US Army - Medical Laboratory Specialist (Soldier)

US Army / Army Reserve - Neptune City, NJ

Full-time$1,500 - $2,100 a month
EducationSkillsBenefits

Overview
The medical laboratory specialist conducts tests on the tissue, blood and body fluids of patients.

Job Duties

  • Perform elementary blood banking and clinical laboratory procedures in hematology, immunohematology, clinical chemistry, serology, bacteriology, parasitology and urinalysis
  • Collect blood specimens by venipuncture and capillary puncture
  • Pack, unpack, inspect, store and distribute blood and blood products
  • Assemble, disassemble and maintain laboratory equipment

Training
Job training for a medical laboratory specialist requires 10 weeks of Basic Combat Training and 52 weeks of Advanced Individual Training, including practice-testing specimens.

Some of the skills you’ll learn are:

  • Medical laboratory procedures
  • Study of human parasites and diseases
  • Laboratory administration and record keeping

Helpful Skills

  • Interest in biology, chemistry and algebra
  • Ability to follow detailed procedures precisely

Job Types: Full-time, Part-time

Salary: $1,500.00 to $2,100.00 /month

Education:

  • High school or equivalent (Required)

Work authorization:

  • United States (Required)

Working days:

  • Monday
  • Tuesday
  • Wednesday
  • Thursday
  • Friday

Benefits offered:

  • Paid time off
  • Parental leave
  • Health insurance
  • Dental insurance
  • Other types of insurance
  • Retirement benefits or accounts
  • Education assistance or tuition reimbursement
  • Child Care benefits
  • Gym memberships or discounts
  • Commuting/travel assistance
  • Employee discounts
  • Flexible schedules
  • Others

Hours per week:

  • 20-29
  • 30-39

Overtime often available:

  • No

Typical start time:

  • 9AM

Typical end time:

  • 5PM