Fretted Instrument Inspector Job Description Sample
Instrument And Controls Engineer
Leidos has an opening for an Instrument and Controls Engineer to support the Assembled Chemical Weapons Alternatives (ACWA) programs BGCAPP Field Office (FO) providing technical input during the systemization, pilot testing, operations, and closure of the BGCAPP, including the Main Plant and the SDC. This position is located in Richmond, KY.
The primary responsibilities of the Instrument and Controls Engineer are to perform document reviews, technical research, equipment walk downs, interviews, and provide technical input associated with the Systems Contractor activities to provide the necessary information for the Government to perform their oversight mission. The Electrical Engineer shall perform project related engineering activities as specified by the Site Project Manager or Government SME for the functional area.
The Instrument and Controls Engineer shall review ECPs and temporary configuration changes and provide technical input to the Government pertaining to the justification of the ECP or temporary change, cost and schedule impacts, and configuration management requirements. The Instrument and Controls Engineer shall support the Government configuration control board and provide technical input to assist the Government in resolving technical issues and interface with the SC to collect, review, analyze, and evaluate data associated with ECPs.
The Instrument and Controls Engineer shall upload ECPs and related data on the HQ Inside PEO ACWA Share Point internal website. The Instrument and Controls Engineer shall remain current on design changes for both Main Plant and the SDC and provide technical input to the Government. For any design changes, the Instrument and Controls Engineer shall review SC vendor design documentation maintained on SC information management systems and attend ongoing reviews, status meetings, and design discussions and provide technical input to the Government to support their evaluation of the BGCAPP design, configuration management process, and configuration documentation.
Technical input should support the Government's evaluation whether the BGCAPP design documentation is complete and meets the BGCAPP design criteria and requirements.
The Instrument and Controls Engineer shall review Field Change Notices, Field Change Requests, Design Change Notices, Supplier Deviation Requests, and NCRs and provide technical input to the Government to assist the Government in evaluating whether the BGCAPP (to include the Main Plant and SDC) design documentation is in compliance with the accepted design and the constructed facility. The Instrument and Controls Engineer shall provide timely notification to the Government of concept flaws, design inconsistencies, testing and evaluation issues, and specific equipment interoperability issues.
Reviews and evaluations shall be documented IAW BGCAPP plans and procedures. The Instrument and Controls Engineer shall review and the SC's Preliminary, Final, Sub-System Safety, and ongoing Hazards Analysis and provide technical input to the Government. The Instrument and Controls Engineer shall establish a process for tracking and verifying FO issues are considered in BGCAPP facility design, test, and operational documentation.
The Instrument and Controls Engineer shall observe the SC's activities related to investigation or testing of demilitarization process chemistry issues. The Instrument and Controls Engineer shall provide technical input to the Government to include technical approach, progress, and potential issues and risks related to process chemistry.
The Instrument and Controls Engineer shall review test plans, data and reports to verify that the demilitarization plant equipment will meet performance requirements.
The Instrument and Controls Engineer shall provide engineering support to assist the Government with integration efforts between the BGCA, BGAD, the FO, and the SC for design and siting of the Security System Control Center including necessary functions required by AR50-6, AR190-59, and AR190-13. The Electrical Engineer shall assist with the coordination and review of SC security design with the PEO ACWA, USACE, BGAD, and BGCAPP including those for the Electronic Security System (ESS) and Entry Control Facility (ECF) for both the Main Plant and SDC.
Four year degree in electrical engineering; five years of experience in chemical demilitarization process equipment or equivalent experience in material handling and industrial automation.
Must be a US Citizen willing to obtain a Secret clearance.
Leidos is a Fortune 500® information technology, engineering, and science solutions and services leader working to solve the world's toughest challenges in the defense, intelligence, homeland security, civil, and health markets. The company's 31,000 employees support vital missions for government and commercial customers.
Headquartered in Reston, Virginia, Leidos reported annual revenues of approximately $10.17 billion for the fiscal year ended December 29, 2017. (NYSE: LDOS) All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability or veteran status.
Instrument Technician I-Processing
Responsible for decontamination, disinfection, inspection, assembly, and sterilization of supplies, instruments, and equipment dispensed by the department following established infection control practices. Must be conscientious with regard to procedures and capable of working under pressure and interacting professionally with other departments within hospital.
Able to accept new ideas and learn position duties. Participates in the department's performance improvement activities. Must be able to troubleshoot, identify workable solutions, and communicate effectively with the Sterile Processing Manager.
Assembles all instrument procedure trays using protocol content lists as a guide. Decontaminates instruments, equipment & all other devices per manufacturer guidelines.
Ensures items needing repair are removed from service and delivered to the SPD office. Communicates effectively with all customers and staff. Sterilizes instruments, equipment and supplies in various types of autoclaves and sterrad machines.
