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    Summary

    Relocation/Recruitment Incentive: A recruitment/relocation incentive may be authorized for a highly qualified candidate.

    The Medical Technologist performs, evaluates, interprets, and validates the accuracy of laboratory procedures/results using independent judgment and responsibility with minimal technical supervision. The work performed is in a variety of laboratory disciplines, such as microbiology, chemistry, hematology, coagulation, urinalysis, and immunohematology (blood banking).

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    Responsibilities

    Duties include but are not limited to:

    1. Performs a broad range of laboratory procedures including all testing and tasks of the technology/medical laboratory scientist/clinical laboratory scientist occupation.
    2. Evaluates and solves problems related to collection and processing of biological specimens for analysis taking into account physiologic processes and requirements.
    3. Maintains and documents the optimal functioning of laboratory equipment. Diagnoses deviations in test performance due to instrument malfunction.
    4. Performs and documents quality control and assurance activities and corrective actions related to test performance using statistical principals and theories of performance improvement.
    5. Adheres to practices and regulations governing biosafety and biosecurity in the workplace. Identifies discrepancies, solves problems, and presents solutions.
    6. Evaluates and implements new techniques and procedures in the laboratory in terms of equipment, method comparison, and establishment of reference intervals using statistical methods and theoretical knowledge.
    7. Incorporates principals of educational methodology in the instruction and training of new employees and students and in the laboratory's in service/continuing education program.
    8. Communicates effectively and courteously while working as a healthcare team member.
    9. Organizes work and sets priorities to meet deadlines.
    10. Other duties as assigned.

    Work Schedule: Monday through Friday, 11:00 pm to 7:00 am, weekends and/or holidays may be required.
    Financial Disclosure Report: Not required
    Virtual: This is not a virtual position

    Travel Required

    Not required

    Supervisory status

    No

    Promotion Potential

    9

This job originated on www.usajobs.gov. For the full announcement and to apply, visit www.usajobs.gov/GetJob/ViewDetails/522096300. Only resumes submitted according to the instructions on the job announcement listed at www.usajobs.gov will be considered.