Health Technician (Audiology)

  • Part Time, Full Time, Locum Tenens/Traveling, Remote
  • Clinton, OK, US

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This position serves as a Health Technician (Audiology). The incumbent will perform clerical and paraprofessional audiometric services to assist the Audiologist in the daily operations of the department. This position reports to the Chief Audiologist of the Clinton Service Unit.Qualifications: 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-5: You resume must demonstrate at least one (1) year of specialized experience equivalent to at least the GS-04 grade level in the Federal service obtained in either the private or public sector performing the following type of work and/or tasks: receiving and relaying incoming and outgoing telephone messages; receiving and directing patients and visitors, answering routine inquiries, scheduling appointments for patients; updating registration and assisting patients in completing forms; sending, receiving and distributing mail; performing intake interviews to determine purpose of visit; preparing patients and exam rooms for procedures; providing instructions to patients; assisting the provider with procedures; monitoring and ensuring availability of supplies; making chart notes and using an Electronic Health Record.ORCompletion of a full four-year course of study leading to a bachelor’s degree, with major study or at least 24 semester hours in subjects directly related to the position.ORA combination of specialized experience and education that when combined fully meet the minimum qualifications for the GS-5.GS-6: Your resume must demonstrate at least one (1) year of specialized experience equivalent to at least the GS-05 grade level in the Federal service obtained in either the private or public sector performing the following type of work and/or tasks: receiving and scheduling consults; assists provider with procedures maintains calibration and equipment files; cleaning and changing of a variety of hearing aid parts to improve aid function or determine need for repair; responsible for receiving, monitor infection control processes of equipment and patient care areas.GS-7: Your resume must demonstrate at least one (1) year of specialized experience equivalent to at least the GS-06 grade level in the Federal service obtained in either the private or public sector performing the following type of work and/or tasks: performing duties of the next lower grade level; Creates purchase requests for supplies and services; monitors internal and external referrals for patients; performs a variety of screening exams such as: tympanometry, otoacoustic emissions and puretone hearing screening; maintains calibration of equipment and ensures timely acquisition of service; provides detailed troubleshooting of hearing aids and is able to provide more complex repairs, modifications and changing of parts; performs reprogramming and electroacoustic analysis of hearing aids; inputs audiogram and other information into a variety of databases; Assists patients with basic hearing aid functions such as use, care, batteries, Bluetooth connectivity.ORCompletion of 1 year (18 semester hours) of graduate education that is directly related to the work of the position.ORA combination of specialized experience and education that when combined fully meet the minimum qualifications for the GS-7.Time In GradeFederal 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).You must meet all qualification requirements within 30 days of the closing date of the announcement. Education: This position has an education requirement. You are strongly encouraged to submit a copy of your transcripts or a list of your courses including titles, credit hours completed, and grades. Unofficial transcripts will be accepted in the application package. Official transcripts will be required from all selectees prior to receiving an official offer.Only attendance and/or degrees from schools accredited by accrediting institutions recognized by the U.S. Department of Education may be credited. Applicants can verify accreditation at the following website: https://www.ed.gov/accreditation.If you are using foreign education to meet qualification requirements, you must send a Certificate of Foreign Equivalency with your transcript in order to receive credit for that education. For further information, visit http://www.ed.gov/about/offices/list/ous/international/usnei/us/edlite-visitus-forrecog.html.Employment Type: FULL_TIME

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