Surgical Technician Job in Milwaukee, Wisconsin – Department of Veterans Affairs

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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 Surgical Technician in Milwaukee, Wisconsin Feel free to browse this and any other job listings and reach out to us with any questions!

Surgical Technician – Milwaukee, Wisconsin
Veterans Health Administration, Department of Veterans Affairs
Job ID: 517331
Start Date: 10/06/2021
End Date: 10/21/2021

Qualification Summary
To qualify for this position, applicants must meet all requirements by the closing date of this announcement. 3 years of experience as a Surgical Technician is preferred Cardiac, Robotics or ENT experience is preferred Associate Degree in Surgical Technology preferred GS-6 Level
Specialized Experience: One year of specialized experience (equivalent to the GS-05 grade level); that equipped the applicant with the particular knowledge, skills and abilities (KSA’s) and other characteristics to perform successfully the duties of the position, and that is typically in or related to the work of the position to be filled. Specialized experience includes: Working with the instruments and procedures commonly used in the Operating Room (OR), positioning patients for treatment and/or surgery; interpreting physician/surgeon instructions; skill in emergency first aid procedures such as cardiopulmonary resuscitation; performing routine diagnostic or treatment procedures or to assist a team member during procedures; working with normal and abnormal results to recognize and report obvious abnormalities during procedures; working with sterilization methods to clean instruments to prevent the spread of infectious and contagious diseases.
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Graduate Education: One-half year of graduate education (9 semester hours or equivalent) of successfully completed graduate level education that is directly related to the work of the position to be filled (Surgical Technician). This education must have been obtained in an accredited college or university. One year of full-time graduate education is considered to be the number of credit hours that the school attended has determined to represent 1 year of full-time study. If that information cannot be obtained from the school, 18 semester hours should be considered as satisfying the 1 year of full-time study requirement. Part-time graduate education is creditable in accordance with its relationship to a year of full-time study at the school attended. (TRANSCRIPT REQUIRED)
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Combination of both experience and graduate education: Possess combination of both education and experience. Equivalent combination of successfully completed graduate education and experience to qualify at the GS-6 level. (TRANSCRIPT REQUIRED) GS-7: Specialized Experience: One year of specialized experience (equivalent to the GS-06 grade level in the federal service); experience that equipped the applicant with the particular knowledge, skills and abilities (KSA’s) and other characteristics to perform successfully the duties of the position, and that is typically in or related to the work of the position to be filled. Specialized experience includes: experience as primary scrub technician in operating room for highly complex surgical procedures; possessing knowledge of various surgical procedures, proper handling of surgical instruments, human anatomy and physiology; working with aseptic technique, sterile technique, universal precautions and how to implement infection control policies and procedures; possessing knowledge of pathology care and the ability to handle specimen correctly.
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GS-7: Graduate Education: One (1) year of successfully completed graduate level education that is directly related to the work of the position to be filled (Surgical Technician). This education must have been obtained in an accredited college or university. One year of full-time graduate education is considered to be the number of credit hours that the school attended has determined to represent 1 year of full-time study. If that information cannot be obtained from the school, 18 semester hours should be considered as satisfying the 1 year of full-time study requirement. Part-time graduate education is creditable in accordance with its relationship to a year of full-time study at the school attended. (TRANSCRIPT REQUIRED)
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GS-7: Combination of both experience and graduate education: Possess combination of both education and experience. Equivalent combination of successfully completed graduate education and experience to qualify at the GS-7 level. (TRANSCRIPT REQUIRED) To calculate, first identify the percentage of required education you have earned (when substituting, you cannot use the first 60 semester hours that you earned). Then identify the percentage of required experience you possess. Add the two percentages. The total percentage must equal at least 100 percent to qualify at the GS-XX. For example, an applicant who has 9 semester hours of graduate level education (i.e. 50% of graduate education required) and 6 months of creditable specialized experience (i.e. 50% of the required experience) would equal 100% of the required experience for the position A transcript must be submitted with your application if you are basing all or part of your qualifications on education. There is no educational substitution for the GS-XX level. 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.

If you’d like to submit a resume or apply for this position, please contact Premier Veterans at abjobs@premierveterans.com. All are free to apply!

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