Nursing Assistant, Escort & Equipment Management - Department Of Veterans Affairs - San Diego, CA

Summary

Vacancy Identification Number (VIN): 1787538

OUR MISSION: To fulfill President Lincoln's promise – "To care for him who shall have borne the battle, and for his widow, and his orphan" – by serving and honoring the men and women who are America's Veterans. How would you like to become a part of a team providing compassionate care to Veterans?

VHA provides patient centered care, delivered by engaged, collaborative teams in an integrated environment that supports learning and continuous improvement. The Veteran's experience and health outcomes are improved with an emphasis on prevention through healing relationships in an optimal healing environment. We are seeking new team members interested in working in this environment. We are looking for team members that possess high energy, a strong work ethic, integrity, who are kind and empathetic, have a sense of humor, and who enjoy working for a collaborative, team-oriented system. The team member must be willing to build customer confidence by professional dress and demeanor. We invite you to apply to become part of a team of professionals engaged in promoting positive organizational change to improve business outcomes and create a positive healthcare experience for patients, families, and caregivers.

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.
Incentives: Relocation/Recruitment incentives are not authorized for this position.

Duties


The Nursing Assistant (NA) works in the Escort & Safety (E&S) of the Nursing and Patient Care Services located at the main hospital in La Jolla, CA at the VA San Diego Health Care system. The NA performs duties in such a way to promote a sense of worth & dignity within each individual and is responsible for the evidence-based care of a group of patients. The Escort & Safety Nursing Assistant responsibilities are as follows:
·         Patient transport from one area unit to another, clinics appointments
·         Transporting specimens to labs
·         Act as conceivers for arriving veterans to the facility
·         Performing reusable medical equipment cleaning
·         Storage cleaning of noncritical Reusable Medical Equipment
·         Patient lifting knowledge
·         Answer telephone calls and dispatches team members to accomplish the appropriate patient transport or other pickup or delivery tasks
·         Assist with completing internal departmental equipment inventory.
·         Provide care that incorporates the age, gender, cultural and learning needs of patients
·         Apply infection control measures appropriately in delivering care
·         Communicate with team members regarding patient care
·         Adhere to ethical principles and standards in delivering care
·         Use effective communication skills with co-workers to achieve desired patient outcomes
·         Demonstrate mandatory and clinical competencies of the position.
The E&S Nursing Assistant works under the immediate supervision of the Escort Medical Administrative Specialist who reports to the Nursing Safety Program Manager

Work Schedule: Full time position, 40 hours per week. Overtime/Weekend/Holiday work may be required to meet patient care needs. Exact work schedule to be discussed during interview.
Functional Statement Title: Certified Nursing Assistant Escort and Equipment Management
This is a bargaining unit position

Travel Required

  • Not Required

Relocation Authorized

  • No

Assistant Program Officer - Corporation for National and Community Service - Washington DC, DC

Summary

About the Agency

As Assistant Program Officer, the incumbent performs a variety of duties which require effective collaboration with both the leadership team and program officers. The individual coordinates various aspects of administrative and technical support, including utilizing interrelated databases to inform decisions during the AmeriCorps grant application review process. This position requires the incumbent to exercise a high degree of initiative and resourcefulness, sound judgment, diplomacy and discretion.

ABOUT US:

Established in 1993, the Corporation for National and Community Service (CNCS) is a Federal agency that engages more than 5 million Americans in service through its core programs -- Senior Corps, AmeriCorps, and the Social Innovation Fund -- and leads President Obama’s national call to service initiative, United We Serve.

As the nation’s largest grantmaker for service and volunteering, CNCS plays a critical role in strengthening America’s nonprofit sector and addressing our nation’s challenges through service.

CNCS harnesses America’s most powerful resource – the energy and talents of our citizens – to solve problems. We believe that everyone can make a difference and that all of us should try. From grade school through retirement, CNCS empowers Americans and fosters a lifetime of service.

