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? To qualify for this position, applicants must meet all requirements by the closing date of this announcement. You may qualify based on your experience as described below. You must have one full year of specialized experience. Examples of specialized experience would typically include, but are not limited to: experience performing observation-based screening and collecting patient information, taking vital signs, conducting 12-lead electrocardiograms (EKGs), conducting tests using Abbott i-STAT handheld blood analyzers, glucometer, etc.; setting up equipment and surgical instrumentation; assisting with cryotherapy, incision and drainage, ambulation, and Foley coude' catheter insertion; performing wound care such as bandaging, application of dressings and wound measurements; performing specimen collection and preparation; assisting with patient exams and screening; assisting with mental health care such as crisis intervention, behavioral/mental health screens, interviews, and observing behavioral patients; assisting with patient exams and screening; documenting actions, interventions and procedures in the medical record. (Your experience must be detailed in your resume to receive credit.) Preferred Qualification: Veterans, transitioning service, National Guard, and Reserve military Corpsmen, Combat Medics, and Medical Technicians interested in a permanent Intermediate Care Technician (ICT) position. Examples of military occupational specialties highly desired, include but are not limited to: AIR FORCE: 4NOX1/4NOX3/4NOX5/4NOX7- Basic Medical Technician (Aerospace Medical Technician) 4NO5IC- Independent Duty Medical Technician (IDMT) X4NO5- Aeromedical Evacuation Technician 1T2X1- Pararescue 4N1X1- Surgical Service Apprentice 4C031- Mental-Health Service Apprentice 4N1X1C- Orthopedic Service Apprentice Technician ARMY: 68W- Combat Medic Specialist (Health Care Specialist) 18D- Special Forces Medic 68WW1- Special Operations Combat Medic 68WF2- Flight Paramedic Specialist Surgical Service: 68D- Operating Room Specialist & 68D10- Surgical Technologist Behavioral Health: 68X10- Mental Health Specialist/ Behavioral Health Specialist Orthopedics: 68WP1- Orthopedic Technician Cardiovascular: 68N10- Cardiovascular Specialist NAVY: HM0000- Basic Hospital Corpsman (HM) HM8404- Field Medical Service Technician HM8425- Surface Force Independent Duty Corpsman HM8402- Submarine Force Independent Duty Corpsman HM8401- Search and Rescue Medical Technician HM8403- Fleet Marine Force Reconnaissance Independent Duty Corpsman HM8406- Aerospace Medical Technician (Flight Paramedic) Surgical Service: HM8483- Surgical Technologist Behavioral Health: HM8485- Mental Health Technician Orthopedics: B-300-0141- Cast Room Technician Cardiovascular: HM8408- Cardiovascular Technician COAST GUARD: HS- Basic Health Services Technician 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 requires some physical exertion, such as regular and recurring walking, or bending, walk to observe, collect, or record data. Technician will experience moderate to high level of physical risk in interactions with disgruntled patients. The work requires moderate lifting and pushing and/or pulling a laboratory cart around the medical center that weighs greater than 15 pounds. ["Intermediate Care Technician (ICT) - ICTs are advanced unlicensed assistive personnel (UAP) who have graduated from intensive specialized military medical training programs and served as combat medics, medical technicians, and corpsman. They possess fundamental knowledge, background and experience in emergency medicine, critical care, medical readiness, field medicine, bedside care, and primary care. This role provides a higher level of clinical support to both nursing and medicine. ICT Program Mission and Vision - The ICT Program is designed to (1) allow ICTs to function in a health care role commensurate with their military education, training and experience without the need for a license or additional credential; (2) enhance quality of care and patient satisfaction among Veterans in multiple clinical settings and; (3) enable a path for ICTs to attain licensed professional roles through advanced education and clinical opportunities for long-term VA employment. Functions of ICTs: -Force Multipliers -Provider Extenders -Patient Navigators -Care Coordinators *The incumbent performs these duties in the ED at the Clement J. Zablocki VA Medical Center in Milwaukee, Wisconsin. Work Schedule: Full-time, PM's/2nd shift, holiday rotation and every other weekend (not guaranteed) required. Position Description Title/PD#: Intermediate Care Technician (ICT)/S0031S"]
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.