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Medical Instrument Technician (MRI)

U.S. Army Medical Command Smoky Hill Township, KS
  • Expired: over a month ago. Applications are no longer accepted.
Medical Instrument Technician (MRI)

##### Department of the Army

U.S. Army Medical Command


- ##### Open & closing dates

08/21/2019 to 09/24/2019

- ##### Service


- ##### Pay scale & grade

GS 8

- ##### Salary

$46,572 to $60,543 per year

- ##### Appointment type


- ##### Work schedule



1 vacancy in the following location:


Fort Riley, KS 1 vacancy

##### Relocation expenses reimbursed


##### Telework eligible


- Duties

### Summary

**About the Position:**

This position is being filled under the Expedited Hiring Authority
for Shortage Category and/or Critical Need Health Care

A Recruitment or relocation bonus may be authorized if it is
determined to be in the best interests of the Government.

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### Responsibilities

- Perform a variety of magnetic resonance imaging (MRI)
- Receive and reviews request from physicians and other health
care providers for MRI of patients
- Assist radiologist or physician in reading or evaluating
clinical result
- Provide on the job training to new employees
- Perform sophisticated computerized axial tomographic (CT)
scanning of heads/and or bodies
- On an as needed basis perform radiographic/report filing and
receptionist duties

### Travel Required

Not required

##### Supervisory status


##### Promotion Potential


- #### Job family (Series)

0649 Medical Instrument Technician

- Requirements

### Conditions of Employment

- Appointment may be subject to a suitability or fitness
determination, as determined by a completed background
- Male applicants born after December 31, 1959, must complete a
Pre-Employment Certification Statement for Selective Service
- Two year trial/probationary period may be required.
- This position requires you to possess and maintain a current
Basic Life Support (BLS) certification endorsed or sponsored by
the American Red Cross or American Heart Association (AHA).
- This position requires a Child Care background check
- This position is a Testing Designated Position (TDP) and is
subject to applicant testing and random drug testing in
accordance with DA guidelines
- This position has a mandatory seasonal influenza vaccination
requirement and is therefore subject to annual seasonal
influenza vaccinations.
- All employees assigned to an MTF are required to be screened for
applicable immunizations and are subject to missing/required
- This position is an inclement weather position.
- This position may on occasion entail evening and weekend duty.

### Qualifications

**Who May Apply: US Citizens**

In order to qualify, you must meet the experience requirements
described below. 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;
student; social). You will receive credit for all qualifying
experience, including volunteer experience. Your resume must clearly
describe your relevant experience; if qualifying based on education,
your transcripts will be required as part of your application.
Additional information about transcripts is in this document.

This position requires you to possess and maintain a current Basic
Life Support (BLS) certification endorsed or sponsored by the
American Red Cross or American Heart Association (AHA). (NOTE: You
must submit a copy of your certification with your application to be

**Specialized Experience:** Specialized experience is defined as
performing a wide variety of highly complex magnetic resonance
imaging (MRI) examinations on human patients to aid the diagnosis
and treatment of disease or injury. This definition of specialized
experience is typical of work performed at the next lower
grade/level position in the federal service (GS-07).

### Education

### Additional information

- You will be required to provide proof of U.S. Citizenship.
- Direct Deposit of Pay is required.
- This position is subject to annual seasonal influenza
vaccinations. Applicants tentatively selected for appointment to
this position will be required to sign a statement (Condition of
Employment) consenting to seasonal influenza vaccinations or
must provide a recognized exemption.
- This position is a Testing Designated Position (TDP) subject to
applicant testing and random drug testing. Tentatively selected
applicants will be required to sign DA Form 5019 requiring
participation in random drug urinalysis testing. A job offer to
an applicant who is a not a current employee will be withdrawn
if the applicant refuses to be tested. Applicants with verified
positive test results shall be refused employment. Applications
from such individuals shall not be considered for employment for
a period of 6 months from the date of the test results.
- Immunization screening is required. Hepatitis B immunization is
required for all positions with direct patient contact.
Applicants may be required to show proof of other immunizations
depending on the type of position.
- All Health Care Providers must be able to obtain and maintain
current Basic Life Support (BLS) Training and certification that
is sponsored or endorsed by the American Heart Association
(AHA). Current Advanced Life Support or other advanced
certification does not supersede BLS completion.
- Applicants must be able to fulfill credentialing requirements
and obtain and maintain appropriate/relevant clinical
- This position has specific initial background investigation and
periodic re-verification requirements since its duties require
interaction with children and youth under the age of
eighteen (18) years of age on a recurring basis.
- Selection is subject to restrictions resulting from Department
of Defense referral system for displaced employees.
- If you have retired from federal service and you are interested
in employment as a reemployed annuitant, see the information in
the Reemployed Annuitant information sheet.
- This is a Career Program (CP) 53
- Multiple positions may be filled from this announcement.
- Salary includes applicable locality pay or Local Market
- If you are unable to apply online or need to fax a document you
do not have in electronic form, view the following link for
information regarding an Alternate Application.

