Health Technician (Hearing) – Knoxville VA Outpatient Clinic Job in Knoxville, Tennessee – Department of Veterans Affairs

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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 Health Technician (Hearing) – Knoxville VA Outpatient Clinic in Knoxville, Tennessee Feel free to browse this and any other job listings and reach out to us with any questions!

Health Technician (Hearing) – Knoxville VA Outpatient Clinic – Knoxville, Tennessee
Veterans Affairs, Veterans Health Administration, Department of Veterans Affairs
Job ID: 176725
Start Date: 12/08/2019
End Date: 12/23/2019

Qualification Summary
To qualify for this position, applicants must meet all requirements by the closing date of this announcement, 12/23/2019. Time-In-Grade Requirement: Applicants who are current Federal employees and have held a GS grade any time in the past 52 weeks must also meet time-in-grade requirements by the closing date of this announcement. For a GS-6 position you must have served 52 weeks at the GS-5. The grade may have been in any occupation, but must have been held in the Federal service. An SF-50 that shows your time-in-grade eligibility must be submitted with your application materials. Note: Time-In-Grade requirements also apply to former Federal employees applying for reinstatement as well as current employees applying for Veterans Employment Opportunities Act of 1998 (VEOA) appointment. You must also meet the specialized experience and/or education listed below : Specialized Experience: Applicants must have One year of specialized experience equivalent to at least the next lower grade (GS-5) in the normal line of progression for the occupation in the organization. Examples of specialized experience would typically include, but are not limited to: providing support to medical/health care personnel such as an audiologist and assisting with the management of a hearing clinic; performing hearing aid evaluations, fittings, and repairs; data, equipment, and supply management; taking accurate ear impressions for ear molds and in-the-ear hearing aids; operating and using specialized equipment and materials to make adaptions and adjustments to hearing aids, knowledge of anatomy and physiology associated with normal and disordered hearing; and computer software operations sufficient for database management. 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. Note: A full year of work is considered to be 35-40 hours of work per week. Part-time experience will be credited on the basis of time actually spent in appropriate activities. Applicants wishing to receive credit for such experience must indicate clearly the nature of their duties and responsibilities in each position and the number of hours a week spent in such employment. Preferred experience: strong computers skills, VA experience, patient care background, prior experience as audiology tech or with hearing aids Physical Requirements: All candidates must be physically and mentally able to perform efficiently the essential functions of the position, with or without reasonable accommodation, without hazard to themselves or others. Candidates must meet the physical requirements outlined in Section II and Section VI of the OPM Operating Manual, Qualification Standards for General Schedule Positions and must possess emotional and mental stability. The work is mostly sedentary and requires some standing, bending and carrying light items such as chairs, paper, books. Occasionally a piece of equipment would need to be moved. Occasionally a piece of equipment would need to be moved. A significant amount of walking is also required to interact with patients and other services.

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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