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Comprehensive Health Management

Laboratory Technician - Kwajalein Atoll

Comprehensive Health Management - Cape Canaveral, FL

Job Description

COMPANY PROFILE:

CHSi supports the health and well-being of civilian and military workforce partners in austere, remote, and security challenged environments outside the continental United States. With over 40 years of experience providing a full range of medical services, CHSi medical management solutions are comprehensive, responsive, and reliable. Our unique service delivery approach, international recruiting network, and proprietary processes and systems deliver secure and compliant solutions. Through solid performances in the U.S. and its territories, and in Iraq, Afghanistan, Kosovo, and Africa, CHSi’s solutions are built on a foundation of field-tested best practices. The CHSi service delivery approach includes onsite health centers, a national network of highly credentialed board certified medical staff, and medical readiness teams.

LOCATION

U.S. Army Garrison Kwajalein Atoll (USAG-KA) is located in the Kwajalein Atoll, Republic of the Marshall Islands (RMI) approximately 2,136 nautical miles west-southwest of Honolulu, Hawaii. Kwajalein Atoll is a crescent loop of coral islands whose attendant reef encloses an area of 1,100 square miles one of the world's largest lagoons. The USAG-KA supports more than 1,400 residents, who are comprised of military personnel, Army civilians, contractor employees, and family members. These residents live on the islands of Kwajalein and Roi-Namur.

SCOPE:

The Laboratory Technician is responsible for performing non-complex chemical, biological, hematological, immunologic, microscopic, and bacteriological tests.

Under the direction of Medical Laboratory Technologist Supervisor, the Laboratory Technician may collect, handle, process and analyze body fluids, cells and tissues through the application of chemical, biological and physical principles as well as examine and analyze body fluids and cells and matches blood for transfusions. In addition to performing a technical function, this position will keep patient records and adjust and maintain equipment.

All services shall be provided in accordance with established standards, principles and ethics of the profession, applicable professional specialty organizations, and the high-quality standard for which CHSi is recognized.

**This position is notional and contingent upon contract award.**

Required Skills

QUALIFICATIONS:

High school diploma

Certified by American Medical Technologist (AMT), American Society for Clinical Pathology (ASCP) or the National Credentialing Agency for Laboratory Personnel, Inc. (NCA)

Must have a minimum of three (3) years’ experience.

Maintain current State Medical License as required.

Possess and maintain current American Heart Association Basic Life Support (BLS) certification

Proficient in speaking, writing and reading English.

DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:

Perform and/or provide direction and support for the following services:

Performs routine chemical, biological, hematological, immunologic, microscopic, and bacteriological tests.

Draws blood from patients.

Examines and analyzes body fluids and cells and matches blood for transfusions.

Must be familiar with the American Association of Blood Banks (AABB) requirements for maintaining blood products for transfusion.

Analyzes chemical content of fluids and tests for drug levels in the blood.

Prepares specimens, counts cells, and looks for abnormal cells in blood and body fluids.

Analyzes test results and relays them to physicians.

Makes cultures of body fluid and tissue samples, to determine the presence of bacteria, fungi, parasites, or other microorganisms.

Analyzes samples for chemical content or a chemical reaction and determines concentrations of compounds such as blood glucose and cholesterol levels.

Evaluates test results, develops and modifies procedures, and establishes and monitors programs, to ensure the accuracy of tests.

Uses universal safety precautions to protect self and co-workers from biohazardous materials, including blood-borne pathogens.

Orders and stocks supplies as needed and maintains safe and clean working environment by complying with procedures, rules and regulations.

Comply with all applicable CHSi standards and guidelines.

Participate and advise in Mass Casualty Exercises/Events.

All Health Care Providers (HCPs) will document care delivered and follow up care required.

All services shall be provided in accordance with established standards, principles and ethics of the profession, applicable professional specialty organizations, and the high-quality standard for which CHSi is recognized.

Other duties as assigned.

OTHER REQUIREMENTS:

Requires the ability to be granted a Secret Clearance.

Must have a valid US Passport.

Performs duties in a safe manner. Follows the corporate safety policy.

Participates in and supports safety meetings, training and goals.

Ensures safe operating conditions within area of responsibility.

PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS:

Work is normally performed in a typical interior/office work environment.

Work involves sitting and standing for prolonged periods of time.

May require bending, stooping and lifting up to 15 lbs.

Comprehensive Health Services is an Equal Opportunity Employer (EOE). Employment selection and related decisions are made without regard to race, color, national origin, religion, sex, disability, veteran status, gender identity, and sexual orientation, and other statuses protected by law.

Job Location

Cape Canaveral, Florida, United States

Position Type

Full-Time/Regular

Employment Type

Full time Regular

6 days 9 hours ago

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Laboratory Technician - Kwajalein Atoll Comprehensive Health Management - Cape Canaveral, FL, United States

   

Location: Cape Canaveral, FL

Company Profile:
Founded in 1975, CHSi is the industry's trusted provider of onsite health centers and national examination programs. Major corporations and government agencies look to CHSi for workforce health and productivity management solutions that help maintain a healthier, more stable and productive workforce. CHSi’ solutions maximize employer’s health care investment and integrate seamlessly with their existing benefits strategies.