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    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.

    This position is being filled under the Expedited Hiring Authority for Shortage Category and/or Critical Need Health Care Occupations.

    About the Position:

    This position is located at Tripler Army Medical Center, Hawaii.

    Tripler Army Medical Center (TAMC) is the headquarters of the Regional Health Command-Pacific of the armed forces administered by the United States Army in the state of Hawaii. Tripler Army Medical Center is located in the beautiful city of Honolulu, Hawaii. TAMC supports over 264,000 active duty and retired military personnel, their families, and beneficiaries.

    Federal employees in Hawaii are currently entitled to receive a 10.99% Cost of Living Allowance (COLA) in addition to the base salary. This is subject to change.

    Who May Apply: US Citizens

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    Responsibilities

    As a Medical Technologist, you will:

    • Process specimens to determine whether specimen collection process including patient identification were performed appropriately, evaluate historical data, search and resolve discrepancies before continuing with processing specimens deemed acceptable using equipment, instruments, or techniques that are necessary for analysis; control physical conditions; and responds to time factors ensuring the physiologic state of the specimen is maintained.
    • Apply quality control & quality assurance procedures and practices when performing reagent preparation and use equipment assembly and performance, instrument operation, and standardization of procedures to meet regulatory requirements.
    • Perform a variety of blood donor and transfusion procedures including basic as well as complex analyses and infrequently requested tests requiring evaluative and critical thinking skills through resolution, calculates/evaluates results for a variety of complex tests such as blood typing (ABO/Rh), antibody screen, direct antiglobulin test, pre-transfusion studies, identification/determination of phenotypes and genotypes of patients and donors, special antibody studies of prenatal and chronically transfused patients, and/or special antibody studies of patients/donors presenting special problems.
    • Perform donor screening and evaluation for acceptability; perform phlebotomy; recognize and respond to donor reactions; and care for donor after phlebotomy.
    • Identify unusual results or discrepancies/conditions which cause erroneous results; take appropriate action to make corrections and solve problems; accept referrals of abnormal or unusual results; and advise on course of action to follow when results are unacceptable.

    Travel Required

    Not required

    Supervisory status

    No

    Who May Apply

    This job is open to…

    US Citizens

    Questions? This job is open to 1 group.

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