Loades autoclaves and sterrad machines in prescribed manner and sets controls to specified time and temperature according to the type of items being sterilized. Completes appropriate documentation records prior to sterilization. Demonstrates knowledge of medical/surgical procedure and terminology.
Applies aseptic techniques in daily work assignments. Performs general cleaning of department surface areas, racks, shelves, storage cabinets, all storage areas, and equipment. Maintains assigned work areas and equipment in a clean and organized condition to maintain required standards for the handling of sterilized and clean materials and equipment.
Demonstrates a cooperative, courteous and dependable work performance. Demonstrates basic knowledge of equipment operation and maintenance. Demonstrates knowledge of infection control principles and Spaulding's classifications.
Expresses knowledge of chemical disinfectants and is able to access MSDS. Demonstrates knowledge of washer decontamination equipment and is able to function independently in the decontamination area. Demonstrates knowledge of instrument names and the care and handling of instruments, tray preparation and special procedure items.
Demonstrates ability to access and utilize OneSource website for manufacturer's instructions for use documents. Demonstrates knowledge of sterilizing procedures and biological monitoring and documentation of the steam and sterrad sterilizers. Demonstrates ability to access and utilize RL Events site.
Maintains a 3% or less error rate. Performs other related duties that may be assigned.
High school graduate or equivalent.
Completion of Certified Sterile Processing and Distribution Technician (CSPDT) exam within 2 years of hire preferred.
Previous experience in Sterile Processing preferred.
Must read, write, speak, and comprehend English fluently to read manufacturer's instructions, sterilization records and all other documentation pertinent to Sterile Processing Department (SPD).
Microsoft Office-basic computer skills.
Critical thinking skills using independent judgement in making decisions.
Use of usual and customary equipment used to perform essential functions of the position.
Ability of flexibility in accepting assignments and works well as a team member and individual.
Instrument Technician II
Operation Technician II
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The Linde Group, is one of the world leaders in gases, engineering and healthcare. We operate in more than 100 countries across the globe and generated revenue of $20.13B in 2018.
But what makes us great is our people, because they make great things happen. Guided by integrity, Linde employees take pride in what they do, because they know it makes a real difference to our customers. They are empowered to turn a challenge into an opportunity to learn and grow. This is how they take the lead, every day.
At The Linde Group we identify ourselves with our products – either working for the technical or medical gases business. Being a company with a long tradition in the gases business, we not only care about our customers and high quality products, but most importantly about our employees. While working with us, expect a safe workplace, high safety standards and a true commitment from our managers to safety.
▪ Safety-Understand and adhere to company safe work policies.-Follow Lone Worker Requirements.-Promote a safe work environment.-Report safety incidents and near misses.-Report any unsafe conditions, environmental concerns and process problems to management immediately.-Contribute to the improvement of the Safety, Health, Environment and Quality programs.-Apply the HWP process, LOTO and energy isolation procedures as required for company and contractor personnel.-Follow EMOC procedure for all changes to process and operating procedures.-Maintain site security.-Diligently perform requirements to maintain compliance to Environmental Regulations.-Maintain site orderliness.-Perform safety indoctrinations for contractors.
▪ Reliability-Utilize Computerized Maintenance Management System (SAP) to execute, document and continuously improve equipment preventative and corrective maintenance strategy.-Support Cluster Zone Production Manager, Utilize Web Audit Manager and Synergy to execute, document all corrective actions issued to the site from Audits and Incidents review (when applicable).-Collect and interpret trends in equipment condition monitoring data.-Maintain plant spares inventory and raise gaps to management attention.-Follow work instructions and annotate with feedback.-Perform and document process and product analyzers calibration checks.-Set up and safely operate all tools and equipment necessary to perform assigned work.
▪ Process Operation and Efficiency-Perform Shutdowns, Start-ups, and production slate changes for plant(s) in area.-Monitor key process variables and maintain plant(s) in efficient steady state operation.-Troubleshoot process problems to identify equipment requiring maintenance.-Respond to ECOVAR plants as required.-Understand boiler water treatment chemistry and perform water treatment tasks.
▪ Administrative and Managerial-Follow all Quality Control requirements to ensure a quality product is delivered to Lindes customers. Meet FDA requirements where applicable.-Document in plant logbook date and time of all machinery start/stops, analyzer calibrations, process upsets, product losses, customer complaints, or any other major event(s).-Maintain open continuous line of communication with manager.Complete required SHEQ site and equipment inspection forms.-Maintain orderly and clean work area and vehicle.-Direct and monitor contractors.-Maintain production logs, perform data entry into SAP system.-Lead and participate in operations and safety meetings.-Participate in safety committee activities as required drill planning, energy isolation reviews, etc.-Complete all training activities according to schedule and meet annual performance goals.-Support entry level technicians through coaching and mentoring.-Check business email daily.-Lead Plant tours.-Accept On call duty and overtime as required.-Effectively prioritize and schedule all work activities.-Support sites outside of the home Area as required.-Support plant and equipment commissioning activities.-Mark-up engineering drawings to document changes or disparities.-Identify cost effective solutions, follow company purchasing procedure and spending limitations.-Manage purchase card for local requirements including transaction allocation and invoice tracking as necessary.
