On Time Staffing Group is a Service-Disabled Veteran Owned Small Business government contracting firm supporting the United States Government overseas in Japan. We are seeking to hire Medical Laboratory Scientist (MLS) to support Yokota Air Base Clinic.
1) Medical Laboratory Scientist (MLS) to support 374th Medical Group at Yokota AB, Japan
1.3. GENERAL SCOPE. The Contractor shall be responsible for supervising and performing clinical laboratory testing in any one or a combination of areas as described in the following sections and programs of the laboratory: Hematology, coagulation chemistry, urinalysis, serology, microbiology, micro-molecular, shipping, transfusion services/blood bank, and point-of-care testing program. Duties include but are not limited to reviewing daily results, writing and reviewing operating instructions, managing document control, calibrating analyzers, performing high complexity testing, teaching high complexity testing and consultative services between patients, team members, network/external providers, as well as ancillary health care workers. Performance shall meet the professional standards of The Joint Commission (TJC), The College of American Pathologists (CAP), the Air Force Health Services Inspection Agency Office of the Health Service Inspector (HSI), and applicable Air Force (AF) regulations.
1.2. PROFESSIONAL QUALIFICATIONS/REQUIREMENTS.
1.2.1. Meet the requirements detailed in the U.S. Code of Federal Regulations (CFR) §493.1449 for the departments the laboratory scientist will be working.
1.2.2. Preferably of the requirements with CFR 493.1449 the laboratory scientist will meet one of the following requirements:
22.214.171.124. Is a doctor of medicine or doctor of osteopathy licensed to practice medicine or osteopathy in the State in which the laboratory is located; and
126.96.36.199. Is certified in both anatomic and clinical pathology by the American Board of Pathology or the American Osteopathic Board of Pathology.
1.2.3. Have earned a master's degree in a chemical, physical, biological or clinical laboratory science or medical technology from an accredited institution; and at least 2 years of laboratory training and/or experience, in high complexity testing within the subspecialty that the laboratory scientist will be working.
188.8.131.52. Have earned a bachelor's degree in a chemical, physical, biological or clinical laboratory science or medical technology from an accredited institution; and at least 4 years of laboratory training and/or experience, in high complexity testing within the subspecialty that the laboratory scientist will be working.
1.2.3. Preferred but not mandatory: Certification as a Medical Laboratory Scientist by the American Society of Clinical Pathologists (ASCP) or a Medical Technologist by the American Medical Technologists (AMT).
1.2.4. Upon initial assignment, after six months of hire, and annually from the date of initial competency all laboratory scientists are required to undergo competency evaluation by the Laboratory Flight Commander (and may be further delegated as deemed necessary).
1.2.5. Knowledge of computer operations and proficiency in use of basic word processing, data entry and automated medical records. Proficient in operation of standard office equipment, such as personal computers, copiers, fax machines, and telephone systems.
1.2.6. Knowledge of medical privacy and confidentiality (Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act [HIPAA]), and The Joint Commission (TJC), and the Clinical Practice Guidelines (CPGs).
1.2.7. Must demonstrate ability to communicate effectively both orally and in writing.
1.2.8. Must be skillful and tactful in communicating with people who may be physically or mentally ill, uncooperative, fearful, emotionally distraught, and occasionally dangerous.
1.2.9. Must have knowledge and experience, or demonstrate comprehension during training, with software and databases currently employed at the MTF (e.g. Microsoft Office, Excel and PowerPoint; Composite Health Care System [CHCS], Armed Forces Health Longitudinal Technological Application [AHLTA]). Must possess knowledge, skills and computer program literacy to collect and analyze data.
1.2.10. Must have knowledge and experience, or demonstrate comprehension during training, in Patient Advocacy, Patient Privacy, and Customer Relations.
1.2.11. Must possess organization, problem-solving and communication skills to articulate medical requirements to patients, families/care givers, medical and non-medical staff in a professional and courteous way.
1.2.12. Familiarity with Department of Defense (DoD), U.S., non-profit healthcare systems and organizations, to include DoD Tri-Service Military Healthcare Systems, TRICARE purchased care system, Medicare, Medicaid and the Veterans Administration (VA) is desired