Lead Medical Instrument Technician (Electrophysiology)

Department of Defense, Defens...
Washington D.C.
Mar 16, 2017
Mar 31, 2017
Full Time

The President has ordered a government-wide hiring freeze subject to certain limited exceptions. This position is subject to the hiring freeze. Although we are moving forward with the consideration of candidates, we will not make a selection for this vacancy announcement unless and until the position is no longer subject to the hiring freeze.

The Defense Health Agency, National Capital Region Medical Directorate (NCR-MD) is the future of Military Medicine- a partnership in World Class Medical Healthcare. The Walter Reed National Military Medical Center, the National Intrepid Center of Excellence (NICoE), Fort Belvoir Community Hospital, Dilorenzo Clinic and the Joint Pathology Center, provide world class medical services to the nation's service members and their families.

About the Position:

This position is located at the Department of Medicine's Cardiology department within Walter Reed National Military Medical Center, (WRNMMC).
Certification as a Registered Cardiovascular Electrophysiology Specialist (RCES) preferred, if you have this experience please address it in your resume.

The work requires long periods of sitting, standing, recurring bending, stooping, stretching or similar activities. The work may require occasional strenuous physical exertion such as lifting objects greater than 50 pounds. The work may require some common physical characteristics such as above average agility and dexterity. Heavy lifting of incapacitated patients is done only with the help of other employees.
The work area is well lighted and temperature controlled. There is regular exposure to known or suspected contagious diseases. Aspects of work require special safety precautions be observed, e.g., assisting with special cardiac procedures involving use of fluoroscopy equipment, etc. As such, exposure to ionizing radiation is inevitable and standard radiation safety measures are routinely employed.

Who May Apply:

All US Citizens and Nationals with allegiance to the United States.

  • Not Required

  • No

  • Position is being filled using EHA - Critical Need Health Care Occupations.
  • In order to qualify, you must meet the education and/or experience requirements described below. 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; student; social). You will receive credit for all qualifying experience, including volunteer experience. Your resume must clearly describe your relevant experience; if qualifying based on education, your transcripts will be required as part of your application. Additional information about transcripts is in this document.
    Experience required:
    To qualify based on your work experience, your resume must describe at least one year of experience which prepared you to do the work in this job. Specialized experience is defined as: Perform Cardiac Catheterization Service diagnostic examinations, such as cardiac catheterization, thrombolytic infusion, surgical pacemaker implant, cardioversion, and rotablator procedures. This definition of specialized experience is typical of work performed at the next lower grade/level position in the federal service (GS-08).

    Some federal jobs allow you to substitute your education for the required experience in order to qualify. For this job, you must meet the qualification requirement using experience alone--no substitution of education for experience is permitted. 

    Certification as a Registered Cardiovascular Electrophysiology Specialist (RCES) preferred, if you have this experience please address it in your resume.

    Only degrees from an accredited college or university recognized by the Department of Education are acceptable to meet positive education requirements or to substitute education for experience. For additional information, please go to the Office of Personnel Management (OPM) and U.S. Department of Education websites at - http://www.opm.gov/qualifications and http://www.ed.gov/admins/finaid/accred/index.html

    Foreign education must be evaluated for U.S. equivalency in order to be considered for this position. Please submit your foreign education evaluation with your application.

    Other Requirements: Click here for expanded definitions.

    • Male applicants born after December 31, 1959 must complete a Pre-Employment Certification Statement for Selective Service Registration.
    • You will be required to provide proof of U.S. Citizenship.
    • Two year trial/probationary period may be required.
    • Direct Deposit of Pay is Required.
    • Must be able to obtain and maintain a Tier 3 (T3) security clearance.
    • This position requires the incumbent to have tuberculosis testing.
    • This position has mandatory seasonal influenza vaccination requirements and is subject to annual seasonal influenza vaccinations unless otherwise exempted for medical or religious reasons.
    • This position requires that you obtain and maintain a Basic Life Support (BLS) certification.
    • This position requires the incumbent to obtain and maintain Advanced Cardiovascular Life Support (ACLS) certification.

    Not Applicable

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