This position is eligible for the Education Debt Reduction Program (EDRP), a student loan payment reimbursement program. You must meet specific individual eligibility requirements in accordance with VHA policy and submit your EDRP application within four months of appointment. Approval, award amount (up to $200,000) and eligibility period (one to five years) are determined by the VHA Education Loan Repayment Services program office after complete review of the EDRP application. Learn more The employee in this position will serve as the Off Shift Supervisor for the Laboratory department of Pathology and Laboratory Medicine (PALMS), reporting to the Chief Medical Technologist/Laboratory Manager and must be a Medical Technologist able to work independently and manage multiple assignments in an efficient and accurate manner. Major duties and responsibilities include: Supervises and manages the day-to-day work of technologists and technicians of highly complex test performance for accuracy, efficiency and promptness. Prepares technologist schedules and work-station rotations in a timely manner, adhering to prescribed guidelines as directed by Laboratory Manager. Makes adjustments among departments as needed to maintain efficient operation of the Laboratory. Responsible for monitoring test analyses and specimen examinations to ensure acceptable levels of performance. Oversees the daily work of lower grade technologists and technicians, the training and orientation of medical technician students, establishing priorities and deadlines for regular and special work assignments, and communicating to appropriate staff. Plans, organizes, prioritizes, assigns and delegates the work of the Department to assure an efficient workflow to optimize laboratory productivity, revising plans as necessary to accomplish the required workload. Determines procedures to be performed as necessary and follows up work completion by accepting, correcting or rejecting work of Department personnel. Reviews work in progress or upon completion, as necessary. Keeps track of priorities and assures they are met. Advises, counsels or instructs employees on both technical .and administrative matters. Acts as the sole Supervisor/ Administrator on duty for all laboratory departments during the Evening Shift and responds to telephone inquiries during the Midnight Shift. Instructs employees in new or changed procedures and assists in the training of new employees as assigned by Laboratory Manager. Performs other duties assigned by Service Chief as described in P&LMS Delegation Policy. Work Schedule: Monday-Friday with rotating weekends, 12:00am - 8:00am, with flexibility to work from 4:00pm - 12:00am when needed. May be required to work holidays and on-call shifts. Telework: Not Available Virtual: Not Available Functional Statement Title: Supervisory Medical Technologist, GS-0644-12 Recruitment/Relocation Incentives: Will not be authorized. Permanent Change of Station (PCS): Will not be authorized. Financial Disclosure Report: Not required EDRP: Eligible. Contact Mildred Falcon-Rodriguez, Mildred.Falcon-Rodriguez@va.gov or Jessica Richardson-Tibbs, Jessica.Richardson-Tibbs@va.gov the EDRP Coordinator for questions/assistance. See "Additional Information" section below for more details.
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