Job Overview

Summary

IDAHO ARMY NATIONAL GUARD

STATEWIDE TECHNICIAN VACANCY ANNOUNCEMENT

UNIT OF ASSIGNMENT: Office of the State Surgeon

Health Technician

Boise, Idaho

Appointment Type: Indefinite

PD #:D2077P00

Series/Grade: GS-0640-08/08

Salary Range: $45,056.00-$58,570.00

*Candidates may have to obtain and maintain a Secret Security Clearance*

MAY CONVERT TO PERMANENT STATUS WITHOUT FURTHER COMPETITION IF POSITION BECOMES AVAILABLE

IF SELECTED, CURRENT OFFICE OF THE STATE SURGEON TECHNICIAN'S TENURE WILL TRANSFER WITH MEMBER TO THIS POSITION

*PCS is not authorized*

MEMBERSHIP IN THE ARMY NATIONAL GUARD IS REQUIRED:  This is an Excepted Service position that requires membership in the Idaho Army National Guard as a condition of employment.  Selectee will be required to wear the military uniform.  Acceptance of an Excepted Service position constitutes concurrence with these requirements as a condition of employment.  Loss of military membership will result in immediate loss of your full-time military technician position.

In accordance with the Labor Management Agreement, Article 18, Promotions:

Area of Consideration

The area of consideration for all Idaho National Guard bargaining unit positions will be as follows:

 (1)   Bargaining unit members

 (2)   All other individuals 

This does not preclude management from selecting either Section (1) or Section (2) applications after Section (1) applicants have been considered.  

AREAS OF CONSIDERATION:

Current onboard technicians in the Idaho Army National Guard.

Application materials must be received by Thursday, April 20, 2017.  Failure to provide complete information may result in your not receiving consideration for this position. Please refer to the Qualifications and Evaluations section to understand the requirements. 

Duties

MAJOR DUTIES: (Detailed duties are on the Position Description available at the Human Resources Office.)

The purpose of this position is to manage and accomplish work in the area of personnel medical readiness management and reporting; provide quality assurance and advisory services to subordinate units.

b.  DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:

(1)  Serves as the subject matter expert and advisor to the Deputy State Surgeon on the Individual
Medical Readiness (IMR) program. Interprets policy and provides procedural guidance to the commander,
staff members and individual military members. Keeps current on and ensures the implementation of regulations and
directives.  Develops guidelines and operational procedures to implement changes to policies and programs directed
by higher headquarters.  Researches and resolves the most difficult problems and questions, including those where
guidance is only partially relevant or is incomplete.  Accomplishes a variety of statistical data/reports, analyzes the information, identifies trends, and makes
recommendations to assist in management decisions.  Conducts unit visits and provides training,
guidance and assistance to Soldiers.

(2) Responsible for the organization's medical readiness programs.  Monitors the status of health assessments
within the organization and ensures appropriate scheduling and completion. Provide
technical guidance to unit administrative personnel on medical readiness.  

(3)  Responsible for collection, input, and management of medical readiness information for IDARNG units.  Coordinates and ensures the timely and accurate input of data regarding physicals, dental, immunizations, HIV/DNA, and profiling into the automated medical records and management systems.     

(4)  Generates medical management information reports for the Deputy State Surgeon.  Reviews IDARNG's medical readiness prior to submission the Deputy State Surgeon for quality and completion.    

(5)  Develops and provides IMR reports to subordinate units to support the scheduling of annual medical readiness requirements.

(6)  Reviews, validates, and forwards requests for temporary and/or permanent medical actions to include profile determination and medical boards (e.g. fitness for duty evaluation (FFDE), military occupational skills/medical retention board (MMRB), medical evaluation board/physical evaluation board (MEB/PEB)).  Provides assistance to prepare, review, schedule, monitor, and submit line of duty investigations and packets for required medical review and/or action.

(7)  Monitors the execution of all medical readiness events (military and civilian) to ensure compliance with regulatory and contractual obligations and that required documentation is submitted to facilitate payment. 

(8)  Ensures subordinate unit personnel maintain medical records in accordance with Army regulations/instructions and other established guidelines. Adheres to and provides guidance to IDARNG units concerning regulations, policies, directives, and standards pursuant to Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act of 1996 (HIPAA) Privacy Rule and the release of medical information/records.

(9)  Advises the on manual and automated medical record management programs relative to documentation, regulations, directives, and organizational readiness reporting requirements.    

(10)  May assist with a variety of administrative/clerical support functions to ensure the effective operation of the office.  Maintains a variety of files, records, and forms; prepares special and recurring reports; receives and distributes mail and composes replies to routine military and non-military correspondence; maintains suspense records of items requiring action or replies and notifies staff members when action is required.

(11)  Performs other duties as assigned.

Travel Required

  • Not Required

Relocation Authorized

  • No