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Health Technician (Pathology) – Gainesville, Florida
Veterans Affairs, Veterans Health Administration, Department of Veterans Affairs
Job ID: 1649Start Date: 04/02/2018End Date: 12/31/2018
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: documented experience in technical medical laboratory support work such as performing pre-analytic specimen processing functions test and examinations (chemical, microbiologic, hematologic and blood banking) and preparing reports of findings or b) technical support work in a closely related field, e.g. biological laboratory. OR Applicants may substitute education for the experience required for the GS-05 level. Must possess a 4-year course of study above high school leading to a bachelor’s degree with courses related to the occupation. OR Applicants may also combine education and experience to qualify at the GS-05 level. 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-05. 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.