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The GS-09 serves as a generalist Medical Technologist in the Stat Lab department of the Pathology and Laboratory Medicine Service (P&LMS) in a large tertiary care full service medical center. The incumbent performs routine, STAT, and specialized work in the Chemistry, Immunochemistry, Hematology, Immunohematology, Coagulation, Urinalysis, Microbiology or Serology departments with full technical competence and independence. Each department offers state of the art methodology and instrumentation for patient testing. The incumbent is available for rotational tours of duty including evenings, weekends and holidays, and is considered essential personnel.
The incumbent follows established guidelines in accessioning specimens using the laboratory computer system or designated manual backup. Properly identifies and processes specimens, evaluating specimen suitability, controlling the physical conditions of the specimen, and performs appropriate laboratory testing and/or specimen storage based on professional knowledge of specimen types, quality, patient information, and resources available in the laboratory.
The incumbent will play a central role in the maintenance, calibration, review of quality control and repair of laboratory instrumentation, functioning as a key instrument operator independent of direct supervision. Selects, performs, evaluates and monitors the performance of non-routine and specialized test procedures using manual and/or instrumental techniques in accordance with established protocols. Recognizes and defines testing problems and reacts to indicators of malfunction, locating and implementing appropriate corrections.
Performs other related duties as assigned, including training students and other personnel.
Work Schedule: Saturday and Sunday 8:00 A.M. - 4:30 P.M. Monday-Tuesday 4:00 P.M. - Midnight.
Financial Disclosure Report: Not required
TELEWORK ELIGIBILITY: This position is not suitable for telework.
BARGAINING UNIT POSITION: This is a bargaining unit position.
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