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Advanced Health Technician (Telehealth Clinical) – Multiple Locations
Veterans Affairs, Veterans Health Administration, Department of Veterans Affairs
Job ID: 320673Start Date: 09/04/2020End Date: 09/25/2020
Citizenship: Must be a U.S. Citizen
English Language: Must be proficient in basic written and spoken English.
Experience and Education: Must have one of the following:
Experience: One year of experience in a health care field that demonstrates the applicant’s ability to perform the work or provides an understanding of the work such as but not limited to a medical or clinical assistant (or technician) or health technician.
Education: Four academic years above high school leading to a bachelor’s degree with courses related to the occupation. (TRANSCRIPTS REQUIRED)
Combination: Equivalent combination of experience and education are qualifying for entry level for which both education and experience are acceptable. Examples are: Six months of experience in the health care field and two years of education above high school that included at least six semester hours in health care related courses such as, biological science, surgical technician courses, nursing assistant or other courses related to the position; or an associate’s degree in a health care related field; OR, Six months of experience in the health care field and successful completion of a course for health care technicians, hospital corpsmen, or medical service specialists given by the U.S. Armed Forces. (TRANSCRIPTS REQUIRED) IN ADDITION TO MEETING THE BASIC REQUIREMENTS LISTED ABOVE, YOU MUST MEET THE GRADE REQUIREMENTS AT THE GS-7 LEVEL TO QUALIFY FOR THIS POSITION. GS-7 LEVEL GRADE REQUIREMENTS:
Must have one (1) year of experience that is directly related to the duties of an HealthTechnician (Telehealth Clinical) and that equips you with the particular knowledge, skills, and abilities to perform successfully the duties of this position. To be creditable, this experience must be equivalent to the next lower grade level, GS-6, and demonstrate the knowledge, skills, and abilities associated with current MSA responsibilities. Experience at this level includes, but is not limited to: Screening patients for Telehealth modality and referring patients that do not meet established criteria; performs imagining duties in accordance with telehealth guidelines such as capture and transmission of clinical images and/or data; obtains consent, generates consults and transmits images or clinical data to the electronic medical record; provides patient education regarding general anatomy, disease processes and prevention; provides hands on assistance and reporting clinical observations under the direction of a licensed Practitioner or clinical specialist; schedules, confirms and coordinates Telehealth services; and works with Telehealth Coordinator to work out process issues, equipment needs, problems, data collection and other logistical issues.
KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS, AND ABILITIES: You also must demonstrate the following KSAs: KSA-1. Ability to use independent technical judgment to analyze, evaluate and resolve problems;
KSA-2. Knowledge of quality control and assurance procedures and principles of performance improvement;
KSA-3. Ability to function effectively between competing priorities;
KSA-4. Knowledge of proper maintenance and troubleshooting of telehealth equipment;
KSA-5. Ability to work with a team to provide technical guidance, plan, organize and coordinate activities;
KSA-6. Ability to assist in Health Technician (Telehealth Clinical) development, outcome management and strategic planning; and
KSA-7. Ability to perform successful knowledge transfer regarding the use of telehealth technologies. References: VA Handbook 5005/96 Part II Appendix G50 Health Technician (Telehealth Clinical) GS-0640, dated 2/7/2018. Physical Requirements: The work requires some physical exertion such as prolonged periods of standing, bending, reaching, crouching, stooping, stretching, and lifting moderately heavy items such as manuals, record boxes, equipment or assisting patients. The work requires above average agility and dexterity. The incumbent may be required to travel between 7 VA and/or Non-VA clinical care sites and possession of a valid driver’s license may be required.
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