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-Audiology in Grand Junction, Colorado Feel free to browse this and any other job listings and reach out to us with any questions!
Health Technician-Audiology – Grand Junction, Colorado
Veterans Health Administration, Department of Veterans Affairs
Job ID: 645728Start Date: 12/23/2022End Date: 02/04/2023
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. English Language Proficiency: Per VA Handbook 5005, Part II, Chapter 3, Section A, Paragraph 3j: 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. Experience or Education: Six months of experience comparable to the next lower level which demonstrates the knowledge, skills and abilities related to the duties of the position to be filled OR Successful completion of two academic years above high school leading to an associate degree or a bachelor’s degree with at least 12 semester hours in courses related to the position OR An equivalent combination of experience and education are qualifying. An example is listed below: Three months of experience comparable to the next lower level which demonstrates the knowledge, skills and abilities related to the duties of the position to be filled and one year above high school with a minimum of 6 semester hours related to the health care industry. Grade Determinations: In addition to the basic requirements for employment, the following criteria must be met. GS-7: Experience Completion of one year of progressive experience and/or experience equivalent to the next lower grade GS-6 level directly related to the position being filled. AND Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities (KSAs) In addition to the experience above, the candidate must demonstrate the following KSA’s: Ability to mentor and train new Health Technicians-Audiology. Ability to prepare patients for advanced testing procedures performed by the audiologist, such as evoked potentials. Ability to develop and implement the technician role for a program in a focused area of audiology. References: VA HANDBOOK 5005/143 PART II APPENDIX G70 Preferred Experience Experience as a technician in Audiology for more than one year Technician in direct patient care Evidence of experience working with Hearing Aids Evidence of progressively higher leadership roles and responsibility Certified in Occupational Hearing Conservation preferred Physical Requirements: Employee must bend/lift with good body mechanics, assist patients in wheelchairs by pushing/pulling, walk short distances multiple times during the day, portions of the day using desk/computer with good body mechanics, sufficient vision/dexterity to perform otoscopic exams and ear impressions.
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