The San Diego Military Entrance Processing Station, (MEPS), plays a vital role in maintaining the nation's military by ensuring that each new member of the Armed Forces: Army, Marines, Navy, Air Force and Coast Guard; meets the high mental, physical, academic and moral standards required by the Department of Defense and each military Service. 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 position is with The San Diego Military Entrance Processing Station (MEPS). The duty station is San Diego, California.
Who May Apply: U.S. Citizens
Serves as a Medical Technician in a Military Entrance Processing Station. Incumbent of this position provides assistance to the examining Medical Officer with applicant examination, identification of physical abnormalities (e.g., missing digits, scoliosis, pes planus), to include discovery of disqualifying enlistment/retention factors, and determination of applicant's fitness for military duty. Other duties include: Conduct standardized medical orientation briefing to applicants; Demonstrate and perform the ortho/neuro examination (24 movements) to applicants; Conduct laboratory tests and examinations; Perform phlebotomy functions; Operate laboratory and medical equipment; Prepare reports of findings; Screen and maintain medical records; and Perform computer data entry utilizing applicable computer programs.