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    Summary

    This position is located in the Pathology & Laboratory Medicine Service, VA ECHCS. The incumbent performs a wide variety of laboratory tests on blood, urine and other body fluids.

    THIS IS AN OPEN CONTINUOUS VACANCY AND MAY BE CLOSED WITHOUT NOTICE ONCE ALL VACANCIES HAVE BEEN FILLED. ADDITIONAL VACANCIES MAY BE FILLED BY THIS ANNOUNCEMENT.

    Applicants will be reviewed and referred on a regular basis

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    Responsibilities

    An MT/CLS at this level develops, performs, evaluates, interprets, correlates, and validates 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 with minimal technical supervision. The work performed is in a variety of laboratory disciplines, such as bacteriology, chemistry, coagulation, hematology, immunology, immunohematology (blood banking) and urinalysis. Such positions include requirements 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.

    Work Schedule: Various shifts (days, evenings, nights, weekends). All shifts rotate holidays and weekends as needed. Candidate must be willing to work weekends, irregular work hours and extended hours. Current vacancies include 8 hours between 6:00 am and 4:30 pm and 8 hours between 2:30 pm and 11:30 pm work schedule. This announcement will be used to fill future vacancies and work schedules.

    Financial Disclosure Report: Not required

    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/558048300. Only resumes submitted according to the instructions on the job announcement listed at www.usajobs.gov will be considered.