Medical Instrument Technician (EKG) Job in Decatur, Georgia – Department of Veterans Affairs



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 Instrument Technician (EKG) in Decatur, Georgia Feel free to browse this and any other job listings and reach out to us with any questions!

Medical Instrument Technician (EKG) – Decatur, Georgia
Veterans Affairs, Veterans Health Administration, Department of Veterans Affairs
Job ID: 108206
Start Date: 06/10/2019
End Date: 06/24/2019

Qualification Summary
To qualify for this position, applicants must meet all requirements by the closing date of this announcement. Basic Requirements:
*Citizenship- Citizen of the United States.(Noncitizens may be appointed when it is not possible to recruit qualified citizens in accordance with chapter 3, section A, paragraph 3g, this part.)
*English Language- Proficiency- Direct patient-care positions must be proficient in spoken and written English as required by 38 U.S.C. 7402(d), and 7407(d).
*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. *Basic Cardiac Life Support (BCLS) and Advanced Cardiac Life Support (ACLS) certifications are also desirable.
GS-7(a) Experience. At least 1 year of experience comparable to the next lower grade level (GS-06) which demonstrates the knowledge, skills, abilities, and other characteristics of the positions to be filled. In addition, the candidate must demonstrate the following KSAs:(b) Demonstrated Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities1. Knowledge of typical patient reactions and signs of distress including the ability to recognize, report and treat potentially lethal arrhythmias 2. Knowledge of common equipment settings and standardized procedures plus knowledge of common errors and corrective measures 3. Ability to modify procedures/positions to obtain the correct results with patients with complicating conditions such as amputations, Parkinson’s disease, structural defects, and scar tissue. 4. Ability to act as a mentor or preceptor or lower graded technicians. 5. Ability to conduct in-service training on the EKG equipment and related instrumentation (c) Certification. Basic Cardiac Life Support (BCLS) and Advanced Cardiac Life Support (ACLS) certifications are desirable.References: VA Handbook 5005 PART II Appendix G-27. 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. Physical Requirements: Heavy Lifting (45 lbs and over); Heavy Carrying (45 lbs and over); Straight Pulling (up to 1 hour); Pushing (1 – 2 hours); Reaching above shoulder; Use of fingers; Both hands required; Walking (up to 4-8 hours); Standing (up to 4-8 hours); Repeated bending (up to 2 hour).

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