Medical Technician Job in Kansas City, Missouri – Department of the Army

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Medical Technician – Kansas City, Missouri
U.S. Military Entrance Processing Command, Department of the Army
Job ID: 553200
Start Date: 12/27/2021
End Date: 01/27/2022

Qualification Summary
Who May Apply: US Citizens In order to qualify, you must meet the education and/or 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. For the GS-04 Level:
General experience: Six months of general experience performing a variety of standards tests and examinations such as laboratory, chemistry, blood banking, microbiology, hematology, and/or serology test.
This definition of specialized experience is typical of work performed at the next lower grade/level position in the federal service (GS-03). OR Education: Two years of education above the high school level that included at least 12 semester hours of chemistry and/or biological science course work that must have been directly related to the position to be filled. (Note: You must attach a copy of your transcripts.) OR Combination of Education and Experience:
I have the general experience as described in A, but less than six months; and I have some education above the high school level but less than required in B. I have computed the percentage of the requirements that I meet, and the total is at least 100% (To compute the percentage, divide your total months of qualifying experience by 6. Then, divide your semester hours of education by 30. Add the two percentages. The total percentage must equal at least 100 percent to qualify.). (Note: You must attach a copy of your transcripts.) For the GS-05 Level:
Specialized Experience: One year of specialized experience which includes: Technical medical laboratory support work such as performing laboratory tests and examinations (chemical, microbiologic, hematologic or blood banking) and preparing reports of findings; or Technical support work in a closely related field, such as biological laboratory technician, phlebotomy technician, clinical support technician, or medical laboratory technician.
This definition of specialized experience is typical of work performed at the next lower grade/level position in the federal service (GS-04). OR Education: Four year course of study leading to a bachelor’s degree with a major study or at least 24 semester hours in subjects directly related to the position, such as: Chemistry, Nursing, Biology, Medical Technology, Life Sciences, or Clinical Laboratory Science. (Note: You must attach a copy of your transcripts.) OR Combination of Education and Experience: A combination of education and experience may be used to qualify for this position as long as the computed percentage of the requirements is at least 100%. To compute the percentage of the requirements, divide your total months of experience by 12. Then divide your semester hours of education beyond two years (total semester hours minus 60) by 60. Add the two percentages. (Note: You must attach a copy of your transcripts.) For the GS-06:
Specialized Experience: One year of specialized experience which includes: Technical medical laboratory support work such as performing laboratory tests and examinations (chemical, microbiologic, hematologic or blood banking) and preparing reports of findings; or Technical support work in a closely related field, such as biological laboratory technician, phlebotomy technician, clinical support technician, or medical laboratory technician; AND Providing assistance to the examining Medical Officer with the examination and identification of physical abnormalities; Setting up medical equipment to conduct standard testing, such as audiometers, stereoscopic vision testers, bio-acoustic simulators, otoscopes, ophthalmoscopes, or EKG machines; and Performing procedures such as ear lavage, optical tests, audiometric tests, EKGs, or urine specimen collection.
This definition of specialized experience is typical of work performed at the next lower grade/level position in the federal service (GS-05). OR Education: Half year (9 semester hours) of graduate level education in a field directly related to the work of the position, such as Chemistry, Nursing, Biology, Medical Technology, Life Sciences, or Clinical Laboratory Science, or related field of study. (Note: You must attach a copy of your transcripts.) OR Combination of Education and Experience: A combination of education and experience may be used to qualify for this position as long as the computed percentage of the requirements is at least 100%. To compute the percentage of the requirements, divide your total months of experience by 12. Then divide your semester hours of graduate education less than 1/2 year by 9. Add the two percentages. (Note: You must attach a copy of your transcripts.) You will be evaluated on the basis of your level of competency in the following areas:
Clinical AnalysisComputer LiteracyOral CommunicationTechnical Credibility Physical Demands: The work requires long periods of standing and walking. There is some bending and carrying of equipment, supplies, and samples. Demonstrating ARMS Tests requires performing military push-ups and stepping up and down on a 12/18 inch step at a rate of 120 beats per minute. Physical dexterity is required to demonstrate orthopedic maneuvers several times throughout the duty day. Treatment for adverse reactions during blood draws or ear lavage may require physically moving an unconscious or semi-conscious applicant. Work Environment: Employee must work under conditions of moderate risk requiring use of universal precautions including gloves, eye protection, and protective over garments. Employee has occupational biohazard exposure risk; sources to include urine, blood products and hypodermic needles. Employee responsible for the proper handling and disposal of hazardous waste (used needles and Sharps containers).

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