Supply Technician (Medical)

Department Of Veterans Affairs Muskogee , OK 74403

Posted 2 weeks ago

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This position is located in the Medical Supply Distribution (MSD) areas of the Logistics Service in the Eastern Oklahoma Veteran Affairs Health Care System (EOVAHCS) and supported catchment area.

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Responsibilities

The primary purpose of the Supply Technician is to ensure that supplies and material are distributed to all areas serviced by Logistics. The Incumbent provides wards, clinics, operating rooms, secondary storage locations, and other hospital facilities with supplies and material including sterile and non-sterile medical supplies, instruments sets, and equipment.

Assignments include but are not limited to:

  • Scanning, barcoding, receiving, storing, and the distribution of medical and surgical supplies, instruments, and other material.

  • Knowledge of applicable policies and procedures as well as inventory systems such as the generic inventory package (GIP), bar-coding, aseptic procedures and Logistics processes.

  • Maintains stock at primary and secondary inventory locations for all clinical and administrative services.

  • Monitors expiration dates, rotates stock to limit outdates and removes items from use as required by outdates.

  • Performs daily inventory of primary and secondary inventory points using bar coding equipment on a predetermined schedule that will allow for timely replenishment orders.

  • Completes specialty cart preparation and stocking.

Work Schedule: Various shifts which consists of 8:00am to 4:30pm; 3:30pm to 12:00am; 12:00am to 8:30am (shifts will be decided at supervisor's discretion)

Telework: Not Available

Virtual: This is not a virtual position.

Position Description/PD#: Supply Technician (Medical)/PD11019A

Relocation/Recruitment Incentives: Not Authorized

Financial Disclosure Report: Not required

Travel Required

Not required

Supervisory status

No

Promotion Potential

None

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2005 Supply Clerical And Technician

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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, 10/27/2020.

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-5 position you must have served 52 weeks at the GS-4. 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:

  • Specialized Experience: You must have one year of specialized experience equivalent to at least the next lower grade GS-4 in the normal line of progression for the occupation in the organization. Examples of specialized experience would typically include, but are not limited to: Practical knowledge of standard supply management procedures to perform work involving inventory and excess material management; Knowledge and ability to interpret policies, procedures, manuals, and regulations pertaining to supply/inventory management and federal acquisition systems; Knowledge of stock rotation, hazard alerts and recalls to outdated and otherwise compromised supplies and materials are removed from usage area; Knowledge of computers and Microsoft Office software programs. OR,
  • Education: Applicants may substitute education for the required experience. To qualify based on education for this grade level you must have successfully completed 4 years above high school. OR,
  • Combination: Applicants may also combine education and experience to qualify at this level. You must have an combination of specialized experience and education beyond completion of high school.

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

  • Attention to Detail

  • Customer Service

  • Reasoning

  • Technical Competence

  • Technology Application

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 and walking during the entire workday, and frequent reaching, bending and lifting of supply packages (occasionally weighing as much as 50 pounds). Work requires pushing loaded carts of medical supplies (weighing in excess of 100+ pounds). With proper assistance, moves heavier items' weighing over 40 pounds.

For more information on these qualification standards, please visit the United States Office of Personnel Management's website at https://www.opm.gov/policy-data-oversight/classification-qualifications/general-schedule-qualification-standards/.

Education

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

Note: Only education or degrees recognized by the U.S. Department of Education from accredited colleges, universities, schools, or institutions may be used to qualify for Federal employment. You can verify your education here: http://ope.ed.gov/accreditation/. 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. For further information, visit: http://www.ed.gov/about/offices/list/ous/international/usnei/us/edlite-visitus-forrecog.html.

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Supply Technician (Medical)

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