The position is located In the Occupational Health Medicine Department of the Fleet Medicine Directorate, located at the Captain James A. Lovell Federal Health Care Center (FHCC) in North Chicago, Illinois. The Captain James A. Lovell Federal Health Care Center is larger than just a single facility, but rather a system of facilities throughout Northeastern Illinois which provide medical and dental services to U.S. Military Veterans, Recruits, Active Duty and eligible beneficiaries. Processes patients through the Occupational Medicine Clinic, while providing patient privacy Develops and maintains a Hearing Conservation database Evaluates the outer and middle ear function using otoscopic examination and tympanometry testing and records findings Develops and delivers hearing conservation training programs Preforms spirometry screening and blood pressure testing and alerts physicians and nurses if emergency care is needed Provides patients with information on various health-related topics Calibrates and documents testing equipment and oversees stock levels of all equipment, forms and consumable items Performs various clerical tasks, such as typing, filing, scheduling appointments, and maintaining logs and health records Promotion Potential: The selectee may be promoted to the full performance level without further competition when all regulatory, qualification, and performance requirements are met. Selection at a lower grade level does not guarantee promotion to the full performance level. Work Schedule: Full-time, Monday through Friday, 7:00 AM to 3:30 PM Telework: Not Available Virtual: This is not a virtual position. Position Description/PD#: Health Technician (Occupational Health)/PD06335A and PD06336A Relocation/Recruitment Incentives: Not Authorized Financial Disclosure Report: Not required
Providing Health Care for Veterans: The Veterans Health Administration is America’s largest integrated health care system, providing care at 1,255 health care facilities, including 170 medical centers and 1,074 outpatient sites of care of varying complexity (VHA outpatient clinics), serving 9 million enrolled Veterans each year.