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    The incumbent serves as a senior technical investigator with specialized experience in hematology coagulation testing, has familiarity with coagulation and hematologic clinical disorders and provides technical leadership for coagulation diagnostic testing in the DLM. The incumbent will provide advice and training to new and current laboratory staff in the department and will collaborate on the study of and monitoring the performance of relevant diagnostic tests.

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    As a GS-0644-13 Clinical Laboratory Scientist (Coagulation) your duties may include but are not limited to the following:

    • Serves as a clinical hematology researcher, laboratorian, and educator in support of the research and training activities of the department with a specialty in coagulation testing and hematologic disorders. Activities include research testing, new translational test development, and education of hematology fellows and medical technologists in the fundamentals and advanced methods used in the evaluation of the coagulation system.
    • Exercises substantial freedom to identify, define, and/or select specific problems for study with approval of the designated senior research investigator.
    • Independently plans, develops, implements, and manages all experiments and protocols under study, or leads a team in all activities. Exercises leadership, as evidenced by effective clinical operations, and extends this leadership to research collaborators within the NIH and outside of the NIH.
    • Provides technical leadership for a research team or in the conception and formulation of productive research ideas or approaches. Keeps abreast of pertinent literature, extracts relevant details, and incorporates appropriate concepts and techniques into research activities and experiments.
    • Maintains state of the art knowledge of the particular area of research of hematology and coagulation testing and related clinical disorders throughout the life of the project, reviewing available literature on new methods and techniques for potential application within the department.
    • Makes decisions as to the time and resources required to perform the experiments and establishes plans and schedules. Evaluates the progress of experiments to ensure that they are proceeding as planned.
    • Develops new methods for and collects, analyzes, organizes, and records experimental data appropriate for publication and future references by others.
    • Maintains complete detailed records of all experiments performed. Recreates experiments describing protocols, methods, and procedures used; summarizes data obtained; and describes problems or unusual situations encountered in carrying out the experiment.

    Travel Required

    Not required

    Supervisory status


    Promotion Potential


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