As a Medical Technician, you will perform duties such as:
Perform a wide variety of medical tests in Hematology/Coagulation, Chemistry, Microbiology, Blood Bank, Urinalysis and Diagnostic Immunology.
Perform a wide variety of hematology and coagulation testing involving the use of complex automated instrumentation and cell interpretation utilizing microscopic techniques.
Select, perform and monitor the performance of a wide variety of tests using complex automated analytical systems.
Recognizes, responds to, and troubleshoots error codes, conditions, and malfunctions of the analyzers by using manufacturer operator manuals and via telephonic support assistance when necessary.
Perform both routine and fairly complex diagnostic laboratory procedures in accordance with prescribed techniques and methods outlined in the section standard operation procedure.
Perform urinalysis testing utilizing macroscopic and microscopic techniques.
Maintain accurate records utilizing specific charts to ensure all quality control results fall within established control limits prior to releasing patient results.
Maintain accurate records utilizing Levy Jennings charts and ensures that all quality control results fall within established control limits prior to releasing patient results.
Follow established procedures for testing biological fluids such as whole blood, serum, urine, cerebrospinal fluid and other body fluids.
Apply at : https://www.usajobs.gov/GetJob/ViewDetails/507991200
Job announcement closes on August 29, 2018.
Certification: Certification from the American Society for Clinical Pathology (ASCP), American Medical Technologist (AMT) or other board or registry deemed comparable by the Office of the Assistant Secretary of Defense for Health Affairs (OASD(HA)) or their designee as a Medical Technologist (MT) or Medical Lab Scientist (MLS) is required.
This position may require shift work (evenings, weekends, holidays).
Internal Number: 507991200
About Martin Army Community Hospital
Great opportunities for Medical Technologists at Fort Benning!
Working at Fort Benning has many benefits and amenities that are unlike many other places.
The installation is located in Southwest Georgia, at the end of Interstate 185, which provides easy access to and from work. It features several great locations to shop, dine and enjoy other sources of entertainment. One of the biggest benefits that Fort Benning offers is it’s centralized location, which places it just hours away from several major U.S. cities. For instance, Atlanta is just an hour and a half away. New Orleans, Louisiana, Nashville and Memphis in Tennessee, Tampa and Jacksonville in Florida, and Charlotte, N.C. are all less than six hours away.
In the mood for some fun in the sun?
Take a day trip to one of the beaches, located just three hours away on Florida’s stunning gulf coast. Panama City Beach, Florida, which is just 3.5 hours south of Fort Benning, offers pristine beaches, several military resorts and a great opportunity to get away and enjoy a day at the beach.
Mobile, Alabama, which is also 3.5 hours to the southwest, offers an opportunity to explore the rich culture of the south, with its va...rious museums and public parks. If you’re looking for a more excluded getaway, you could take a trip to the nearby Blue Ridge Mountains, which are also located within a few hours' drive!
Fort Benning is located in an area commonly known as the "Tri-Community," which is comprised of Columbus and Fort Benning, Georgia, and Phenix City, Alabama.Downtown Columbus, which is located just nine miles from Fort Benning, is ranked as number four on The 100 Best U.S. Best Cities List, by Best Life Magazine and is Georgia's second largest city, with a growing population of 250,000.