Job Title:Medical Technician
Department:Department of the Army
Agency:U.S. Military Entrance Processing Command
Job Announcement Number:NCMD13616126977599D
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/ Per Year|
|Monday, October 21, 2013 to
Friday, November 01, 2013|
SERIES & GRADE:
|Full Time -
|1 vacancy in the following location:|
Fort Snelling, MN View 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:
This is a special recruitment announcement to solicit applications from a specific gender. Due to the nature of the work at Military Entrance Processing Stations which involves direct urine observation and examination of same-sex military applicants, we are accepting applications from female applicants only at this location.
The mission of the organization is to process individuals for enlistment or induction into the armed services, based on DoD-approved peacetime and mobilization standards.
This position is temporarily located in downtown Minneapolis, Minnesota. It will be permanently relocated to Fort Snelling, Minnesota. U.S. Citizens
Minneapolis/Saint Paul is the most populous urban area in the state of Minnesota and is composed of 186 cities and townships built around the Mississippi, Minnesota, and St. Croix rivers. The area is nicknamed the Twin Cities and is part of a larger U.S. Census division which is the countrys 13th most populous area with a population of 3,468,928. Minneapolis famed skyway system connecting 52 blocks of downtown makes it easy to live, eat, work, and shop without even going outside.
Who May Apply:
- Moving expenses will not be paid.
- May include shift work or rotating shifts (evenings, weekends, holidays).
DUTIES:Back to top
As a Medical Technician, you will perform duties such as:
- Examine military applicants for fitness of military duty.
- Screen medical records for disqualifying enlistment/re-enlistment factors.
- Obtain laboratory specimen for analysis.
- Document 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 Specialized Experience 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 Experience and Education Substitution for Specialized 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:
Knowledge of Medical Laboratory Procedures for Receiving and Processing SpecimensSkill in Performing Medical Laboratory Tests/ExaminationsAbility to Administer Tests During Medical Evaluation
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.
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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.
position requires a Childcare Background Check (CNACI).
- This position is subject to annual seasonal influenza vaccinations. Applicants tentatively selected for appointment to this position will be required to sign a statement (Condition of Employment) consenting to seasonal influenza vaccinations or must provide a recognized exemption.
- This position is a Testing Designated Position (TDP) subject to applicant testing and random drug testing. Tentatively selected applicants will be required to sign DA Form 5019 (Condition of employment for certain Civilian positions identified as Critical under the Department of Army Drug-Free Workplace Program) requiring participation in random drug urinalysis testing.
- Successful completion of a pre-placement physical examination is required.
- Immunization screening is required. Hepatitis B immunization is required for all positions with direct patient contact. Applicants may be required to show proof of other immunizations depending on the type of position.
- This position requires employee to wear restrictive/protective clothing.
- Must undergo annual blood testing.
- Must be able to perform/demonstrate physical aptitude maneuvers/tests.
- Must pass a color perception (vision) examination.
- This position involves direct urine observation and examination of same-sex military applicants.
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/.