Employer of National Service

As an Employer of National Service, CNCS is committed to providing job opportunities to national service participants. Accordingly, qualified AmeriCorps members (current and former), returned Peace Corps volunteers and other national service participants are encouraged to apply to our positions.

Duties


  • Prepares and/or edits office correspondence and program documents;
  • Provides support to Outreach committee and assists with grant competition materials and inquiries;
  • Produces emails for gov delivery, helps maintain website and reviews documents for 508 compliance;
  • Maintains tracking controls and systems for official files and/or routed documents;
  • Effectively communicates with various levels of employees, managers, and external customers regarding administrative matters;
  • Reviews and approves (or returns for corrections) submitted AmeriCorps member position descriptions to be posted in the portal;
  • Fact-finding, researching, tracking and information compilation for wide-ranging matters, including departmental reports and grantee meeting registration as required;
  • Assists with data entry and application processing for the AmeriCorps grants system of record; and,
  • Other administrative duties, such as office purchase card responsibility, meeting logistics, etc., as assigned.


Travel Required

  • Not Required

Relocation Authorized

  • No

Student Trainee (Accounting) - Securities and Exchange Commission - New York, NY

Summary


The U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission is looking for the best and brightest to join our team. Our mission includes advocating for investors who seek to secure a future for their family, providing guidance and regulations for the nation's securities industry in an increasingly global market, and taking action with an eye toward promoting the capital formation necessary to sustain economic growth.
The anticipated start date of this position is 09/2016.  You must meet the definition of "student" on and after this date to be eligible for hire.
Definition of "student": an individual accepted for enrollment or enrolled and seeking a degree (diploma, certificate, etc.) in a qualifying educational institution, on a full or half-time basis (as defined by the institution in which the student is enrolled).


The Pathways Internship Program targets students accepted for enrollment or currently enrolled in a degree-seeking program (diploma, certificate, etc.) in an accredited/qualifying educational institution, on a full or half-time basis. (Applicants who do not meet the definition of "student" will not be considered.) Internships can be seasonal (spring, summer, fall) or year-round.  At the successful conclusion of this program, you may be eligible for non-competitive conversion to a federal career or career-conditional position. Interns may work full-time or part-time schedules.
The SEC's Office of Compliance Inspections and Examinations ("OCIE") Broker Dealer Examination Program ("BD Exam Program") at the New York Regional Office ("NYRO") is seeking bright, innovative, results-oriented individuals to join our Pathways Internship Program.  NYRO's BD Exam Program protects investors through administering the SEC's examination and inspection program in the New York/New Jersey area.  Examiners primarily conduct examinations of registered entities, including broker-dealers and transfer agents.
This appointment is not-to-exceed 1 year and may be extended in increments NTE 1 year for up to 8 years in total as long as the student remains eligible for the program.  This position may be non-competitively converted to a term or permanent appointment if all training, program, and educational requirements are met.

Duties


This position is located in the New York Regional Office.
 Typical Duties Include:
  • Provides assistance to senior staff conducting a variety of examinations, analysis and research in support of SEC's programs and operations. 
  • Utilizes a variety of computer applications to develop spreadsheets, charts, graphs, and documents supporting the accounting operations and programs.
  • Assists senior staff, convey information, interact effectively with SEC staff, registrants, and prepare reports.

