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    This Supervisory Technologist in this section of Pathology: Specimen Collection, Specimen Processing, and Employee Drug Testing (EDT) has the primary responsibility of providing direction to assigned personnel of the section. The incumbent is also responsible for High Complexity testing competency assessment of personnel who rotate through the clinical laboratory (MLTs) and will provide oversight when personnel rotate through Specimen Receiving and Specimen Processing.

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    Major duties for the Supervisory Technologist include (but are not limited to):

    • Planning and scheduling on-going work; adjusting staffing levels or work procedures;
    • Choosing methods for achieving work goals, objectives and management strategies;
    • Establishing the pre-analytic test process for SLVHCS Specimen Collection at all of community clinic locations to assure acceptable levels of performance;
    • Assuring orientation, training and competency assessment of the P&LMS Specimen Collection & Processing staff as related to service functions;
    • Acting as liaison to other departments of the medical center for Specimen Collection and Specimen Processing concerns;
    • Preparing and updating the Specimen Processing Chart and preparing a Specimen Collection and Processing manual for all clinic locations;
    • Writing procedure manuals for Specimen Collection, Specimen Processing, Employee Drug Testing, training of Pathology & CBOC Staff;
    • Ensuring competency of CBOC staff in Specimen Collection and Processing techniques;
    • Implementing and monitoring the Quality Management activities of Specimen Collection and Specimen Processing;
    • Performing the fill range of supervisory duties; recommending hiring appointment, planning and assigning work, giving advice and counsel and evaluating work of subordinates;
    • Preparing reports, maintaining records and administrative functions as required;
    • Evaluating ancillary testing activities to assess ongoing day-to-day compliance with established protocols and guidelines
    • The incumbent is a trained and certified (or eligible for certification) as a Federal Urine Drug Test Collection Trainer and will be responsible for training other SLVHCS staff to collect Employee Drug Tests (EDTs) and to precisely maintain Chain of Custody including accurate completion of all forms and packaging samples in compliance with federal laws and regulations. Processing and handling of specimens in accordance with the Federal Workplace Employee Drug Testing Program as administered and regulated by the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (DHHS) for drug testing of new employees and Reasonable Suspicion of current employees when requested by the Human Resources ER/LR Specialist.

    Work Schedule: 7:00 - 3:30 Monday-Friday, with rotating Weekends and Holidays.; The above "Core Tour" may be adjusted as needed for coverage, and may include:.5:00am - 1:30p, 6:30am-3:00pm, 7:30am-4:00pm, 8:00am - 4:30pm.
    Financial Disclosure Report: Not required

    Travel Required

    Occasional travel - You may be expected to travel for this position.

    Supervisory status


    Promotion Potential


This job originated on www.usajobs.gov. For the full announcement and to apply, visit www.usajobs.gov/GetJob/ViewDetails/589606200. Only resumes submitted according to the instructions on the job announcement listed at www.usajobs.gov will be considered.