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HEALTH TECHNICIAN

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45965.00

Location
Kirtland Afb, NM, United States

Posted on
Jan 10,2020

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THIS IS A NATIONAL GUARD TITLE 32 EXCEPTED SERVICE POSITION.n**MEMBERS ONLY**SIGN UP NOW***.n*You must be a member of the New Mexico **MEMBERS ONLY**SIGN UP NOW***. to be eligible for this position nnThis National Guard position is for a HEALTH TECHNICIAN, Position Description Number D1724000 and is part of the NM 150th SOW Medical Group, National Guard.,educationRequirements:,employmentType:FULL_TIME,hiringOrganization:**MEMBERS ONLY**SIGN UP NOW***. Units,jobLocation:[{@type:Place,address:{@type:PostalAddress,addressLocality:Kirtland AFB,addressRegion:NM }}],responsibilities:- 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.n-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 **MEMBERS ONLY**SIGN UP NOW***. (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. n-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. n-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. n-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. n-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 member's medical/dental condition or duty restriction affects deployable status. n-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. n- Administers the medical records program and acts as the medical records custodian. Prepares, safeguards, and maintains medical and dental records. n-Performs additional duties as assigned.,qualifications:Military Grades: Enlisted (E-7 and Below)nnCompatible Military Assignments: AFSC: 4A0X1 and 4N0X1nnGENERAL EXPERIENCE: An applicant must have a validated understanding of the basic principles and concepts of the occupational series and grade. Experiences gained through military technical AFSC training schools (restricted to the one identified/allowed compatible AFSC) are included in the two year on-the-job experience. An applicant must have a validated understanding of the basic principles and concepts of the occupational series and grade.nnSPECIALIZED EXPERIENCE: Must have at least 24 months of experiences in performing public health program work and managing public health activities. Experienced in functions such as, routine food safety and defense inspection; sanitary evaluations; communicable disease control and disease intervention; occupational health; force health management activities, PHA cell, medical entomology programs and public health medical readiness programs. Knowledge is mandatory of basic biological and physical sciences; preventive medicine; fundamentals of microbiology; chemistry; anatomy; physiology; and pathology of the human body; terminology; limited paraprofessional examinations; medical entomology programs; food science and technology; food handler training; food and water safety and defense principles; food inspection; laboratory procedures; sanitary evaluations; public facility sanitation; prevention and control of foodborne; water-borne; and vector-borne diseases; communicable disease prevention and control; epidemiology; occupational health (including hearing conservation); medical readiness (including medical intelligence, deployment processing, and deployment surveillance); personnel management and administration; medical service organization and function; basic medical information management (including database management) and written and oral communication. Must have a practical understanding or specialized competencies in regard to the Occupational Health and Safety Administration (OSHA), Air Force Occupational Safety and Health (AFOSH) mandated occupational health education and training programs, and the applicable Department of Defense Instructions (DODI). Working knowledge of the OSHA and AFOSH mandated occupational health medical surveillance program. Skilled in conducting the Bioenvironmental Engineering (BEE) Industrial Hygiene Surveys; and understands when to direct the employee occupational health medical examinations (OHMEs). Skilled in tasks that involve implementing, managing, and/or overseeing the Defense Occupational and Environmental Health ReadinessnSystem-Hearing Conservation (DOEHRS-HC) Hearing Conservation Program (HCP). Knowledgeable of the Air Force Reproductive Health Program. Experiences included the study and analysis of BEE Industrial Hygiene Survey data to determine chemical/workplace risks to fetal health. Skilled in executing OSHA/AFOSH principles, methods, and guidelines to evaluate the presence of reproductive and fetal risk factors. Competent in analyzing BEE Industrial Hygiene Survey data in order to identify personnel potentially at risk of exposure to blood andnbody fluids. Skilled in performing the PIMR ASIMS Hospital Employee Health Program (HEHP) database programs. Skilled in developing screening questionnaires that properly identified employees who are in a High-Risk and/or Exposure-Prone category, in accordance with current CDC definitions. Skilled in identifying immunization and testing requirements and duty limitations for High-Risk and/or Exposure-Prone personnel. Experienced in working the occupational injury/illness workplace incidents. Skilled in analyzing medical diagnoses findings to determine if an injury or illness occurred. Skilled in determining if injury or illness incidents are work-related and knowledgeable of the appropriate follow-up actions. Knowledgeable of the Community Health Program. Experiences may have included formulating strategies for the identification, control, prevention and elimination of communicable diseases. Competent in evaluating epidemiological and toxicological pathways. Experienced in developing and coordinating health risk assessment activities. Skilled in reviewing, implementing and/or executing current policies and guidance for routine and mandatory immunization requirements. Knowledgeable in deployment-specific immunizations. Experiences may have included the development of medical actions required as part of the base-level Smallpox and Anthrax teams and/or other biological warfare agent prevention programs. Skilled in the identification and providing referrals to allergist/health care providers for follow-up and skilled in completing record entries into the Vaccine Adverse Event Reporting System (VAERS) website database when necessary. Knowledgeable of the PIMR ASIMS Air Force Complete Immunization Tracking Application (AFCITA) database. Competent in working the Vector Borne Disease Surveillance Program. Skilled in researching information on vectors of local medical importance in coordination with regional health agencies. Competent in formulating, implementing, and recommending methods and educational strategies for the identification, control, and/or elimination of vector-borne illness with regional health agencies. Competent on how to coordinate with the USDA and US Customs Service to posit questions in regard to possible insect infestation of aircraft. Skilled in developing and executing the base Food Safety and Vulnerability Program. Capable in conducting inspections of food items received, stored, and served on all food facilities or public use facilities on base. Experinces involved interpreting significant findings and educates food facility supervisors on corrective actions and disposition. Skilled in developing, managing, and executing the base Food Safety and Vulnerability Program. Experienced in determining the frequency and conducts inspection of food items received, stored and served on all food facilities or public use facilities on base. Knowledgeable of the Defense Logistics Agency All Food and Drug Act (ALFOODACT) hazardous food program in regard to recalls and potential recalls of hazardous, tampered or suspected tampering of foods that are issued by the FDA, U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA), U.S. Department of Commerce (USDC), Defense Supply center Philadelphia (DSCP), or other Government or non-Government agencies, as applicable in military accounts. Experiences included pre and post- deployment medical requirements for immunizations, blood serum, medication, personal protective equipment (PPE), and other preventive measures. Skilled in delivering pre and post-deployment medical intelligence briefings on potential health and environmental threats; prevention and control measures; and, Biological and Chemical Warfare threats.

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