimates, statistics, suggestions, and other information useful to higher level managers Provides technical requirements and descriptions of work to be accomplished, plans and establishes the work schedules, deadlines, and standards for acceptable work Evaluates subordinate technical supervisors or program coordinators and serves as the reviewing official on evaluations of non-supervisory employees Recommends selections for subordinate supervisory positions, program leaders, coordinators, etc Makes decisions on non-routine costly or controversial training needs and training requests related to technical section employees Approves Annual leave, Sick Leave, Overtime/Comp Time and all training requests for the technical and/or administrative support staff Other duties as assigned Work Schedule: Monday - Friday, 8:00 am - 4:30 pm Financial Disclosure Report: Required
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