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U.S. Army Medical Command Paramedic in Fort Riley, Kansas

Summary This is a Direct Hire Authority (DHA) solicitation utilizing the DHA for Certain Personnel of the DoD Workforce to recruit and appoint qualified candidates to positions in the competitive service. About the Position: These positions are located in the Department of Emergency Medicine at Fort Riley, Kansas. This vacancy may be filled at the GS-6 or GS-7 level. Full performance of this position is at the GS-7 level. Responsibilities Conduct complete examination of patients to determine the nature, extent, and seriousness of their condition. Respond on-site to accidents and other emergencies involving injury and illnesses. Operate an emergency or patient transport vehicle and select the most efficient route to and from the site of the emergency. Work in the medical treatment facility emergency room to provide patient care within the scope of practice and treatment protocols when not on emergency runs. Requirements Conditions of Employment Qualifications Who May Apply: US Citizens In order to qualify, you must meet the experience requirements described below. 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; religious; spiritual; community; student; social). You will receive credit for all qualifying experience, including volunteer experience. Your resume must clearly describe your relevant experience; if qualifying based on education, your transcripts will be required as part of your application. Additional information about transcripts is in this document. Specialized Experience for GS-6 level: One year of specialized experience which includes demonstrated experience treating routine medical emergencies under close supervision and performing maintenance and/or restocking of medical and supplies. This definition of specialized experience is typical of work performed at the next lower grade/level position in the federal service (GS-05). Specialized Experience for GS-7 level: One year of specialized experience which includes demonstrated experience treating a wide variety of medical emergencies under close supervision; practicing communicable disease control and/or sterilization techniques; AND performing preliminary assessments of patient condition to follow prescribed protocol treatment options. This definition of specialized experience is typical of work performed at the next lower grade/level position in the federal service (GS-06). Licensure/Certification: Newly appointed civilian EMTs who are not NREMT-certified must, as a minimum, possess EMT certification from the State in which the employing MTF is located (Kansas). Education Some federal jobs allow you to substitute your education for the required experience in order to qualify. For this job, you must meet the qualification requirement using experience alone--no substitution of education for experience is permitted. Additional Information Direct Deposit of Pay is required. Selection is subject to restrictions resulting from Department of Defense referral system for displaced employees. If you have retired from federal service and you are interested in employment as a reemployed annuitant, see the information in the Reemployed Annuitant information sheet. This is a Career Program (CP) 53 - medical position. Multiple positions may be filled from this announcement. Salary includes applicable locality pay or Local Market Supplement. If you are unable to apply online or need to fax a document you do not have in electronic form, view the following link for information regarding an Alternate Application. Payment of Permanent Change of Station (PCS) costs is not authorized, based on a determination that a PCS move is not in the Government interest. A recruitment or relocation incentive may be authorized. Salary negotiation may be available for those candidates who are new to Federal service. This position may require the incumbent to work during irregular work hours which may include evenings, weekends, holidays, and/or varying work schedules.

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