WYOMING MILITARY DEPARTMENT DUAL STATUS TECHNICIAN
INDEFINITE JOB OPPORTUNITY VACANCY ANNOUNCEMENT
THIS IS AN INDEFINITE JOB OPPORTUNITY VACANCY
ONLY OPEN TO CURRENT MEMBERS OF THE WYOMING AIR NATIONAL GUARD
WYOMING AIR NATIONAL GUARD MEMBERSHIP IS REQUIRED: This is an excepted position that requires membership in a compatible military assignment in the Wyoming Air National Guard. Selectee will be required to wear the military uniform. Acceptance of an excepted position constitutes concurrence with these requirements as a condition of employment. Applicants must currently be members in the Wyoming Air National Guard in order to be considered for employment.
Area 6: Indefinite Job Opportunity Technician - Merit Promotion: All current military members of the Wyoming Air National Guard may apply.
Position #: 00981245
PAS #: FMST
FAC #: 531300
Position Title: Health Technician
Position Series/Grade: GS-0640-08
Position Location: 153rd Medical Group, Cheyenne, WY
- Must be a current member of the Wyoming Air National Guard.
- Must submit vMPF Rip with application.
- Refer to "Required Documents" for additional details.
- Must obtain a favorable (ANACI) National Agency Check within 1 yr of appt.
- Must possess or be able to obtain and maintain SECRET security clearance.
- Relocation Costs are not authorized with this vacancy.
a. INTRODUCTION :
position is located in the Medical Group at an Air National Guard (ANG) Wing
and reports to the Health System Specialist.
The primary purpose of the position is to serve as the functional expert
for issues pertaining to Aerospace Medicine and Force Health Management
programs. Incumbent manages essential
programs, which impact individual medical readiness (IMR) and personnel fitness
for continued worldwide deployability. The
position occupant serves as a member of or an advisor to, management boards and
committees as well as Wing leadership regarding Force Health Management and
DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES :
(1) Develops plans, procedures, goals and
objectives in support of the Aerospace Medicine and Force Health Management
Programs using an extensive knowledge of Department of Defense (DOD),
Occupational Safety Health Administration (OSHA), United States Air Force
(USAF) and Air National Guard (ANG) directives, policies and standards. Programs include physical examinations and
standards, flight medicine and related aero medical and force health management
concerns. Interprets directives and
applies standards to determine worldwide deployability of personnel. Advises and makes recommendations to senior
officials on force health issues related to physical exams, standards and
flight medicine activities to ensure compliance. Determines requirements, requests funding and
administers accounts for procurement of supplies, equipment, and medical
assessment in support of the physical exam process, flight medicine activities
and related programs.
(2) Implements and maintains the information
management systems utilized for aerospace medicine and force health protection
programs. Systems include preventive
health assessment (PHA) and individual medical readiness (PIMR), Aero medical
Information Management Waiver Tracking System (AIMWTS), Physical Exam
Processing Program (PEPP), Grounding Management Information System (GMIS) and
other related programs. Compiles and
completes various special and recurring reports utilizing these systems. Functions as the health systems program
administrator. Identifies, develops and
implements training programs which support mission essential aerospace medicine
and force health management requirements.
(3) Administers the Physical Examinations and
Standards (PES) program and serves as a medical expert on related issues. Develops procedures to evaluate the
effectiveness of the PES program and implements processes to ensure individual
medical readiness and deployability.
Reviews and resolves concerns or conflicts made by the member,
supervisor, and/or commander. Identifies
reports, formulates and recommends solutions to command personnel for
resolution of compliance and delinquency trends and patterns which could
negatively impact medical readiness.
Addresses complex medical issues with members, supervisors, commanders,
state staff, and higher headquarters.
Identifies and analyzes abnormal findings through research using medical
references and professional consultations.
Using established guidelines, advises member of findings, determines
additional requirements and refers to medical professionals as needed. Edits, reviews and validates physical
examinations to determine qualifications for initial or continued military
service. Conducts paraprofessional
evaluations (an in-depth screening or interview for the purpose of gathering
data for the healthcare provider) and interprets results.
