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HEALTH TECHNICIAN Job In US Department Of The Air Force At

HEALTH TECHNICIAN

  • Full-Time
  • Baltimore, MD
  • US Department Of The Air Force
  • Posted 3 years ago – Accepting applications
Job Description
    DutiesSummary

    THIS IS A NATIONAL GUARD TITLE 5 EXCEPTED SERVICE POSITION.

    This National Guard position is for a HEALTH TECHNICIAN, Position Description Number T5910200 and is part of the MD 175th ANG, National Guard.


    Responsibilities

    As a Health Technician, GS-0640-08, you will perform the following duties:

    Develops plans, procedures, goals and objectives in support of the Aerospace Medicine
    and Force Health Management Programs using an extensive knowledge of Department of
    Defense (DOD), Occupational Safety Health Administration (OSHA), United States Air Force
    (USAF) and Air National Guard (ANG) directives, policies and standards.

    Manages the Reserve Component Periodic Health Assessment (RCPHA) program.
    Reviews military unique individual readiness requirements. Identifies documents and
    ensures member is notified of abnormal laboratory or diagnostic results. Tracks PIMR and
    reports noncompliance information to leadership. Provides training for unit RCPHA
    monitors.

    Determines the need for and initiates Medical Evaluation Board (MEB) actions for duty
    related medical conditions. Coordinates, prepares and/or processes MEB with active duty
    facility. Serves as the primary local interface with the Military Personnel Flight (MPF) for
    MEB/Physical Evaluation Board (PEB) process, issues, and concerns. Advises individuals
    and commanders on appropriate procedures and responsibilities. Coordinates with military
    and civilian providers for required medical tests, studies and medical evaluation board
    proceedings. Uses applicable medical references to code medical conditions and
    treatments; consolidates medical information and forwards to higher headquarters as
    required.

    Provides prescreening for medical/dental/mental health and evaluation of personnel
    eligibility for deployment. Reviews preventative health assessment (PHA) and individual
    medical readiness (PIMR) data and health/dental records to determine medical
    deployability. Schedules members to complete any medical requirement that is necessary
    to meet and maintain eligibility for deployment status.

    Performs other duties as assigned.

    Travel Required

    Occasional travel - You may be expected to travel for this position.

    Supervisory status

    No

    Promotion Potential

    None

  • Job family (Series)

    0640 Health Aid And Technician

  • Requirements

    RequirementsConditions of Employment

    Federal employment suitability as determined by a background investigation. May be required to successfully complete a probationary period. Participation in direct deposit is mandatory.

    Must be able to obtain and maintain the appropriate security clearance of the position.

    Irregular and compensatory hours may be required to support operational requirements
    or contingencies.

    The work may require the employee to drive a motor vehicle and if so, an appropriate
    valid driver's license is required.

    This position is covered by the Domestic Violence Misdemeanor Amendment (30 Sep 96)
    of the Gun Control Act (Lautenberg Amendment) of 1968. An individual convicted of a qualifying crime of domestic violence may not perform the duties of this position.

    Ability to establish effective professional working relationships with coworkers and
    customers, contributing to a cooperative working environment and successful
    accomplishment of the mission.

    The duties and responsibilities of your job may significantly impact the environment. You
    are responsible to maintain awareness of your environmental responsibilities as dictated by
    legal and regulatory requirements, your organization, and its changing mission.

    Personal data, to which the incumbent has access, is controlled by the Privacy Act of
    1974 and must be safeguarded appropriately.

    QualificationsGENERAL EXPERIENCE: (l) Any type of work that demonstrates the applicant's ability to perform the work of the position, or (2) experience that provided a familiarity with the subject matter or processes of the broad subject area of the occupation.

    SPECIALIZED EXPERIENCE: Experience that equipped the applicant with the particular knowledge, skills, and abilities (KSA's) to perform successfully the duties of the position, and that is typically in or related to the work of the position to be filled. 24 months of experiences in performing health program work and managing health activities. To be creditable, specialized experience must have been equivalent to at least the next lower grade level. Applicants who have 1 year of appropriate specialized experience at the GS-07 level or equivalent are not required by this standard to have general experience, education above the high school level, or any additional specialized experience to meet the minimum qualification requirements. Your application will be weighed against the Knowledge, Skills and Abilities stated in the "How You Will Be Evaluated" section below.

    If you are claiming veteran's preference, you MUST submit the appropriate documentation. Failure to do so WILL result in the loss of veteran's preference.

    • 10-Point Veterans' Preference: You MUST submit a signed SF-15, "Application for 10-Point Veterans' Preference" plus the proof as required by the SF-15.

    • 5-Point Veterans' Preference: You MUST submit a copy of your DD-214 which includes Character of Service (usually Member-4 copy). If you are currently active duty, you may submit written documentation (certification) from your branch of service certifying that you are expected to be discharged or released from active duty under honorable conditions no later than 120 days after the date the certification is signed. The certification should also include when your terminal leave will begin, your rank and dates of active duty service.

