Job Title: Medical TechnicianJob Announcement Number: NCMD13612840915460D
Department: Department of the Army
Agency: U.S. Military Entrance Processing Command
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/ Per Year
Friday, June 28, 2013 to
Sunday, July 07, 2013
SERIES & GRADE:
Full Time -
1 vacancy in the following location:
San Diego, CA United StatesView Map
WHO MAY APPLY:
United States Citizens
Civilian employees serve a vital role in supporting the Army mission. They provide the skills that are not readily available in the military, but crucial to support military operations. The Army integrates the talents and skills of its military and civilian members to form a Total Army.
About the Position:
United States Military Entrance Processing Command (USMEPCOM) is one of the Department of Defense's most strategic and critical assets in the military personnel accession system. It is "Freedom's front Door" with the mission of ensuring the quality of military accessions during peacetime and mobilization in accordance with established standards. Processing today's armed forces requires USMEPCOM to have a highly competent, technical and motivated team of professionals. Each MEPS military and civilian member is a vital part of attaining the ultimate goal ... bringing the nation's best young people on to the country's defense team.
This position is located in San Diego, CA; located within 20 miles of the Mexican border, is the second largest city in California and the county seat of San Diego County. It has an excellent natural harbor, which has made it an important shipping and receiving point for Southern California, Arizona, New Mexico and Mexico's Baja California. Because of San Diego's delightful climate, its 17 miles of public, ocean beaches and many historic attractions and proximity to Mexico, many visitors, convention groups, artists and retirees vacation here. Its year-round mild climate, sunny days and warm ocean temperatures make the San Diego coast one of the nation's surfing capitals.
Who May Apply:
- Moving expenses will not be paid.
- Shift work (before 0600 or after 1800 hours) & Saturdays may be required.
- Up to 5% Business Travel required.
DUTIES:Back to top
As a Medical Technician for the San Diego Military Entrance Processing Station, San Diego, CA you will perform duties such as:
- Examining military applicants for fitness of military duty.
- Screening medical records for disqualifying enlistment/re-enlistment factors.
- Obtaining laboratory specimen for analysis.
- Documenting results of examinations to determine military entrance/retention.
QUALIFICATIONS REQUIRED:Back to top
Specialized Experience: One year of experience in the same or similar work equivalent to at least the next lower level (GS-05) requiring application of the knowledge, skills, and abilities of the position being filled. Candidates for this position must clearly demonstrate in their resume that they possess specialized experience which includes assisting with physical examinations (such as optical or audiometric tests, EKG, urine collection/processing), performing phlebotomy, operating medical equipment (such as audiometers, stereoscopic vision testers, and/or centrifuges), and documenting patients' medical information,
Education Substitution for GS-06: Successful completion of at least one full year of graduate-level education progressing toward a master's or higher degree that is directly related to the work of the position,
Combination of Education and Experience for GS-06: If you have some, but not all, of the experience or education described above, you may still qualify by combining the amount of creditable experience and education that you possess. To compute the percentage, divide your total months of qualifying experience by 12. Then divide your semester hours of graduate education by 18. Add the two percentages. The total percentage must equal at least 100% to qualify.
You will be evaluated on the basis of your level of competency (knowledge, skills, abilities) in the following areas:
Only degrees from an accredited college or university recognized by the Department of Education are acceptable to meet positive education requirements or to substitute education for experience. For additional information, please go to the Office of Personnel Management (OPM) and U.S. Department of Education websites at - http://www.opm.gov/qualifications and http://www.ed.gov/admins/finaid/accred/index.html.
Foreign education must be evaluated for U.S. equivalency in order to be considered for this position. Please submit your foreign education evaluation with your application.
- Knowledge of Medical Laboratory Procedures for Receiving and Processing Specimens
- Skill in Performing Medical Laboratory Tests/Examinations
- Ability to Administer Tests During Medical Evaluation
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If you are a male AND if you were born after December 31, 1959 must complete a Pre-Employment Certification Statement for Selective Service Registration.
- You will be required to provide proof of U.S. Citizenship.
- Direct Deposit of pay is required.
- You may be required to serve one year in a trial/probationary status.
- Personnel Security Investigation required.
completion of a pre-placement physical examination is required.
- Must pass a color perception (vision) examination.
- Must be able to perform/demonstrate physical aptitude maneuvers/tests.
- Must undergo annual blood testing.
- This position requires employee to wear restrictive/protective clothing.
HOW YOU WILL BE EVALUATED:
Your application package (resume, supporting documents, and responses to the questionnaire) will be reviewed to verify that you meet the basic eligibility and qualification requirements. Your responses to the questionnaire will be used to evaluate your relevant personal, educational, and work experiences. Only the most recently submitted resume will be considered.
Basis for Rating: Qualified candidates will be assigned to one of three quality categories: Best Qualified, Highly Qualified and Qualified. Veteran preference eligibles are listed ahead of non-preference eligibles within each quality category.
Interagency Career Transition Assistance Program (ICTAP). The Interagency Career Transition Assistance Plan (ICTAP) provides eligible displaced Federal competitive service employees with selection priority over other candidates for competitive service vacancies. If your agency has notified you in writing that you are a displaced employee eligible for ICTAP consideration, you may receive selection priority if: 1) this vacancy is within your ICTAP eligibility, 2) you apply under the instructions in this announcement, and 3) you are found well-qualified for this vacancy. Well-qualified is defined as meeting all of the minimum qualification standards and eligibility requirements as well as possessing skills that clearly exceed the minimum qualification requirements for the position. Under competitive delegated examining, an ICTAP eligible will be considered well-qualified if they attain an eligibility rating of 90 or higher, not including points for veterans' preference. You must provide proof of eligibility with your application to receive selection priority. Such proof may include a copy of your written notification of ICTAP eligibility or a copy of your separation personnel action form. Information about ICTAP eligibility is on OPM's Career Transition Resources website at http://www.opm.gov/policy-data-oversight/workforce-restructuring/employee-guide-to-career-transition/.