- You must be a US Citizen.
- Males must be registered or exempt from Selective Service. www.sss.gov
- Selectee must be determined suitable for federal employment.
- Selectee may be required to successfully complete a probationary period.
- Selectee is required to participate in the direct deposit pay program.
In order to qualify for this position, your resume must provide sufficient experience and/or education, knowledge, skills, and abilities, to perform the duties of the specific position for which you are being considered. Your resume is the key means we have for evaluating your skills, knowledge, and abilities, as they relate to this position. Therefore, we encourage you to be clear and specific when describing your experience.
A. Degree: medical technology, chemistry, or biology that included or was supplemented by at least: 16 semester hours of biological science of which one course was in microbiology and one course was in immunology. The remaining biology courses must have been in general biology, zoology. 16 semester hours of chemistry of which one course was in organic or biochemistry. The remaining chemistry courses must have been in general chemistry, qualitative analysis, qualitative chemistry, quantitative chemistry, physical chemistry, analytical chemistry, or any of the areas listed below under 'Evaluation of Education and Experience; and 3 semester hours of college mathematics. OR
B. A full 4-year course of study that included or was supplemented by at least 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-baccalaureate 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
C. A combination of (1) at least 35 semester hours of biological science, chemistry, and mathematics as described in paragraph A above and (2) additional appropriate education and/or experience totaling 4 years. 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. You must submit as part of your application a copy of your transcript.
Certification: Medical Technologist (MT) or Medical Laboratory Scientist (MLS) certification from ASCP, AMT, or
comparable organization is required for this position. You must submit a copy of your certification, failure to submit a copy will deem you ineligible for this position.
In addition to meeting the basic qualification requirements, your resume must demonstrate at least one year of specialized experience at or equivalent to the next lower grade level or pay band in the Federal service or equivalent experience in the private or public sector.
Examples of qualifying experience include: Experience as a Medical Technologist in the blood bank section of a clinical laboratory, with responsibility for performing a variety of procedures including complex analyses and infrequently requested test on various body fluids, blood and blood products; evaluating abnormal results; using and maintaining equipment; and setting up and monitoring quality controls; Ensures compliance with accrediting and regulatory agency requirements. Or 3 years of progressively higher level graduate education leading to a Ph.D. degree or Ph.D. or Equivalent doctoral degree. (This education must be directly related to the position).
You will receive credit for all qualifying experience, including volunteer and part time experience. You must clearly identify the duties and responsibilities in each position held and the total number of hours per week.
Experience refers to paid and unpaid experience, including volunteer work done through National Service programs (e.g., professional, philanthropic, religious, 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.
Please follow all instructions carefully. Errors or omissions may affect your rating and/or appointment eligibility.
Are you using your education to qualify? THIS POSITION HAS A POSITIVE EDUCATION REQUIREMENT: For positions requiring positive education requirements, or if you are using education to meet all or part of the qualification requirements, you must submit a copy of your transcript(s) which includes (course title, semester/quarter hours, and grade/degree earned). Failure to submit your transcript(s) will result in a Not Qualified rating. See OPM's General Policies for information on crediting education.
*Selectee is required to participate in the Department of Defense direct deposit of pay program.
*A security clearance is a requirement of this position. Failure to obtain and maintain the required level of clearance may result in the withdrawal of a position offer or removal. If you possess a security clearance, please indicate the level and termination date in your resume.
*Successful completion of a pre-employment drug test is required. A tentative offer of employment will be rescinded if the applicant fails to report to the scheduled drug test appointment. Selectee's of drug testing designated positions will be subject to random testing. Drug test results will be provided to the employing activity/command.
*Selectee will be required to successfully complete a pre-appointment physical examination.
*Overtime/Shift/Weekend/Holiday, work is required.
Your complete application (resume, assessment questionnaire, and all supporting documents) must be received by 11:59 pm Eastern Standard Time (EST) on Friday, April 7, 2017.
HOW TO APPLY! Please Go to https://www.usajobs.gov/GetJob/ViewDetails/466970700/ then follow the instructions under the "How to Apply" section.
You must apply through the link above. We are unable to accept applications from external websites or via email. Applications not submitted through the link will not receive consideration.