Medical Laboratory Specialist Duty Descriptions

68J Medical Logistics Specialist

The role of the 68J Medical Logistics Specialist involves executing or supervising the process of requisitioning, receiving, managing inventory, storing, preserving, issuing, salvaging, and controlling the stock of medical supplies and equipment. They are also responsible for quality control, property management, repair parts management, inspection, packing, shipping, care, segregation, and accounting of medical supplies and equipment.

68K2O Medical Lab NCO

Serving as a Medical Laboratory Non-Commissioned Officer (NCO) and Motor Sergeant for a forward-deployed blood detachment, the individual holds the responsibility for the strategic blood supply that supports the 8th Army. Capable of conducting short-notice deployments in support of full-spectrum operations and contingency missions across the Korea theater of operations, their duties include ensuring the safety, health, welfare, morale, discipline, training, and development of 11 US and Republic of Korea Soldiers. Moreover, they are accountable for the maintenance and combat-readiness of tactical vehicles and equipment on two installations valued at over $2,000,000.

68K20 Medical Laboratory Sergeant

As a Medical Laboratory Sergeant and Training Room Non-Commissioned Officer in Charge (NCOIC) for the 601st Area Support Medical Company (ASMC), this individual supports the XVIII Airborne Corps and is capable of conducting short-notice deployments for full spectrum operations and contingency missions worldwide, including the Global Response Force (GRF). They are responsible for the safety, health, welfare, morale, discipline, and training of eight Soldiers, as well as the accountability and maintenance of laboratory equipment valued at over $300,000.

Medical Lab NCO

Having served as a Medical Lab NCO for an Area Support Medical Company, this individual is entrusted with rapid deployment in support of the Global Reactionary Force mission, providing Role 2 Combat Health Service Support. Their responsibilities encompass the health, welfare, and development of four junior enlisted Soldiers, as well as comprehensive oversight of the clinical laboratory operations, including microbiology, chemistry, hematology, urinalysis, and blood screening.

MEDICAL LABORATORY NCO 680K20

In the role of Squad Leader and Medical Laboratory Non-Commissioned Officer (NCO) in an Area Support Medical Company, this individual assists in the establishment and tear down of a Role II Medical Facility. They provide comprehensive level I and II medical capabilities in support of worldwide contingency operations, while being responsible for the training, safety, welfare, morale, professional development, and readiness of one NCO and four Soldiers. They also ensure the maintenance and mission readiness of two vehicles and the Medical Laboratory equipment.

68K30 SECTION CHIEF-CSH

Functioning as the Brian Allgood Army Community Hospital Laboratory Section Chief and serving in B. Co, 121st CSH, this individual oversees the daily operations for Clinical Pathology. They provide counseling and mentorship to two NCOs, assist with training, and offer logistical, administrative, and technical support to 15 Korean Government Service civilian employees, five Officers, and 13 enlisted Soldiers. Additionally, they train Soldiers on CSH procedures in preparation for Transition to Hostilities.

Medical Laboratory Non-Commissioned Officer

In the capacity of a medical laboratory Non-Commissioned Officer (NCO) in a clinical laboratory, this individual assumes leadership responsibilities for the health, welfare, and development of four junior enlisted Soldiers. They provide support to 20 providers in 12 clinics, handling a case load of approximately 9,000 laboratory procedures per month. Their duties encompass comprehensive oversight of the daily functions and operations of the clinical laboratory, including microbiology, chemistry, hematology, immunohematology, front desk, phlebotomy, urinalysis, and ship-out sections. Additionally, they are responsible for managing a supply budget exceeding $170,000.

Non-Commissioned Officer in Charge

As the Non-Commissioned Officer in Charge (NCOIC) of the clinical laboratory, this individual assumes leadership responsibilities for the health, welfare, and development of four junior enlisted Soldiers and one junior Non-Commissioned Officer. They oversee the daily functions and operations of the clinical laboratory, including microbiology, chemistry, hematology, immunohematology, front desk, phlebotomy, and urinalysis. They perform laboratory tests in accordance with CAP (College of American Pathologists) standards, report and document abnormal results to the ordering provider.

68K40 Detachment NCO

In the role of Detachment NCO for the 987th Blood Support Detachment, directly supporting the 172nd MMB (Multifunctional Medical Battalion), this individual is prepared for deployment in combat operations worldwide. Their responsibilities include managing current day-to-day operations, administration, personnel accountability, safety, health, discipline, professional development, welfare, and training of 19 assigned Soldiers and their families. They serve as an advisor and assistant to the Detachment Commander and are responsible for the maintenance and care of 44 vehicles and ancillary equipment valued at over $100,000,000.

68K20 Medical laboratory NCO

As a medical laboratory Non-Commissioned Officer (NCO) in a clinical laboratory, this individual assumes leadership responsibilities for the health, welfare, and development of four junior enlisted Soldiers. They provide support to 20 providers in 12 clinics, handling a case load of approximately 9,000 laboratory procedures per month. Their duties encompass comprehensive oversight of the daily functions and operations of the clinical laboratory, including microbiology, chemistry, hematology, immunohematology, front desk, phlebotomy, urinalysis, and ship-out sections. Moreover, they are responsible for managing a supply budget exceeding $170,000.

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