The VA Northern California Health Care System is currently recruiting for a full time Diagnostic Radiologic Technologist-Quality Management (QM) position with Radiology Service, located at the Mather Division. The Diagnostic Radiologic Technologist (QM) provides planning, guidance and oversight of departmental QM program as well as assisting in the long range planning, daily maintenance and trouble shooting of the Radiology Picture Archive and Communication Systems (PACS), Voice Recognition System (VR), Vista Imaging interface, and the radiology package in DHCP. Serves as a specialist providing support in the operation and management of digital image processing, storage and display systems at VA Northern California Health Care System (VANCHCS). Major duties include but not limited to: Provide training to radiologists, radiologic technologists, referring physicians, trouble shooting, reporting errors and providing ad hoc reports. Coordinates work with other services and users of digital radiographic images throughout the Medical Center, and remote sites of care. Designs and maintains a quality control program for digital radiographic images to include, but not limited to, evaluation of image quality from modality to viewing monitor. Work with on-site or contract Medical Physicist staff to develop and institute a preventative maintenance program and oversight of the diagnostic imaging equipment certification programs. Develops Quality Control methods and programs to evaluate and monitor the imaging techniques of the technologists in each imaging modality. Ensures adequate documentation is maintained on Quality Management systems in order to ensure trends analysis. Identifies problems, gathers data, performs analysis, and proposes solutions to problems and barriers to establishment of an efficient, cost effective filmless radiology environment. Perform other duties as assigned. Work Schedule: Varied Shifts Telework: Not Available Virtual: This is not a virtual position. Functional Statement #: PD000000 Relocation/Recruitment Incentives: Not Authorized Permanent Change of Station (PCS): Not Authorized Financial Disclosure Report: Not required
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