Intermediate Care Technician

Veterans Administration Lebanon , PA 17046

Posted 2 months ago

To qualify for this position, applicants must meet all requirements by the closing date of this announcement, 04/08/2021. 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-07 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. If the most recent SF-50 has an effective date within the past year, it may not clearly demonstrate you possess one-year time-in-grade, as required by the announcement. In this instance, you must provide an additional SF-50 that clearly demonstrates one-year time-in-grade.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: GS-07 Specialized Experience:Do you possess at least one (1) full year of specialized experience, which equips you with the particular knowledge, skills, and abilities to perform successfully the duties of the Intermediate Care Technician (ICT) PACT, GS-07 position, and that is typically in or related to the work of the position to be filled. To be creditable, this specialized experience must have been equivalent to the grade 05 level in Federal service to qualify at the grade 07.Examples of specialized experience include:1) The incumbent assists in behavioral/ psychiatric situations in an outpatient setting.2) Performs 12-lead electrocardiograms3) Performs observation-based screening and collection of patient information in collaboration with licensed personnel.4) Assists licensed personnel with the delivery of care to patients with complex and specialized care needs5) The incumbent operates specialized medical equipment to obtain diagnostic and therapeutic outcomes. You will be rated on the following Competencies for this position:Clinical Data Collection/DocumentationDiagnostic Medical TestingEmergency Care 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 involves extended periods of bending, standing and walking. Generally, the work requires recurring physical exertion with assisting patients. On a regular and recurring basis, employee is exposed to infection, exposure to communicable diseases and contagious diseases. The incumbent's assignment requires him/her to comply with special safety and health precautions by wearing personal protective equipment (PPE) according to universal precautions For more information on these qualification standards, please visit the United States Office of Personnel Management's website at
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