Medical Technologist Job in Kansas City, Missouri – Department of Veterans Affairs

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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 Veterans Affairs. The opening is for a Medical Technologist in Kansas City, Missouri Feel free to browse this and any other job listings and reach out to us with any questions!

Medical Technologist – Kansas City, Missouri
Veterans Health Administration, Department of Veterans Affairs
Job ID: 482096
Start Date: 07/14/2021
End Date: 07/26/2021

Qualification Summary
Applicants pending the completion of educational or certification/licensure requirements may be referred and tentatively selected but may not be hired until all requirements are met. Basic Requirements: United States Citizenship: Non-citizens may only be appointed when it is not possible to recruit qualified citizens in accordance with VA Policy. Education: Must possess a bachelor’s degree or higher from an accredited university in medical laboratory science, medical technology, clinical laboratory science or in a related science (e.g., laboratory sciences such as chemistry, biochemistry, biology, microbiology, immunology, etc.). completion of a medical technology clinical practice program Clinical practice programs completed after 1974 must have been accredited by the National Accrediting Agency for Clinical Laboratory Sciences (NAACLS), Commission on Accreditation of Allied Health Education Programs (CAAHEP : or the Accrediting Bureau of Health Education Schools (ABHES) OR Bachelor’s degree from an accredited college/university, including 16 semester hours of biological science (with 1 course in microbiology), 16 semester hours of chemistry (with 1 course in organic or biochemistry) and 1 course in mathematics AND 2 years of post certification clinical laboratory experience (e.g., blood banking, chemistry, hematology, microbiology, immunology, clinical microscopy, etc.), within last 10 years as a certified Medical Laboratory Technician by the American Society of Clinical Pathology Board of Registry (ASCP-BOR) or American Medical Technologist (AMT). This experience must include performing moderate and/or high complexity testing in blood banking, chemistry, hematology, microbiology, immunology and clinical microscopy (or categorical experience which matches categorical certification) in a clinical laboratory OR Bachelor’s degree from an accredited college/university, including 16 semester hours of biological science (with 1 course in microbiology), 16 semester hours of chemistry (with 1 course in organic or biochemistry) and 1 course in mathematics AND 5 years of clinical laboratory experience within last 10 years performing moderate and/or high complexity testing in blood banking, chemistry, hematology, microbiology, immunology and clinical microscopy (or categorical experience which matches categorical certification) in a clinical laboratory. Must submit a copy of transcripts · Certification: All candidates must currently possess the American Society of Clinical Pathology Board of Certification (ASCP-BOC), or the American Society of Clinical Pathology Board of Registry (ASCP_BOR), or the American Medical Technologists (AMT) Must submit copy of certification · English Language Proficiency: Must be proficient in spoken and written English. May qualify based on being covered by the Grandfathering Provision as described in the VA Qualification Standard for this occupation (only applicable to current VHA employees who are in this occupation and meet the criteria). May qualify based on being covered by the Grandfathering Provision as described in the VA Qualification Standard for this occupation (only applicable to current VHA employees who are in this occupation and meet the criteria). Preferred Experience: Bachelor’s Degree or higher in Medical Laboratory Science; ASCP Certified; at least 2 years clinical experience Grade Determinations:
GS-9 (Full Performance Level) At least 1 year of creditable experience equivalent to the next lower grade level (GS-7), which is directly related to the position to be filled.
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Education: Master’s degree or 2 academic years of progressively higher-level graduate education in medical technology or directly related field. Certification: Candidates must currently possess the categorical or specialist technologist level certification from the certification agencies
listed, such as, but not limited to, chemistry (C/SC), hematology (H,SH), blood bank (BB/SBB), etc. Must submit copy of certification The full performance level of this vacancy is GS-09. Physical Requirements:

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