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Internal Number: 697862200
The Wm. S. Middleton Memorial Veterans Hospital, Madison, is a 129-bed facility that provides tertiary medical, surgical, neurological, and psychiatric care, and a full range of outpatient services.
Work Schedule: Mon-Fri 12:00 PM – 8:00 PM with rotating weeknight, weekend, and holiday call
Recruitment Incentive: May be authorized for highly qualified individuals Relocation Expenses Reimbursed may be authorized for highly qualified individuals.
Compensation and Benefits – Total Rewards:
Salary: $70,410 - $91,543 per year
A smoke/drug-free workplace.
A child care subsidy program.
Free parking or transit subsidy programs at most locations.
Flexible work schedules and shifts
Workforce and leadership development programs
Career enhancement opportunities
Dining options and a tax-free retail store.
Social Security paid by VA – 6.2% of taxable wages up to max of $132,900 on behalf of employee)
Medicare paid by VA (1.45% on behalf of the employee)
FSAFEDS Flexible Spending Account
Life Insurance – VA pays 1/3 of insurance cost for basic life insurance)
Thrift Savings Plan Federal 401(k) – VA provides up to 5% employer matched / automated contributions to your savings plan)
Federal Employee Retirement System (FERS) – VA contributes 8.3% annually to FERS basic/defined benefit
Education Debt Reduction Program (Student Loan Repayment): This position is eligible for the Education Debt Reduction Program (EDRP), a student loan payment reimbursement program. You must meet specific individual eligibility requirements in accordance with VHA policy and submit your EDRP application within four months of appointment. Approval is determined by the VHA Education Loan Repayment Services program office after complete review of the EDRP application.
Knowledges, Skills, and Abilities associated with this position:
Ability to balance the needs of patients and staff while still performing complex scans and procedures.
Knowledge of techniques for gathering relevant information from the medical record, significant others, and health care providers.
Ability to assess factors that may contraindicate the procedure.
Knowledge of basic first aid and basic life support practices related to radiography.
Knowledge of physical assessment, aseptic techniques, intravenous methods and techniques and universal precautions.
Knowledge of pre-procedural, procedural, and post-procedural care of patients.
United States Citizenship: Non-citizens may only be appointed when it is not possible to recruit qualified citizens in accordance with VA Policy.
Advanced ARRT Certification. Advanced ARRT certification is required for assignments that include computed tomography (CT), magnetic resonance imaging (MRI), [or Mammography (M) duties performed independently.
Completion of a full-time training course of at least 24 months in duration (or the equivalent) in a post-high school diagnostic radiologic technology program, evidenced by a certificate or an associate degree, accredited by the Joint Review Committee on Education in Radiologic Technology (JRCERT) or from [other accrediting agencies as recognized by the Department of Education (DOE).]
In addition, you must demonstrate the following Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities. (Cover your skill level in your resume.)
Ability to check system for operation and assess acceptable performance.
Knowledge of calibration parameters and the ability to make adjustments.
Knowledge of patient's clinical record, diagnosis, and laboratory results.
Ability to monitor patient's physiologic changes during the procedure and keep the radiologist informed.
Skill in using tact, diplomacy, and courtesy in dealings with the customer base, patients, staff, family, visitors, and volunteers.
Knowledge of anatomy and physiology, and cross-sectional anatomy, recognizing unusual images, and determining proper positioning to best demonstrate areas of interest.
Preferred Experience: Minimum 1 year MRI experience.
*** IMPORTANT – PLEASE READ FOR APPLICATION PURPOSES: ***
A full year of work is considered to be 35-40 hours of work per week
All experience listed on your resume must include the month and year start/end dates
Part-time experience will be credited on the basis of time actually spent in appropriate activities
Applicants wishing to receive credit for such experience must indicate clearly the nature of their duties and responsibilities in each position and the number of hours a week spent in such employment
William S. Middleton Memorial Veterans Hospital
The United States Government does not discriminate in employment on the basis of race, color, religion, sex (including pregnancy and gender identity), national origin, political affiliation, sexual orientation, marital status, disability, genetic information, age, membership in an employee organization, retaliation, parental status, military service, or other non-merit factor.
About William S. Middleton Memorial Veterans Hospital
The William S. Middleton Memorial Veterans Hospital in Madison, WI (http://www.madison.va.gov/) is a 131 bed facility that provides tertiary medical, surgical, neurological, and psychiatric care, and a full range of outpatient services. This facility serves 130,000 Veterans who live in 15 counties in south-central Wisconsin and in five counties in northwestern Illinois. The Madison VAMC is also the specialty care referral center for an additional 57,000 Veterans who reside in the Tomah VAMC primary service area, is affiliated with the University of Wisconsin School of Medicine and Public Health, and is physically connected to the University of Wisconsin Clinical Science Center which includes the UW Hospitals and Clinics, and supports a Vet Center in Madison.
Madison VAMC is responsible for community based outpatient clinics (CBOCs) at Janesville, Baraboo, Beaver Dam, WI, and Rockford and Freeport, IL and a primary care annex at Madison West Clinic, and is one of eight facilities tha