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’ll find a Qualification Summary for an active, open job listing from the Department of Veterans Affairs. The opening is for a Medical Supply Technician Coordinator in Oklahoma City, Oklahoma Feel free to browse this and any other job listings and reach out to us with any questions!
Medical Supply Technician Coordinator – Oklahoma City, Oklahoma
Veterans Affairs, Veterans Health Administration, Department of Veterans Affairs
Job ID: 82937Start Date: 04/16/2019End Date: 04/29/2019
To qualify for this position, applicants must meet all requirements by the closing date of this announcement, 04/29/2019. 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. Experience. Six months of experience that demonstrates the applicant’s ability to perform the work or provides an understanding of the work; OR Education. One year above high school that included at least 6 semester hours in health care related courses such as sterile processing, nursing assistant, hospital corpsman, and operating room and surgical technician courses or other courses related to the position; OR Experience/Education Combination. Equivalent combination of experience and education are qualifying for entry level for which both education and experience are acceptable. Grade Determination: GS-07 Medical Supply Technician (Sterile Processing) – Coordinator Experience: At least one (1) year of experience equivalent to the next lower grade level (GS-6) that demonstrates the abilities to perform the duties of a Medical Supply Technician, Coordinator (GS-7). Examples of experience may include, but is not limited to: Receives contaminated critical and semi-critical RME in the decontamination area and may receive noncritical equipment in the decontamination area as well. Disassembles the RME and determines the correct cleaning method, such as but not limited to ultrasonic cleaners, mechanical washers, cart washers and chemical cleaning/decontamination agents, as determined by manufacturer instructions. Inspects, assembles and
determines the correct method and packaging for sterilization such as but not limited to steam, Sterrad, Steris, ETO, and high level disinfecting scope reprocessors. Performs and documents daily operational checks and records for all sterilization equipment. Demonstrated Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities
In addition to the experience above, the candidate must demonstrate the following KSAs: 1. Practical knowledge of conventional fact-finding or investigative techniques in order to evaluate internal work processes.
2. Skill to develop, analyze and evaluate facts relative to unsatisfactory conditions or trends.
3. Knowledge of and skill in applying various methods and techniques for investigating, analyzing and recommending corrective action on complex quality problems.
4. Knowledge of the SPS policies and procedural manuals, infection control procedures, and accrediting agencies and quality assurance guidelines to assure appropriateness of work during quality assurance reviews.
5. Working knowledge of Microsoft Word, Excel and other software programs.
6. Thorough knowledge of aseptic principles and techniques, which include sterilized operations, sterilizer mediums, and tests to determine the effectiveness of sterilization, packaging, storage, and shelf life.
7. Ability to communicate orally and in writing to ensure staff compliance with written directives, rules and regulations. References: VA HANDBOOK 5005/83, PART II, APPENDIX G47 The full performance level of this vacancy is GS-07. Physical Requirements: The Medical Supply Technician Coordinator is required to work in areas that are hot, cold, drafty and poorly lighted. The work requires standing and walking during the entire workday and frequent bending and lifting of packages up to 50 pounds. The work requires dexterity and visual acuity for manipulating, disassembly and assembly of instrumentation. Many assigned tasks are performed in contaminated area where employees could be exposed to highly contaminated items, must follow established guidelines and infection control procedures. Temperatures in both preparation and decontamination areas may be hot and uncomfortable due to machinery and equipment used and protective attire required for the area. On a regular and recurring basis, the employee alternates between a contaminated environment and a carefully controlled clean environment.
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