Med Inst Tech(Sleep Tech) Job in North Chicago, Illinois – Department of Veterans Affairs



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Med Inst Tech(Sleep Tech) – North Chicago, Illinois
Veterans Affairs, Veterans Health Administration, Department of Veterans Affairs
Job ID: 268680
Start Date: 06/04/2020
End Date: 06/15/2020

Qualification Summary
To qualify for this position, applicants must meet all requirements by the closing date of this announcement. 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. Medical Instrument Technicians must be proficient in spoken and written English in accordance with VA Handbook 5005, Part II. GS-8 GRADE REQUIREMENTS: Must have at least 1 year of experience comparable to the next lower grade level (GS-7) which demonstrates the knowledge, skills, and abilities related to the duties of the position. This would be experience which provided a knowledge of the more complex procedures as well as knowledge of the uncommon and/or rare sleep disorders. GS-8 Demonstrated Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities: In addition, the candidate must demonstrate the following KSAs:
– Advanced knowledge or the International Classification of Sleep Disorders and the ability to recognize uncommon and/or rare sleep disorders.
-Ability to summarize and report polysomnographic data in narrative form.
-Knowledge of event characteristics (e.g., respiratory, cardiac, sleep stage, seizures, etc.) and ability to take appropriate action.
– Ability to provide briefings and orientation to hospital staff including physicians. References: VA Handbook 5005, Part II, Appendix G27 Preferred Experience: Experience in Polysomnography; Registration by the Board of Registered Polysomnography Technologist (BRPT) Preferred Licensure or Certification: 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 and Advanced Cardiac Life Support certifications are desirable. Training which does not result in official certification does not meet this definition. (Preferred Registration by the Board of Polysomnography Technologists (BRPT). The full performance level of this vacancy is GS-8. The actual grade at which an applicant may be selected for this vacancy is in the range of GS-6, GS-7, or GS-8. Physical Requirements: Ability to withstand periods of standing, walking, sitting, recurring bending, lifting, stooping, stretching and similar activities. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable qualified individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. Must have good manual dexterity and keyboarding skills. Must be able to express or exchange ideas by means of spoken word. Must be able to view and read information on computer screens.

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