Travel Required

  • Not Required

Relocation Authorized

  • No

HEALTH TECHNICIAN - Department Of Veterans Affairs - San Diego, CA

Summary

Vacancy ID: 1785492 

OUR MISSION: To fulfill President Lincoln’s promise – “To care for him who shall have borne the battle, and for his widow, and his orphan” – by serving and honoring the men and women who are America’s Veterans. How would you like to become a part of a team providing compassionate care to Veterans?
The Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) needs employees who possess the energy, compassion, and commitment to serve those who served our Country. Whatever the job title, every position in VA will give you a chance to make a meaningful and personal contribution to the lives of truly special and deserving people - our Veterans. VA professionals feel good about their careers and their ability to balance work and home life. VA offers generous paid time off and a variety of predictable and flexible scheduling opportunities. Working for VA is one of the most emotionally satisfying and professionally rewarding ways to dedicate the best within you to your Country's service. If you are transitioning from the military or a Veteran already, we invite you to explore the benefits of continuing your career at the VA. The VA is committed to hiring Veterans.
The VA is much more than just another employer. It is an honorable, open and welcoming community of those who care. Gratitude is our motivation and service is our mission.
The VA has adopted Core Values and Characteristics that apply universally across the Department. The five Core Values define “who we are,” our culture, and how we care for Veterans, their families and other beneficiaries. The Values are Integrity, Commitment, Advocacy, Respect and Excellence (“I CARE”).
America's Veterans need you! To find out more, go to http://www.va.gov/jobs/.

Duties


NOTE: This position involves a multi-grade career ladder. The major duties listed below represent the full performance level of GS-07. At the GS-05 and GS-06 grade levels, you will perform assignments of a more limited scope and with less independence. You will progressively acquire the background necessary to perform at the full performance level of GS-07. Promotion is at the discretion of the supervisor and is contingent upon satisfactory performance, availability of higher level work, and availability of funds.
This position is located in Prosthetics and Sensory Service at the VA Medical Center in San Diego, CA. You will collaborate in a team-oriented, customer-driven, professional environment to develop new mode3ls of care that emphasize prevention, improve access and coordination of care. You will educate and empower patients and their families. Enhance the customer experience with positive human interactions and therapeutic alliances. Promote the coordination, continuity and integration of care. You duties can include but are not limited to the following:
·  Responds to prescriptions for Orthotic Devices.
·  Interprets consults submitted by clinicians.
·  Ensures entitlement requirements are met.
·  Assesses fit and function of orthotic devices for the feet, limbs, and spine, including but not limited to shoes, supports for the feet, ankle, knee, hip, back, neck, shoulder, elbow, wrist and hand.
·  Takes measurements of body and limb segments and adjusts sizing.
·  Fabricates orthotic or prosthetic devices using standard materials.
·  Makes entries to patient chart to record provision of orthotic devices.
·  Records stock issues and updates inventory.
·  Identifies basic anatomical landmarks and surface anatomy appropriate to the item or items assigned.
·  Recognizes signs and symptoms of skin breakdown or ulceration.
DESIGNATED DRUG-TESTING POSITION: Applicants tentatively selected for VA employment in a testing designated position are subject to urinalysis to screen for illegal drug use prior to appointment. Applicants who refuse to be tested will be denied employment with VA. Applicants will not be appointed to the position if a verified positive drug test result is received.
Work Schedule: Monday to Friday - 8am to 4:30pm

Travel Required

  • Not Required

Relocation Authorized

  • No

Applicant Services Program Specialist - Department Of Homeland Security - USA

Summary

About the Agency

When disaster strikes, America looks to the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA). Now FEMA looks to you. Join our team and use your talent to support Americans in their times of greatest need. FEMA prepares the nation for all hazards and manages Federal response and recovery efforts following any national incident. We foster innovation, reward performance and creativity, and provide challenges on a routine basis with a well-skilled, knowledgeable, high performance workforce. Please visit www.fema.gov for additional information.

Apply for this exciting opportunity to become a member of the Recovery team within FEMA.

EMERGENCY ASSIGNMENT: Every FEMA employee has regular and recurring emergency management responsibilities, though not every position requires routine deployment to disaster sites. All positions are subject to recall around the clock for emergency management operations, which may require irregular work hours, work at locations other than the official duty station, and may include duties other than those specified in the employee's official position description. Travel requirements in support of emergency operations may be extensive in nature (weeks to months), with little advance notice, and may require employees to relocate to emergency sites with physically austere and operationally challenging conditions.

