This is a Supervisory Health Technician (Ophthalmology) position for Veterans Health Administration (VHA) in the Surgical Service of the Eastern Colorado Health Care System - Rocky Mountain Regional VAMC located in Aurora, CO. The Supervisory Health Technician (Ophthalmology) in a Level 2 or 3 facility performs difficult ophthalmic technical duties with considerable latitude for the exercise of independent judgment. In addition to the duties expected of the GS-8 level, the GS-9 Superviso1y Technician caITies additional responsibilities that involve the oversight of specific services within the ophthalmology clinic including: Preparing work assignments, Monitoring clinical performances of Health Technician (Ophthalmology) staff, Conducting performance appraisals, and other clinical and administrative responsibilities to ensure that the mission of the service and the medical center has been satisfied. Assures compliance with accrediting agency and regulatory requirements, Establishes and monitors the quality of the pre-analytical processes as part of the overall Health Technician (Ophthalmology) service quality management program, and assures coJTective action is initiated as needed. Assures orientation and competency assessment of assigned staff, and supervises interactions of Health Technicians (Ophthalmology) with affiliate ophthalmology residents. Develops policies and procedures, manages document control, develops performance standards, position descriptions and functional statements , and is responsible for professional and administrative management of an assigned area to include budget execution. Maintains interdepartmental relations with other services to accomplish medical center goals. May have overall responsibility for planning, assessing, and evaluating programs to ensure proper coordination between care delivered by the program and overall delive1y of healthcare within the facility, or coordination of non-VA care as appropriate. Work Schedule: Monday through Friday, 7:30 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. Financial Disclosure Report: Not required
Internal Number: 599710200
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