Health Aid

Johnson City, Tennessee
Jul 13, 2020
Jul 27, 2020
Contract Type
Full Time
To qualify for this position, applicants must meet all requirements by the closing date of this announcement, 06/24/2020. You may qualify based on your experience and/or education s described below: General Experience: Applicants must have six (6) months of experience - (1) Any type of work that demonstrates the applicant's ability to perform the work of the position, or (2) experience in the health care field. Experience in working with Non-Critical Reusable Medical Equipment (NC-RME) preferred. NOTE: Your resume must reflect specific experience. Substitution of Education: Successfully completed post-high school education is qualifying for grade GS-3. This education must have been obtained in an accredited business or technical school, junior college, college or university for which high school graduation or the equivalent is the normal prerequisite. One year of full-time undergraduate study is defined as 30 semester hours, 45 quarter hours, or the equivalent in a college or university or at least 20 hours of classroom instruction per week for approximately 36 weeks in a business or technical school. (Copy of transcripts must be submitted with application and must reflect credit hours/grades earned and degree conferred date, if applicable.) Combining Experience and Education: Equivalent combinations of successfully completed post-high school education and experience are also qualifying. For GS-3 level positions, determine the applicant's total qualifying experience as a percentage of the 6 months' experience required for GS-3; then determine the applicant's education as a percentage of the l year of education that meets the requirements for GS-3. Add the two percentages. The total percentage must equal at least 100 percent to qualify an applicant for GS-3. (Copy of transcripts must be submitted with application and must reflect credit hours/grades earned and degree conferred date, if applicable.) 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. Note: A full year of work is considered to be 35-40 hours of work per week. Part-time experience will be credited on the basis of time actually spent in appropriate activities. Applicants wishing to receive credit for such experience must indicate clearly the nature of their duties and responsibilities in each position and the number of hours a week spent in such employment. Physical Demands - The work involves walking or standing for the majority of the work shift. The work involves frequent pushing, pulling, and lifting equipment. The work involves frequent twisting, bending and kneeling in order to complete duties. There will also be repetitive bending while cleaning. Incumbent must be physically able to remain engaged in manual work requiring moderately heavy physical effort during the entire tour of duty. For more information on these qualification standards, please visit the United States Office of Personnel Management's website at

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