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 in Saint Louis, Missouri Feel free to browse this and any other job listings and reach out to us with any questions!
Intermediate Care Technician – Saint Louis, Missouri
Veterans Affairs, Veterans Health Administration, Department of Veterans Affairs
Job ID: 320586Start Date: 09/04/2020End Date: 09/23/2020
To qualify for this position, applicants must meet all requirements by the closing date of this announcement, 09/23/2020. 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-06. 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. If the most recent SF-50 has an effective date within the past year, it may not clearly demonstrate you possess one-year time-in-grade, as required by the announcement. In this instance, you must provide an additional SF-50 that clearly demonstrates one-year time-in-grade. 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 may qualify based on your experience and/or education as described below: Specialized experience at the GS-07 Level: Applicants must have One full 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 experience at a higher level, performing more independent tasks and duties with less supervision and training that would be required of a GS-6 level employee. Examples are assisting medical personnel in the evaluation of ambulatory patients seen within an inpatient care environment; 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 ThinkingEmergency CareInformation AssurancePatient 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. Physical Requirements: Generally, the work requires recurring bending, lifting, stooping, stretching, and positioning of patients. Involves long periods of moving about the work unit. 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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