This is a Generalist Lead Medical Technologist position located within the Pathology & Laboratory Service Line. The team leader facilitates team/work processes by working in collaboration with team members to ensure that tasks, priorities and goals are coordinated with laboratory management. The duties include routine testing, quality control, new test correlation/validation, maintenance and troubleshooting of instrumentation. The lead technologists performs functions, such as employee competency records, supply functions, laboratory safety, quality control review, new method development or employee or student training as well as provide professional and technical advice to other technicians and technologists on alternate tours of duty. The incumbent also provides technical advice to staff and other health care members and oversees work assignments and work flow. The team leader is responsible for ensuring that staff follows all policies and procedures and is a subject matter authority when there are questions of a technical or professional nature. The incumbent may be responsible for reporting personnel absences and may be responsible for staff schedules and other assignments delegated by the departmental supervisors. Work Schedule: Monday-Friday; Midnight to 8:30 A.M. with rotating weekends and holidays. 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.