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 Technician (Phlebotomist) in Dallas, Texas Feel free to browse this and any other job listings and reach out to us with any questions!
Medical Technician (Phlebotomist) – Dallas, Texas
Veterans Health Administration, Department of Veterans Affairs
Job ID: 508941Start Date: 09/14/2021End Date: 11/06/2021
To qualify for this position, applicants must meet all requirements by the closing date of this announcement, 11/05/2021. You may qualify based on your experience and/or education as described below: Specialized Experience: a) Technical medical laboratory support work such as performing laboratory tests and examinations (chemical, microbiologic, hematologic and blood banking) and preparing reports of findings or (b) technical support work in a closely related field, e.g., biological laboratory technician work, that required application of the methods and techniques for the position to be filled. OR,
Education: Applicants may substitute education for the required experience. To qualify based on education for this grade level you must have Successful completion of:
(a) an associate-degree course of study of which the 2nd year of the 2-year program included successful completion of a training course of approximately a year’s duration in a certified laboratory assistant school approved by a nationally recognized accrediting agency; OR
(b) 1 year of study that included 6 semester hours in chemistry and/or the biological sciences, plus successful completion of the training course that included instruction in chemistry, hematology, blood banking, and microbiology (including serology) and that, in addition, included supervised laboratory practice incident to the diagnostic process and the treatment of patients; OR (c) 2 years of study that included at least 12 semester hours of chemistry and/or biological science course work that must have been directly related to the specialization of the position to be filled.
You will be rated on the following Competencies for this position: ClericalDiagnostic Medical TestingSpecimen Collection 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; religions; spiritual; community; student; social). Volunteer work helps build critical competencies, knowledge, and skills and can provide valuable training and experience that translates directly to paid employment. You will receive credit for all qualifying experience, including volunteer experience. Note: A full year of work is considered to be 35-40 hours of work per week. Part-time experience will be credited on the basis of time actually spent in appropriate activities. Applicants wishing to receive credit for such experience must indicate clearly the nature of their duties and responsibilities in each position and the number of hours a week spent in such employment. Physical Requirements: Light lifting (under 15 lbs); Light carrying (under 15 lbs), pushing (4-6 hours), reaching above shoulder, use of fingers, both hands required, walking (4-6 hours), standing (4-6 hours), repeated bending (4-6 hours), both legs required, depth perception, ability to distinguish shades of color), hearing (aid permitted). For more information on these qualification standards, please visit the United States Office of Personnel Management’s website at https://www.opm.gov/policy-data-oversight/classification-qualifications/general-schedule-qualification-standards/.
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