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Medical Supply Technician Job in WEST HAVEN, CT

Medical Supply Technician Job in WEST HAVEN, CT

Vacancy No. Department Veterans Affairs, Veterans Health Administration
Salary $37,457.00 to $48,700.00 Grade 05 to 05
Perm/Temp Permanent FT/PT Full-time
Open Date 10/5/2017 Close Date 10/26/2017
Who may apply Status Candidates

Job Description (Please follow all instructions carefully)


  • Open & closing dates

    10/05/2017 to 10/26/2017

  • Salary

    $37,457 to $48,700 per year

  • Pay scale & grade

    GS 05

  • Work schedule

    Full-Time - Full Time

  • Appointment type



4 vacancies in the following location:

Relocation expenses reimbursed


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  • Duties



    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.

    *****Recruitment Incentive is Authorized for this position*****

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    The incumbent functions as a Medical Supply Technician conducting the sterilization and processing of Reusable Medical Equipment at the West Haven Campus. Duties include but are not limited to:

    ·         Collects contaminated case carts from operating rooms as well as other clinics as required.

    ·         Decontaminates and inspects the instruments prior to sterilization by hand washing or by use of the washer sanitizer.

    ·         Inspects and insures bio-burden is removed prior to ultrasonic and machine washing.

    ·         Uses judgement in examining items for defects, damage and cleanliness.

    ·         Processes contaminated rigid and flexible endoscopes.  Uses Automated Endoscope Reprocessor (AER), and completes proper documentation.

    ·         Assembles a full range of instrument sets and trays used throughout the medical center.

    ·         Incumbent ensures that instrument is assembled appropriately, inspecting for function and cleanliness prior to wrapping and final sterilization.

    ·         Incumbent is able to identify the correct method of sterilization for each instrument and/or piece of equipment (Steam/Sterrad).

    ·         Assembles case carts for procedures. Incumbent utilizes procedure instrument list to supply case carts.

    ·         Replenishes consumables in the sterile processing area routinely to ensure supplies are available at all times. Ensures that par levels of instruments and equipment are maintained at all times.

    Work Schedule: 3pm- 11:30pm/ Mon-Fri & Rotating call for nights, weekends and holidays.

    Position Description Title/PD#:  Medical Supply Technician/ 689-00338-A

    *****Recruitment Incentive is Authorized for this position*****

    Travel Required

    Not required

    Supervisory status


    Promotion Potential


    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 4 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/481339600. 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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