Medical Technician (Phlebotomy)


Indian Health Service, Department of Health And Human Services

Pine Ridge, SD - Jun 19, 2022 via USAJobs

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This position serves as a Phlebotomist in the Laboratory Department at the Pine Ridge Hospital located in Pine Ridge South Dakota.

The Phlebotomist will be responsible to obtain blood samples and assists in preparation of patient specimens for shipment to reference laboratory.

To qualify for this position, your resume must state sufficient experience and/or education, to perform the duties of the specific position for which you are applying.

Experience refers to paid and unpaid experience, including volunteer work done through National Service programs (e.g., Peace Corps, AmeriCorps) and other organizations (e.g., professional; philanthropic; religious; spiritual; community; social).

You will receive credit for all qualifying experience, including volunteer and part time experience.

You must clearly identify the duties and responsibilities in each position held and the total number of hours per week.

BASIC REQUIREMENT(S):nMedical Technician Series 0645 (opm.gov) In addition, to the Basic Requirements, you must also meet the Minimum Qualifications stated below- MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS:nGS-04: Six (6) months of General Experience and 6 months of Specialized Experience and/or 2 years above high school with courses related to the occupation.nGS-05: One (1) year of Specialized Experience equivalent to at least the GS-04 grade level and/or 4-year course study above high school leading to bachelor's degree with courses related to the occupation.nGS-06: One (1) year of Specialized Experience equivalent to at least the GS-05 grade level.

Examples of Specialized Experience: GS-04: Use laboratory manuals which give detailed instructions regarding techniques, procedures, reagents, stains, controls, normal values, etc.

Setting up collection trays with supplies necessary for collection of blood and other specimens.nGS-05: Perform a variety of standardized tests and examinations under, normal, technical supervision.

Follows written procedures which give carefully detailed instructions on each step of the assigned test and examinations including the techniques and procedures.

Perform phlebotomy services, both finger sticks and adult venipunctures.

Determine correct blood specimen for each test ordered.nGS-06: A working knowledge of the methods, techniques and practices appropriate to medical technology and their practical application to clinical laboratory work.

Skill in calibrating and operating analytical instruments sufficient to independently perform recurring tests and analyses.

Understanding of related disciplines such as microbiology, chemistry, physiology, anatomy and their relationship to medical technology.

ANNOUNCEMENT IS OPEN UNTIL FILLED- Applications will be reviewed starting on January 24, 2022 and every 10 business days thereafter.

You must meet all qualification requirements within 30 days of the closing date of the announcement.



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