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 Supervisory Medical Supply Technician (Sterile Processing) Assistant Chief in Fort Meade, South Dakota Feel free to browse this and any other job listings and reach out to us with any questions!
Supervisory Medical Supply Technician (Sterile Processing) Assistant Chief – Fort Meade, South Dakota
Veterans Affairs, Veterans Health Administration, Department of Veterans Affairs
Job ID: 202688Start Date: 01/28/2020End Date: 02/03/2020
To qualify for this position, applicants must meet all requirements by the closing date of this announcement, 02/03/2020. 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. English Language Proficiency. MSTs must be proficient in spoken and written English in accordance with chapter 3, section A, paragraph 3j, this part. Experience and/or Education (1) Experience. Six months of experience that demonstrates the applicant’s ability to perform the work or provides an understanding of the work; or (2) 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 (3) Experience/Education Combination. Equivalent combination of experience and education are qualifying for entry level for which both education and experience are acceptable. May qualify based on being covered by the Grandfathering Provision as described in the VA Qualification Standard for this occupation (only applicable to current VHA employees who are in this occupation). Preferred Experience: Previous Sterile Processing Management Experience Grade Determinations: GS-09 Supervisory Medical Supply Technician (Sterile Processing) – Assistant Chief
(a) Experience. One year of experience equivalent to the next lower grade level. This can be demonstrate by: Ability to manage, interact and deal with individuals of varying backgrounds. Ability to direct staff and manage tasks to be completed. Ability to oversee and supervise all aspects of decontamination, preparation, sterilization, monitoring, and distribution of RME. Ability to perform a full range of supervisory duties, including assigning, planning and evaluating work, recommending awards, approving leave, identifying training needs, and resolving staff issues. (b) Demonstrated Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities. In addition to the experience above, the
candidate must demonstrate the following KSAs: Ability to plan and project staffing needs and requirements. Ability to manage, interact and deal with individuals of varying backgrounds. Ability to manage, direct and adapt work to accomplish program goals and objectives, and meet new and changing program requirements. Ability to develop and recommend new or revised policies that are consistent with organizational goals and objectives. Ability to perform a full range of supervisory duties, including assigning, planning and evaluating work, recommending awards, approving leave, identifying training needs, and resolving staff issues. Ability to evaluate new products and equipment, develop options, and make recommendations. Ability to manage, interpret, and present fiscal data (i.e. fund controls, contracts and equipment expenditures), forecast resource and equipment needs and administer an allocated budget. References: VA Handbook 5005/76 Part II Appendix G47 The full performance level of this vacancy is GS-06. Physical Requirements: Heavy lifting, 45 pounds; Pushing, 4 hours; Both hands required; Walking, 8 hours; Standing, 8 hours; Repeated bending, 4 hours; Protracted or irregular hours of work.
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