Medical Supply Technician
Veterans Affairs, Veterans Health Administration
1 vacancy in the following location:
Work Schedule is Full Time - Permanent
Opened Thursday 1/12/2017
Closes Thursday 1/19/2017
Salary Range $28,886.00 to $42,012.00 / Per Year
Series & GradeGS-0622-04/05
Promotion Potential 6
Supervisory Status No
Who May Apply Status Candidates (Merit Promotion and VEOA Eligibles)
Control Number 460870800
Job Announcement Number ML-17-PM-1883887-BU
Vacancy Identification Number (VIN) 1883887
OUR MISSION: To fulfill President Lincoln’s promise – “To care for him who shall have borne the battle, and for his widow, and his orphan” – by serving and honoring the men and women who are America’s Veterans. How would you like to become a part of a team providing compassionate care to Veterans?
As a VA professional, your opportunities are endless. With many openings in the multiple functions of VA, you will have a wide range of opportunities and leadership positions at your fingertips. Not only is it the largest, most technologically advanced integrated health care system in the Nation, but we also provide many other services to Veterans through the Benefits Administration and National Cemeteries. VA professionals feel good about their careers and their ability to balance work and home life. VA offers generous paid time off and a variety of predictable and flexible scheduling opportunities. For more information on the Department of Veterans Affairs, go to http://www.vacareers.va.gov/”
Special Employment Consideration: VA encourages persons with disabilities to apply, including those eligible for hiring under 5 CFR 213.3102(u), Schedule A, Appointment of persons with disabilities [i.e., intellectual disabilities, severe physical disabilities, or psychiatric disabilities], and/or Disabled veterans with a compensable service-connected disability of 30% or more. Contact the Agency Contact on the last page of the JOA for information on how to apply under this appointment authority via the Selective Placement Coordinator.
This Medical Supply Technician position is located at the Milo C. Huemphner Outpatient Clinic (MCHOPC) in Green Bay, Wisconsin, a complex ambulatory outpatient clinic and a satellite facility of the Clement J. Zablocki VA Medical Center. The Sterile Processing program of the MCH OPC includes support of the sterile supply item needs at the Community Based Outpatient clinics (CBOCs) located in Appleton, and Cleveland, WI. The primary purpose of the position is to provide clinics, ambulatory procedure rooms, and operating rooms with medical supplies, instruments, sets, and equipment.
-Cleans, packages, assembles, sterilizes, and distributes supply items; operates an ultrasonic cleaner, washer/sterilizer/disinfector, dryer, cart washer, scope washer, steam sterilizers, and gas plasma sterilizers.
-Collects contaminated supplies and portable equipment from wards, operating rooms, laboratories and clinics of the hospital.
-Receives, disassembles and inspects for damage reusable medical supplies, instruments and equipment.
-Determines correct method for pre-sterilizing.
-Removes soil, blood, tissue fragments, body fluids and other gross contaminants by wiping, soaking, rinsing, scrubbing and use of appropriate decontamination and disinfection equipment and solutions.
-Reassembles medical equipment, including complex surgical equipment; assembles, wraps, dates, initials and labels trays.
-Assembles and stocks all equipment for stations and case carts.
-Restocks supply closest and carts located in the operating rooms, clinics and storerooms (inventoried daily and replenished).
-Advises medical personnel on the proper use of the equipment.
-Provides training and orientation to medical personnel on sterile supply techniques and procedures.
-Performs other duties as assigned.
WORK SCHEDULE: Primary Shift 9:00 am - 5:30pm. May include variable hours between 6:30am-6:00pm, Monday-Friday (8 hour shifts), and possible weekends..
POSITION DESCRIPTION TITLE/PD#: Medical Supply Technician/#13002A
Promotion Potential: The selectee may be promoted to the full performance level without further competition when all regulatory, qualification, and performance requirements are met. Selection at a lower grade level does not guarantee promotion to the full performance level.
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