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Job Title: Health Technician
Company Name: Veterans Affairs, Veterans Health Administration
Location: Columbia, MO
Position Type: Full-Time
Post Date: 03/19/2019
Expire Date: 04/30/2019
Job Categories: Administrative and Support Services, Agriculture, Forestry, & Fishing, Internet/E-Commerce, Web Technology, Nonprofit and Volunteer Services
Job Description
Health Technician
To qualify for this position, applicants must meet all requirements by the closing date of this announcement, 03/06/2019. 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-6 position you must have served 52 weeks at the GS-5. 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-5) in the normal line of progression for the occupation in the organization. Examples of specialized experience would typically include, but are not limited to: performing routine foot care, chair side assistance, surgical assistance, patient teaching, coordination of care, technical/administrative support OR, Education: Applicants may substitute education for the required experience. To qualify based on education for this grade level you must have successful completion of six (6) months of graduate education directly related to the work of the position meets the requirements for GS-6. This education must have been obtained in an accredited college or university (Transcripts Required) OR, Combination: Combination of successfully completed graduate education and experience may be used to meet total qualification requirements. You will be rated on the following Competencies for this position:
Clinical Data Collection/DocumentationCritical ThinkingCustomer ServiceInterpersonal SkillsPatient 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: Work may involve frequent bending, stooping, stretching, etc., as well as repositioning patients. Manual dexterity in handling instruments is required. 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/.
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Company Name: Veterans Affairs, Veterans Health Administration
Website:https://www.usajobs.gov:443/GetJob/ViewDetails/524394800?utm_source=VHA&utm_medium=Job%20Board&utm_campaign=HBCU
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