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HEALTH TECHNICIAN (TELEHEALTH CLINICAL) – Washington, District of Columbia
Veterans Affairs, Veterans Health Administration, Department of Veterans Affairs
Job ID: 334424Start Date: 09/29/2020End Date: 10/19/2020
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. A candidate will not be appointed under authority of 38 U.S.C. chapters 73 or 74, to serve in a direct patient-care capacity in VHA who is not proficient in written and spoken English. Experience and Education: 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. OR Education. Four academic years above high school leading to a bachelor’s degree with courses related to the occupation. OR Experience/Education Combination. Equivalent combination of experience and education are qualifying for entry level for which both education and experience are acceptable. Examples are listed below: 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. Preferred Experience: Recent 2 years of Inpatient or Outpatient experience as a Health Technician. Experience managing inventory of telehealth technologies. Experience in creating competency base training for telehealth. Participating in performance improvement activities within telehealth. Developing reporting procedures to identify and improve workflow processes. Coordinating clinic setup and monitor workload capture within telehealth. Grade Determinations: In addition to the basic requirements for employment listed above, the following criteria must be met: Experience: One year of experience equivalent to the next lower grade level (GS-05) in Federal service Demonstrated Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities (KSA): In addition to the experience above the candidate must demonstrate ALL of the following KSAs: Comprehensive knowledge of computer systems and programs to perform a variety of tasks. Ability to communicate, consult, and interact with other members of the healthcare team, external relations, customer service and patient education. Ability to provide and receive guidance and technical direction. Ability to plan, organize, set priorities, work as a team member, and effectively complete assignments. Ability to read, interpret, and apply complex written instructions. Knowledge of general clinical policies and procedures in a healthcare environment. Skilled in the use of telehealth technologies for the facilitation of telehealth clinical encounters. Your resume must contain sufficient information to determine you possess the required experience AND knowledge, skills, and abilities for the position. References: VA Handbook 5005/96, Part II, Appendix G50: Health Technician (Telehealth Clinical), GS-0640, Veterans Health Administration The full performance level of this vacancy is GS-06. The actual grade at which an applicant may be selected for this vacancy is GS-06. 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 VA and/or Non-VA clinical care sites and possession of a valid driver’s license may be required.
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