Medical Instrument Technician (Polysomnography) Job in Multiple Locations – Department of Veterans Affairs



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Medical Instrument Technician (Polysomnography) – Multiple Locations
Veterans Health Administration, Department of Veterans Affairs
Job ID: 526885
Start Date: 10/21/2021
End Date: 11/13/2021

Qualification Summary
To qualify for this position, applicants must meet all requirements by the closing date of this announcement, 11/12/2021.
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. Education. There are no specific educational requirements for this occupation. Licensure or Certification. Licensure or Certification is not required for this occupation; however, it is strongly desirable at GS-6 or above as evidence of possession of the essential knowledge, skills, and abilities. English Language Proficiency. Medical Instrument Technicians must be proficient in spoken and written English. No person will be appointed under authority of 38 U.S.C. chapter 73 or 74, to serve in a direct patient-care capacity in VHA who is not proficient in written and spoken English. Preferred Experience: Registration by the Board of Registered Polysomnographic Technologists (BRPT) Preferred Basic Cardiac Life Support (BCLS) Certification is desirable Advanced Cardiac Life Support (ACLS) Certification is desirable Grade Determinations: GS-8.
Experience. At least 1 year of experience comparable to the next lower grade level which demonstrates the knowledge, skills, abilities, and other characteristics related to the duties of the positions to be filled. This would be experience which provided a knowledge of the more complex procedures as well as knowledge of the uncommon and/or rare sleep disorders. In addition, the candidate must demonstrate the following KSAs: Demonstrated Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities Advanced knowledge or the International Classification of Sleep Disorders and the ability to recognize uncommon and/or rare sleep disorders. Ability to summarize and report polysomnographic data in narrative form. Knowledge of event characteristics (e.g., respiratory, cardiac, sleep stage, seizures, etc.) and ability to take appropriate action. Ability to provide briefings and orientation to hospital staff including physicians. References: VA Handbook 5005-15, Part II, Appendix G27 The full performance level of this vacancy is GS-8. The actual grade at which an applicant may be selected for this vacancy is the GS-8 level. Physical Requirements: Work is primarily active; position requires lifting up to 100 pounds; moving; operating and handling polysomnographic equipment and PAP therapy devices; assisting patient to and from bed; walking and prolonged periods of sitting.

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