▪ Associate's Degree or certificate in a technical discipline or recent military training in a technical field.▪ Minimum 5 years' experience in a related process plant operations and reliability activity.
▪ Valid driver's license with good record.▪ Math - basic algebra, fractions/percentages, unit conversion.▪ Personal computer proficiency (Internet, word processing, spreadsheets), and other software used by the company.▪ Strong interpersonal abilities to support team philosophy and strategy.▪ Strong interpersonal abilities to support mentoring/coaching activities.▪ Strong organizational ability.▪ Able to work alone.▪ High mechanical aptitude and ability to work with simple mechanics hand tools.▪ Comprehensive knowledge of applicable chemical manufacturing process and hazards within area or site.▪ Familiar with all process equipment and function.▪ Understanding of electrical hazards and safety, and ability to troubleshoot electrical systems, with support from central engineering.▪ Basic understanding of pneumatically actuated valves and control systems.▪ Understanding of all trip and interlock logic protecting people and equipment.▪ Ability to interpret engineering drawings including P&IDs, PFDs.▪ Ability to interpret electrical drawings including Single line diagrams.▪ Able to navigate LiMSS to find relevant work instructions, forms and supporting documentation.▪ Able to complete all preventative maintenance jobs according to best practice.▪ Capable of operating a forklift, and/or overhead crane, and/or man lift according to company policy (LOCATION DEPENDENT).
Linde offers excellent salaries, world-class benefits, and unparalleled opportunities for development all to create an invigorating and satisfying environment.
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Linde is an equal opportunity employer. Qualified applicants will be considered without regard to race, color, religion, national origin, sex, age, marital status, personal appearance, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, familial status, family responsibilities, matriculation, political affiliation, genetic information, veteran status, disability, source of income, status as a victim of an intra-family offense, and place of residence or business.
Instrument / Ster Processor
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The endoscope processing Technician will evaluate, troubleshoot, disassemble, assemble, and/or inspect endoscopes and TEE probes to assure proper function under direction of the department leadership. She/he will complete and maintain accurate service records both electronically and manually, while ensuring that safe work practices are employed by observing guidelines established or enforced. She/he will proactively participate in the quality systems, quality improvement, and
- 5S- programs as directed by the department while maintaining confidentiality of documents and processes. The incumbent will accomplish these objectives while maintaining a clean, well-organized work environment. She/he will be expected to maintain acceptable standards for attendance and punctuality, and as a condition of employment, work overtime as needed. Job requires constant standing, twisting, pushing, and lifting.
Processing, care, and handling of endoscopes, TEE Probes and accessory equipment following infection control, national standards/guidelines, and UMHS policies.
Leak test, clean and high level disinfect endoscopes, TEE probes, endocavitary probes and other related items
Clean, high level disinfects accessory equipment
Manual clean endoscopes
Stock supplies for the dept. and order as needed
Transporting of scopes for repair
QC of detergents, chemicals, agents, and/or equipment
Operation of Automated Endoscope Reprocessors, Ultrasound machines, leak testers, automated HLD equipment
Role model employee code of conduct
Ability to meet functional/physical job requirements.
HS diploma/GED required / 1-year high volume processing endoscopy equipment/instrumentation (manual and automated/ AER)
Reprocessing competency demonstration before hire
Endoscopy certification to be obtained within one year of hire
Must not be in any form of corrective action status per contract
2+ years processing endoscopy equipment/instrumentation
Completion of an endoscopy reprocessing course
Certified Flexible Endoscope Reprocessor (CFER)
This position is covered under the collective bargaining agreement between the U-M and the AFSCME union, which contains and settles all matters with respect to wages, benefits, hours and other terms and conditions of employment.
Michigan Medicine conducts background screening and pre-employment drug testing on job candidates upon acceptance of a contingent job offer and may use a third party administrator to conduct background screenings. Background screenings are performed in compliance with the Fair Credit Report Act.
Michigan Medicine improves the health of patients, populations and communities through excellence in education, patient care, community service, research and technology development, and through leadership activities in Michigan, nationally and internationally. Our mission is guided by our Strategic Principles and has three critical components; patient care, education and research that together enhance our contribution to society.
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The University of Michigan is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer.
- Job Opening ID 164013
- Working Title INSTRUMENT/STER PROCESSOR
- Job Title INSTRUMENT/STER PROCESSOR
- Work Location Michigan Medicine
- Health Sys
Ann Arbor, MI
Full/Part Time Full-Time
FLSA Status Nonexempt
Organizational Group Um Hospital
Department Centralized Scope Processing
Posting Begin/End Date 10/15/2018 – 10/20/2018
Salary $38,147.20 – $39,312.00
Paid Time Off Yes
Pay GradeService/Maintenance Grade 05
Career Interest Service / Maintenance (AFSCME Union)
Instrument Tech/ 40 Hours/ Rotating
GENERAL SUMMARY/OVERVIEW STATEMENT
Responsible for the preparation of standard and special instrument kits. Sorts, inspects, and assembles instruments according to surgery schedules. Inspects all instruments for damage, tests special air power instruments and performs minor maintenance. Responsibilities include functioning as a Processing Technician on assigned weekend.
DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES
Removes instruments from washer sterilizer.
Sorts and inspects all instruments for damage.
Assembles instruments into standard and special kits.
Initiates instrument count by documenting quantity of instruments in each kit.
Labels instrument kits and places them on rack to be wrapped and sterilized.
Tests power equipment after each cleaning.
Performs minor repairs on surgical instruments and equipment.
Orients new employees to Instrument Room.
Trains new Instrument Technicians.
Responsible to a given surgical service for maintaining proper par levels.
Checks and replenishes emergency Case Cart(s).
Prepares Orthopedic instruments to go out for refurbishing on a monthly basis.
Orders stock supplies for the Instrument Room.
Maintains quantity of count sheets for instrument kits, i.e. inventory, copying, filing.
Works within the hospital and departmental policies regarding safety and infection control.
High School graduate or GED.
Nine months to one year training instrumentation required. One to two years Central Processing experience preferred.
SKILLS AND ABILITIES
Good eye to hand coordination.
Ability to rapidly identify a large variety of instruments.
Ability to work well under extreme pressure and stress.
A sound understanding of the English language.
Ability to think quickly and to use sound judgment in proper selection of emergency equipment.
Ability to establish priorities for job responsibility.
Demonstrates ability to maintain a level of strong concentration.
PHYSICAL DEMANDS/JOB CONDITIONS
The job involves a large amount of time spent standing. The job also involves routine lifting of objects weighing up to 25 pounds. The job involves routine contact with caustic materials used in cleaning and disinfecting, infectious material, pressured steam equipment and Ethylene Oxide, which is regulated by the EPA.
There is a high level of noise, heat, and humidity due to the sterilization process.
Project Manager - Diagnostic Instrument Implementation
At Abbott, we're committed to helping people live their best possible life through the power of health. For more than 125 years, we've brought new products and technologies to the world -- in nutrition, diagnostics, medical devices and branded generic pharmaceuticals -- that create more possibilities for more people at all stages of life. Today, 99,000 of us are working to help people live not just longer, but better, in the more than 150 countries we serve.
JOB DESCRIPTION:The Project Manager is responsible for leading a3600 automation track and diagnostic instruments implementation projects. Is the single person responsible and accountable for ensuring that these projects are completed within scope and on-time. They will be leading several large complex projects and/or smaller less complex projects at any given time.
Will work directly with the sales, TSD and service teams to create project plans that deliver the agreed upon solution in the desired time frame.
The PM will serve as the primary point of contact with the customer throughout the lifecycle of the project.
Will develop appropriately detailed, cross-functional, realistic and appropriate timeline that includes resource requirements and management reserve.
Will actively manage the scope, scope changes, risks and issues for each project that they lead and work with stakeholders to overcome obstacles and mitigate risks.
Will actively manage their projects in the enterprise management tool and ensure that project records are kept up to date and active.
Will recommend innovate ways to improve project management processes and performance in the PMO.
Will work with cross-functional teams to resolve conflicts, manage changes in the project and adjust activities to meet new requirements.
Will establish routine joint operating mechanisms with Abbott and customers to ensure good communication and alignment.
Will drive for on-time project execution and customer satisfaction as primary project objectives for each project they lead
Leads the team through the translation of management and customer needs into project goals.
Identify resource requirements, cost and time schedules for all Projects.
Develop an implementation plan, conduct risk assessments, and develop and implement contingency plans to allow for and accommodate unforeseen events and changes in strategy.
Assure that projects will effectively integrate with existing programs and strategies so that long and short term business goals are attained.
Maintain compliance with regulatory agencies, quality system, ethics policy, and project goals.
Accountable for the successful completion of project tasks on time and within budget.
Accountable for managing resources (direct and matrix) assigned to project regarding project tasks.
Includes mentoring and providing feedback within a team.
Assure project requirements are met.
Establishes and manages team charter including project timeline.
Manage the decision making process.
May function as the project contact with third party vendors.
Interface with other disciplines, customers, internal clients, project staff and internal and external experts as required.
Prepare and present written and oral reports and other presentations to internal and external audiences.
Interact with senior level management to present significant Program strategies.
Knowledge of regulations and standards affecting diagnostics
Bachelor degree in a discipline appropriate to the project environment with minimum five years relevant experience, one year of which must be in leadership/project management roles.
Establishes and manages team charter including project goals and incentive plans. Manage the decision making process.
Negotiate with resource managers to resolve any resource limitations that cannot be resolved by the team.