This position is being announced under FEMA's Reservist Program. This is a 2 year appointment in the Excepted Service. Employment is on an intermittent basis. Veterans’ preference does not apply to the reservist program selection process.
: The Reservist Program is an appointment type granted under the Robert T. Stafford Disaster Relief and Emergency Assistance Act, Section 306 (b), which authorizes FEMA to appoint such temporary employees as necessary to accomplish work authorized under the Act. Appointments under this authority within FEMA are made to the excepted service and are nonpermanent in nature

Duties

As an Applicant Services Program Specialist, in FEMA Reservist Program, you will be responsible for:
  • Communicate directly with disaster survivors, to discuss case status and provide clarification with the assistance process, disaster assistance programs, and the current statuss of their case.
  • Verify applicants' information for disaster assistance
  • Provide customer service to disaster survivors, regional staff, community and others.
  • Thoroughly review issues to be addressed in order to assist disaster survivor.
  • Review disaster assistance needs, prepare supporting documentation, and forward to supervisor for further action.
  • Provide applicants with appropriate refferals to other Federal, State and local agencies, voluntary organizations, and faith based organizations.
  • Verify applicants that are reffered to Individual Assistance Program. Refer individual applicant for further case inquires.
  • Request and review additional information and/ or documentation from the applicant and verify information is complete and appropriate.
  • Provide information regarding Individual Assistance programs to internal and external partners.
  • Review cases and identify issues that need to be addressed.

Relocation Authorized

  • No

MEDICAL SUPPLY TECHNICIAN - Department Of Veterans Affairs - Los Angeles, CA

Summary

Vacancy ID: 1773974 

OUR MISSION: To fulfill President Lincoln’s promise – “To care for him who shall have borne the battle, and for his widow, and his orphan” – by serving and honoring the men and women who are America’s Veterans. How would you like to become a part of a team providing compassionate care to Veterans?
The Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) needs employees who possess the energy, compassion, and commitment to serve those who served our Country. Whatever the job title, every position in VA will give you a chance to make a meaningful and personal contribution to the lives of truly special and deserving people - our Veterans. VA professionals feel good about their careers and their ability to balance work and home life. VA offers generous paid time off and a variety of predictable and flexible scheduling opportunities. Working for VA is one of the most emotionally satisfying and professionally rewarding ways to dedicate the best within you to your Country's service. If you are transitioning from the military or a Veteran already, we invite you to explore the benefits of continuing your career at the VA. The VA is committed to hiring Veterans.
The VA is much more than just another employer. It is an honorable, open and welcoming community of those who care. Gratitude is our motivation and service is our mission.
The VA has adopted Core Values and Characteristics that apply universally across the Department. The five Core Values define “who we are,” our culture, and how we care for Veterans, their families and other beneficiaries. The Values are Integrity, Commitment, Advocacy, Respect and Excellence (“I CARE”).
America's Veterans need you! To find out more, go to http://www.va.gov/jobs/.

Duties


This position involves a multi-grade career ladder. The major duties listed below represent the full performance level of GS-6. At the GS-5 grade level, you will perform assignments of a more limited scope and with less independence. You will progressively acquire the background necessary to perform at the full performance level of GS-6. Promotion is at the discretion of the supervisor and is contingent upon satisfactory performance, availability of higher level work, and availability of funds.
DESIGNATED DRUG-TESTING POSITION: Applicants tentatively selected for VA employment in a testing designated position are subject to urinalysis to screen for illegal drug use prior to appointment. Applicants who refuse to be tested will be denied employment with VA. Applicants will not be appointed to the position if a verified positive drug test result is received.
The Medical Supply Technician positions are in the Sterile Processing Services department at the Greater Los Angeles VA Healthcare System in Los Angeles, CA. The duties of this position include, but are not limited to:
- Monitors sterilization monitors regularly and reports suspected process failures in a timely manner.
- Operates automated cleaning devices, such as ultrasonic cleaners and washer decontaminators.
- Operates the full range of medical supply assignments in a medical and surgical facility, including operating room suits.
- Inspects medical supply items prior to storage and rotate stock to prevent outdating of time related items.
- Returns medical supply items to end users and sterile storage areas in a timely manner method based on manufacturer' instructions for pre-cleaning, disinfecting and cleansing all patient care items.
- Uses extreme care and follows established procedures to avoid damage to all reusable medical equipment.
- Utilizes personal protective equipment (PPE), and practice universal and standard precautions to prevent cross contamination, injuries and infections to patients and staff.
Work Schedule: The medical supply technician will be assigned to work primarily day or evening shifts to meet patient workload shifts. He/she will rotate to all shifts (days, evening, or nights) as needed to ensure staffing coverage. The Decontamination and Sterilization Unit operates Monday thru. Friday, and the work schedule are 7:00 am to 3:30 pm; 10:00 am to 6:30 pm; 1:00 pm to 9:30 pm; and 3:00 pm to 11:30 pm.

