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Job Title: Medical Technician
Company Name: Veterans Health Administration
Location: Omaha, NE
Position Type: Full-Time
Post Date: 06/30/2022
Expire Date: 08/12/2022
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Job Description
Medical Technician
To qualify for this position, applicants must meet all requirements by the closing date of this announcement, 07/12/2022. Selective Placement Factors (SPF) are a prerequisite to appointment and represent minimum requirements for the position. For this position experience performing phlebotomy/blood draws on human patients is required. You may qualify based on your experience and/or education as described below: Specialized Experience: You must have one year of specialized experience equivalent to at least the next lower grade in the normal line of progression for the occupation in the organization. Examples of specialized experience would typically include, but are not limited to: (a) Technical medical laboratory support work such as performing laboratory tests and examinations (chemical, microbiologic, hematologic and blood banking) and preparing reports of findings or (b) technical support work in a closely related field, e.g., biological laboratory technician work, that required application of the methods and techniques for the position to be filled. At this level, specialized experience should include experience performing a variety of relatively standardized tests, examinations, and determinations. The procedures and techniques are well-established but involve many meticulous sequential steps to complete a test; and following written procedures which give carefully detailed instructions on each step of the assigned test and examinations.. OR, Education: Applicants may substitute education for the required experience. To qualify based on education for this grade level you must have 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 appropriate to the position . OR, Combination: Applicants may also combine education and experience to qualify at this level. You must have an combination of specialized equivalent combinations of post-high school education and specialized experience, as described above Note: only education in excess of the first 60 semester hours of a course of study leading to a bachelor's degree is creditable toward meeting the specialized experience requirements. Two full academic years of study, or 60 semester hours, beyond the second year is equivalent to l year of specialized experience . You will be rated on the following Competencies for this position:
Computer SkillsCustomer Service (Clerical/Technical)Patient CareQuality AssuranceSpecimen Collection 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. Note: A full year of work is considered to be 35-40 hours of work per week. Part-time experience will be credited on the basis of time actually spent in appropriate activities. Applicants wishing to receive credit for such experience must indicate clearly the nature of their duties and responsibilities in each position and the number of hours a week spent in such employment. Physical Requirements: Physical demands may involve lifting, standing, foot travel, bending or sitting, which may occur for prolonged periods of time. The incumbent must have the digital dexterity and adequate vision to perform safe venipuncture procedures. The incumbent also spends time each day performing repetitive keyboarding tasks. The incumbent will utilize all safety practices and equipment required by accrediting and regulatory agencies for purposes of ensuring compliance with occupational safety observance. May require the ability to assist other Medical Center staff in physically control or defend against emotionally ill patient. For more information on these qualification standards, please visit the United States Office of Personnel Management's website at https://www.opm.gov/policy-data-oversight/classification-qualifications/general-schedule-qualification-standards/.
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Company Name: Veterans Health Administration
Website:https://www.usajobs.gov:443/GetJob/ViewDetails/661199400?utm_source=hbcuconnect&utm_medium=job_feed&utm_campaign=ar_vha_job_boards_feeds&utm_content=0645
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