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Radiologic Technologist

Company: Indian Health Service
Location: Shiprock
Posted on: June 24, 2022

Job Description:

This Diagnostic Radiologic Technologist (Mammography) position is located in the Radiology Services Branch of Northern Navajo Medical Center, Shiprock, NM. The purpose of this position is to perform as a certified diagnostic mammography technologist with the responsibility of managing the daily operations in the department. Incumbent will apply state of the art strategies to reduce health risks associated with breast cancer. Reports to Supervisory DRT. 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. BASIC REQUIREMENT(S) : Public Law 97-35 requires that persons who administer Radiologic procedures meet the credentialing standards in 42 CFR Part 75. Essentially, they must (l) have successfully completed an educational program that meets or exceeds the standards described in that regulation, and is accredited by an organization recognized by the Department of Education, and (2) be certified as radiographers in their field. The following meet these requirements: (l) Persons employed by the Federal Government as Radiologic personnel prior to the effective date of the regulation (January 13, 1986) who show evidence of current or fully satisfactory performance or certification of such from a licensed practitioner such as a doctor of medicine, osteopathy, dentistry, podiatry, or chiropractic who prescribes Radiologic procedures to others. (2) Persons first employed by the Federal Government as Radiologic personnel after the effective date of the regulation who (a) received training from institutions in a State or foreign jurisdiction that did not accredit training in that particular field at the time of graduation, or (b) practiced in a State or foreign jurisdiction that did not license that particular field or did not allow special eligibility to take a licensure examination for those who did not graduate from an accredited educational program, provided that such persons show evidence of training, experience, and competence as determined by OPM or the employing agency. Certification: All applicants must be certified in general Radiologic Technology by the American Registry of Radiologic Technology (ARRT). (A copy of your ARRT certification must be submitted with your application). Advanced ARRT Certification is required for Mammography (M): Advanced certification indicates that the technologist has demonstrated specific competency in the appropriate specialty and has taken and passed the designated examination. ( A copy of your ARRT advanced certification must be submitted with your application ). In addition, to the Basic Requirements, you must also meet the Minimum Qualifications stated below- MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS: 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 tasks: Performing Digital Radiological, Bone Density and Mammography examinations; conducting follow-up of abnormal mammograms; complying with federal mammography standards. OR Two full years of graduate education or aMaster's degree in radiological sciences or other related radiographic studies obained from an accredited college, university or medical school. OR A combination of education and experience. Position is open until filled, the position may close earlier than the current closing date. You must meet all qualification requirements within 30 days of the closing date of the announcement. This position has an education requirement. You are strongly encouraged to submit a copy of your transcripts or a list of your courses including titles, credit hours completed, and grades. Unofficial transcripts will be accepted in the application package. Official transcripts will be required from all selectees prior to receiving an official offer. 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: If you are using foreign education to meet qualification requirements, you must send a Certificate of Foreign Equivalency with your transcript in order to receive credit for that education. For further information, visit

Keywords: Indian Health Service, Rio Rancho , Radiologic Technologist, Other , Shiprock, New Mexico

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