This position is that of a Supervisory Medical Technologist, Blood Donor Center, Blood Services Department, Directorate of Clinical Support Services, Naval Medical Center Camp Lejeune (NMCCL). The selectee is a Senior Supervisory Medical Technologist with the responsibility for coordinating a full range of Blood Donor Center activities. OIC, HEALTHCARE SUPPORT OFFICE.
THIS IS AN EXPEDITED HIRING AUTHORITY ANNOUNCEMENT. Section 1599c, title 10, United States Code provides that the Secretary of Defense can designate positions as shortage positions and recruit and appoint highly qualified persons to these positions. This announcement is open to accept resumes from candidates interested in helping the Department of the Navy meet our mission requirements in health care occupations.
This job opportunity announcement has a first cut-off date. Applications received by11:59 PM Eastern Standard Time (EST) on the cut-off date of March 26, 2018 will receive first consideration for this vacancy. Depending on staffing needs a 2nd cut-off date of April 9, 2018 may be used.
You will plan, implement and manage the Blood Donor Center.
You will perform a wide range of immunohematological tests and procedures.
You will be responsible for the accuracy and reliability of any tests performed.
You will develop procedures for new analysis and modifies existing procedures.
You will ensure comprehensive compliance with applicable quality control and proficiency testing programs.
You will coordinate preventive maintenance programs for all equipment and instrumentation.
You will identtify training and development needs for assigned staff.
You will perform other duties as assigned and follow safety procedures for blood and blood pathogens.
Occasional travel - You may be expected to travel for this position.
Supervisory status - Yes
Conditions Of Employment
Must be a US Citizen.
Must be determined suitable for federal employment.
Must participate in the direct deposit pay program.
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Within the Department of Defense (DoD), the appointment of retired military members within 180 days immediately following retirement date to a civilian position is subject to the provisions of 5 United States Code 3326.
Successful completion of a pre-employment drug test (including marijuana) is required. A tentative offer of employment will be rescinded if you fail to report to the drug test appointment or pass the test. You will be subject to random testing.
You will be required to successfully complete a pre-appointment physical examination.
As a condition of employment, the selectee must be immunized on an annual basis against influenza.
A favorable Access National Agency Check and Inquires (ANACI) back ground investigation is required for all non-critical sensitive positions with access to network systems.
This position requires rotating shift work.
This position requires evening and weekend work.
This position requires overtime work.
Applicants must meet the following Basic Requirements of the Office of Personnel Management (OPM) Qualifications Standards Manual: Applicants must possess A Bachelor's or graduate/higher level degree from a regionally accredited college/university including courses in biological science, chemistry and mathematics, AND successful completion of a Medical Laboratory Scientist/Clinical Laboratory Scientist program accredited by the National Accrediting Agency for Clinical Laboratory Sciences (NAACLS) or an accrediting body recognized by the U.S. Department of Education (external link) at the time the degree was obtained. OR
A full 4-year course of study that included 12 months in a college or hospital-based medical technology program or medical technology school approved by a recognized accrediting organization. The professional medical technology curriculum may have consisted of a 1-year post- bachelor's certificate program or the last 1 or 2 years of a 4-year program of study culminating in a bachelor's in medical technology. OR
A Bachelor's or graduate/higher level degree from an accredited college/university, including 16 semester hours (24 quarter hours) of biological science (with one semester in microbiology), 16 semester hours (24 quarter hours) of chemistry (with one semester in organic or biochemistry), one semester (one quarter) of mathematics, AND five years of full time acceptable clinical laboratory experience in Blood Banking, Chemistry, Hematology, microbiology, Immunology and Urinalysis/Body Fluids. This combination of education and experience must have provided knowledge of the theories, principles, and practices of medical technology equivalent to that provided by the full 4-year course of study described in A or B above. All science and mathematics courses must have been acceptable for credit toward meeting the requirements for a science major at an accredited college or university. Acceptable experience is responsible professional or technician experience in a hospital laboratory, health agency, industrial medical laboratory, or pharmaceutical house; or teaching, test development, or medical research program experience that provided an understanding of the methods and techniques applied in performing professional clinical laboratory work. Certification/licensure as a medical technologist (generalist) obtained through written examination by a nationally recognized credentialing agency or State licensing body is a good indication that the quality of experience is acceptable.
In addition to the Basic Requirements for this position, your resume must also demonstrate at least one year of specialized experience at or equivalent to the GS -11 grade level or pay band in the Federal service or equivalent experience in the private or public sector. Specialized experience must demonstrate the following: Experience as a Medical Technologist, supervising a blood donor center with the responsibility of performing a wide range of immunohematological tests and procedures; assessing the quality and medical reliability of testing and servicing; modifying quality control procedures, solving problems and ensuring compliance with accrediting, peer review, and regulatory agency requirements.
This position has a selective placement factor that will be used to screen out ineligible candidates. The selective placement factor is: Must be certified by the American Society for Clinical Pathology (ASCP), American Medical Technologists (AMT) or other board of registry deemed comparable by the Center for Laboratory Medicine (CLM) as a Medical Technologist (MT) or Medical Laboratory Scientist (MLS). Possession of the certification must be attached in your documents.
Education completed in foreign colleges or universities may be used to meet the qualification requirements if the applicant can provide documentation indicating that the foreign education is comparable to that received in an accredited educational institution in the United States. It is the responsibility of the applicant to provide such evidence when applying for further information, visit: http://www.ed.gov/about/offices/list/ous/international/usnei/us/edlite-visitus-forrecog.html
Recruitment incentives may be authorized to eligible new hires.
Relocation incentives may be authorized.
Additional vacancies may be filled by this announcement.
A tentative offer of employment will be rescinded if the selectee fails to meet the pre-employment requirements, including failure to report to any of the scheduled appointments.
BENEFITS: A career with the U.S. Government provides employees with a comprehensive benefits package. As a federal employee, you and your family will have access to a range of benefits that are designed to make your federal career very rewarding.
Eligibility for benefits depends on the type of position you hold and whether your position is full-time, part-time, or intermittent. Contact the hiring agency for more information on the specific benefits offered.
HOW TO APPLY! Please Go to https://www.usajobs.gov/GetJob/PrintPreview/493553300 then follow the instructions under the "How to Apply" section.
You must apply through the link above By April 12, 2018. We are unable to accept applications from American Society for Clinical Pathology or via email. Applications not submitted through the above link will not receive consideration.
Internal Number: DE-10160220-18-DDG
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