Medical Laboratory Technologist - Kosovo

Recruiter: Military-Civilian
Location: Kosovo
Tracking Code: 7506-120


Job Description: Candidates can be from any NATO nation but must hold a license in a European Union country.

Candidates will be provided housing at Camp Film City outside of Pristina Kosovo. This is not a family accompanies assignment. Rotation for most of the staff will be 120 days on and 30 days off.


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.


SCOPE:

***POSITION IS LOCATED IN PRISTINA, KOSOVO***

CHSi will provide a medical clinic for the provision of Role 2 level medical care in KOSOVO. The Role 2 will support a multinational population of military and civilian personnel providing emergency and surgical care with telemedicine support as well as a full complement of ancillary medical services.

The Medical Lab Tech will be assist in the treatment of patients in one of two settings: (1) Small medical/trauma hospitals, (2) Large medical/trauma hospital and assists in examination and treatment of patients under the direction of a Medical Technologist or physician.

Required Skills



QUALIFICATIONS:

Accredited to a recognized EU/North American standard or proven equivalent national qualification

Diploma or Certification from a formal Medical Laboratory Technologist Program.

Have a minimum of 3 years’ experience.

Hold and maintain a current unrestricted government issued license or practicing certificate.

Certification in Cardio Pulmonary Resuscitation (CPR)

Must have experience in blood typing and cross matching.

Must be a citizen of a NATO country and currently registered to practice within a NATO country



DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:

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

Draw blood from patients.

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

Must be familiar with the Blood Banks (BB) requirements for maintaining blood products for transfusion.

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

Prepare specimens, count cells, and look for abnormal cells in blood and body fluids.

Collect, handle, process and analyze body fluids, cells and tissues through the application of chemical, biological and physical principles.

Analyze test results and relays them to physicians.

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

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

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

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

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

May prepare work schedules, evaluate purchases of equipment, or assist in managing a medical laboratory department.

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

Attends and participates in a variety of meetings and task force groups to improve quality and outcomes, communicate issues, obtain approvals, resolve problems and maintain specific level of knowledge pertaining to new developments, new task efforts, and new policy requirements.



OTHER REQUIREMENTS:

Must have a valid, current Driver’s License.

Must have a current Passport.

Proof of proficiency in the ability to speak, write and communicate in English.

Shall demonstrate proficiency in the use of basic word processing programs and the CHSi Medical Management System software.



PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS:

Must be confirmed by a medical examination to be “medically and dentally fit” in accordance CHSi Medical Readiness Guidelines and Policies and/or as dictated by the Client.

No conditions that would prevent the wear of personal protective equipment; including protective mask, ballistic helmet, body armor and chemical/biological protective garments or conditions that would prevent the capability of donning, lifting or carrying of up to 70 lbs. of referenced gear while running to a bunker or protected area in the face of perceived or imminent danger.



Please send resumes to lucy@military-civilian.com with the job title in the subject line.
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