Participate on division-initiatives to identify process improvements to accelerate projects.
JOB FAMILY:Project Management
LOCATION:United States of America : Remote
TRAVEL:Yes, 50 % of the Time
SIGNIFICANT WORK ACTIVITIES:Continuous standing for prolonged periods (more than 2 consecutive hours in an 8 hour day), Driving a personal auto or company car or truck, or a powered piece of material handling equipment, Keyboard use (greater or equal to 50% of the workday)
Abbott is an Equal Opportunity Employer of Minorities/Women/Individuals with Disabilities/Protected Veterans.
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Instrument Technician II
Because you're committed to excellence, you understand the importance of being properly prepared for your role at Mercy. That's why you'll bring to your role the right set of qualifications:Education: High School degree or GED equivalent required
Licensure: Experience: Certifications: Other: Must be able to wear personal protective equipment (PPE). Must interact with staff and co-workers across a diverse range of disciplines. Must be able to follow directions. Must be able to operate equipment. The physical demands described here are the representative of the minimums that must be met by an employee to perform all essential functions of the job. Most physical demands are below, plus: Minimal: high/mid/low level lift of ResponsibilitiesSTERILE PROCESSING/CASE CART FUNCTIONSAssembles supplies on cart according to Pick ListFollows standard work document for assigned duty.Responds to emergent request including rapid tray turnovers.Places supply in appropriate bin or par location.Assures package integrity and sterility (if applicable)Advises Inventory Clerk of stock shortages/discrepanciesStocks supplies/instruments for floor procedures. (Totes)Assembles surgical instrument sets per instruction
Delivers requested supplies to correct location
Inspects instruments for bioburden and tests for functionality.Monitors stock levels.Checks supplies from Receiving Department for accuracyINSTRUMENT DISTRIBUTION/PICKUPStages case carts and supplies. Distributes to correct location.Picks up instrument sets following infection control guidelines of hospitalUTILIZATION OF RESOURCESReviews e-mail daily for communication updates
Prints back-up cart pick lists
Able to access on-line resources for Payroll, MSDS, Policies, Education, etc.Utilizes instrument tracking system, as directed
Demonstrates ability to access policies/procedures via the computer.CUSTOMER SERVICEAbility to make service recovery decisions per departmental policy
Utilizes time in a productive manner to the benefit of MercySAFETY/RISK MANAGEMENT/QUALITY ASSURANCEAdheres to hospital safety and infection control regulations.Complies with all hospital and departmental policies/procedures.Performs and documents daily QA tests on sterilizers.RECEIVINGAccurately receives supplies/equipment via SC software system
Reports variances per procedure
Prepares supplies/equipment for distribution
Responsible for invoice resolutionPRECEPTORAssists with training new co-workers during orientation and annual training for the department.We'll Support You at Work and HomeOur foundations are built on dignity and respect. Modern Healthcare Magazine named us as a "top 100 places to work." We go out of our way to help people feel welcomed. We offer day-one comprehensive health, vision and dental coverage, PTO, and employer-matched retirement funds, even to part-time employees. We're proud to provide tuition reimbursement to help you grow and learn new skills.What Makes a Good Match for MercyCompassion and professionalism go hand-in-hand with us, along with exceptional quality care. Having a positive outlook and a strong sense of advocacy is in perfect step with our mission and vision. We're also collaborative and are not afraid to do a little extra to deliver excellent care – that's just part of our commitment. If that sounds like a fit for you as well, we encourage you to apply.
Medical Instrument Technician (Anesthesia)
This position is located at the Salt Lake City Department of Veterans Affairs Medical Center. The incumbent assists anesthesiologists and nurse anesthetists in difficult anesthetic procedures. He/she connects and operates invasive hemodynamic monitoring equipment (e.g., arterial pressure monitors), anesthesia machines, ventilators, intubation bronchoscopes, and ultrasonic scanning devices.
The incumbent prepares and administers medications as directed by the attending physician, and assists the supervisor/manager with quality control and performance improvement activities. He/she exercises a high degree of independent judgment in anesthesia technology duties, and operates/maintains the following machines in the critical care laboratory within Anesthesia Service: Radiometer Blood Gas Analyzer, Ionized Calcium Analyzer, Sodium and Potassium Analyzer, and the Centrifuge for Microhematocrits (I-Stat.).
Major duties include, but are not limited to:
Independently sets up and balances the pressure transducers for all hemodynamic monitoring activities performed in the operating suite.
Independently evaluates the suitability of all retrieved specimens for analysis.
Processes specimens using equipment or techniques necessary to prepare them for a specific analysis.
Responsible for the generation of the laboratory results from his/her area into the laboratory computer system, verifies results in relation to the test system and assay conditions.
Performs additional test to clarify or confirm abnormal patient results, and recognizes abnormal results which require immediate attention by the physician and reports them directly.
Prepares and maintains records for quality control reports.