(4) Manages the Reserve Component Periodic Health
Assessment (RCPHA) program. Reviews
military unique individual readiness requirements. Identifies documents and ensures member is
notified of abnormal laboratory or diagnostic results. Tracks PIMR and reports noncompliance
information to leadership. Provides
training for unit RCPHA monitors.
(5) Acts as the Medical Group customer service
expert. Addresses complex issues using
independent judgment. Provides technical
medical assistance to medical inquiries and responds to inquiry by researching,
compiling information, generating response and providing information through
written correspondence, telephone, electronic or in-person response.
(6) Monitors the medical status of military
personnel. Identifies and profiles
personnel with medical conditions impacting duty performance or assignment
restriction. Reviews and validates
profiles disqualified for worldwide duty.
Notifies and advises commanders, supervisors and unit deployment
managers when a members medical/dental condition or duty restriction affects
(7) Determines the need for and initiates Medical
Evaluation Board (MEB) actions for duty related medical conditions. Coordinates, prepares and/or processes MEB
with active duty facility. Serves as the
primary local interface with the Military Personnel Flight (MPF) for
MEB/Physical Evaluation Board (PEB) process, issues, and concerns. Advises individuals and commanders on
appropriate procedures and responsibilities. Coordinates with military and
civilian providers for required medical tests, studies and medical evaluation
board proceedings. Uses applicable
medical references to code medical conditions and treatments; consolidates
medical information and forwards to higher headquarters as required.
(8) Determines the need for and initiates
worldwide duty evaluations for non-duty related actions. Coordinates, prepares and/or processes
actions for higher headquarters review.
Advises individuals and commanders on appropriate procedures and
responsibilities. Coordinates with
civilian providers for required medical tests/studies. Develops and maintains waiver tracking
(9) Administers policies and develops procedures
for the flight medicine and grounding management programs, which directly
affect flying safety and mission readiness. Assesses abnormal medical findings
in flying and special operations personnel, and initiates grounding actions in
accordance with directives and local policies. Maintains direct and frequent
communication with the flight surgeon and the flying unit on status of
grounding actions and return to flying duties to maintain the highest state of
aircrew readiness. Coordinates and
monitors care of aircrew members found medically disqualified for flying duty
until returned to flying status. Reviews,
prepares and processes flying initial/renewal waivers for higher
headquarters. Acts as the force health
(10) Manages administrative and automated orders
system. Prepares, revokes, amends,
reproduces, and distributes logs and maintains orders for all Medical Group
(11) Provides prescreening for
medical/dental/mental health and evaluation of personnel eligibility for
deployment. Reviews preventative health
assessment (PHA) and individual medical readiness (PIMR) data and health/dental
records to determine medical deployability.
Schedules members to complete any medical requirement that is necessary
to meet and maintain eligibility for deployment status.
(12) Performs quality assurance studies on medical
issues such as: patient satisfaction surveys, review of medical records for
content and structure, reviews laboratory results for validity and application,
and generates readiness reports for commander review.
(13) Administers the medical records program and
acts as the medical records custodian.
Prepares, safeguards, and maintains medical and dental records. Reviews records for security clearances and
special duty assignments. Reviews
incoming records and performs administrative quality assurance checks to ensure
that the record contains accurate and complete data in accordance with current
directives. Makes recommendations to
improve procedures for compiling and retrieving medical records
information. Determines eligibility for
release of confidential medical information within established guidelines and
abstracts information from medical record.
Trains new employees and resolves problems encountered. Conducts annual audit of medical records to
include monthly monitoring to ensure accountability. Analyzes audit data; identifies trends and
patterns and reports results to leadership for corrective action.
(14) Must possess a working knowledge of other DOD
component medical requirements.
DESCRIPTION OF WORK:
aids and technicians perform sub professional medical duties such as the
administration of medications, rendering emergency treatment, performing
medical tests and examinations, etc. The
duties vary with the type of assignment and grade of the position.
