Department Of Defense Fort Leonard Wood , MO 65473
About the Position: This is a permanent position is located at DCNHS Nursing Division, General Leonard Wood Army Community Hospital; Ft. Leonard Wood, MO.
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Observe computer and report abnormalities to nurse.
Monitor and document all pertinent information during a cardiac arrest and report changes to patient?s nurse.
Obtain and posts rhythm strips on admission in patient records.
Identify life threatening arrhythmias, taking immediate action.
Perform 12-lead electrocardiogram, routine or emergency.
Assess all equipment at the beginning of the shift for malfunction and alarm settings.
Take and record blood pressure, pulse, respiration, temperature, oxygen saturation, height, and weight of patients.
Provide routine care to pre and postoperative, medical, cardiac, pediatric, neonate, and pre and postpartum patients.
Apply and remove bandages, binders, simple dressing, and hot and cold packs.
Perform clerical duties to include answering telephone calls, call lights, organizing patient records, completing charts, as well as the use of automated systems.
Occasional travel - Temporary Duty (TDY) may be up to 5%
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0649 Medical Instrument Technician
HelpRequirements Conditions of Employment
Appointment may be subject to a suitability or fitness determination, as determined by a completed background investigation.
This is a Testing Designated Position (TDP) subject to applicant testing and random drug testing.
A Childcare background check is required.
A Criminal background check is required.
Incumbent must maintain Basic Life Support (BLS) certification.
The work may require the employee to work days, evenings, nights, weekends, holidays, rotating shifts, and extended hours.
This position is designated as essential during inclement weather conditions or other appropriate emergency conditions.
Incumbent is subject to a medical clearance examination prior to employment. This position may require an annual physical or medical surveillance examination.
Incumbent must take Telemetry class and be able to pass examination the 1st time, within three months of employment.
This position has a mandatory seasonal influenza vaccination requirement and is therefore subject to annual seasonal influenza vaccinations.
Hepatitis B immunization series as well as an immunizatino screening as a condition of employme
Who May Apply: Only applicants who meet one of the employment authority categories below are eligible to apply for this job. You will be asked to identify which category or categories you meet, and to provide documents which prove you meet the category or categories you selected. See Proof of Eligibility for an extensive list of document requirements for all employment authorities.
Current Department of Army Civilian Employees
Interagency Career Transition Assistance Plan
Veterans Employment Opportunity Act (VEOA) of 1998
In order to qualify, you must meet the education and/or 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.
Specialized Experience: One year of specialized experience which includes: experience in operating, supervising the operation of, or instructing in the operation of equipment related cardiac monitoring. This definition of specialized experience is typical of work performed at the next lower grade/level position in the federal service (GS-04).
You will be evaluated on the basis of your level of competency in the following areas:
Attention to Detail
Patient Safety and Quality Care
Time in Grade Requirement: Candidates may be advanced without time restriction to positions up to GS-5 if the position to be filled is no more than two grades above the lowest grade the employee held within the preceding 52 weeks under his or her latest non-temporary competitive appointment.
Some federal jobs allow you to substitute your education for the required experience in order to qualify. For this job, you may qualify if your education meets the definitions below:
Education: Four year course of study leading to a bachelor's degree (a) with a major field of study appropriate to the specialization of the position, OR (b) that included at least 24 semester hours in courses such as biology, anatomy, physiology, chemistry, medical technology, or physics. Of the 24 semester hours, at least 12 must have been in a field directly related to the specialization of the position as identified in (a). (NOTE: You must attach a copy of your transcripts for verification.)
Combination of Education and Experience: A combination of education and experience may be used to qualify for this position as long as the computed percentage of the requirements is at least 100%. To compute the percentage of the requirements, divide your total months of experience by 12. Then divide your semester hours of education beyond two years (total semester hours minus 60) by 60. Add the two percentages. (NOTE: You must attach a copy of your transcripts for verification.)
FOREIGN EDUCATION: If you are using education completed in foreign colleges or universities to meet the qualification requirements, you must show the education credentials have been evaluated by a private organization that specializes in interpretation of foreign education programs and such education has been deemed equivalent to that gained in an accredited U.S. education program; or full credit has been given for the courses at a U.S. accredited college or university. For further information, visit: http://www.ed.gov/about/offices/list/ous/international/usnei/us/edlite-visitus-forrecog.html.
Only degrees from an accredited college or university recognized by the Department of Education are acceptable to meet positive education requirements or to substitute education for experience. For additional information, please go to the Office of Personnel Management (OPM) and U.S. Department of Education websites at - http://www.opm.gov/qualifications and http://www.ed.gov/admins/finaid/accred/index.html