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Job Title: Medical Technician
Company Name: Veterans Affairs, Veterans Health Administration
Location: Decatur, GA
Position Type: Full-Time
Post Date: 12/29/2019
Expire Date: 03/30/2020
Job Categories: Agriculture, Forestry, & Fishing, Banking, Customer Service and Call Center, Finance/Economics, Financial Services, Healthcare, Practitioner and Technician, Human Resources, Internet/E-Commerce, Medical, Web Technology, Nonprofit and Volunteer Services
Job Description
Medical Technician
To qualify for this position, applicants must meet all requirements by the closing date of this announcement, 03/13/2020. 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-04 in the normal line of progression for the occupation in the organization. Examples of specialized experience would typically include, but are not limited to: (a) technical medical laboratory support work such as performing laboratory tests and examinations (chemical, microbiologic, hematologic, and blood banking; especially, high volume Phlebotomy) and preparing reports of findings or (b) technical support work in a closely related field, i.e. biological laboratory technician work, that required application of the methods and techniques for the position to be filled. OR, Education: Applicants may substitute education for the required experience. To qualify based on education for this grade level you must have successfully completed four years of college study leading to a bachelor's degree, or possesses a bachelor's degree, with major study or at least 24 semester hours in subjects directly related to the position (such as biology, anatomy, laboratory, supply management, or similar related courses). NOTE: YOU MUST SUBMIT COPIES OF YOUR TRANSCRIPTS for your education to be considered. OR, Combination: Applicants may also combine education and experience to qualify at this level. Note: Only education in excess of 60 semester hrs. will be used when combining experience and education to qualify. You will be rated on the following Competencies for this position:
CommunicationComputer SkillsTechnical Competence 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 requires extended periods of staying in one position, sitting or standing, some light (less than 40 pounds) lifting, and attention to detail and concentration when verifying patient identification and test request data. There may be intermittent periods requiring physical activity such as walking moderate distances. 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/561370100?utm_source=VHA&utm_medium=Job%20Board&utm_campaign=HBCU
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