Biomedical Laboratory Officer
U.S. Air Force
Biological tests are an important part of determining the diagnosis and treatment of diseases. Responsible for directing the services and integrity of their labs, Biomedical Laboratory Officers are essential to helping physicians accurately treat their patients. In addition to their scientific duties, these experts institute new methods, techniques and procedures to help their labs more accurately pinpoint the cause and appropriate care for a wide range of diseases.
- Provide precise, accurate lab data and conclusions to healthcare providers.
- Manage clinical laboratory services and ensure that all data is accurate to properly care for and treat patients.
- Establish and maintain a records management and quality control program.
- Act as a teacher in a variety of lab sciences in support of continuing medical education.
- Perform duties as principal investigator, research scientist, program manager and acquisition specialist in areas of laboratory science.
- Be at the forefront of new technology development and evaluate new emerging technologies.
The Air Force benefits package is unparalleled in the civilian world. Benefits include:
- 30 days of vacation with pay each year
- Outstanding healthcare coverage for you and your family
- Food and housing assistance
- Generous retirement program
- Continuing medical education opportunities
- Free or low-cost world travel opportunities
This is an active-duty position as an Air Force officer. To be considered, you must meet the following requirements:
- Bachelor's degree in medical technology or equivalent (chemistry, microbiology, blood banking, toxicology, hematology or other clinical research science degrees)
- Certification as a Medical Technologist or Medical Laboratory Scientist or certification as a Specialist in Blood Banking (SBB) from the American Society for Clinical Pathology (ASCP)
- Completion of eight-week Officer Training School
- Must be a U.S. citizen between the ages of 18 and 41
- Must be willing to relocate
About the Air Force
The mission of the U.S. Air Force is to fly, fight and win in air, space, and cyberspace. We live by three core values: integrity first, service before self and excellence in all we do. The Air Force offers hundreds of careers from healthcare to engineering in order to serve the American people and provide precise and reliable global vigilance, reach and power for the nation.
Posting ID: 549784792Posted: 2020-08-08