In order to meet the minimum qualifications for this HEALTH TECHNICIAN position, you must meet the following criteria.
Experience, education, or training which provided a basic knowledge of principles and practices related to the health care delivery system.
At least 18 months experience, education, or training which provided a working knowledge of missions, organizations, programs and requirements of health care delivery systems. Experience analyzing and recommending solutions to complicated problems. Experience developing and implementing various policies and procedures used in the state medical programs. Experience involving various administrative areas such as budget, personnel and public relations within a medical activity.
SUBSTITUTION OF EDUCATION FOR SPECIALIZED EXPERIENCE:
One full year of graduate education meets the requirements for GS-7. 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. If that information cannot be obtained from the school, 18 semester hours should be considered as satisfying the 1 year of full-time study requirement. Part-time graduate education is creditable in accordance with its relationship to a year of full-time study at the school attended.
Candidates will be evaluated on the basis of the KSAs listed below. Applicants are encouraged to address the KSAs in their application or resume or by submitting a supplemental statement with their application. Written response to each KSA will ensure that specialized experience criteria is recognized and credited.
1. 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.
2. 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.
3. Knowledge of physical examination techniques to include taking and recording blood pressure, pulse, height, weight, routine visual acuity testing, interpretation of hearing tests and other related techniques. 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.
4. 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.
5. Knowledge of information management systems utilized for aerospace medicine and force health protection programs to include PIMR, AIMWTS, PEPP, GMIS and other related programs and the ability to compile various special and recurring reports utilizing these systems.
6. 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.
7. 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 fro 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.
MILITARY REQUIREMENTS: Selected candidates will be required to be in a compatible military grade and assignment prior to the effective date of placement.
Compatible Military Assignments:
APPLICANT MUST ALREADY BE A MEMBER OF THE NEW YORK AIR NATIONAL GUARD.
PLEASE NOTE: In order for your application to be considered, you need to submit the following document(s):
(-Resume must have a "from and to" date for each position worked in. The date must be month and year format. Ex: 02/2012 to 03/2013.
- Must indicate your salary for each experience worked in.
- Must state whether each experience is full or part-time status.
*If your resume does not have any of the above requirements, you will automatically be disqualified for the position.*)
· OF 306 (MUST BE COMPLETELY FILLED OUT) (can be retrieved from http://www.opm.gov/forms/pdf_fill/of0306.pdf)