This position is located at one of the various Indian Health
Service Hospitals or Clinics under the Navajo Area Office. The
position is to function as a radiologist with responsibility for
interpretation & evaluation of diagnostic radiologic procedures,
fluoroscopic exams, special procedures, roentgenograms, Computed
Tomography (CT), Magnetic Resonance Imaging (MRI), mammography &
sonographic exams to patients involving a full range of difficult &
unusual cases within the specialty field.
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This position will support efforts related to the COVID-19
public health emergency.
- Determines what radiologic examinations are necessary for
- Prescribes x-rays for specific body areas to be taken by
technologist and coordinates roentgenological services with other
- Administers radiopaque substance to render internal structures
and organs visible to diagnostic x-ray or fluoroscope screen
- Evaluates findings correlating them with other examinations and
tests. Records diagnosis in patient's record and forwards to
- Serves as a consultant to other physicians to interpret
radiologic findings and assists in determining nature and extent of
- Participates in teaching activities for the clinical staff,
residents, practitioners, physicians assistants, and technicians to
improve technical skills
Occasional travel - You may be expected to travel for this
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Conditions of Employment
Must pass pre-employment examination.
Selectee may be subject to a probationary period
U.S. Citizenship is required
Selective Service Registration is required for males born after
This is a designated position covered by Public Law 101-630,
requiring contact or control over Indian children. Due to this
requirement, the agency must ensure that persons hired for these
positions have not been found guilty of or pleaded nolo contendere
or guilty to certain crimes.
Confidential Financial Disclosure Form required.
Measles and Rubella immunization required for selectees born
after 1957. Seasonal Influenza immunization is required for
civilian health care facility staff working in Indian Health
Service health care facilities.
The selected individual is required to obtain and maintain
medical staff clinical privileges, including any licensure
requirements. If privileges are not obtained or maintained during
employment, the employee will be subject to adverse actions, up to
and including removal from Federal service.
On-call hours or standby duty may be required.
Successfully pass the E-Verify employment verification check. To
learn more about E-Verify, including your rights and
responsibilities, visit www.dhs.gov/E-Verify/.
You will need to set up direct deposit so we can pay you.
Background Investigation: If you are selected for this vacancy,
you must undergo a pre-employment fingerprint check and background
investigation. Fingerprint results and background investigation
documentation must be cleared prior to hire. After you begin your
employment, your continued employment is contingent upon the
outcome of a complete background investigation as determined by the
sensitivity level of your position. The investigation must find
that you are suitable for Federal employment in your position. If
you are found not suitable, you will be terminated after you begin
work. If you make a false statement in any part of your
application, you may not be hired; you may be fired after you begin
work; or subject to possible criminal charges. You may be subject
to a credit check as a part of the background investigation
To qualify for this position, your resume must state sufficient
experience and/or education, to perform the duties of the specific
position for which you are applying.
Experience refers to paid and unpaid experience, including
volunteer work done through National Service programs (e.g., Peace
Corps, AmeriCorps) and other organizations (e.g., professional;
philanthropic; religious; spiritual; community; social). You will
receive credit for all qualifying experience, including volunteer
and part time experience. You must clearly identify the duties and
responsibilities in each position held and the total number of
hours per week.
Doctor of Medicine, Doctor of Osteopathic Medicine or equivalent
from a school in the United States or Canada. The degree must have
been accredited by the Council on Medical Education of the American
Medical Association; Association of American Medical Colleges;
Liaison Committee on Medical Education; Commission on Osteopathic
College Accreditation of the American Osteopathic Association or
accrediting body recognized by the U.S. Department of Education at
the time the degree was obtained.
In addition, to the Basic Requirements, you must also meet the
Minimum Qualifications stated below-
GS 15: 5 years of graduate training in the specialty of the
position to be filled or equivalent experience and training.
Your resume must demonstrate at least one (1) year of
specialized experience equivalent to at least the next lower grade
level in the Federal service obtained in either the private or
public sector performing the following type of work and/or
Example of Specialized Experience: Within specific professional
knowledge, ability and competency as defined for board
certification, advised, administered, supervised or performed
professional and scientific work in the field of radiology;
interpreted diagnostic x-ray films and fluoroscopic examinations,
treated pathological conditions with x-ray, radium and radioactive
isotopes; prepared comprehensive interpretive reports of findings;
performed or supervised a wide variety of radiologic special
procedures as well as the more common diagnostic roentgenolgic
procedures in a hospital according to established medical staff
by-laws, rules, regulations, procedures and practices relating to
health care delivery.
- Board Certification, not required but preferred
You must meet all qualification requirements within 30 days of
the closing date of the announcement.
For positions requiring positive education requirements, you
MUST submit a copy of your transcripts or an itemized list of
college courses which includes equivalent information from the
transcript (course title, semester/quarter hours, and grade/degree
earned) in your resume.
When there is a positive education requirement, or you are using
education to qualify as a substitution for experience, transcripts
(unofficial) are required at the time of application to verify that
you meet the educational requirement or substitution.
Only attendance and/or degrees from schools accredited by
accrediting institutions recognized by the U.S. Department of
Education may be credited. Applicants can verify accreditation at
the following website: https://www.ed.gov/accreditation
Foreign Education: If you are using education completed in
foreign colleges or universities to meet the qualification
requirements, you must show that the education credentials have
been evaluated by a private organization that specializes in
interpretation of foreign education programs and such education has
been deemed equivalent to that gained in an accredited U.S.
education program; or full credit has been given for the courses at
a U.S. accredited college or university. For further information,