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Medical Instrument Technician

Air Force Civilian Service Little Rock Afb, AR
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Job Description

Duties

  • Perform diagnostic examinations or medical treatment procedures as part of the diagnostic or treatment plan for patients.
  • Operate or monitor diagnostic and therapeutic medical instruments and equipment associated with cardiac catheterization, pulmonary examinations.
  • Evaluation, heart bypass surgery, electrocardiography, electroencephalography, hemodialysis, and ultrasonography.
Additional Information:
This announcement may be used to fill one or more vacancies.
Duties and responsibilities vary and may increase according to grade level.

This public notice may be used to fill target grades (e.g. GS-05 Target GS-10).

Qualifications

SPECIALIZED EXPERIENCE:
FOR GS-05: A
t least one (1) year of specialized experience at the next lower grade (GS-04) or equivalent. Specialized experience must include using basic instruments and diagnostic or treatment procedures; position patients for examination or treatment; and use basic medical terminology commonly used in the specialization.

FOR GS-06: At least one (1) year of specialized experience at the next lower grade (GS-05) or equivalent. Specialized experience must include performing routine diagnostic or treatment procedures; position patients for examination or treatment; and use advanced medical terminology commonly used in the specialization.

FOR GS-07: At least one (1) year of specialized experience at the next lower grade (GS-06) or equivalent. Specialized experience must include performing specific diagnostic or treatment procedures; recognize the existence of and differences among a few easily recognizable alternatives to position patients for examination or treatment; and use advanced medical terminology commonly used in the specialization.

FOR GS-08: At least one (1) year of specialized experience at the next lower grade (GS-07) or equivalent. Specialized experience must include operating or instructing in the operation of equipment; performing routine and standard diagnostic or treatment procedures, patient instructions, and instrument cleaning and maintenance; adapt the instrument to the patient and/or select procedures based on patients physical condition; and respond to emergencies and make recommendations to physicians based on observation of patients responses.

FOR GS-09: At least one (1) year of specialized experience at the next lower grade (GS-08) or equivalent. Specialized experience must include full responsibility for technical aspects of the specialization; involves diverse and complex technical problems operating, supervising the operation or instructing in the operation of equipment; patient instructions, and instrument cleaning and maintenance; adapt the instrument to the patient and/or select procedures based on patients physical condition; and respond to emergencies and make recommendations to physicians based on observation of patients responses.

FOR GS-10: At least one (1) year of specialized experience at the next lower grade (GS-09) or equivalent. Specialized experience must include full responsibility and performance of a variety of specialized diagnostic and treatment procedures and technical aspects of the specialization; involves diverse and complex technical problems, supervising the operation or instructing in the operation of equipment; adapt the instrument to the patient and/or select procedures based on patients physical condition; and respond to emergencies and make recommendations to physicians based on observation of patients responses.

OR

To view qualifying educational requirements and/or combination of education and specialized experience click on the following link:

https://www.opm.gov/policy-data-oversight/classification-qualifications/general-schedule-qualification-standards/#url=GS-TECH
AND
https://www.opm.gov/policy-data-oversight/classification-qualifications/general-schedule-qualification-standards/0600/medical-instrument-technician-series-0649/

KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES (KSAs): Your qualifications will be evaluated on the basis of your level of knowledge, skills, abilities and/or competencies in the following areas:
1. Knowledge of basic and commonly used medical equipment, supplies, and procedures sufficient to perform the duties of the position.
2. Knowledge sufficient to gather and report patient information.
3. Knowledge sufficient to prepare and administer commonly prescribed medications, and to recognized adverse medical reactions in patients.
4. Ability to respond to patient emergencies using resuscitative techniques and first aid procedures.
5. Ability to communicate both orally and in writing.
6. Knowledge of various office automation software programs, tools, and techniques to support office operations and produce a variety of documents such as letters, reports, spreadsheets, databases, and graphs.
7. Knowledge of medical terminology to allow communication with the medical staff, understand requests for studies, and report clinical findings from procedures performed.
8. Knowledge of human anatomy and physiology.
9. Practical understanding of medical data generated by patient/equipment connections.
10. Some positions may require a practical knowledge of chemistry, pharmacology, physics, and mathematics.

PART-TIME OR UNPAID EXPERIENCE: Credit will be given for appropriate unpaid and or part-time work. You must clearly identify the duties and responsibilities in each position held and the total number of hours per week.

VOLUNTEER WORK EXPERIENCE: Refers to paid and unpaid experience, including volunteer work done through National Service Programs (i.e., Peace Corps, AmeriCorps) and other organizations (e.g., professional; philanthropic; religious; spiritual; community; student and social). Volunteer work helps build critical competencies, knowledge and skills that can provide valuable training and experience that translates directly to paid employment. You will receive credit for all qualifying experience, including volunteer experience.

ARE YOU USING YOUR EDUCATION TO QUALIFY? You MUST provide transcripts to support your educational claims. Education must be accredited by an accrediting institution recognized by the U.S. Department of Education.

FOREIGN EDUCATION: Education completed in foreign colleges or universities may be used to meet the requirements. You must show proof the education credentials have been deemed to be at least equivalent to that gained in conventional U.S. education program. It is your responsibility to provide such evidence when applying.

ADDITIONAL CONDITIONS OF EMPLOYMENT:

  • Position may be subject to random drug testing
  • Employee may be required to work other than normal duty hours, to include evenings, weekends and/or holidays
  • Shift work and emergency overtime may be required
  • Employee must maintain current certifications
  • Position may require an appropriate security clearance

BENEFITS

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Other Information

Interagency Career Transition Assistance Program (ICTAP): For information on how to apply as an ICTAP eligible click here. To be well-qualified and exercise selection priority for this vacancy, displaced Federal employees must be rated well qualified or above for this position.

Employed Annuitants (Reemployed Annuitants): Applicants in receipt of an annuity based on civilian employment in the Federal Service are subject to the DoD Policy on The Employment of Annuitants. Click here for more information.

Temporary and Term Appointments: If you are selected for a temporary or term position, your appointment may be extended to the maximum period allowed by law without further competition.

Selective Service: Males born after 12-31-59 must be registered or exempt from Selective Service. For additional information, click here.

Direct Deposit: All federal employees are required to have direct deposit.

Job Details

Date Posted September 4, 2017
Date Closes October 4, 2017
Requisition 463100600
Located In Little rock afb, AR
SOC Category 00-0000.00
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