Thursday , February 9 2023

VA Jobs – Medical Technologist

Website U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs

Job Description:

This is an OPEN CONTINUOUS ANNOUNCEMENT. The initial cut-off date for referral of eligible applications will be July 15, 2022 and applicants will be referred on an ‘as needed’ basis.

Job Responsibilities:

  • Develops, performs, evaluates, interprets correlates and validates the accuracy of laboratory procedures and results;
  • Provides education for laboratory healthcare professionals and the public, as needed;
  • Evaluates and solves problems related to collection and processing of biological specimens for analysis, considering physiologic processes and requirements;
  • Maintains and documents the optimal functioning of laboratory equipment uses, identifies malfunctions, repairs and performs preventive maintenance of laboratory equipment and diagnoses deviations in test performance due to instrument malfunction;
  • Monitors quality control systems and measures;
  • Performs a variety of laboratory disciplines such as chemistry, microbiology, immunology, hematology and immunohematology;
  • Carries out day-to-day operations in the laboratory to include routine testing, quality control and routine maintenance of instrumentation and troubleshooting;
  • Answers inquiries regarding test results, methodology, test specificity, test sensitivity, and specific factors, which includes test results and interprets results and suggests follow-up tests;
  • Identifies discrepancies, solves problems, and suggests solutions;
  • Performs and documents quality control and assurance activities and corrective actions related to test performance using statistical principles and theories of performance improvement;
  • Performs a variety of biological specimen and/or environment samples using manual or automated techniques;

Job Requirements:

  • Must pass pre-employment physical examination.
  • Selected applicants will be required to complete an online onboarding process.
  • Selective Service Registration is required for males born after 12/31/1959.
  • Subject to background/security investigation.
  • You may be required to serve a probationary period.
  • Participation in the seasonal influenza vaccination program is a requirement for all Department of Veterans Affairs Health Care Personnel (HCP).
  • You must be a U.S. Citizen to apply for this job.
  • All applicants tentatively selected for VA employment in a testing designated position are subject to urinalysis to screen for illegal drug use prior to appointment.
  • Applicants who refuse to be tested will be denied employment with VA.
  • Must be proficient in written and spoken English.

Job Details:

Company: U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs

Vacancy Type: Full Time

Job Functions: Accounting

Job Location:  Richmond, VA, US

Application Deadline: N/A

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