The incumbent at this level has full supervisory responsibility for large staff of nonsupervisory personnel, includes GS-9 and GS-11 MTs, and at least 1 subordinate team leader or supervisor at next lower grade level. Recommends appointment, plans and assigns work. ls responsible for monitoring test analyses and specimen examinations. Assures orientation, training competency assessment of assigned staff. Develops updates manuals. Plans and schedules on-going work. Adjusts staffing levels or work procedures. Chooses methods for achieving work goals, objectives, and management strategies. Day-to-day supervision of highly complex test performance. Is responsible for monitoring test analyses and specimen examinations to ensure acceptable levels of performance. Assures corrective action is initiated when test performance deviates from established performance specifications. Assures orientation, training, and competency assessment of staff. lmplements and monitors quality management activities. Performs the full range of supervisory duties. Recommends appointment, plans and assigns work, gives advice and counsel, and evaluates work of subordinates. The incumbent is directly accountable to the Chief, PALMS. The incumbent works independently; supervision is mainly advisory in nature. The incumbent provides first line supervision to several laboratory sections (Blood Bank, Chemistry, Hematology/Coagulation, Microbiology, Off-Hours, Phlebotomy, and CBOC's). The incumbent is responsible for informing the Chief, PALMS of major problems and decisions in these areas.The incumbent receives assignments of a general nature from the Chief, PALMS. Subsequent findings and recommendations are used by the Laboratory Manager as the basis for his/her subsequent decision-making. Much of the incumbent's responsibilities are self-initiated, such as identifying and correcting problems, and identifying ways of improving the efficiency of the service. Work Schedule: Full Time Mon - Fri 8:00am - 4:30pm may include some weekends and holidays rotations Financial Disclosure Report: Not required
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