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    About the Position:

    • This position is located at Tripler Army Medical Center, HI.
    • A recruitment or relocation bonus may be authorized.
    • Federal employees in Hawaii are currently entitled to receive a 10.99% Cost of Living Allowance (COLA) in addition to the base salary. This is subject to change.
    • This position is being filled under the Expedited Hiring Authority for Shortage Category and/or Critical Need Health Care Occupations.

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    Responsibilities

    • Apply quality control and quality assurance procedures and practices when performing reagent preparation and use equipment assembly and performance, instrument operation, and standardization of procedures to meet regulatory requirements.
    • Modify units to include but not limited to manufacturing units to specific volumes and hematocrit, thawing, pooling, splitting, volume reducing, and irradiating, ordering/performing special testing, etc.
    • Identify discrepancies/conditions which cause erroneous results; take appropriate action to make corrections and solve problems; accept referrals of abnormal or unusual results; and advise on course of action to follow when results are unacceptable.
    • Perform a variety of transfusion procedures including basic as well as complex analyses and infrequently requested tests requiring evaluative and critical thinking skills through resolution.
    • Perform tests such as blood typing, antibody screen, direct antiglobulin, pre-transfusion studies, identification/determination of phenotypes and genotypes of patients, and special antibody studies of prenatal and chronically transfused patients.
    • Process specimens to determine whether collection, including patient identification, was performed appropriately, and evaluate historical data and resolve discrepancies before continuing with processing specimens.

    Travel Required

    Occasional travel - Up to 5% Business Travel Required

    Supervisory status

    No

    Promotion Potential

    9

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