ASCP Medical Technologist (PART-TIME) - Mid-level (Maryland)

National Security Agency   Fort Meade, MD   Full-time     Health Care Provider
Posted on November 22, 2022
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RESPONSIBILITIES
The National Security Agency Office of Occupational Health & Well-Being (OHWB) has an immediate part-time opening for a Medical Technologist to support the mission by applying professional knowledge in the field of medical technology to advise on, supervise and/or perform phlebotomy, specimen processing, and/or clinical laboratory tests and examinations. Provide laboratory results to clients (both internal and external) as appropriate and maintain those records in accordance with laboratory governing body regulation. Description of Position Medical Technologist's at the NSA responsibilities include: - Performing laboratory testing (pre-analytical, analytical and post-analytical phases) in accordance with regulatory and accrediting agency requirements, to include phlebotomy. - Maintaining accreditations, performing quality control, quality assessment and laboratory safety functions. - Performing administrative and operational support duties such as : coordinating or monitoring contract services such as for supplies and referred testing; assessing needs, planning for and implementing improvement programs in the laboratory; coordinating laboratory activities to ensure judicious utilization of total laboratory resources available; recommend equipment to purchase; creating and updating written standard operating procedures. - Properly identifying and processing specimens, evaluating specimen suitability, controlling the physical conditions of specimens, performing appropriate laboratory testing and/or specimen storage based on professional knowledge of specimen types, quality and resources available in the laboratory. - Participating in training activities. - Performing maintenance, calibration, reviewing of quality control and repairing of laboratory instrumentation, functioning as a key instrument operator independent of direct supervision. - Recognizing and defining testing problems and reacting to indicators of malfunction, locating and implementing appropriate corrections.
SKILLS
The ideal Medical Technologist 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 and bodily fluids. - ASCP, AMT or Equivalent certification required. - Apply professional knowledge in the field of medical technology to advise on, supervise and/or perform phlebotomy, specimen processing and/or clinical laboratory tests and examinations. - Provide laboratory results to clients (both internal and external) as appropriate and maintain those records in accordance with laboratory governing body regulations. - Must demonstrate full technical competence and independence; must have excellent organizational and communication skills as well as quality driven work ethics. The ideal candidate is someone with a desire for continuous learning and strong problem-solving, communication (both oral and written) and interpersonal skills who is: - Able to work effectively across several different functional areas in a collaborative environment - Well-organized and able to handle multiple assignments - Willing to take the initiative and embrace non-routine assignments - Customer service skills - Interpersonal skills - Communications skills (written and oral) - Able to utilize Word, Excel and PowerPoint to create, access and modify documents
PAY BENEFITS & WORK SCHEDULE
Salary offers are based on candidates' education level and years of experience relevant to the position and also take into account information provided by the hiring manager/organization regarding the work level for the position. THIS POSITION IS PART-TIME ONLY. Salary range: $74,950 - $116,788 (Full Performance, full-time salary) PART-TIME work schedule: 32 Hours weekly total consisting of four 6-hour days and one 8-hour day. On-the job training, Internal NSA Courses, and external training will be made available based on the need and experience of the selectee.
POSITION SUMMARY
The Office of Occupational Health and Well-Being (OHWB), formally known as (OHESS) is the NSA Medical Center, which supports the mission by applying professional knowledge in Occupational Health, Environmental, Industrial Hygiene and Safety operating in accordance with all governing body regulations. OHWB personnel will provide clinical services, including emergency response, physical exams, immunizations, vision and preventative health screenings. Personnel will also provide technical, managerial, and administrative services to the entire workforce. Promoting, assessing and optimizing the health and safety of the NSA workforce and workplace is always priority.
HOW TO APPLY
U.S. Citizenship is required for all applicants. NSA is an equal opportunity employer and abides by applicable employment laws and regulations. All applicants and employees are subject to random drug testing in accordance with Executive Order 12564. Employment is contingent upon successful completion of a security background investigation and polygraph. Due to time sensitive communications regarding your application, please ensure your spam filters are configured to accept email from noreply@intelligencecareers.gov. Please review the job posting thoroughly to ensure you meet the described qualifications and are aware of all associated requirements. To apply for this position, please click the 'Apply' button located at the top right of this posting. After completing the application for the first time, or reviewing previously entered information, and clicking the 'Submit' button, you will receive a confirmation email. We encourage you to apply as soon as possible, as job postings could close earlier than the closing date due to sufficient number of applicants, or the position is no longer available. You may be asked a series of questions depending on the position you apply for. Your responses will be used as part of the application screening process and will assist in determining your eligibility for the position. Be sure to showcase within your resume those experiences relevant to this position. Failure to provide the required information or providing inaccurate information will result in your application not being considered for this position. Only those applicants who meet all position qualifications, may be contacted to begin employment processing. Please remain diligent in monitoring email and your SPAM folder. Reasonable accommodations may be provided to applicants with disabilities during the application and hiring process where appropriate. Please visit our Diversity link for more information. This position is a Defense Civilian Intelligence Personnel System (DCIPS) position in the Excepted Service under 10 U.S.C. 1601. DoD Components with DCIPS positions apply Veterans' Preference to eligible candidates as defined by Section 2108 of Title 5 USC, in accordance with the procedures provided in DoD Instruction 1400.25, Volume 2005, DCIPS Employment and Placement. If you are a veteran claiming veterans' preference, as defined by Section 2108 of Title 5 U.S.C., you may be asked to submit documents verifying your eligibility.
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