Provides technical supervision for all inspections such as CAP and Joint Commission, and is the responsible party for seeing to the successful passing of these surveys.
Maintains all oxygen analyzer components on anesthesia machines.
Teaches staff on the correct use and maintenance of physiologic monitoring equipment.
Sets up transducer monitoring equipment and calibrate this equipment using sterile technique for every procedure requiring such technology.
Assists anesthesia workroom personnel with preparation of anesthesia carts, stocking, and cleaning anesthesia equipment as necessary.
Assists in the total preparation for the open heart and other major cases.
Works with personnel to arrange adequate levels of supplies for all necessary equipment particularly involved in the open-heart procedures.
Assists with turnover of room.
Other duties as assigned. Work Schedule: Monday through Friday, 10:00 a.m. - 6:30 p.m.
Financial Disclosure Report: Not required
Job family (Series)
Conditions of Employment
You must be a U.S. Citizen to apply for this job
Designated and/or random drug testing may be required
Selective Service Registration is required for males born after 12/31/1959
You may be required to serve a probationary period
Subject to a background/security investigation
Must be proficient in written and spoken English
Selected applicants will be required to complete an online onboarding process
United States Citizenship: Non-citizens may only be appointed when it is not possible to recruit qualified citizens in accordance with VA Policy.
Education: There are no educational requirements for this occupation
Licensure or Certification: Licensure or Certification is not required for this occupation; however, it is desirable at the grade level GS-08 to have Basic Cardiac Life Support (BCLS) certification. Preferred Experience:
At least five (5) years as a Medical Instrument Technician (Anesthesia); OR
Two (2) or more years of experience meeting the GS-08 qualification standards, as listed below. Grade Determinations:
At least one (1) year of experience comparable to the next lower grade level (GS-07) which demonstrates the knowledge, skills, abilities, and other characteristics related to the duties of the positions to be filled. In addition, the candidate must demonstrate the following KSAs:
Knowledge of the correct use of invasive patient monitoring equipment specific to anesthesiology.
Knowledge of basic electrocardiography (EKG).
Skill and ability to troubleshoot equipment, often while the patient is anesthetized.
Skill and ability to maintain sterility during procedures.
Knowledge and understanding of arterial pressure line wave forms including the ability to recognize and distinguish normal from abnormal, artifact from abnormality, and forewarn the physician or anesthetist of an impending life-threatening situation.
Knowledge of anesthesiology supplies, medications, and equipment appropriate to more difficult anesthetic procedures such as those found in inpatient settings with more acutely ill patients. References: VA Handbook 5005/54 Part II Appendix G27 reference and appropriate VA Qualification. This can be found in the local Human Resources Office.
The full performance level of this vacancy is GS-08. The actual grade at which an applicant may be selected for this vacancy is GS-08.
Must be able to lift or carry 15 to 44 lbs, must be able to use fingers, push items for up to an hour, walk at least 2 hours at a time, must be able to distinguish basic colors, must be able to hear (Hearing Aid is permitted), must be able to see far vision (corrective lenses is permitted). This position requires you to work closely with others at time and independently at times. It may also require you to stand for long periods of time.
IMPORTANT: 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: . 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: .
This job opportunity announcement may be used to fill additional vacancies.
It is the policy of the VA to not deny employment to those that have faced financial hardships or periods of unemployment.
This position is in the Excepted Service and does not confer competitive status.
VA encourages persons with disabilities to apply. The health related positions in VA are covered by Title 38, and are not covered by the Schedule A excepted appointment authority.
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How You Will Be Evaluated
You will be evaluated for this job based on how well you meet the qualifications above.
IN DESCRIBING YOUR EXPERIENCE, PLEASE BE CLEAR AND SPECIFIC. WE MAY NOT MAKE ASSUMPTIONS REGARDING YOUR EXPERIENCE. Your application, resume, C.V., and/or supporting documentation will be verified. Please follow all instructions carefully. Errors or omissions may affect consideration for employment.
NOTE: The Professional Standards Board (a peer-review group) will review the selected candidate's education and experience and recommend the grade and salary at which the candidate will be placed. For internal selectees eligible for promotion, the board will determine grade and HR will determine step in accordance with policy.
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.
Background checks and security clearance
Drug test required
To apply for this position, you must provide a complete Application Package which includes:
VA Form 10-2850c Application for Associated Health Occupations can be found at: .
Filling out this form is NOT required at the time of application.
The following documents are accepted, and may be required if applicable to your eligibility and/or qualifications for this position. Please use this to ensure you have included all documents required for your application, such as a copy of your transcript (if using education to qualify), SF-50's, documentation to support Veterans Preference or ICTAP/CTAP documentation (for displaced Federal employees).
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Veterans' Preference: When applying for Federal Jobs, eligible Veterans should claim preference for 5pt (TP), 10pt (CP/CPS/XP), or for Sole Survivor Preference (SSP) in the questionnaire.
