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Medical Instrument Technician (Ultrasound) – Multiple Locations
Veterans Affairs, Veterans Health Administration, Department of Veterans Affairs
Job ID: 37212Start Date: 01/18/2019End Date: 01/30/2019
To qualify for this position, applicants must meet all requirements by the closing date of this announcement, 01/30/2019.
Basic Requirements: United States Citizenship: Non-citizens may only be appointed when it is not possible to recruit qualified citizens in accordance with VA Policy. Education. There are no specific educational requirements for this occupation. License or Certification. Licensure or Certification is not required for this occupation; however, it is strongly desirable at GS-6 or above as evidence of possession of the essential knowledge, skills, and abilities.For all specialties identified in this standard, Basic and Advanced Cardiac Life Support certifications are desirable. Training which does not result in official certification does not meet this definition. Preferred Experience: Will consist of recent experience within the last two years with Interventional Diagnostic Ultrasound procedures as well as Board Certification in Abdominal Ultrasound and or Vascular Ultrasound. Grade Determinations: For the GS-09 level you must meet at least 1 year of experience comparable to the next lower grade level, which is directly related to the duties of the position to be filled, and must fully meet the KSAs at that level. This would be specialized experience which demonstrates possession of the knowledge required in order to provide all aspects of diagnostic ultrasonography services. In addition, the candidate must demonstrate the following technical KSAs and the potential to acquire the assignment specific KSAs designated by an asterisk (*): 1. Knowledge of the more complex examination and treatment procedures and techniques in order to provide training and supervision in these procedures, to evaluate and initiate performance improvement projects, and to write policies, procedures, and protocols that pertain to diagnostic ultrasonography. *2. Knowledge of JCAHO and other regulatory requirements. 3. Ability to communicate effectively and professionally with employees at varying grade levels. References: VA Handbook 5005/15 Part II, Appendix G27, Medical Instrument Technician Qualification Standard, dated March 17, 2006. This can be found in the local Human Resources Office. The actual grade at which an applicant may be selected for this vacancy is the GS-09. Physical Requirements: Position requires Heavy lifting, (45 pounds and over); moderate carrying of items (15-44 pounds); long periods of standing (up to 5 hours) and walking (up to 4 hours); repeated bending (up to 4 hours); both hands and legs required; use of fingers; both eyes required; near vision correctable at 13″ to 16″ to Jaeger 1 to 4; far vision correctable in one eye to 20/20 and to 20/40 in the other; ability to distinguish basic colors and shades of colors.
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