Medical Technologist - CC - DE

Expiring today

Employer
USAJobs
Location
Washington D.C.
Posted
May 18, 2017
Closes
May 23, 2017
Function
Administrative
Hours
Full Time
JOB SUMMARY:

The NIH is the premier biomedical research center for the world.  Its 27 Institutes and Centers employ approximately 18,000 employees doing a vast array of jobs, all supporting efforts for a healthy nation.  For information on the NIH mission, goals, and Institutes and Centers, visitNIH Overview

The Department of Laboratory Medicine is currently seeking a Medical Technologist who is ready to assume the role as Technologist in the Chemistry Service. The ideal candidate will possess a knowledge of the principles, theories, and accepted practices of clinical laboratory sciences as they relate to the testing of human blood, bodily fluid, and solid tissues; experience performing specialized and complex tests in the area of chemistry; excellent organizational and communication skills; quality driven work ethics.
 
TOUR OF DUTY: 
Part time 16 hours per week (32 per pay period)
Night shift (Friday 11:30pm-Saturday 8:00am and Saturday 11:30 pm-Sunday 8:00am, every weekend).

SALARY WILL BE PRORATED BASED ON THE NUMBER OF PART TIME HOURS (16) WORKED.



TRAVEL REQUIRED:
  • Not Required

RELOCATION AUTHORIZED:
  • No

KEY REQUIREMENTS:
  • U.S. Citizenship requirement met by closing date.
  • Position is subject to a background investigation.
  • Emergency Essential Employee
  • Pre employment medical screening may be required.
  • Minimum Education Requirements:
    A degree in 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;  AND 16 semester hours of chemistry of which one course was in organic or biochemistry;  AND 3 semester hours of college mathematics;
    OR
    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
    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.

    AND
    Qualifications Requirement for GS-09:

    In addition to meeting one of the Minimum Education Requirements from above, one of the following is also required for the GS-09 level:
    A. Two (2) years of progressively higher level graduate education leading to a Master's degree or equivalent graduate degree that is directly related to the duties of this position;
    OR
    B. You must demonstrate in your resume at least one (1) year of qualifying experience equivalent to at least the GS-07 level in the Federal Government. 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; social). Volunteer work helps build critical competencies, knowledge, and skills and can provide valuable training and experience that translates directly to paid employment. You will receive credit for all qualifying experience, including volunteer experience. Examples of qualifying experience include performing routine urinalysis and quantitative analysis on 24 hour urine specimens; collecting, calculating and correlating quality control and test result data; assisting in maintaining and troubleshooting procedures and instrumentation; assisting with the monitoring and evaluation of quality control specimens.

    OR
    C. Combination of post baccalaureate education and experience that meets 100% of the qualification requirements for this position.
    Qualifications Requirement for GS-11:

    In addition to meeting one of the Minimum Education Requirements from above, one of the following is also required for the GS-11 level:


    A. Three (3) years of progressively higher level graduate education leading to a Ph.D. degree or equivalent doctoral degree that is directly related to the duties of this position;


    OR


    B. You must demonstrate in your resume at least one (1) year of qualifying experience equivalent to at least the GS-09 level in the Federal Government. 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; social). Volunteer work helps build critical competencies, knowledge, and skills and can provide valuable training and experience that translates directly to paid employment. You will receive credit for all qualifying experience, including volunteer experience. Examples of qualifying experience include performing complex analysis of blood, urine and other body fluids; protein analysis by electrophoresis and blood gas analysis; maintaining and troubleshooting complex procedures and instrumentation; determining, establishing and performing quality controls/quality assurance measures in a clinical laboratory.


    OR


    C. Combination of post baccalaureate education and experience that meets 100% of the qualification requirements for this position.

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    This position has an education requirement.  You are strongly encouraged to submit a copy of your transcripts       (or a list of your courses including titles, credit hours completed and grades). Unofficial transcripts will be accepted in the application package.  Official transcripts will be required from all selectees prior to receiving an official offer.  Click here for information on Foreign Education .

    Males born after December 31, 1959 must be registered with Selective Service.

    Q - Nonsensitive