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Health Technician Telehealth Clinical Technician Job in WINSTED, CT

Health Technician Telehealth Clinical Technician Job in WINSTED, CT

Vacancy No. VHA-689-17-EG-1992983-BU Department Veterans Affairs, Veterans Health Administration
Salary $41,753.00 to $54,283.00 Grade 06 to 06
Perm/Temp Permanent FT/PT Full-time
Open Date 7/28/2017 Close Date 8/21/2017
Who may apply Status Candidates

Job Description (Please follow all instructions carefully)
  • Open & closing dates

    2017-07-28 to 2017-08-21

  • Salary

    $41,753 to $54,283 / per year

  • Pay scale & grade

    GS 06

  • Series

    0640 Health Aid And Technician

  • Appointment type


  • Work schedule

    Full Time

  • Job announcement number


  • Control number



1 vacancy in the following location:

Job Overview

Job Overview


Vacancy Identification Number (VIN):  1992983

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 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/

VA Connecticut Healthcare System was officially formed in 1995. We serve veterans in Connecticut and southern New England. The West Haven facility is a tertiary care facility classified as a Clinical Referral Level I Facility. It is a teaching hospital, providing a full range of patient care services, with state-of-the-art technology and a renowned research program. Comprehensive health care is provided through primary, acute, tertiary and long-term care in areas of medicine, surgery, psychiatry, physical medicine and rehabilitation, neurology, oncology, dentistry, geriatrics and extended care. Newington is an ambulatory care center that provides primary and specialty care. In addition to our main campuses, we operate six community-based primary care centers throughout the state.

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.

For more information on the “Who may apply” eligibility requirements, please refer to the OHRM Status Candidates and Other Candidate Definitions document.


The Health Technician-Telehealth Clinical Technician position is located at the Winsted CBOC at the Department of Veterans Affairs.  The Telehealth Clinical Technician serves as a generalist role to support and manage telehealth clinical encounters from patient and provider location as the site Telepresenter.  The duties include, but are not limited to:

  • Demonstrates knowledge of mechanics and functioning, inventory, maintenance, replacement, deployment and management of all equipment in the HT, SFT, and CVT technology that includes but are not limited to clinic based and home telehealth.  Also includes tele-presenting, imaging, clinical and business support for specialty and primary care clinics.
  • Responsible for developing and coordinating a wide variety of policies/procedures, telehealth help desk functions with full complete technical advice, support and authority to administratively adjust to effect necessary change.
  • Provides administrative support for telehealth programs.
  • Performs patient screening and determines the cognitive, physical, emotional and chronological development of adult and geriatric patients in effecting appropriate inter/intra facility and outpatient transportation.
  • Exercises judgment to perceive patient's needs and evaluates clinical record to determine appropriateness of requests for telehealth.
  • Performs other duties as assigned.

Work Schedule: Monday through Friday, 8:00 am-4:30 pm

Position Description Title/PD#: Health Technician-Telehealth Clinical Technician/PD 689-00081 A   

Supervisory Status


Travel Required

  • Occasional Travel
  • Occasional coverage for the Waterbury CBOC TCT for scheduled and unscheduled leave

Relocation Authorized

  • No

Who May Apply

This job is open to…

Applications will be accepted from current permanent competitive service employees of VA CT Healthcare System and permanent Veterans Canteen Service employees. Status eligibles - current career or career-conditional federal employees with competitive status. Reinstatement eligibles, Veterans Recruitment Authority (VRA) eligibles, Veterans Employment Opportunity Act (VEOA) eligibles, certain military spouses, persons with disabilities, disabled veterans with a 30% or more disability.

Questions? This job is open to 5 groups.

Job Requirements
Additional Information
How to Apply
Required Documents

Department of Veterans Affairs

Veterans Affairs, Veterans Health Administration


Erica S. Greene
Phone: (203)932-5711x7832


VHA Connecticut HCS
950 Campbell Avenue
West Haven

Note: We cannot accept applications on behalf of Federal Agencies. Application instructions are listed within the Job Description.

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