Senior Medical Technologist (Laboratory)

Air Force Civilian Service
Las Vegas, NV
Post Date:
July 04, 2020
Job Status:

The Air Force Civilian Service (AFCS) is looking for a Medical Technologist (Laboratory) to work at the Mike O’Callaghan Military Medical Center on Nellis AFB, NV, located in Las Vegas, NV.

 In this position, the incumbent will serve senior medical technologist for multiple laboratory departments with responsibility for performing highly complex procedures; as well as providing full responsibility for technical aspects, oversight, guidance, and quality assurance on the full range of processes conducted in the laboratory.


  • Certification as a Medical Laboratory Scientist or Medical Technologist by the American Society for Clinical Pathology (ASCP), the National Credentialing Agency for Laboratory Personnel (NCA), or American Medical Technologists (AMT)


  • Basic Life Support (BLS) certification


  • Possession of a Bachelor's degree or higher with a major in Medical Technology or a related scientific field is strongly desired


  • Must be a U.S. citizen


RECRUITMENT KNOWLEDGES, SKILLS, AND ABILITIES (KSA): The description of your work experience in your application must clearly demonstrate that you gained and currently possess the knowledge, skills, and abilities (KSA's) shown below to satisfactorily perform the duties of the position being filled.


1. Knowledge of a wide range of professional medical technology practices, principles, and theories involving unusually difficult testing of human blood, urine, and other body fluids or tissues by a clinical laboratory, using manual or automated techniques and sufficient knowledge to direct and oversee the work of laboratory personnel.

2. Knowledge of related clinical disciplines and skill in utilizing clinical test results, medical

legal/regulatory/accreditation standards and other patient-related data sufficient to ensure work is consistent with standards and to correlate data, verify and validate test results, and draw related conclusions.

3. Knowledge of safety and security regulations, practices, and procedures to oversee the operations of a clinical laboratory.

4. Skill to provide advisory, educational, and problem solving services on difficult laboratory problems, programs, and/or functions to MTF leadership and staff.

5. Ability to establish and monitor quality control and quality assurance/improvement programs, validate and implement new instruments/methods, calculate/correlate test results, analyze workload and performance data; and use computers and medical/laboratory information systems.



TIME OFF - 10 Federal Holidays and 13 sick leave days  

VACATION TIME - Based upon length of employment … start at 13 days and earn up to 26  

INSURANCE - No waiting period to qualify for health insurance for you and your family  

RETIREMENT - Immediate coverage by the Federal Employees Retirement System (FERS), part of a three tiered system which contains:

  • Basic Benefits Plan

  • Social Security

  • Thrift Savings Plan (TSP), similar to a 401 (k)  

To apply for this position, email your resume to: [email protected]      

This position will be filled using the Medical Direct Hiring Authority.  

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