### How You Will Be Evaluated

You will be evaluated for this job based on how well you meet the
qualifications above.

Once the announcement has closed, a review of your application
package (resume, supporting documents, and responses to the
questionnaire) will be used to determine whether you meet the
qualification requirements listed on this announcement. If, after
reviewing your r?sum? and/or supporting documentation, a
determination is made that you have inflated your qualifications
and/or experience, you may lose consideration for this position.
Please follow all instructions carefully when applying, errors or
omissions may affect your eligibility.

You should list any relevant performance appraisals and incentive
awards in your resume as that information may be taken into
consideration during the selection process. If selected, you may be
required to provide supporting documentation.

Interagency Career Transition Assistance Program (ICTAP). If you are
a Federal employee in the competitive service and your agency has
notified you in writing that you are a displaced employee eligible
for ICTAP consideration, you may receive selection priority for this
position. To receive selection priority, you must: (1) meet ICTAP
eligibility criteria (2) be rated well-qualified for the position
and; (3) submit the appropriate documentation to support your ICTAP
eligibility. To be considered well-qualified and receive selection
priority applicants must satisfy all qualification requirements for
the position and receive a score of 90 or above. Additional
information about the program is OPM's Career Transition Resources

### Background checks and security clearance

##### Security clearance


##### Drug test required


- Required Documents

The documents you are required to submit vary based on whether or
not you are eligible for preference in federal employment. A
complete description of preference categories and the associated
required documents is in the Applicant Checklist (External).

As described above, your complete application includes your resume,
your responses to the online questionnaire, and documents which
prove your eligibility to apply. **If you fail to provide these
documents, you will be marked as having an incomplete application
package and you will not be considered any further.**

1. **Your resume:**

- Your resume may be submitted in any format and must support the
specialized experience described in this announcement.
- If your resume includes a photograph or other inappropriate
material or content, it will not be used to make eligibility and
qualification determinations and you may not be considered for
this vacancy.
- For qualifications determinations your resume must contain hours
worked per week and the dates of employment (i.e., HRS per week
and month/year to month/year or month/year to present). If your
resume does not contain this information, your application may
be marked as incomplete and you may not receive consideration
for this position.
- For additional information see: What to include in your resume.

2. **Other supporting documents:**
- Cover Letter, optional
- Most recent Performance Appraisal, if applicable
- License/Certification: If the position has a
license/certification requirement, you **MUST** submit a copy of
your current, active, valid, unrestricted license/certification.
See: Transcripts and Licenses.

NOTE: Documents submitted as part of the application package, to
include supplemental documents, may be shared beyond the Human
Resources Office. Some supplemental documents such as military
orders and marriage certificates may contain personal information
for someone other than you. You may sanitize these documents to
remove another person's personal information before you submit your
application. You may be asked to provide an un-sanitized version of
the documents if you are selected to confirm your eligibility.
#### If you are relying on your education to meet qualification requirements:

Education must be accredited by an accrediting institution
recognized by the U.S. Department of Education in order for it to be
credited towards qualifications. Therefore, provide only the
attendance and/or degrees from schools accredited by accrediting
institutions recognized by the U.S. Department of Education.

