Biomedical Equipment Support Specialist
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. MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS:
GS-09 Grade Level: Your resume must demonstrate at least (1) year of specialized experience equivalent to at least the GS-07 grade level in the Federal service obtained in either the private or public sector performing the following type of work and/or tasks: Examples include: installing, maintaining, overhauling, repairing, and testing a variety of medical equipment used for patient diagnoses and treatment. this work requires a knowledge and application of mechanical, electrical, and electronic principles and circuitry, the ability to determine malfunctions, and the skill to repair and maintain a variety of medical, laboratory, and dental equipment. Equipment used at this level are more electronically sophisticated such a defibrillators and CAT scanners; OR Two full years of graduate education leading to a Master’s degree or that is directly related to the work of the position such as engineering; OR Possess a combination of the specialized experience, the total percentage must equal at least 100 percent to qualify for the GS-09 grade level. (Only graduate education in excess of the amount required for the GS-07 grade level may be used to qualify applicants for positions at grades GS-9.) GS-11 Grade Level: Your resume must demonstrate at least one (1) year of specialized experience equivalent to the GS-09 grade level in the Federal service obtained in either the private or public sector performing the following type of work and/or tasks: Examples include: Repair, calibration and preventive maintenance of sophisticated medical and dental equipment; experience in selection, installation, modification, testing, and evaluation of medical and dental equipment; providing documentation, consultative and instruction services to medical and dental staff, and administrative personnel; experience with Healthcare Technology Management equipment statutory regulations, maintaining compliance and accreditation. OR Completion of a Ph.D. or equivalent doctoral degree or (3) full years (54 semester hours) of progressively higher level graduate education leading to such a degree, such education must demonstrate the knowledge, skills, and abilities necessary to do the work. OR Possess a combination of the specialized experience, the total percentage must equal at least 100 percent to qualify for the GS-11 grade level. (Only graduate education in excess of the amount required for the GS-09 grade level may be used to qualify applicants for positions at grades GS-11) Time In Grade
Federal employees in the competitive service are also subject to the Time-In-Grade Requirements: Merit Promotion (status) candidates must have completed one year of service at the next lower grade level. Time-In-Grade provisions do not apply under the Excepted Service Examining Plan (ESEP).
The Biomedical Equipment Support Specialist to be filled in the Facilities Department at the Whiteriver Service Unit, Whiteriver, Arizona. The Incumbent will provide clinical engineering services; promote safety/effective use of resources in the delivery of healthcare. The Incumbent be familiar of technology application; technical consultation along with patient care equipment. The Incumbent will work under the supervision of the Facilities Department Supervisor.