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 Health Technician in Milwaukee, Wisconsin Feel free to browse this and any other job listings and reach out to us with any questions!
Health Technician – Milwaukee, Wisconsin
Veterans Health Administration, Department of Veterans Affairs
Job ID: 541894Start Date: 11/29/2021End Date: 12/14/2021
To qualify for this position, applicants must meet all requirements by the closing date of this announcement. EXPERIENCE: Must have (1) one full year of specialized experience that has equipped you with the particular knowledge, skills, and abilities to perform successfully the duties of the position, and that is typically in or related to the work of the position. Specialized experience includes: Recognizing and properly using medical equipment, materials and supplies in a variety treatments/procedures. Taking and recording vital signs including temperature, blood pressure, respiratory rate and pulse. Collecting and labeling specimens, including blood draws from patients and transporting patients. Charting and teaching the goals for patients for the purpose of communicating with the nurses, patients and support staff. Observing patients physical/emotional reaction to care and treatment and communicating this information to staff and recording. Understanding medical terminology to interpret and annotate physician orders to staff and patients. Skilled in CPR and BCLS.
EDUCATION: Must have you successfully completed a full 4-year course of study leading to a bachelor’s degree, with major study or at least 24 semester hours in subjects directly related to the position. (TRANSCRIPTS REQUIRED)
COMBINATION: Must possess equivalent combinations of successfully completed post-high school education and experience may be used to meet total experience requirements. Only education in excess of the first 60 semester hours is creditable toward meeting the specialized experience requirement. One full academic year of study (i.e. 30 semester hours) beyond the second year is equivalent to 6 months of specialized experience. (TRANSCRIPTS REQUIRED) 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 firstname.lastname@example.org. All are free to apply!