You must provide a legible copy of your DD214(s) which shows dates and character of service (honorable, general, etc.). If you are currently serving on active duty and expect to be released or discharged within 120 days you must submit documentation related to your active duty service which reflects the dates of service, character of service (honorable, general, etc.), and dates of impending separation. Additionally, disabled veterans and others eligible for 10-point preference (such as widows or mothers of eligible Veterans) must also submit an SF-15 "Application for 10 Point Veteran Preference" with required proof as stated on the form. Documentation is required to award preference. For more information on Veterans' Preference, please visit .
If you are relying on your education to meet qualification requirements:
Education must be accredited by an accrediting institution recognized by the U.S.
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Failure to provide all of the required information as stated in this vacancy announcement may result in an ineligible rating or may affect the overall rating.
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Instrument & Controls Specialist
Instrumentation & Controls Specialist
Position Description: Perform duties under the general direction of the Engineering Manager with technical support from the Instrument & Controls Engineer to maintain the plant's instrumentation and controls systems at peak operating conditions. Position makes decisions based upon sound maintenance practices and business needs assessment.
The Instrumentation & Controls Specialist primary responsibilities will be:
Perform instrument calibrations adjust or replace instrument as needed
Perform batching system performance checks to verify system is operating within tolerances
Maintain appropriate documentation as required in the instrumentation calibration program
Assists in the development and implementation of processes needed to maintain the controls system at 'World Class' standards
Participate on large project teams in the development of control/instrumentation system specifications and support Factory Acceptance Testing (FAT) of new equipment systems
Lead the development and execution of small projects that are electrical/controls in nature.
As well as being an Instrumentation & Controls Specialist the position also requires the ability and knowledge to perform the following tasks. This includes but is not limited to:
Perform system start-ups and operational checkouts on systems including configuration, wiring, calibration, grounding and power testing
Reload and reboot PLC to restore faulted equipment
Perform preventative maintenance and routine inspections
Provide hardware and software application support assistance to engineers, maintenance and production.
Setup and configure replacement electronic and controls components to fit specific applications
Specify, organize and maintain adequate spare parts and modules for control and instrumentation systems
Tune automatic feedback control loops using PID controllers
Utilize technical materials such as equipment manuals, SDS, safety materials, system drawings, Process and Instrument Diagrams (P&ID's), electrical schematics, PLC ladder logic and blue prints to troubleshoot and maintain systems
Experience and Education:
The Instrumentation & Controls Specialist experience and education will be:
Documented training in control and instrumentation troubleshooting, calibration, and maintenance
A minimum of 5 years industrial manufacturing experience. Chemical manufacturing is preferred
Track record of increased technical competence and responsibilities
The ideal candidate will be proficiency in process control and instrumentation including:
Instrumentation including temperature, pressure, level, flow and mass density
GE Fanuc & Allen-Bradley Control Logix PLC's
Emerson DeltaV DCS
Industrial Networking: Profibus, Modbus, AS-i Bus, Foundation FieldBUS
HMI's: Wonderware and Panelviews
VFD, Servo and motion controls
Database architecture and system interfaces
The Instrumentation & Controls Specialist demonstrated skills will be:
Demonstrated knowledge and ability to calibrate industrial instrumentation
Demonstrated knowledge and ability to interpret and troubleshoot electrical/electronic circuits
Demonstrated knowledge of Distributed Control Systems and Programmable Logic Control Systems. This shall include the ability to read & troubleshoot PLC ladder logic
Demonstrated ability to solve problems, troubleshoot complicated process control systems, apply root cause failure techniques and make appropriate changes to avoid future reoccurrences
Exceptional troubleshooting skills
Demonstrated ability to utilize MS-Excel to analyze data and other computer applications such as MS-Word, MS-PowerPoint, Mini-Tab and e-mail
Capable of interfacing with all levels of the workforce, laterally as well as vertically (exempt and non-exempt), operations, maintenance, management, plant engineering, contractors, and vendors in a courteous and professional manner
Demonstrated ability to give clear, concise communications regarding background information, observations, and conclusions with recommendations on corrective actions
Demonstrated leadership skills that includes strong initiative and ability to work with minimum supervision
The Instrumentation & Controls Specialist key behaviors will be:
Highly Motivated Self Starter
Attention to Detail
Ability to manage multiple tasks at once
Exceptional Time Management Skills
Good Communication Skills (Written and Verbal)
Team Orientation (Collaborate with plant leadership, users and team members)
Medical Instrument Technician (Ultrasound) Esep/Mp
This position is located with the Division of Clinical Services, Branch of Radiology at the Northern Navajo Medical Center, Shiprock Service Unit in
Shiprock, NM. The primary purpose of this position is to perform a wide range of highly technical and semi-professional procedures requiring
independent judgment, ingenuity and initiative in the application of ultrasonic examinations of diagnostic quality for patients of all age groups.
