This position is location at the VA Medical Center in Tomah, WI and community-based outreach clinics (CBOCs) such as: Wisconsin Rapids, WI, Wausau, WI, Owen, in Patient Care Services. To qualify for this position, applicants must meet all requirements by the closing date of this announcement. GS-05 grade level: One year of specialized experience (equivalent to the GS-04 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, in the normal line of progression for the occupation in the organization. Specialized experience includes: Skill in providing direct patient care activities; Ability to observe, perceive, use judgment, show initiative, and pay meticulous attention to detail; Practical knowledge of human anatomy and physiology, and medical terminology; Knowledge and skill in documenting in the computerized medical record, keeping logs related to activities and supplies, and summarizing data. OR Applicants may substitute education for the experience required for the GS-05 level. Must have successfully completed a full 4-year course of study leading to a Bachelor's degree, with a major study or at least 24 semester hours in subjects directly related to this position. Transcripts (unofficial or official) must be submitted with application. Education cannot be credited without documentation. OR Applicants may also combine education and experience to qualify at the GS-05 level. Must have a combination of successfully completed post-high school education (beyond the 2nd year) AND specialized experience which meets the total experience requirements for this grade level. Transcripts (unofficial or official) must be submitted with application. Education cannot be credited without documentation. 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. 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. Preferred Experience: 1-year of phlebotomy experience preferred. Frequent travel required, sometimes with little or no notice. ["The Major duties and responsibilities include, but are not limited to: Maintains and/or assembles supplies Performs specified diagnostic tests and treatments Collects, labels and transports patient specimens Collects patient data, including vital signs, weight, height and observation of overall condition Inputs and extracts patient disposition, lab and other tests in the computer Performs administrative requirements such as patient assignment, insurance, eligibility and means testing Maintains and organizes supply and equipment rooms Assists with reception, telephone calls, sorting files and data collection Performs other related duties as assigned Work Schedule: Part-Time, Monday - Friday, 0700-1530, 0730-1600 or 0800-1630 Position Description Title/PD#: Health Technician - Part-Time/ 09110A Physical Requirements: Physical requirements include extensive periods of standing and walking. Patient care activities require regular and recurring bending, lifting, stooping, stretching, pushing and similar activities using appropriate body mechanics and other assistive devices for patient and/or equipment movement and transfer. The employee protects self and others from injury."]
OUR MISSION: To fulfill President Lincoln's promise "To care for those who have served in our nation's military and for their families, caregivers, and survivors" - by serving and honoring the men and women who are America's Veterans. How would you like to become a part of a team providing compassionate whole health care to Veterans?Readying Warriors and Caring for Heroes! This position is located within Surgical Services at the CAPT James A. Lovell Federal Health Care Center (FHCC) in North Chicago, IL. The FHCC is a first-of-its-kind partnership between the Department of Veterans Affairs (DVA), and Department of Navy (DoN)/Department of Defense (DoD). It is larger than just a single facility, but rather it is a fully-integrated medical care facility with a single combined VA and Navy mission. The combined mission of the FHCC means active duty military and their family members, military retirees, and eligible veterans receive health care at this facility.VA encourages persons with disabilities to apply. The health related positions in VA are covered by Title 38, and are not covered by the Schedule A excepted appointment authority. Join the FHCC team of energetic, career-minded professionals! For additional information, click onhttp://www.lovell.fhcc.va.gov/index.asp.