The United States government is a massive employer, and is always looking for qualified candidates to fill a wide variety of open employment positions in locations across the country. Below you’ll find a Qualification Summary for an active, open job listing from the Department of Defense. The opening is for a Medical Technician in Bethesda, Maryland Feel free to browse this and any other job listings and reach out to us with any questions!
Medical Technician – Bethesda, Maryland
Defense Health Agency, Department of Defense
Job ID: 52838Start Date: 02/21/2019End Date: 03/06/2019
Who May Apply: Only applicants who meet one of the employment authority categories below are eligible to apply for this job. You will be asked to identify which category or categories you meet, and to provide documents which prove you meet the category or categories you selected. See Proof of Eligibility for an extensive list of document requirements for all employment authorities.
30 Percent or More Disabled VeteransCurrent Permanent Department of Defense (DoD) Civilian EmployeeExecutive Order (E.O.) 12721Interagency Career Transition Assistance PlanMilitary Spouses, under Executive Order (E.O.) 13473Non-Department of Defense (DoD) TransferOffice of Personnel Management (OPM) Interchange Agreement EligiblePeople with Disabilities, Schedule APriority Placement Program (PPP), Program S (Military Spouse) registrantReinstatementVeterans Employment Opportunity Act (VEOA) of 1998 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: One year of specialized experience which includes handling, processing, and quality control of anatomic and/or clinical specimens in a laboratory environment; viewing specimens for validity; and operating basic and complex automated laboratory instrumentation. This definition of specialized experience is typical of work performed at the next lower grade/level position in the federal service (GS-06). 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. AND Selective Placement Factor: Certification by the American Society for Clinical Pathology (ASCP), American Medical Technologist (AMT), or other organization deemed comparable by the Office of Assistant Secretary of Defense for Health Affairs (OASD HA) or their designee, Clinical Chemistry and Laboratory Medicine (CCLM) as a Medical Laboratory Technician (MLT) or Medical Technologist/Clinical Laboratory Scientist (MT/CLS) is required. You will be evaluated on the basis of your level of competency in the following areas:
Customer ServiceDecisivenessProblem SolvingTechnical Credibility Time in Grade Requirement: Applicants who have held a General Schedule (GS) position within the last 52 weeks must have 52 weeks of Federal service at the next lower grade or equivalent (GS-06).
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