GENERAL EXPERIENCE :
Must possess experience, education, or
training which provided a basic knowledge of principles and practices related
to the health care delivery system.
possess at least 18 months experience, education, or training which provided a
working knowledge of missions, organizations, programs and requirements of
health care delivery systems; experience analyzing and recommending solutions
to complicated problems; experience developing and implementing various
policies and procedures used in the state medical programs; and experience
involving various administrative areas such as budget, personnel and public
relations within a medical activity.
Specialized experience will be used to determine
qualifications for the announced position. Applicants must provide begin
and end dates (MM/YY - MM/YY) with description of your
MILITARY REQUIREMENTS: Selected candidates will be
required to be in a compatible military grade and assignment prior to the
effective date of placement.
Enlisted applicants military grade cannot exceed the maximum
military grade authorized. Over-grade applicant must provide a written
statement of understanding with application, willingness to be administratively
reduced in grade (state specific grade) if selected for this position.
E3 Max: E6
Acceptance of this position does not in any way constitute a
military grade promotion.
Enlisted: 4A0X1, 4N0X1
Must possess or be eligible to retrain into AFSC.
Must possess a minimum score of " 44 "
on the General portion of the ASVAB.
Medical Profile PULHES must not be
greater than 333233 .
Must be able to lift 40 lbs .
Must possess a minimum score of " 50 "
on the General portion of the ASVAB.
Medical Profile PULHES must not be
greater than 222221 .
Must be able to lift 40 lbs .
SUBSTITUTION OF EDUCATION FOR SPECIALIZED EXPERIENCE:
A maximum of 12 months of the required experience
may be substituted by successful completion of undergraduate study in an
accredited college or university at the rate of 30 semester hours. The
education must have been in fields directly related to the type of work of the
position. Transcripts must be provided
at time of application.
- Technicians are paid through Direct Deposit/Electronic Funds Transfer (DD/EFT).
- The Selected applicant must complete a Declaration of Federal Employment" and "Declaration of Relatives in the Wyoming Military Department" prior to the appointment date.
- Military Technicians are ineligible for military enlistment, retention, and student loan repayment bonuses. Acceptance of a Technician position will terminate these military incentives.
- Acceptance of a permanent or indefinite position will cause termination from the Selected Reserve Incentive Program (SRIP).
- Relocation expenses will not be paid by the Government unless noted in the Announcement.
- Military Technicians in the excepted service will wear the appropriate uniform while performing as a Technician.
- Veterans preference does not apply to National Guard Technician positions in accordance with Title 32 USC 709(f).
- Indefinite employees may be terminated or displaced at management's discretion with a 30-day written notice.
HOW YOU WILL BE EVALUATED:
Once the application process is complete, a review of your application will be made to ensure you meet the job requirements. To determine if you are qualified for this job, a review of your resume and supporting documentation will be made and compared against your responses to the occupational questionnaire. The rating you receive is based on your responses to the questionnaire and supporting documents. If, after reviewing your resume and or supporting documentation, a determination is made that you have inflated your qualifications and or experience, your score can and will be adjusted to more accurately reflect your abilities.
Please follow all instructions carefully. Errors or omissions may affect your rating. Making a false statement in any part of your application may result in disciplinary action.
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Flexible Spending Accounts - The Federal Flexible Spending Accounts Program (FSAFeds) allows you to pay for certain health and dependent care expenses with pre-tax dollars. For additional information visit: https://www.fsafeds.com/fsafeds/index.asp
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Life Insurance - The Federal Employees' Group Life Insurance Program (FEGLI) offers: Basic Life Insurance plus three types of optional insurance, for additional information visit: http://www.opm.gov/insure/life/index.asp
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1. If you are a male applicant who was born after 12/31/59 and are required to register under the Military Selective Service Act, the Defense Authorization Act of 1986 requires that you be registered or you are not eligible for appointment in this agency.
2. Please do not send/fax/courier/email any applications or resumes to the Wyoming National Guard Human Resource Office, you must apply on-line or fax your application to the fax number listed on this announcement with the prescribed Cover Letter. The Human Resource can only process materials received through USA Jobs.
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