Intermediate Care Technician (ED) Job in Cleveland, Ohio – 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 an Intermediate Care Technician (ED) in Cleveland, Ohio Feel free to browse this and any other job listings and reach out to us with any questions!

Intermediate Care Technician (ED) – Cleveland, Ohio
Veterans Affairs, Veterans Health Administration, Department of Veterans Affairs
Job ID: 302182
Start Date: 08/03/2020
End Date: 08/21/2020

Qualification Summary
In order to qualify for this position, you must meet the following requirements within 15 calendar days of the closing date listed on the announcement: 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-07 position you must have served 52 weeks at the GS-07. 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. Applicants must be eligible under the VA Interchange Agreement, having served continuously for at least one year in the other merit system under this interchange agreement. For more information regarding the VA Interchange Agreement please visit: https://www.opm.gov/policy-data-oversight/hiring-authorities/competitive-hiring/. All Title 38 Veterans Canteen Service (VCS) employees must have served in their Excepted Service position for at least 90 days in order to be eligible for a position within the Competitive Service. Applicants who were previously selected under a Competitive Delegating Examining Unit (DEU) announcement must have served in their position for at least 90 days prior to being eligible for other positions within the Competitive Service. In addition to the qualification above you must also have: Specialized Experience: You must have one year of specialized experience equivalent to at least the next lower grade (GS-06) in the normal line of progression for the occupation in the organization. Examples of specialized experience would typically include, but are not limited to: Practical knowledge of major body systems to include skeletal, muscular, nervous, respiratory, circulatory, digestive and genitourinary; Obtaining patient health history, chief complaints, medication history, and identification of health related conditions that may impact the patient’s health status; Performing diagnostic tests such as Vital signs and EKG; Evaluate patients for emergent/non-emergent medical conditions, order appropriate diagnostic studies and perform a wide range of treatment procedures under the direction of the supervising physician; Conducting Point of Care testing; Administration of: Oxygen, Basic IV fluids, Nebulized medications, limited PO meds, IM meds/immunizations/vaccines; Independently recognized life threatening situations and act to correct these according to established national or facility protocols. Assisting with life threatening procedures such as defibrillation, cardioversions, insertion of chest drainage tubes, initiation of mechanical ventilation to restore normal physiological functions, operates specialized medical equipment such as defibrillators, electro cardiographs and oxygen apparatus, experience as an Army Combat Medic (68W), Navy Corpsman (HM), Air Force Pararescue or Medical Technician, Military EMT (B,I, and P), or other medical Military Occupational Specialties (MOS). ACLS and PALS training must be successfully obtained within the first six months of hire. You will be rated on the following Competencies for this position: Critical Thinking Emergency Care Information Assurance Patient Care 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: Former Military Medics, Medical Technicians, and Corpsmen. Physical Requirements: Applicant must possess the ability to do the following: extended periods of heavy moving and lifting of patients. Generally, the work requires recurring bending, lifting, stooping, stretching, and positioning of patients. For more information on these qualification standards, please visit the United States Office of Personnel Management’s website at https://www.opm.gov/policy-data-oversight/classification-qualifications/general-schedule-qualification-standards/.

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