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United States Department of Veterans Affairs

Audiology Technician (Hearing)

United States Department of Veterans Affairs - Berea, KY

The incumbent serves as a health technician for Audiology Section/Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation Service (PM&RS) Audiology in the VAMC Lexington, KY.,educationRequirements:IMPORTANT: There is no educational substitution at this grade level.
A transcript must be submitted with your application if you are basing all or part of your qualifications on education.

Note: Only education or degrees recognized by the U.S. Department of Education from accredited colleges, universities, schools, or institutions may be used to qualify for Federal employment. You can verify your education here: http://ope.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.,employmentType:FULL_TIME,hiringOrganization:Veterans Affairs, Veterans Health Administration,jobLocation:[{@type:Place,address:{@type:PostalAddress,addressLocality:Berea,addressRegion:KY }}],responsibilities:DUTIES RESPONSIBILITIES: The incumbent serves as a health technician for Audiology Section/Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation Service (PM&RS) Audiology in the VAMC Lexington, KY. The position combines direct patient care activities with technical support functions for the staff audiologists. These support functions are comprised of both clinical and administrative duties.

Work Schedule: Monday -Friday 7:30 am -4:00 pm
Position Description Title /PD # 30122-A,qualifications:To qualify for this position, applicants must meet all requirements by the closing date of this announcement, 6/26/2019.

Time-In-Grade Requirement: Applicants who are current Federal employees and have held a GS grade any time in the past 52 weeks must also meet time-in-grade requirements by the closing date of this announcement. For a GS-06 position you must have served 52 weeks at the GS-05. The grade may have been in any occupation, but must have been held in the Federal service. An SF-50 that shows your time-in-grade eligibility must be submitted with your application materials.
Note: Time-In-Grade requirements also apply to former Federal employees applying for reinstatement as well as current employees applying for Veterans Employment Opportunities Act of 1998 (VEOA) appointment.

You may qualify based on your experience and/or education as described below:
Specialized Experience: You must have one year of specialized experience equivalent to at least the next lower grade GS-05 in the normal line of progression for the occupation in the organization. Examples of specialized experience would typically include, but are not limited to: customer service, communication, and medical terminology.You will be rated on the following Competencies for this position: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; religions; spiritual; community; student; social). Volunteer work helps build critical competencies, knowledge, and skills and can provide valuable training and experience that translates directly to paid employment. You will receive credit for all qualifying experience, including volunteer experience.
Note: A full year of work is considered to be 35-40 hours of work per week. Part-time experience will be credited on the basis of time actually spent in appropriate activities. Applicants wishing to receive credit for such experience must indicate clearly the nature of their duties and responsibilities in each position and the number of hours a week spent in such employment.

Physical Requirements/Working Conditions: Pre-employment physical required
The incumbent must have the ability to stand and walk for prolonged periods. There must also be a high degree of eye-hand coordination when working with the small components associated with hearing aids and earmolds.

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United States Department of Veterans Affairs

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Audiology Technician (Hearing) United States Department of Veterans Affairs - Berea, KY, United States

   

Location: Berea, KY

Company Profile:
The Veterans Health Administration is home to the United States’ largest integrated health care system consisting of 152 medical centers, nearly 1,400 community-based outpatient clinics, community living centers, Vet Centers and Domiciliaries. Together these health care facilities and the more than 53,000 independent licensed health care practitioners who work within them provide comprehensive care to more than 8.3 million* Veterans each year.