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    This position serves as the Lead Clinical Laboratory Scientist in the Hematology Service and reports to the Chief Clinical Laboratory Scientist in that Service. As a Team Leader, the incumbent utilizes a variety of coordinating, coaching, facilitating, consensus-building, and planning techniques to lead a team of Clinical Laboratory Scientists in the Hematology Service who are routinely involved in research protocols, unusual specimens, and the care of immune compromised patients.

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    As a GS-0644-12 Lead Clinical Laboratory Scientist (Hematology), your duties will include but are not limited to the following:

    • Ensures that the organization's strategic plan, mission, vision and values of the NIH, the Clinical Center, and the Department of Laboratory Medicine are communicated to the team and integrated into the team's strategies, goals, objectives, work plans and work products and services;
    • Articulates and communicates to the team the assignment, project, problem to be solved, actionable events, milestones, and/or program issues under review, and deadlines and time frames for completion;
    • Coaches the team in the selection and application of appropriate problem solving methods and techniques, provides advice on work methods, practices and procedures, and assists the team and/or individual members in identifying the parameters of a viable solution;
    • Leads the team in identifying, distributing and balancing workload and tasks among employees in accordance with established work flow, skill level and/or occupational specialization; makes adjustments to accomplish the workload in accordance with established priorities to ensure timely accomplishment of assigned team tasks: and ensures that each employee has an integral role in developing the final team product.
    • Performs QA functions in support of the Chief Clinical Laboratory Scientist for Hematology and coordinates these functions with the Quality Management Officer in the Department of Laboratory Medicine. Recognizes deficiencies and proposes solutions;
    • Participates in the development, evaluation and implementation of new test methodologies in the Hematology Service
    • Performs administrative and operational support duties in the Hematology Service such as: Coordinating or monitoring contract services such as for referred testing; Assessing needs, planning for and implementing improvement programs in laboratories;

    Travel Required

    Not required

    Supervisory status


    Promotion Potential


This job originated on www.usajobs.gov. For the full announcement and to apply, visit www.usajobs.gov/GetJob/ViewDetails/525626300. Only resumes submitted according to the instructions on the job announcement listed at www.usajobs.gov will be considered.