If you are a veteran who was in the army a medic, med technician or corpsmen, there are a lot of opportunities when you search for your nex employment. The experience and knowledge you gained through your service can be very valuable and what separates you from other candidates on a job interview. Finding a new career can be very stressful, and the job search may take some time. The average period is between weeks and couple of months. In this article below we are going to present to you some options, you should surely explore.
Join the ER Intermediate Care Technician pilot program in 15 VA medical centers across the country. ICTs will perform technical healthcare procedures and work under the supervision of physicians in the VA Emergency Departments.
Veterans Health Administration (VHA) has developed a one-year pilot program that offers Intermediate Care Technician (ICT) positions to separating or recently separated Medics, Med Techs, and Corpsmen. The pilot program will operate in 15 VA Medical Center emergency rooms across the country.
ICTs will perform technical health care procedures under the supervision of Emergency Department Physicians. While employed by VA, participants in the pilot program will be encouraged to leverage existing benefits and VHA education programs to earn degrees and further their healthcare careers.
Apply now: ICTApplications@va.gov (send resume or inquiry with contact information TODAY!
Who May be Considered
Army Medics, Air Force Med Techs, Coast Guard Hospital Corpsmen and Navy Corpsmen who have recently separated or will soon be separating from the military are welcome to apply. Former Medics, Med Techs, and Corpsmen who are currently VA employees may also be considered for the program. Veterans eligible for a noncompetitive appointment (30 Percent or More Disabled Veteran, Veteran Recruitment Appointment, or Schedule A). The eligibility criteria for each appointment is noted below.
30 Percent or More Disabled Veteran
- Disabled Veterans who retired from active military service with a service-connected disability rating of 30 percent or more; or
- Disabled Veterans rated by the Department of Veterans as having a compensable service-connected disability of 30 percent or more.
Veteran Recruitment Appointment
- Disabled Veterans; or
- Veterans who served on active duty in the armed forces during a war, or in a campaign or expedition for which a campaign badge has been authorized; or
- Veterans who, while serving on active duty in the armed forces, participated in a United States military operation for which an Armed Forces Service Medal was awarded; or
- Recently separated Veterans (within last 3 years); and
- Veterans discharged under honorable conditions.
- Veterans who have a severe physical, psychological or intellectual disability.
- Veterans who can show proof of disability documented by a licensed medical professional licensed vocational rehabilitation specialist, or Federal or State agency.
- Veterans who can provide a certification of job readiness for the job applied for by a licensed medical professional licensed vocational rehabilitation specialist, or Federal or State agency.