Looking To Hire A Health Technician

Posted on October 19, 2019, 6:41 pm
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The United States government is a massive employer, and is always looking for qualified candidates to fill a wide variety of open employment positions in locations across the country.

Below you will find a Qualification Summary for an active, open job listing from the Department of Veterans Affairs. The opening is for a Health Technician in Bronx, NY.

Health Technician – Bronx, New York
Veterans Affairs, Veterans Health Administration, Department of Veterans Affairs
Job ID: 156153
Start Date: 10/02/2019
End Date: 10/22/2019

Qualification Summary

To qualify for this position, applicants must meet all requirements by the closing date of this announcement. GS-05 grade level: One year of specialized experience (equivalent to the GS-04 grade level in the federal service); experience that equipped the applicant with the particular knowledge, skills and abilities (KSA’s) and other characteristics to perform successfully the duties of the position, and that is typically in or related to the work of the position to be filled, in the normal line of progression for the occupation in the organization. Specialized experience includes: Examples of specialized experience would typically include, but are not limited to: clerical duties to include managing records, scheduling appointments and updating information in a medical database. OR, Education: Applicants may substitute education for the required experience. To qualify based on education for this grade level you must have 4-year course of study above high school leading to a bachelor’s degree with courses related to the occupation. 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 high school leading to a bachelor’s degree. Transcripts are required. GS-06 grade level: One year of specialized experience (equivalent to the GS-05 grade level in the federal service); experience that equipped the applicant with the particular knowledge, skills and abilities (KSA’s) and other characteristics to perform successfully the duties of the position, and that is typically in or related to the work of the position to be filled, in the normal line of progression for the occupation in the organization. Specialized experience includes: Examples of specialized experience would typically include, but are not limited to: performing blood collection by venipuncture on patients; receiving and processing specimens; utilizing laboratory computer programs/hospital computer system to obtain patients’ medical information; AND filing and retrieving laboratory test information. OR, Education: Applicants may substitute education for the required experience. To qualify based on education for this grade level you must have graduate education or an internship meets the specialized experience required above GS-5 only in those instances where it is directly related to the work of the position. OR, Combination: Applicants may also combine education and experience to qualify at this level. You must have an combination of specialized experience and education bachelor’s degree. Transcripts are required. GS-07 grade level: One year of specialized experience (equivalent to the GS-06 grade level in the federal service); experience that equipped the applicant with the particular knowledge, skills and abilities (KSA’s) and other characteristics to perform successfully the duties of the position, and that is typically in or related to the work of the position to be filled, in the normal line of progression for the occupation in the organization. Specialized experience includes: Examples of specialized experience would typically include, but are not limited to: Received written and verbal requests for a variety of difficult exams; entering consults; scheduling exams; entering clinical reminders; entering requests for labs; AND has performed a variety of routine and difficult diagnostic tests and procedures. OR, Education: Applicants may substitute education for the required experience. To qualify based on education for this grade level you must have successfully competed one (1) year of graduate education. OR, Combination: Applicants may also combine education and experience to qualify at this level. You must have an combination of specialized experience and education one (1) year of graduate education. Transcripts are required. To calculate, first identify the percentage of required education you have earned (when substituting, you cannot use the first 60 semester hours that you earned). Then identify the percentage of required experience you possess. Add the two percentages. The total percentage must equal at least 100 percent to qualify at the GS-XX. For example, an applicant who has 9 semester hours of graduate level education (i.e. 50% of graduate education required) and 6 months of creditable specialized experience (i.e. 50% of the required experience) would equal 100% of the required experience for the position A transcript must be submitted with your application if you are basing all or part of your qualifications on education. 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. Preferred Qualifications: Phlebotomy Certification and or Clinical Medical Assistant Certification.

If you woud like to submit a resume or apply for this position, please contact Premier Veterans at abjobs@premierveterans.com. All are free to apply!

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