Health Technician (Clinical Assistant)

Indian Health Service - Department of Health And Human Services

To qualify for this position, your resume must state sufficient experience and/or education, to perform the duties of the specific position for which you are applying. 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; religious; spiritual; community; social). You will receive credit for all qualifying experience, including volunteer and part time experience. You must clearly identify the duties and responsibilities in each position held and the total number of hours per week. Individual Occupational Requirements Specialized Experience (for positions at the GS-4 and above): Positions in this series range widely in type and include support duties to medical or health personnel such as audiologists, speech pathologists, medical officers, and optometrists. Therefore, technician experience is experience that required application of the knowledge, methods, and techniques of the position to be filled. – OR – Education and Training GS-03: Successful completion of (l) one year of study that included study in medical, health, or related fields OR (6) six months of general experience. GS-04: Successful completion of (2) two years of study that included at least 12 semester hours in subjects related to the position OR (6) six months of general experience & (6) six months of specialized experience. GS-05: Successful completion of a full (4) four 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 the position OR (1) one year of specialized experience equivalent to at least the GS-4 grade level. General Experience (1) 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. MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS Your resume must demonstrate at least one (1) year of specialized experience equivalent to at least the next lower grade level in the Federal service obtained in either the private or public sector performing the following type of work and/or tasks: GS-04: Take and record vital signs; schedule appointments; operate specialized medical equipment; adhere to clinic and departmental safety regulations; enter patient data into electronic health record. GS-05: Record patient’s medical history; vitals; prepare treatment rooms; interview patients to obtain medical information. You must meet all qualification requirements within 30 days of the closing date of the announcement.
This position is located at the Fort Belknap Service Unit in Harlem, MT within the Division of Nursing Services. The position serves as a support member of the nursing team. The incumbent reports to the Director of Nursing or designee. This position is being re-advertised to solicit additional applicants. Applicants who previously applied need not to, unless updating and/or submitting missing information.