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Medical Technician (Hematology) (GS-065-06)

Company:
Air Force Civilian Service
Location:
San Antonio, TX
Post Date:
January 05, 2019
Job Status:
Full-Time
Compensation:
$29,356 - $58,570
Description:

The Air Force Civilian Service (AFCS) is looking for a full-time Medical Technician (Hematology) (GS-645-06) to work at Lackland Air Force Base, Joint Base San Antonio, Texas. This federal job offers a rewarding and exciting career with benefits.


 


Requirements:




  • U.S. Citizenship is required




  • Males must be registered for Selective Service, see www.sss.gov




  • Total salary varies depending on location of position




  • PCS expenses if authorized will be paid IAW JTR and Air Force Regulations




  • Recruitment incentives may be authorized




  • This position is subject to provisions of the DoD Priority Placement Program




 


Duties:


The primary purpose of this position is to serve as a medical technician in the clinical laboratory with responsibility for performing and overseeing a wide variety of procedures in urinalysis, serology, chemistry, hematology, coagulation, microbiology, shipping and specimen collection of blood, urine, and other body fluids.


 


To be considered qualified resumes must reflect knowledge and experience in the following areas:




  • Ability to make adjustments in work assignments for the laboratory technicians based on established priorities.




  • Ability to train and instruct other laboratory personnel, medical staff, students, new employees, reservists and volunteers in proper phlebotomy procedures.




  • Knowledge of phlebotomy procedures for collecting blood samples by venipuncture or by capillary method, and for collecting body fluids, skin scrapings, throat or wound swabs, and specimens from patients of all ages including those with collapsed or small veins.




  • Skill in receiving patients; providing verbal instructions regarding sample collection process to be followed prior to, during, and after specimen collections; and preparing and reviewing; laboratory slips for required information.




  • Ability to recognize signs or symptoms of physiological reactions and act appropriately to prevent injury to and stabilize the patient.




  • Ability to think critically and interact with supervisors and employees. Must possess a high personal and ethical integrity to understand critical implications of the laboratory procedures performed and the severe legal consequences with results produced. Skill in effective oral and written communications to prepare correspondence and technical documentation for training and counseling employees.




  • Knowledge of computerized information management systems and data automation systems associated with laboratory instrumentation to enter, retrieve, and process available data using appropriate coding systems, formats, and reporting requirements. Knowledge to train others in data system operations, to coordinate requirements with computer specialists, and to interpret computer products.




 


Apply now... please send your resume to afcs@us.af.mil.


NOTE: In the Subject Line, please type the following: Last Name – Medical Technician (Hematology), Lackland AFB TX, GS-0645-06 Position


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