Medical Technician


Indian Health Service, Department of Health And Human Services

Cass Lake, MN - Jul 22, 2022 via USAJobs

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This position will support the Federal Government's response efforts to COVID-19.

This position is a Medical Technician located in the Laboratory Department at the Cass Lake Service Unit, Cass Lake, MN within the Bemidji Area Indian Health Service.

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):nIndividual Occupational RequirementsnSpecialized Experience: (a) Technical medical laboratory support work such as performing laboratory tests and examinations (chemical, mircrobiologic, hematologic and blood banking) and preparing reports of findings or (b) technical support work in a closely related field, e.g., biological laboratory technician work, that required application of the methods and techniques for the position to be filled.

In addition to the Basic Requirements, you must also meet the Minimum Qualifications stated below.

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS:nYour resume must demonstrate at least one (1) year of specialized experience equivalent to at least the next lower grade level in the Federal service obtained in either the private or public sector performing the following type of work and/or tasks: Experience and education requirement(s):nGS-06: One (1) year of specialized experience equivalent to at least the GS-5 grade level.nGS-07: One (1) year of specialized experience equivalent to at least the GS-6 grade level.

NOTE: Equivalent combinations of education and experience are qualifying for all grade levels and positions for which both education and experience are acceptable.

Specialized Experience for GS-06: Experience includes (1) performing calibration, preventative maintenance and diagnostic troubleshooting of laboratory equipment; (2) technical medical laboratory support work such as performing laboratory tests and examinations (chemical, microbiologic, hematologic and blood banking) and preparing reports of findings; or technical support work in a closely related field, e.g., biological laboratory technician work that required application of the methods and techniques for the position of Medical Technician.

Specialized Experience for GS-07: Experience includes (1) performing calibration, preventative maintenance and diagnostic troubleshooting of laboratory equipment; (2) preparing solutions, stains, reagents and media required for performing tests and examinations; (3) technical medical laboratory support work such as performing laboratory tests and examinations (chemical, microbiologic, hematologic and blood banking) and preparing reports of findings; or technical support work in a closely related field, e.g.,biological laboratory technician work that required application of the methods and techniques for the position of Medical Technician.

Time In GradenFederal employees in the competitive service are also subject to the Time-In-Grade Requirements: Merit Promotion (status) candidates must have completed one year of service at the next lower grade level.

Time-In-Grade provisions do not apply under the Excepted Service Examining Plan (ESEP).

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



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