Lead Health Technician Job in East Orange, New Jersey – 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 Lead Health Technician in East Orange, New Jersey Feel free to browse this and any other job listings and reach out to us with any questions!

Lead Health Technician – East Orange, New Jersey
Veterans Affairs, Veterans Health Administration, Department of Veterans Affairs
Job ID: 135264
Start Date: 08/21/2019
End Date: 08/27/2019

Qualification Summary
To qualify for this position, applicants must meet all requirements by the closing date of this announcement. 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:Facilitates the efficient delivery of laboratory specimens, services, and information by coaching, solving work problems and organizing the section to accomplish their work; Draws blood from patients in the wards and in designated outpatient areas, using aseptic venipuncture and/or capillary puncture techniques; Draws blood on patients, using aseptic venipuncture and/or capillary puncture techniques; Assesses the patient’s status relative to his/her age specific needs, checking patient identification, and selecting the appropriate tubes for the test required; Explains collection procedures to patients who must collect specimens; Utilizes safety devices and apparel appropriate to a variety of situations and follows universal precautions and infection control guidelines and procedures; Communicates work assignments to the employees and makes adjustments to accomplish the workload in accordance with established priorities to ensure timely accomplishment of assigned team tasks. OR Applicants may substitute education for the experience required for the GS-07 level. To qualify based on education for this grade level you must have one year of graduate education directly related to the work of the position 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.

If you’d 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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