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 a Medical Technician in Boston, Massachusetts Feel free to browse this and any other job listings and reach out to us with any questions!
Medical Technician – Boston, Massachusetts
Veterans Health Administration, Department of Veterans Affairs
Job ID: 459822Start Date: 05/26/2021End Date: 06/09/2021
To qualify for this position at the GS-7 level you must meet the following: ENGLISH LANGUAGE PROFICIENCY: In accordance with 38 U.S.C. 7402(d), No person shall serve in direct patient care positions unless they are proficient in basic written and spoken English. You must be proficient in basic written and spoken English in order to meet the requirements of this position.
SPECIALIZED EXPERIENCE: You must possess one (1) full year of specialized experience equivalent to the next lower level (GS-6) in the Federal service, that equipped you with the particular knowledge, skills, and abilities needed to successfully perform the duties of the position and that is typically in or related to this Medical Technician position to be filled. Specialized experience for the position includes (a) Technical medical laboratory support work such as performing laboratory tests and examinations (chemical, microbiologic, hematologic and blood banking) and preparing reports of findings or (b) technical support work in a closely related field, e.g., biological laboratory technician work that required application of the methods and techniques for the position to be filled. Additional specialized experience includes: Preparing samples of blood, tissue, urine, or other organic substances for testing; performing preliminary microscopic evaluations of specimens; maintaining laboratory equipment and supplies; maintaining proper records of research data. (Experience must be supported by your resume to be creditable.)
SUBSTITUTION OF EDUCATION FOR EXPERIENCE: You must have successfully completed one (1) full year (18 semester hours) of graduate level education in subjects directly related to the position. This education must have been obtained in an accredited business or technical school, junior college, college or university for which high school graduation or the equivalent is the normal prerequisite. Education cannot be credited without documentation. (Transcripts are Required with application.)
COMBINATION OF EXPERIENCE AND EDUCATION: You must possess equivalent combinations of successfully completed graduate education and specialized experience, as described above, to meet total qualification requirements at the GS-7 level. (Transcripts are Required with application.) You will be rated on the following Competencies as part of the assessment questionnaire for this position:
Information Technology Research and DevelopmentQuality AssuranceTechnical Competence IMPORTANT: A full year of work is considered to be 35-40 hours of work per week. All experience listed on your resume must include the month and year start/end dates. 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. 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; religious; 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. 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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