Failure to provide all of the required information as stated in this
vacancy announcement may result in an ineligible rating or may
affect the overall rating.

- Benefits

A career with the U.S. Government provides employees with a
comprehensive benefits package. As a federal employee, you and your
family will have access to a range of benefits that are designed to
make your federal career very rewarding. Learn more about federal

Review our benefits

Eligibility for benefits depends on the type of position you hold
and whether your position is full-time, part-time, or intermittent.
Contact the hiring agency for more information on the specific
benefits offered.

- How to Apply

To apply for this position, you must complete the online
questionnaire and submit the documentation specified in the
**Required Documents** section below.

The complete application package must be submitted by 11:59 PM (EST)
on 09/24/2019 to receive consideration

- To begin, click **Apply** to access the online application. You
will need to be logged into your USAJOBS account to apply. If
you do not have a USAJOBS account, you will need to create one
before beginning the application
- Follow the prompts to **select your **r?sum?** and/or other
supporting documents** to be included with your application
package. You will have the opportunity to upload additional
documents to include in your application before it is submitted.
Your uploaded documents may take several hours to clear the
virus scan process.
- After acknowledging you have reviewed your application package,
complete the Include Personal Information section as you deem
appropriate and **click to continue with the application
- You will be taken to the online application which you must
complete in order to apply for the position. Complete the online
application, verify the required documentation is included with
your application package, and submit the application. **You must
re-select your resume and/or other documents from your USAJOBS
account or your application will be incomplete.**
- It is your responsibility to verify that your application
package (resume, supporting documents, and responses to the
questionnaire) is complete, accurate, and submitted by the
closing date. Uploaded documents may take up to one hour to
clear the virus scan.
- Additional information on how to complete the online application
process and submit your online application may be found on the
USA Staffing Applicant Resource Center.

To verify the status of your application, log into your USAJOBS
account (, all of your
applications will appear on the Welcome screen. The Application
Status will appear along with the date your application was last
updated. For information on what each Application Status means,

### Agency contact information

### Army Applicant Help Desk

##### Email


##### Website\_public?id=form\_public&sys\_id=-1&table=u\_application\_inquiry\_staging

##### Address

Fort Riley, KS 66442

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### Next steps

If you provided an email address, you will receive an email message
acknowledging receipt of your application. Your application package
will be used to determine your eligibility, qualifications, and
quality ranking for this position. If you are determined to be
ineligible or not qualified, your application will receive no
further consideration.

- Fair & Transparent

The Federal hiring process is setup to be fair and transparent.
Please read the following guidance.

### Equal Employment Opportunity Policy

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.

- Equal Employment Opportunity (EEO) for federal employees & job

### Reasonable Accommodation Policy

Federal agencies must provide reasonable accommodation to applicants
with disabilities where appropriate. Applicants requiring reasonable
accommodation for any part of the application process should follow
the instructions in the job opportunity announcement. For any part
of the remaining hiring process, applicants should contact the
hiring agency directly. Determinations on requests for reasonable
accommodation will be made on a case-by-case basis.

A reasonable accommodation is any change to a job, the work
environment, or the way things are usually done that enables an
individual with a disability to apply for a job, perform job duties
or receive equal access to job benefits.

Under the Rehabilitation Act of 1973, federal agencies must provide
reasonable accommodations when:

- An applicant with a disability needs an accommodation to have an
equal opportunity to apply for a job.
- An employee with a disability needs an accommodation to perform
the essential job duties or to gain access to the workplace.
- An employee with a disability needs an accommodation to receive
equal access to benefits, such as details, training, and
office-sponsored events.

You can request a reasonable accommodation at any time during the
application or hiring process or while on the job. Requests are
considered on a case-by-case basis.

Learn more about disability employment and reasonable accommodations
or how to contact an agency.

#### Legal and regulatory guidance

- Financial suitability
- Social security number request
- Privacy Act
- Signature and false statements
- Selective Service
- New employee probationary period

This job originated on For the full announcement and to
apply, visit Only resumes
submitted according to the instructions on the job announcement listed
at will be considered.

U.S. Army Medical Command


Smoky Hill Township, KS