Job Title:Medical Technologist
Department:Department Of Veterans Affairs
Agency:Veterans Affairs, Veterans Health Administration
Job Announcement Number:VHA-13-113-AWP-EC839918
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|$61,612.00 to $80,093.00 / Per Year|
|Tuesday, February 12, 2013 to Tuesday, March 12, 2013|
SERIES & GRADE:
|Full Time - Excepted Service Permanent|
|1 vacancy in the following location:|
Denver, CO United StatesView Map
WHO MAY APPLY:
|United States Citizens|
Vacancy Identification Number (VIN): 839918 (Include # on all documents)
To fulfill President Lincoln's promise "To care for him who shall have borne the battle, and for his widow, and his orphan" by serving and honoring the men and women who are America's Veterans.
For more information on the Department of Veterans Affairs, go to http://www.vacareers.va.gov/.
Your salary and grade will be determined by the Professional Standards Board (PSB). The PSB is a peer review process. The PSB will review your individual qualifications, education, professional training/internship(s) and professional experience to determine the most appropriate salary and grade based on your individual accomplishments. Your final salary determination must be approved by the medical center director.
The incumbent will serve as an expert providing authoritative advice and consultation for highly complex, unique, and/or emerging tests requiring special knowledge primarily in the Molecular Biology Section. The incumbent will also possess working knowledge in Microbiology in efforts to advise all organizational levels on various aspects of the specialized testing, including appropriateness that takes into consideration the clinical context.
The incumbent will develop, perform, evaluate, interpret, correlate and validate the accuracy of laboratory procedures and results. Testing procedures are performed on a variety of biological specimens and/or environmental samples using manual or automated techniques, and require a broad exercise of independent judgment and responsibility. Additionally, duties will include the requirement to monitor quality control systems and measures; collaborate in the diagnosis and treatment of patients; and provide education for laboratory and other healthcare professionals, and others in the medical center setting including the public.
The incumbent will often work independently and will be given the freedom of action under the general guidance of a pathologist or other laboratory practitioner. Furthermore, the incumbent must demonstrate that they have advanced knowledge of the specialized and complex subject matter of Molecular Biology extending beyond the duties of test performance.
- U. S. Citizenship.
- Must pass pre-employment examination.
- English Language Proficiency required.
- Designated and-or Random Drug Testing required.
- Background and-or Security Investigation required.