Veterans Affairs Jobs For Health Technician

Website U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs

Job Description:

The Cheyenne Wyoming VA, Surgical Service is currently recruiting for1 Health Technicians Ophthalmology. Located in Cheyenne WY.

Job Responsibilities:

  • Ophthalmology Technicians in the Veterans Health Administration (VHA) support Ophthalmologists in diagnosis, treatment, prevention, follow-up care and patient counseling.
  • Employees at this grade level serve in a Health Technician (Ophthalmology) Entry Level position and are trainee in nature.
  • The Ophthalmology Technician performs limited routine assignments under daily direct supervision.
  • Deviations from unanticipated problems and unfamiliar situations are referred to the supervisor for a decision or help.
  • Obtains and records vital signs including blood pressure, pulse, and glucose levels.
  • Participates in performance of quality assurance activities such as staff meetings, mandatory educational in-services, quality control reports, systems redesign, and team and morale improvement.

Job Requirements:

  • Subject to background/security investigation.
  • Must be proficient in written and spoken English.
  • Selective Service Registration is required for males born after 12/31/1959.
  • Must pass pre-employment physical examination.
  • All applicants tentatively selected for VA employment in a testing designated position are subject to urinalysis to screen for illegal drug use prior to appointment.
  • Applicants who refuse to be tested will be denied employment with VA.
  • You must be a U.S. Citizen to apply for this job.
  • Selected applicants will be required to complete an online onboarding process.
  • You may be required to serve a probationary period.

Qualification & Experience:

  • One year of experience in a health care field, such as but not limited to nursing, medical assistant, or health technician.
  • Two years above high school with a minimum of six semester hours directly related to a health care field or associate degree in a health care related degree.
  • Equivalent combinations of experience and education are qualifying. Examples are listed below: (a) Six months of experience in the health care field; and one year above high school; or (b) Six months of experience in the health care field and successful completion of a course for health care technicians, hospital corpsmen, medical service specialists, or ophthalmology technicians given by the U.S. Armed Forces; or (c) Six months of experience in the health care field and completion of an independent study course in Ophthalmic Medical Assisting.

Job Details:

Company:  U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs

Vacancy Type: Full Time

Job Functions: Others

Job Location: Biloxi, MS, US

Application Deadline: N/A

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