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This position is located in the Blood Bank, Laboratory Medicine Services, Naval Medical Center San Diego (NMCSD) California.   Serve as a Medical Technologist in the Transfusion Service.   Oversee the technical procedures and manage daily operations in the Transfusion Service.   The position involves monitoring results reported, performing specialized studies and difficult procedures, modifying or adapting new methods or techniques to improve or expand services and solving complex diagnostic and technical problems.   The Blood Bank provides support to outlying clinics such as Naval Air Base Coronado, Naval Training Center clinic, Miramar Marine Air Base clinic, Marine Corps Recruiting Depot clinic, Naval Hospital Camp Pendleton, Pacific Fleet Southwest Region and other hospitals within the Western Area Blood system.

NMCSD mission is to provide the finest medical care in a family-centered care environment to the operational forces, their families, and to those who served their country in the past.   NMSCD is located on Florida Drive, adjacent to Balboa Park.   Nicknamed, Balboa, "The Pride of Navy Medicine", we are a premier teaching hospital and referral center for the Armed Forces, and the most technologically advanced U.S. Navy medical treatment facility.  For more information about NMSCD, click here.    

Apply by the cut off date of July 17, 2014 and meet all qualification requirements to receive first consideration! Candidates who apply after the cut-off date may be referred on a periodic basis as needed.


THIS IS AN EXPEDITED HIRING AUTHORITY ANNOUNCEMENT. The Secretary of Defense Memorandum of 14 August 2012 designated healthcare professions as shortage and critical need positions and to appoint qualified healthcare professionals.  This announcement is open to accept resumes from candidates interested in helping the Department of the Navy meet our mission requirements for providing care for uniformed services' family members and retirees at Military Treatment Facilities around the globe.




A typical day in the life as the Supervisory Medical Technologist!

  • Serve as technical supervisor assuming day to day responsibility for assuring the quality of all Blood Bank operations.
  • Act as a resource for technical information to the staff and overall operation of the department.
  • Oversee testing and reporting of results of routine specimens.
  • Assess problems and concerns regarding patients, component procedures, and computer problems and achieve resolution.
  • Keep abreast of, and implement policy designated to ensure safety of the blood supply.

Travel Required

  • Not Required

Relocation Authorized

  • No