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U.S. Army Medical Command Health Technician (Public Health/OA) in Fort Carson, Colorado

Summary

About the Position: The Health Technician works as a team member in a dynamic group that delivers primary preventive services to a diverse population. The Health Technician provides support to the operation with tasks such as coordination of community events, scheduling appointments, supply management and equipment maintenance. Position maybe filled at the GS-06 level, with promotion potential to the full performance GS-07 level or it can be filled at the full performance level, GS-07.

Responsibilities

Conduct classes and behavior modification programs, including tobacco cessation, nutrition, exercise, weight control, sleep management, stress management, etc

Contact patients to change, cancel, and/or remind of upcoming appointments and make appropriate database requirements/changes.

Provide health education and counseling to a variety of clients in areas such as tobacco cessation, nutrition, weight control, stress management, physical fitness, sleep management and general wellness topics

Operate body composition equipment to determine the body fat and lean muscle tissue and provide feedback with a plan for the patient.

Requirements

Conditions of Employment

Qualifications

Who May Apply: Only applicants who meet one of the employment authority categories below are eligible to apply for this job. You will be asked to identify which category or categories you meet, and to provide documents which prove you meet the category or categories you selected. See Proof of Eligibility for an extensive list of document requirements for all employment authorities.

Current Civilian Employees of the OrganizationCurrent Department of Army Civilian EmployeesInteragency Career Transition Assistance Plan In order to qualify, you must meet the experience requirements described below. 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; student; social). You will receive credit for all qualifying experience, including volunteer experience. Your resume must clearly describe your relevant experience; if qualifying based on education, your transcripts will be required as part of your application. Additional information about transcripts is in this document. Specialized Experience GS-06: One year of specialized experience which includes demonstrated experience performing a variety of health risk/ assessment duties such as client intake, briefing, screening and testing; counseling clients on health risks based on results; AND maintaining a wide variety of files, logs, schedules, reports and client records for data entry. This definition of specialized experience is typical of work performed at the next lower grade/level position in the federal service (GS-05). Specialized Experience GS-07: One year of specialized experience which includes demonstrated experience assisting with counseling clients in areas such as tobacco cessation, nutrition, weight control, stress management, physical fitness, sleep management and general wellness topics; performing medical technical skills such as taking/recording vitals, height, weight, etc.; AND scheduling medical appointments in automated computer software. This definition of specialized experience is typical of work performed at the next lower grade/level position in the federal service (GS-06). This is a planned management action of an encumbered position You will be evaluated on the basis of your level of competency in the following areas:

CommunicationsHealth Care Data Entry and ManagementTechnical CompetenceTechnology and Informatics Time in Grade Requirement: Applicants who have held a General Schedule (GS) position within the last 52 weeks must have 52 weeks of Federal service at the next lower grade or equivalent (GS-05/06).

Education

Some federal jobs allow you to substitute your education for the required experience in order to qualify. For this job, you must meet the qualification requirement using experience alone--no substitution of education for experience is permitted.

Additional Information

Male applicants born after December 31, 1959, must complete a Pre-Employment Certification Statement for Selective Service Registration. You will be required to provide proof of U.S. Citizenship. Two year trial/probationary period may be required. Direct deposit of pay is required.. Selection is subject to restrictions resulting from Department of Defense referral system for displaced employees. This is a Career Program (CP) 52 - Medical position. Multiple positions may be filled from this announcement. Salary includes applicable locality pay or Local Market Supplement. If you are unable to apply online or need to fax a document you do not have in electronic form, view the following link for information regarding an Alternate Application.. Payment of Permanent Change of Station (PCS) costs is not authorized, based on a determination that a PCS move is not in the Government interest.

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