U.S. Military Entrance Processing Command MEDICAL TECHNICIAN in Silver Bow, Montana
Summary About the Position: You will serve as a Medical Technician in a Military Entrance Processing Station (MEPS), for the Butte, MT MEPS with duty location in Silver Bow, MT. This is a Temporary Position Not To Exceed 1 Year. Position may be filled as a temporary appointment NTE 1 year, if candidate is not a current permanent Army employee. Temporary appointments may be extended up to a maximum of three years. Responsibilities Maintains applicant's medical record during the examination process. Screens medical records from various health care providers concerning medical conditions, determines conditions that could be disqualifying for entrance or retention in the military, and then refers those records to the CMO. Assist applicants in the completion of various forms required for the physical examination process. Inputs and updates applicant data from medical records into computer databases. Performs customer service duties and administrative office duties such as filing of paperwork and annotating logs. Takes and records blood pressure and pulse rate. Performs phlebotomy procedures to obtain blood samples for HIV and other laboratory tests, using USMEPCOM-standard safety precautions. Administers audiometric (hearing) tests and conducts near/far visual acuity, color vision, and depth perception optical (vision) tests.. Determines how specimens must be processed, completes required forms, operates centrifuge to separate specimens, processes packages, and ships all specimens. Requirements Conditions of Employment Qualifications Who May Apply: Only applicants who meet one of the employment authority categories below are eligible to apply for this job. You will be asked to identify which category or categories you meet, and to provide documents which prove you meet the category or categories you selected. See Proof of Eligibility for an extensive list of document requirements for all employment authorities. 30 Percent or More Disabled VeteransCurrent Department of Army Civilian EmployeesExecutive Order (E.O.) 12721Interagency Career Transition Assistance PlanMilitary Spouses, under Executive Order (E.O.) 13473People with Disabilities, Schedule APriority Placement Program, DoD Military Spouse Preference (MSP) EligibleReinstatementVeterans Recruitment Appointment (VRA) In order to qualify, you must meet the requirements described below. 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; student; social). You will receive credit for all qualifying experience, including volunteer experience. Your resume must clearly describe your relevant experience; if qualifying based on education, your transcripts will be required as part of your application. Additional information about transcripts is in this document. To qualify based on your experience, your resume must describe at least one year of experience at or equivalent to the GS-05 which prepared you to do the work in this job. Specialized experience is defined as: taking blood pressure, conducting vision and/or audiology screening, measuring and recording height and weight of patients, ear lavage and collecting and/or processing of urine specimens; performing phlebotomy procedures to obtain blood samples for HIV and/or other laboratory tests. This definition of specialized experience is typical of work performed at the next lower grade/level position in the federal service (GS-05). You will be evaluated on the basis of your level of competency in the following areas: Clinical AnalysisHealth Care Data Entry and ManagementOral CommunicationTechnical Credibility Time in Grade Requirement: Applicants who have held a General Schedule (GS) position within the last 52 weeks must have 52 weeks of Federal service at the next lower grade or equivalent (GS-05). Education Some federal jobs allow you to substitute your education for the required experience in order to qualify. For this job, you must meet the qualification requirement using experience alone--no substitution of education for experience is permitted. Additional Information Male applicants born after December 31, 1959, must complete a Pre-Employment Certification Statement for Selective Service Registration. You will be required to provide proof of U.S. Citizenship. Two year trial/probationary period may be required. Direct deposit of pay is required. Selection is subject to restrictions resulting from Department of Defense referral system for displaced employees. If you have retired from federal service and you are interested in employment as a reemployed annuitant, see the information in the Reemployed Annuitant information sheet. This is a Career Program (CP) 53 - Medical position. You may claim military spouse preference (MSP). If a MSP applicant is determined best qualified and selected, placement must be at the full performance level for priority consideration. Multiple positions may be filled from this announcement. Salary includes applicable locality pay or Local Market Supplement. If you are unable to apply online or need to fax a document you do not have in electronic form, view the following link for information regarding an Alternate Application. Payment of Permanent Change of Station (PCS) costs is not authorized, based on a determination that a PCS move is not in the Government interest.