    Education

    Graduate education or an internship meets the specialized experience required above GS-5 only in those instances where it is directly related to the work of the position. One full year of graduate education meets the requirements for GS-7. Two full years of graduate education or a master's degree meets the requirements for GS-9. One year of full-time graduate education is considered to be the number of credit hours that the school attended has determined to represent 1 year of full-time study. Part-time graduate education is creditable in accordance with its relationship to a year of full-time study at the school attended.

    You must provide transcripts or other documentation to support your Educational claims. To receive credit for Education, you must provide documentation of proof that you meet the Education requirements for this position.

    Additional information

    If you are a male applicant who was born after 12/31/1959 and are required to register under the Military Selective Service Act, the Defense Authorization Act of 1986 requires that you be registered or you are not eligible for appointment in this agency (https://www.sss.gov/RegVer/wfRegistration.aspx).

    If you are unable to apply online or need to fax a document you do not have in electronic form, view the following link for information regarding an Alternate Application.

    How You Will Be Evaluated

    You will be evaluated for this job based on how well you meet the qualifications above.

    Once the announcement has closed, your resume and supporting documentation will be used to determine if you meet the qualifications listed on this announcement. If you are minimally qualified, your resume and supporting documentation will be compared to your responses on the assessment questionnaire to determine your level of experience. If you rate yourself higher than is supported by your application package, your responses may be adjusted and/or you may be excluded from consideration for this position. If you are found to be among the top qualified candidates, you will be referred to the selecting official for employment consideration.

    Your qualifications will be evaluated on the following competencies (knowledge, skills, abilities and other characteristics):
    - Knowledge of the mission, organization, requirements and procedures of military
    medicine to provide guidance and assistance on multiple policies and quality assurance
    relating to health care programs. Extensive knowledge of medical entitlements, civilian and
    military health care systems, and managed care programs available to traditional guard
    members and individuals on Active Guard/Reserve status.
    - Detailed knowledge of medical terminology, anatomy, and physiology. Knowledge of,
    and skill in applying, an extensive body of rules, regulations, procedures and precedents
    relating to the physical standards program and ability to resolve complex procedural and
    substantive problems. Knowledge to plan, coordinate, develop facts, and/or resolve
    support problems. Knowledge of the organization and its functions and programs to answer
    inquires of a general nature or to refer them to a responsible staff member.
    - Knowledge of medical terminology, anatomy, physiology,
    aero medical principles, flight physiology, diagnostic criteria, preventive medicine, routine
    laboratory and radiological procedures, and other medical procedures to properly evaluate
    and assess the medical background of members for qualification.
    - Knowledge of International Classification of Diseases (ICD) and other specialized
    references for coding medical conditions from the simple through highly technical and
    diversified diagnoses, operations, procedures and other medical demographic data and to
    serve as the resource person for coding problems. Knowledge of available medical services,
    terminology, and procedures. Ability to record and report medical information such as test
    results, and give preparatory instructions to patients for a variety of diagnostic procedures.
    - Knowledge of DOD, OSHA, Military Health Services Systems, USAF, ANG, Federal, state,
    and local policies and directives to administer medical unit programs. Knowledge of
    aerospace medicine in order to administer the related programs of occupational/physical
    examinations and flight medicine to ensure personnel readiness and mission effectiveness.
    - Knowledge of the medical records program with the ability to maintain medical and
    dental records, analyze records and audit data, and identify trends and patterns and report
    results to leadership for corrective action.
    - Skill in using a personal computer to perform operations or to prepare complex
    documents containing various types of information and to compile and complete various
    special and recurring reports. Ability to communicate both orally and in writing.

    Background checks and security clearanceSecurity clearance

    Secret

    Drug test required

    No

  • Required Documents

    Required DocumentsTo apply for this position, you must submit a complete Application Package which includes:

    1. Your resume showing work schedule, hours worked per week, dates (including Month and Year, e.g., 02/2017, Feb 2017, etc.) of employment and duties performed.

    2. Other supporting documents:

    If you are claiming veteran's preference, you MUST submit the appropriate documentation. Failure to do so WILL result in the loss of veteran's preference.

    • 10-Point Veterans' Preference: You MUST submit a signed SF-15, "Application for 10-Point Veterans' Preference" plus the proof as required by the SF-15.

    • 5-Point Veterans' Preference: You MUST submit a copy of your DD-214 which includes Character of Service (usually Member-4 copy). If you are currently active duty, you may submit written documentation (certification) from your branch of service certifying that you are expected to be discharged or released from active duty under honorable conditions no later than 120 days after the date the certification is signed. The certification should also include when your terminal leave will begin, your rank and dates of active duty service.

    If you are relying on your education to meet qualification requirements:

    Education must be accredited by an accrediting institution recognized by the U.S. Department of Education in order for it to be credited towards qualifications. Therefore, provide only the attendance and/or degrees from schools accredited by accrediting institutions recognized by the U.S. Department of Education.

    Failure to provide all of the required information as stated in this vacancy announcement may result in an ineligible rating or may affect the overall rating.

  • Benefits

    Benefits

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