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Clinical Laboratory Scientist - Red Lake IHS

Clinical Laboratory Scientist

Department of Health And Human Services

Indian Health Service

Open & closing dates

02/28/2018 to 03/13/2018


$44,219 to $65,787 per year

Pay scale & grade

GS 7 - 9

Work schedule

Multiple Schedules

Appointment type

Multiple Appointment Types


Few vacancies in the following location:

Red Lake, MN



Become a part of an innovative, dynamic, nationwide organization of dedicated health care providers working to meet the individual health care needs of American Indians and Alaska Natives. Indian Health Service (IHS) employees are considerate in our care, creative in our approach, enthusiastic about our work and compassionate with our patients.

Our lifestyle is adventurous, community oriented and focused on service and problem solving as part of a professional interdisciplinary team. Join us in improving the health outcomes of 2.2 million American Indians and Alaska Natives.

ORGANIZATIONAL LOCATION: Department of Health and Human Services (DHHS), Indian Health Service (IHS), Northern Plains Region, Bemidji Area, Division of Laboratory, Red Lake Service Unit, Red Lake, Minnesota. This position serves as a Clinical Laboratory Scientist in the clinical laboratory.

Your application will expire in 3 months and you will need to reapply to keep your application active.

This is an Open Continuous Announcement (OCA) and applications will be referred when vacancies occur. This Announcement is intended as a mechanism of providing consideration for the greatest number of potential candidates. Candidates with a complete application will be considered for all vacancies that occur for a 3-month period or the closing date of this announcement, whichever comes first. You will be considered for those vacancies that match your desired geographic locations, skills and or job preferences. Positions may be filled at ANY of the grade levels indicated in this announcement, with or without promotion potential as vacancies occur. Applicants should specify the lowest grade (GS-level) that they will accept.

The IHS is required by law to give absolute preference to qualified applicants who meet the Secretary of the Interior's definition of Indian for appointment to vacancies within the IHS in accordance with established IHS policy as outlined in the Indian Health Manual Part 7, Chapter 3. The IHS is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

This position is being announced concurrently under Delegated Examining procedures. Please review vacancy announcement number IHS-18-BJ-10149492-DE; for eligibility requirements. NOTE: Applicants must apply separately for each announcement in order to be considered.

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Evaluates requested procedures to determine the suitability of specimen for analysis.

Selects, performs, evaluates and monitors the performance of routine and complex test procedures using manual and/or instrumental techniques.

Calibrates, standardizes, troubleshoots, adjusts and maintains instruments in the laboratory.

Conducts quality control procedures on equipment, reagents, and products, and maintains proper records for quality control reports.

Performs other hospital and laboratory duties as assigned.

Travel Required

Occasional travel - You may be expected to travel for this position.

Supervisory status


Promotion Potential


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