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Health Technician

Company name
Oregon Air National Guard

Salary
$45,810.00 to $59,557.00

Location
Reno, NV

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Open & closing dates

02/14/2018

to

03/01/2018

Salary

$45,810 to $59,557 per year

Pay scale & grade

GS 8

Work schedule

Full-Time

Appointment type

Permanent

Location

1 vacancy in the following location:

Reno, NV

1 vacancy

Relocation expenses reimbursed

No

This job is open to

National Guard & Reserves

Current members, those who want to join, or transitioning military members.

Clarification from the agency

Current Members of the Nevada Air National Guard

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Announcement number

NV-10142242-AF-18-003

Control number

491491100

Duties

Duties

Summary

AREA OF CONSIDERATION: THIS POSITION IS OPEN TO CURRENT NEVADA AIR NATIONAL GUARD MEMBERS ONLY

This National Guard position is for a Health Technician, Position Description Number D1724000, and is part of the Nevada Air National Guard. This position is located in the Medical Group at an Air National Guard (ANG) Wing and reports to the Health System Specialist. The primary purpose of the position is to serve as the functional expert for issues pertaining to Aerospace Medicine and Force Health Management programs. Incumbent manages essential programs, which impact individual medical readiness (IMR) and personnel fitness for continued worldwide deployability. The position occupant serves as a member of or an advisor to, management boards and committees as well as Wing leadership regarding Force Health Management and Aerospace Medicine.

The National Guard is the oldest component of the Armed Forces of the United States. Since the earliest American colonial days, citizens have joined together for collective defense. We have a proud tradition of coming to the aid of our friends and neighbors in times of serious emergencies. Join our National Guard team and serve your nation, your states and your community!

NATIONAL GUARD MEMBERSHIP IS REQUIRED: This is an excepted service position that requires membership in a compatible military assignment in the National Guard. Selectee will be required to wear the military uniform. Acceptance of an excepted service position constitutes concurrence with these requirements as a condition of employment. Applicants who are not currently a member of the National Guard must be eligible for immediate membership and employment in the National Guard in the military grade listed in this announcement.

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Responsibilities

1. 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.

2. Implements and maintains the information management systems utilized for aerospace medicine and force health protection programs.

3. Administers the Physical Examinations and Standards (PES) program and serves as a medical expert on related issues.

4. Manages the Reserve Component Periodic Health Assessment (RCPHA) program. Reviews military unique individual readiness requirements.

5. Acts as the Medical Group customer service expert. Addresses complex issues using independent judgment.

6. Monitors the medical status of military personnel. Identifies and profiles personnel with medical conditions impacting duty performance or assignment restriction.

7. Determines the need for and initiates Medical Evaluation Board (MEB) actions for duty related medical conditions.

8. Determines the need for and initiates worldwide duty evaluations for non-duty related actions.

9. Administers policies and develops procedures for the flight medicine and grounding management programs, which directly affect flying safety and mission readiness.

10. Manages administrative and automated orders system.

11. Provides prescreening for medical/dental/mental health and evaluation of personnel eligibility for deployment.

12. Performs quality assurance studies on medical issues such as: patient satisfaction surveys, review of medical records for content and structure, reviews laboratory results for validity and application, and generates readiness reports for commander review.

13. Administers the medical records program and acts as the medical records custodian.

Travel Required

Not required

Supervisory status

No

Job family (Series)

0640 Health Aid And Technician

Requirements

Requirements

Conditions of Employment

MILITARY REQUIREMENTS:

Compatible military grade and assignment required prior to the effective date of placement. In compliance with Title 32 United States Code, the compatible military skill set is determined by the applicable service manpower requirements. Upon selection, individuals are assigned to the authorized position and its compatible military skill in accordance with Air force skill classification directives, statutes, and National Guard Bureau regulations. The Dual Status technician must obtain and maintain all military skill requirements in regard to training, education, certifications, and experience. If you are not sure you are eligible for military membership, please contact a National Guard recruiter prior to applying for this position.

