Biomedical Laboratory Officer


: $65,195.00 - $143,000.00 /year *

Employment Type

: Full-Time


: Pharmaceutical/Biotechnology

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Biological tests are an important part of determining the diagnosis and treatment of disease. Responsible for directing the services and integrity of their lab, 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 lab more accurately pinpoint the cause and appropriate care for a wide range of diseases.


??????????????????????? Primary Responsibilities

  • Provide precise, accurate lab data and conclusions to healthcare providers

  • Manage clinical laboratory services and ensure that all data is accurate to properly care 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


??????????????????????? Benefits

??????????????????????? Your effort and commitment is essential to our mission, which is why we provide our Airmen with a benefits package that is unparalleled in the civilian world:

  • 30 days of vacation with pay each year

  • Excellent healthcare coverage for you and your family

  • Food and housing assistance

  • A generous retirement program

  • Prestigious leadership, training and continuing education opportunities

  • Free or low-cost world travel opportunities

  • Excellent starting salary


??????????????????????? Qualifications

??????????????????????? 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 and other clinical research science degrees)

  • A student with a GPA no lower than 3.0 and a scheduled degree completion date of no later than June 15, 2019 (encouraged to apply)

  • 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 five-and-a-half-week Commissioned Officer Training course

  • Must be between the ages of 18 and 41

  • Must be willing to relocate


??????????????????????? About the Air?Force

??????????????????????? The U.S. Air?Force is the most advanced Air?Force in the world offering hundreds of career opportunities, from healthcare to engineering, in order to provide precise and reliable global vigilance, reach and power for the nation. Our mission is to fly, fight and win in air, space and cyberspace. And those who put on this uniform every day live by a set of core values: integrity first, service before self and excellence in all we do.

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