The incumbent serves as a Advanced Staff Technologist and performs more complex laboratory functions, provides professional oversight, and may have responsibility for a specific laboratory function and quality control review. The Advanced Staff Technologist has a higher level of professional oversight responsibilities and may have responsibility for a specific large-scale automated analytical instrument system; a specific area of laboratory functions, such as employee competency records, supply functions, laboratory safety, quality control review, new method development or employee or student training; or provide professional and technical advice. Incumbent performs the below duties at least 50 percent of the time. - Serves as primary operator on new test systems. Assumes responsibility to maintain operations including preventive maintenance and training of technicians, technologists, and students on the new test system - Assist in writing procedures and other documents as directed - Provides oversight of the clinical training experiences of technical and professional level technologist or technician training programs in order to fulfill educational and professional requirements - Provides technical training and guidance to students, residents, staff, and other employees - Recommends updated guidelines and policies in compliance with regulatory requirements for non-routine or complex assignments. - Coordinates the laboratory competency program - Coordinates the Clinical Laboratory Improvement Act (CUA) laboratory proficiency/survey program. Work Schedule: M-F 8:00a.m. -4:30p.m. Rotating shift, Weekends, and Holidays. Tours are subject to change based on scheduling needs. Financial Disclosure Report: Not required
Providing Health Care for Veterans: The Veterans Health Administration is America’s largest integrated health care system, providing care at 1,255 health care facilities, including 170 medical centers and 1,074 outpatient sites of care of varying complexity (VHA outpatient clinics), serving 9 million enrolled Veterans each year.