Compatible Military Assignment:

Enlisted: E1 - E5; DAFSC: 4N0X1

*Other Requirements & Conditions of Employment:

- National Guard Membership is required.

- Males born after 31 December 1959 must be registered for Selective Service.

- Federal employment suitability as determined by a background investigation.

- May be required to successfully complete a probationary period.

- Must maintain local network access IAW AFMANs 33-152, User Responsibilities and Guidance for Information Systems and 33-282, Computer Security.

- Wear the uniform appropriate for the members' grade and component of the armed forces, maintaining standards of conduct and appearance.

Qualifications

In order to qualify for this position, your resume must provide sufficient experience and/or education, knowledge, skills, and abilities, to perform the duties of the specific position for which you are being considered. Your resume is the key means we have for evaluating your skills, knowledge, and abilities, as they relate to this position. Therefore, we encourage you to be clear and specific in describing your experience. EACH APPLICANT MUST FULLY SUBSTANTIATE -IN THEIR OWN WORDS- THAT THEY MEET THE REQUIREMENTS OF THE SPECIALIZED EXPERIENCE LISTED BELOW; OTHERWISE, THE APPLICANT WILL BE CONSIDERED UNQUALIFIED FOR THIS POSITION. DO NOT COPY FROM THE VACANCY ANNOUNCEMENT OR THE POSITION DESCRIPTION.

GENERAL EXPERIENCE: Experience, education, or training which provided a basic knowledge of principles and practices related to the health care delivery system.

SPECIALIZED EXPERIENCE: Must have 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.

Education

There are no Educational Requirements for this Position.

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).

- No PCS funds are available.

-This is a Bargaining Unit position.

- Applicants who feel they have restoration rights to this position should contact the HRO.

- Military Incentives - Bonuses and Student Loan Repayment Program: If you are selected for this position, you may lose your eligibility for your National Guard Enlistment/Reenlistment Bonus and/or Student Loan Repayment Program incentives. In order to avoid losing your incentive eligibility, you should check with your incentives manager prior to accepting an offer for the position.

- Participation in Direct Deposit is mandatory.?

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 application process is complete, we will review your resume to ensure you meet the hiring eligibility and qualification requirements listed in this announcement. You will be rated based on the information provided in your resume and responses to the Occupational Questionnaire, along with your supporting documentation to determine your ability to demonstrate the following knowledge, skills and abilities/competencies related to the job requirements:

1. Knowledge of medical terminology, anatomy, and physiology. Knowledge of, and skill in applying, an extensive body of rules, regulation, procedures and precedents relating to the physical standards program and ability to resolve complex procedural and substantiative problems.

2. 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, preventative medicine, routine laboratory and radiological procedure, and other medical procedures to properly evaluate and assess the medical background of members for qualification.

3. 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.

4. Knowledge of information management systems utilized for aerospace medicine and force health protection programs to include PIMR, AIMWTS, PEPP, ASIMS, CDA, AHLTA, HAIMS, CHCS and other related programs and the ability to compile various special and recurring reports utilizing these systems.

If, after reviewing your resume and/or supporting documentation, a determination is made that you have inflated your qualifications and/or experience, your score may be adjusted to more accurately reflect your abilities or you may be found ineligible/not qualified. Please follow all instructions carefully. Errors or omissions may affect your rating or consideration for employment.

Background checks and security clearance

Security clearance

Secret

Required Documents

Required Documents

The following documents are required and must be received by the closing date of this announcement:

1. Your Resume - Your resume must show relevant educational and work experience fully supporting the required specialized experience including the dates (including Month and Year, e.g., 02/2017, Feb 2017, etc.) of each employment.

2. Completed Assessment Questionnaire.

3. RIP (Record on Individual Personnel) uploaded to the required OTHER area of the online application manager. RIP must be no more than 90 days old at the time of application.

4. Any supporting documentation (i.e. certificates, licenses, transcripts, etc.) used to support qualifications demonstrated in resume and/or required by Qualifications Required section.

Failure to submit any of the required documents by the closing date of the vacancy will result in your removal from consideration for this position.

