The Intermediate Care Technician (ICT) Generalist is assigned to the Department of Veteran Affairs, Veterans Health Administration (VHA). This position serves as an advance technician for outpatient care settings such as; primary care, mental health, and specialty clinics. As an ICT Generalist the incumbent may serve in a medical center, community-based outpatient clinic (CBOC) mobile medical unit or may have virtual/remote assignments. .The incumbent performs ongoing patient care duties in an outpatient clinical setting, including: Patient Screening: Performs observation-based screening and collecting patient information in collaboration with licensed personnel. This may involve completing clinical reminders, obtaining patient health history, chief complaints, medication history, and identification of health-related conditions that may impact the patient's health status. Mental Health Services: The incumbent assists in behavioral/psychiatric situations in an outpatient setting. This can include assisting licensed personnel with crisis intervention, management of aggressive or suicidal psychiatric patients, by providing one-to-one observations and applying prevention and management of disruptive behavior techniques (PMDB). Clinical Tasks: Assists outpatient licensed staff with the delivery of care to patients with complex, specialized, and potentially life-threatening situations. Medication Administration: Medication administration will comply with national and local directives and policies. Administration methods may include intramuscular, oral, topical, eye drops, ear drops, intranasal, rectal suppositories, local anesthetics, nebulized medications, subcutaneous, and intradermal. Promotion Potential: The selectee may be promoted to the full performance level without further competition when all regulatory, qualification, and performance requirements are met. Selection at a lower grade level does not guarantee promotion to the full performance level. Work Schedule: Various Shifts (0730-1600; 1100-1930; 1500-2330; 2300-0730, rotating hrs.). Overtime/weekend/holiday work is required. Financial Disclosure Report: Not required Compress/Flexible: Not available Telework: Not available Virtual: This is not a virtual position. Position Description/PD#: Intermediate Care Technician/PD9949-A and PD99968-A Relocation/Recruitment Incentives: Not authorized Financial Disclosure Report: Not required
Internal Number: 598352200
About Veterans Affairs, Veterans Health Administration
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.