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Performs ultrasonic imaging procedures which are complex and intricate as the instrument selection factors must be tailored to each patient habitus correlated with anatomical area of clinical concerns;
Provides sonography procedures of the Abdomen and Small Parts, Breast, Obstetrics/Gynecology, Echocardiography and Vascular Ultrasound.
Performs a wide range of highly technical and semi-professional procedures requiring sound judgment, ingenuity and initiative independently;
Assist with techniques and procedures fundamental to instituting and maintaining a quality control through monitoring and controlling of all techniques, performance standards, and accessory equipment.
Provides individual or group training to staff or medical staff and other health units.
Performs and documents Quality Assurance activities to promote appropriateness and quality of service to patients.
Performs other duties as assigned.
Occasional travel - You may be expected to travel for this position.
Job family (Series)
0649 Medical Instrument Technician
HelpRequirements Conditions of Employment
Selectee may be subject to a probationary/trial period
ESEP appointees typically serve a two year trial period
U.S. Citizenship is required
Selective Service Registration is required for males born after 12/31/1959
Security Clearance: If you are selected for this vacancy, you must undergo a pre-employment fingerprint check and background investigation.
Fingerprint results and background investigation documentation must be cleared prior to hire. You will receive instructions on how to obtain and submit fingerprints and background investigation documentation. After you begin your employment, your continued employment is contingent upon the outcome of a complete background investigation as determined by the sensitivity level of your position.
The investigation must find that you are suitable for Federal employment in your position. If you are found not suitable, you will be terminated after you begin work. If you make a false statement in any part of your application, you may not be hired; you may be fired after you begin work; or subject to possible criminal charges.
This is a designated position covered by Public Law 101-630, requiring contact or control over Indian children. Upon tentative selection, selectee will be requested to complete, sign, and submit the Addendum to OF-306, Child Care & Indian Child Care Worker Position form. Due to this requirement, the agency must ensure that persons hired for these positions have not been found guilty of or pleaded nolo contendere or guilty to certain crimes.
Confidential Financial Disclosure Form required.
Measles and Rubella immunization required for selectees born after 1957. Seasonal Influenza immunization is required for civilian health care facility staff working in Indian Health Service health care facilities.
The selected individual is required to obtain and maintain medical staff clinical privileges, including any licensure requirements. If privileges are not obtained or maintained during employment, the employee will be subject to adverse actions, up to and including removal from Federal service.
On-call hours or standby duty may be required.
You must meet the requirements of the job by 11:59 pm (Eastern Standard Time) of the closing date: 11/01/2018
To qualify for this position, your resume must state sufficient experience and/or education, to perform the duties of the specific position for which you are applying.
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; social). You will receive credit for all qualifying experience, including volunteer and part time experience. You must clearly identify the duties and responsibilities in each position held and the total number of hours per week.
For positions requiring positive education requirements, or if you are using education to meet all or part of the qualification requirements, you MUST submit a copy of your transcripts or an itemized list of college courses which includes equivalent information from the transcript (course title, semester/quarter hours, and grade/degree earned) in your resume.
Your resume must demonstrate at least one (1) year of specialized experience equivalent to at least the next lower grade level in the Federal
service obtained in either the private or public sector performing the following type of work and/or tasks: Performing a full range of procedures
including special complicated examinations for which there are not standard instructions or procedures; obtaining pertinent diagnostic examinations
for the physician, which may be necessary for correlation between the ultrasound scan and the clinical history; recognizing a diagnostic scan and
consulting with the Staff Radiologist to determine the proper diagnosis; performing ultrasonography studies, records and processes diagnostic images
as well as prepares the processed media for interpretation by the Staff Radiologist; and explaining procedures to patients while performing the studies.
Selective Placement Factor: Incumbent must be registered and maintain accreditation with the American Registry of Diagnostic Medical
Sonographers (ARDMS). You must include a copy of your certification with your application.
You must meet all qualification requirements within 30 days of the closing date of the announcement. Federal employees in the competitive service are also subject to the Time-In-Grade
Merit Promotion (status) candidates must have completed one year of service at the next lower grade level. Time-In-Grade provisions do not apply under the Excepted Service Examining Plan (ESEP).
When there is a positive education requirement, or you are using education to qualify as a substitution for experience, transcripts (unofficial) are required at the time of application to verify that you meet the educational requirement or substitution.
Only attendance and/or degrees from schools accredited by accrediting institutions recognized by the U.S. Department of Education may be credited. Applicants can verify accreditation at the following website: http://www.ed.gov/admins/finaid/accred/index.html.
Foreign Education: If you are using education completed in foreign colleges or universities to meet the qualification requirements, you must show that the education credentials have been evaluated by a private organization that specializes in interpretation of foreign education programs and such education has been deemed equivalent to that gained in an accredited U.S. education program; or full credit has been given for the courses at a U.S. accredited college or university. For further information, visit: https://www2.ed.gov/about/offices/list/ous/international/usnei/us/edlite-visitus-forrecog.html.
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