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    About the Position: The Fort Hamilton MEPS is one of a network of 65 MEPS located nationwide and in Puerto Rico. A separate Department of Defense (DoD) agency, USMEPCOM is comprised of two geographical sectors and staffed with personnel from all military services. The mission of USMEPCOM and the Fort Hamilton MEPS is to process individuals for enlistment or induction into the armed services, based on DoD-approved peacetime and mobilization standards.

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    Responsibilities

    • In-process applicants and verify biometrics
    • Screen and maintain medical records for current or past medical conditions that could be disqualifying for entrance or retention in the military
    • Interview applicants for medical conditions that could affect test results
    • Determine types of exams required and special testing due to age or Service requirements
    • Explain and demonstrate procedures to minimize confusion or false failures. Measure and record height, weight, blood pressure, and pulse rate
    • Perform phlebotomy to collect blood samples for lab tests
    • Operate centrifuge to separate specimens, process packages, and ship all specimens
    • Directly observe urine donations and perform drug testing and urinalysis
    • Remove cerumen (earwax) using specialized equipment and administer audiometric (hearing) tests
    • Conduct near/far visual acuity, color vision, and depth perception tests
    • Operate electrocardiograph equipment for EKG; interpret and evaluate results

    Travel Required

    Occasional travel - You may be expected to travel for this position.

    Supervisory status

    No

    Promotion Potential

    None

  • Job family (Series)

    0645 Medical Technician

This job originated on www.usajobs.gov. For the full announcement and to apply, visit www.usajobs.gov/GetJob/ViewDetails/580573100. Only resumes submitted according to the instructions on the job announcement listed at www.usajobs.gov will be considered.