Applicants CANNOT be contacted for any required documents listed above. Applicants who submit INCOMPLETE APPLICATIONS will receive a rating of INELIGIBLE. Requests for reconsideration will not be considered for applicants who fail to submit a complete application package. We cannot be held responsible for incompatible software, erroneous fax transmissions, etc.

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

A career with the U.S. Government provides employees with a comprehensive benefits package. As a federal employee, you and your family will have access to a range of benefits that are designed to make your federal career very rewarding. Learn more about federal benefits

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Eligibility for benefits depends on the type of position you hold and whether your position is full-time, part-time, or intermittent. Contact the hiring agency for more information on the specific benefits offered.

How to Apply

How to Apply

To apply for this position, you must complete the online application/Occupational Questionnaire and submit the documentation specified in the Required Documents section below. To view the Occupational Questionnaire, click the following link: https://apply.usastaffing.gov/ViewQuestionnaire/10142242

A complete application package must be submitted by 11:59 PM (EST) on the closing date of the announcement to receive consideration.

To begin, click Apply to access the online application. You will need to be logged into your USAJOBS account to apply. If you do not have a USAJOBS account, you will need to create one before beginning the application.

Follow the prompts to select your resume and/or other supporting documents to be included with your application package. You will have the opportunity to upload additional documents to include in your application before it is submitted. Your uploaded documents may take several hours to clear the virus scan process.

After acknowledging you have reviewed your application package, complete the Include Personal Information section as you deem appropriate and click to continue with the application process.

You will be taken to the online application which you must complete in order to apply for the position. Complete the online application, verify the required documentation is included with your application package, and submit the application.

To verify the status of your application, log into your USAJOBS account ( https://my.usajobs.gov/Account/Login

), all of your applications will appear on the Welcome screen. The Application Status will appear along with the date your application was last updated. For information on what each Application Status means, visit: https://www.usajobs.gov/Help/how-to/application/status/

Agency contact information

Anthony McGaughey

Phone

(775) 886-7737

Fax

(775) 887-7392

Email

anthony.j.mcgaughey.mil@mail.mil

Address

NV 152 MEG GP FBGF

1776 National Guard Way

Reno, NV

US

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Next steps

Once your online application is submitted you will receive a confirmation notification by email. Your application will be evaluated by the Human Resources Office to determine your eligibility for the position. After the evaluation is complete, you will receive another notification regarding the status of your application.

Fair & Transparent

Fair & Transparent

The Federal hiring process is setup to be fair and transparent. Please read the following guidance.

Equal Employment Opportunity Policy

The United States Government does not discriminate in employment on the basis of race, color, religion, sex (including pregnancy and gender identity), national origin, political affiliation, sexual orientation, marital status, disability, genetic information, age, membership in an employee organization, retaliation, parental status, military service, or other non-merit factor.

Equal Employment Opportunity (EEO) for federal employees & job applicants

Reasonable Accommodation Policy

Federal agencies must provide reasonable accommodation to applicants with disabilities where appropriate. Applicants requiring reasonable accommodation for any part of the application and hiring process should contact the hiring agency directly. Determinations on requests for reasonable accommodation will be made on a case-by-case basis.

A reasonable accommodation is any change to a job, the work environment, or the way things are usually done that enables an individual with a disability to apply for a job, perform job duties or receive equal access to job benefits.

Under the Rehabilitation Act of 1973, federal agencies must provide reasonable accommodations when: An applicant with a disability needs an accommodation to have an equal opportunity to apply for a job.

An employee with a disability needs an accommodation to perform the essential job duties or to gain access to the workplace.

An employee with a disability needs an accommodation to receive equal access to benefits, such as details, training, and office-sponsored events.

You can request a reasonable accommodation at any time during the application or hiring process or while on the job. Requests are considered on a case-by-case basis.

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Financial suitability

Social security number request

Privacy Act

Signature and false statements

Selective Service

New employee probationary period

Note: We cannot accept applications on behalf of Federal Agencies. Application instructions are listed within the Job Description.

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Company info

Oregon Air National Guard
Website : http://www.orport.ang.af.mil/

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