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ATHENS, GA
Date:
11/22/2017
2017-11-222017-12-21
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Health Technician Telehealth Job in ATHENS, GA

Health Technician Telehealth Job in ATHENS, GA

Vacancy No. Department Veterans Affairs, Veterans Health Administration
Salary $32,844.00 to $42,702.00 Grade 05 to 05
Perm/Temp Permanent FT/PT Full-time
Open Date 11/6/2017 Close Date 11/27/2017
Who may apply Status Candidates
Locations:
ATHENS, GA

Job Description (Please follow all instructions carefully)

Overview

  • Open & closing dates

    11/06/2017 to 11/27/2017

  • Salary

    $32,844 to $42,702 per year

  • Pay scale & grade

    GS 05

  • Work schedule

    Full-Time - Full Time

  • Appointment type

    Permanent

Location

1 vacancy in the following location:

Relocation expenses reimbursed

No

Announcement number

OD-18-LM-2022765-011-BU

Control number

483742100

  • Duties

    Duties

    Summary

    ** THIS IS A TERM POSITION NOT TO EXCEED THREE YEARS**

    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?

    Augusta Georgia is the home of the world renowned 'Masters' golf tournament and is Georgia's second oldest and second largest city. Please visit the official Augusta website to learn more about this ever changing and exciting city: http://www.augustaga.org/

    The Augusta Charlie Norwood VA Medical Center is a two-division Medical Center that provides tertiary care in medicine, surgery, neurology, psychiatry, rehabilitation medicine, and spinal cord injury. The Medical Center is affiliated with the Augusta University, Augusta, GA and as such integrates teaching, research, and advanced patient care, making it an attractive academic medical center. This facility offers a full spectrum of comprehensive health care services, using state-of-the-art technology and innovative programs, as well as education and research benefits.

    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.

    • Relocation Expenses are not authorized for this position.
    • Current permanent Title 5 and Veterans Canteen Service (employees on a permanent appointment totaling 90 days or more) employees of the Charlie Norwood VAMC will receive first consideration when filling vacancies.
    • Title 38 and Hybrid Title 38 employees appointed under an Excepted Appointment (appointed without time limit and must have at least one (1) year of continuous service) may apply for this vacancy in accordance with the VA and OPM Interchange Agreement, reference VA Handbook 5005, Part III, Appendix C.

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    Responsibilities

    Work Schedule: Monday-Friday, 8:00 am to 4:30 pm
    Location of position:  Athens CBOC, Nursing Services/Telehealth

    Position Description Title/PD#:  Health Technician/01550-A

    •  The Telehealth Technician will serve as the patient site coordinator and manager of Telehealth services.
    • Is an expert user of video-conferencing technology, teleheath technology and various scheduling software to coordinate and connect staff, resources, patients and providers in the manner effective to delivery to services, patient care, education and training.
    • Performs telehealth imaging, as identified and referred by the primary care providers and the imager, including teleretinal, teledermatology, telemental health care, and other telehealth programming as technology becomes available.
    • Successfully completes all training program for imagers as required by the Office of Teleheath Services (OTS) training centers. Maintains certification by attending regularly scheduled QA and CE programs.
    • Serves as a liaison image readers, primary care providers, patients, and other VA personnel.

    Travel Required

    Not required

    Supervisory status

    No

    Who May Apply

    This job is open to…

    Status Candidates (Merit Promotion and VEOA Eligibles)

    Questions? This job is open to 2 groups.

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This job originated on www.usajobs.gov. For the full announcement and to apply, visit www.usajobs.gov/GetJob/ViewDetails/483742100. Only resumes submitted according to the instructions on the job announcement listed at www.usajobs.gov will be considered.


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


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