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Health Technician

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Department Of Veterans Affairs Saint Augustine , FL 32095

Posted 3 months ago

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This position is located at the department of Veteran Affairs Community Based Outpatient Clinic(CBOC) in Saint Augustine, Florida within the North Florida/South Georgia Veteran Administrative HealthCare System(VAHCS). The incumbent will assist the medical and nursing staff through technical, specialized or support services for the diagnosing or treatment of patient illness or medical conditions.

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Responsibilities

  • Performs specimen collections via phlebotomy, urine, sputum ect

  • Monitors patients for adverse reactions.

  • Understands and utilizes standard precautions and uses proper protective equipment.

  • Performs EKG's and pulmonary function tests on patients.

  • Demonstrates application of the principles of infection control by using proper hand washing procedures.

  • Understands and utilizes standard precautions and uses proper protective equipment.

Work Schedule: Monday-Friday 7:00 am - 3:30 pm

Telework: Not Available

Virtual: This is not a virtual position.

Position Description/PD#: 573-05063-O

Relocation/Recruitment Incentives: Not Authorized

Financial Disclosure Report: Not required

Travel Required

Not required

Supervisory status

No

Promotion Potential
6

  • Job family (Series)
    0640 Health Aid And Technician

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HelpRequirements Conditions of Employment

  • You must be a U.S. Citizen to apply for this job

  • Designated and/or random drug testing may be required

  • Selective Service Registration is required for males born after 12/31/1959

  • You may be required to serve a probationary period

  • Subject to background/security investigation

  • Selected applicants will be required to complete an online onboarding process

Qualifications

To qualify for this position, applicants must meet all requirements by the closing date of this announcement, 10/24/2018.

Time-In-Grade Requirement: Applicants who are current Federal employees and have held a GS grade any time in the past 52 weeks must also meet time-in-grade requirements by the closing date of this announcement. For a GS-06 position you must have served 52 weeks at the GS-05. The grade may have been in any occupation, but must have been held in the Federal service. An SF-50 that shows your time-in-grade eligibility must be submitted with your application materials. Note: Time-In-Grade requirements also apply to former Federal employees applying for reinstatement as well as current employees applying for Veterans Employment Opportunities Act of 1998 (VEOA) appointment.

You may qualify based on your experience and/or education as described below:

  • Specialized Experience: You must have one year of specialized experience equivalent to at least the next lower grade GS-05 in the normal line of progression for the occupation in the organization OR graduate education or an internship that is directly related to the work of the position. Examples of specialized experience would typically include, but are not limited to: Practical knowledge of standard procedures using any one of several technical procedures. Including but not limited to: phlebotomy, prosthetics, lab specimen drawing and processing, performing EKG's CPR, and patient education. Skilled in the operation and use of specialized equipment and materials within the environment to which they are assigned including but not limited to: lab specimen processing equipment, glucometer use, assisting higher grade technicians or providers with medical procedures to facilitate patient care. Knowledge of medical terminology.

You will be rated on the following Competencies for this position:

  • Communications

  • Diagnostic Medical Testing

  • Infection Control

  • Specimen Collection

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; religions; spiritual; community; student; social). Volunteer work helps build critical competencies, knowledge, and skills and can provide valuable training and experience that translates directly to paid employment. You will receive credit for all qualifying experience, including volunteer experience.

Note: A full year of work is considered to be 35-40 hours of work per week. 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.

Physical Requirements:
The work requires standing, walking, bending, lifting, and carrying light items. The work requires above average agility and dexterity. The work may require heavy lifting of equipment or patients.

Education

A transcript must be submitted with your application if you are basing all or part of your qualifications on education.

PLEASE NOTE: 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 (particularly positions with a positive education requirement). Therefore, applicants must report only attendance and/or degrees from schools accredited by accrediting institutions recognized by the U.S. Department of Education. Applicants can verify accreditation at the following website: http://www.ed.gov/admins/finaid/accred/index.html. All education claimed by applicants will be verified by the appointing agency accordingly. 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.


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