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Health Technician (Chaperone) – Baltimore, Maryland
Veterans Health Administration, Department of Veterans Affairs
Job ID: 505146Start Date: 09/10/2021End Date: 09/22/2021
Applicants pending the completion of educational or certification/licensure requirements may be referred and tentatively selected but may not be hired until all requirements are met. Basic Requirements: Citizenship 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. Health Technicians must be proficient in spoken and written English as required by 38 U.S.C. 7402(d) and 38 U.S.C. 7407(d). 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 combinations of experience and education are qualifying. Examples are listed below: (a) 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 (b) 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. Certification. None Preferred Experience: Must meet basic qualifications. Preferred Assignment: This is an entry level Health Technician (Telehealth Clinical) position. It is expected that the Health Technician (Telehealth Clinical) receive guidance from more experienced staff members and require frequent and direct supervision. Assignments associated with this position include, but are not limited to, schedule telehealth appointments using an electronic scheduling system; obtain and document patient history and pertinent clinical information in electronic medical records; prepares the telehealth room where the Health Technician (Telehealth Clinical) readies the equipment for examination, establishes video conferencing connection, makes introductions between patient site and provider site; monitors and maintains electronic schedule of rooms, patients, technologies, and presenters; administers the patient satisfaction survey; cleans and performs minor routine maintenance of assigned telehealth technology. References: VA HANDBOOK 5005/96 PART II APPENDIX G50 May qualify based on being covered by the Grandfathering Provision as described in the VA Qualification Standard for this occupation (only applicable to current VHA employees who are in this occupation and meet the criteria). The full performance level of this vacancy is GS-05. Physical Requirements: The work is partially sedentary. Typically the employee sits or stands comfortably to do the work. Part of the job assignment/work requires the assistant to spend part of the tour on his/her feet (4-8 hrs) with moderate amounts of walking(4-8 hrs), bending, pushing, pulling and occasional moderate to heavy lifting(45 lbs and over). The individual may be required to be on the hands and knees position to assist in mat activities with patients. Occasional moderate to heavy lifting may be required on a daily basis. This may include lifting patients in and out of wheelchairs, lifting boxes of supplies, etc. The employee will meet and maintain physical and drug test program requirements for the position as required. May be exposed to infectious diseases, medical and psychiatric emergencies.
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