Travel Required

  • Not Required

Relocation Authorized

  • No

Administrative Support Assistant - Pension Benefit Guaranty Corporation - Washington DC, DC

Summary

About the Agency

Are you looking for one of the top 10 Federal agencies to work for? Well look no further, the Pension Benefit Guaranty Corporation is recognized as one of the top 10 millennial-friendly places to work. We ranked high on work/life balance, benefits, job security, advancement and organizational culture.

The Pension Benefit Guaranty Corporation (PBGC) has a distinguished and important mission in protecting America’s pensions. At PBGC, you will use your skills in accounting, auditing, business, finance, law, actuarial science, or information technology and more, to protect the retirement income of nearly 40 million hardworking Americans. Our work is challenging, compelling, and important. Whatever your background or expertise, you will find your future at PBGC exceptionally rewarding because the work you perform will have a daily impact on the lives of relatives, friends and neighbors. It will be like no other career choice you have explored.

We are counting on bright, talented and dedicated individuals like you to achieve our goals. You will be both challenged and supported, so whether you are just starting out or looking for new opportunities, consider PBGC and start making a difference today!

If you are interested in a challenging career with great benefits, training, and strong growth potential, we strongly encourage you to apply for the Administrative Support Assistant (OA) position today!

CONCURRENT ANNOUNCEMENT: THIS POSITION(S) IS ALSO BEING ADVERTISED UNDER MERIT PROMOTION PROCEDURES UNDER ANNOUNCEMENT NUMBER FOD-CCD-2016-0014. IF YOU WISH TO BE CONSIDERED UNDER THAT ANNOUNCEMENT, PLEASE REVIEW TO DETERMINE IF YOU QUALIFY.

Duties

As an Administrative Support Assistant in the Collections & Compliance Division, you will:

Provide administrative support by organizing and controlling electronic and written documents, reports, calendar, meetings and telephone contacts.

Type a wide variety of correspondence and reports into final format.

Serves as the timekeeper and works directly with the payroll office in solving timesheet discrepancies.

Travel Required

  • Not Required

Relocation Authorized

  • No

Student Trainee (Auditing) - Department Of Housing And Urban Development - Washington DC, DC

Summary

About the Agency

Employees of the OIG help to ensure that HUD funds are used only for the purposes for which they are intended, thereby ensuring maximum benefit to the American public. HUD OIG is recruiting to build, sustain, and deploy a skilled, knowledgeable, diverse, and high-performance workforce to meet the current and emerging needs of government and its citizens.

***The incumbent of the Intern GS-0599-5/7 Auditor Trainee may be non competitively converted to a GS-0511-05/7/9/11/12/13 Auditor career ladder position. 


Duties

The following are the duties at the GS-07 level. If you are selected at a lower grade level, you will have the opportunity to learn to perform all these duties, and will receive training to help you grow in this position.
  • Prepare audit working papers, recording in a prescribed format the information pertinent to the audit steps being accomplished on a financial statement audit.
  • Assist in preparing charts, tables, graphs and other exhibits to aid in the presentation of audit findings.
  • Assist in drafting segments of audit report findings, memoranda, and correspondence applicable to assigned audits.
  • Assist in the verification of reports against source accounts and records to determine data reliability and accuracy of computations.
  • Obtain a basic knowledge of laws, regulations, operating instructions, functional and program documents related to the activity being audited.

Travel Required

  • Occasional Travel
  • One to five days per month travel may be required.

Relocation Authorized

  • No