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Job opening: Health Technician (Emergency Medical Technician)

Salary: $44 117 - 57 354 per year
City: Tampa
Published at: Mar 11 2024
Employment Type: Full-time
The Health Technician (Emergency Medical Technician) is assigned to the Nursing Service Line at the James A. Haley Veterans Hospital in Tampa, Florida. The Health Technician provides efficient and immediate care to the critically ill and injured under the direction of a Registered Nurse.

Duties

Major duties include but are not limited to:

Requirements

  • You must be a U.S. citizen to apply for this job
  • Subject to a background/suitability investigation
  • Designated and/or random drug testing may be required
  • May serve a probationary period
  • Selective Service Registration is required for males born after 12/31/1959
  • A complete application package; Resume, Transcripts, etc
  • Selected applicants will be required to complete an online onboarding process

Qualifications

To qualify for this position, applicants must meet all requirements by the closing date of this announcement. Individual Occupational Requirement for Health Aid and Technician (0640) Series (IOR): An IOR is a basic requirement that must be met in order to qualify for entry into this job series, and it is something that can't be waived. 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. Please clearly state your experience in resume. In addition to meeting the Individual Occupational Requirement, applicants must also meet the specialized experience. GS-6 grade level: One year of specialized experience (equivalent to the GS-05 grade level in the federal service); experience that equipped the applicant with the particular knowledge, skills and abilities (KSA's) and other characteristics to perform successfully the duties of the position, and that is typically in or related to the work of the position to be filled, in the normal line of progression for the occupation in the organization. Specialized experience includes: Handling emergencies using basic and advanced life support equipment and skills; Providing emergency care of simple and multiple injury situations, such as controlling of hemorrhage, bandaging wounds, and immobilization of extremities; Performing patient care procedures, such as intravenous catheter insertion, venipuncture, irrigation, and suctioning; and performs 12-lead EKG's, connecting patients to cardiac and telemetry monitors and utilizing patient transport emergency stretchers. This position requires the incumbent to be Basic Life Support (BLS) certified. Certification may be obtained during employment. Driver's License: Must hold and maintain an unencumbered valid state of Florida driver's license and the ability to operate and drive a facility emergency response vehicle to transport patients on the hospital grounds during an emergency. There is no educational substitution for the GS-6 level. 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; religions; spiritual; community; student; social). Volunteer work helps build critical competencies, knowledge, and skills and can provide valuable training and experience that translates directly to paid employment. You will receive credit for all qualifying experience, including volunteer experience.

Education

This job does not have an education qualification requirement.

Contacts

  • Address James A Haley Veterans Hospital 13000 Bruce B. Downs Boulevard Tampa, FL 33612 US
  • Name: Jennifer McCullar
  • Phone: 727-398-6661 X64697
  • Email: [email protected]

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