This Medical Technologist position is located within Pathology & Laboratory Medicine Service of WJB Dorn VA Medical Center in Columbia, SC. Medical Technologist carry out the day-to-day operations in the laboratory, this would include routine testing, quality control, routine maintenance of instrumentation and troubleshooting. Medical Technologist develops, performs, evaluates, interprets, correlates and validates the accuracy of laboratory procedures and results ensuring all laboratory regulatory requirements are met. Testing procedures are performed on a variety of biological specimens and/or environmental samples using manual or automated techniques, following practices and regulations governing biosafety and biosecurity in the workplace. These require a broad exercise of independent judgment and responsibility, including organizing and setting priorities with minimal technical supervision. The work performed is in a variety of laboratory disciplines, such as chemistry, microbiology, immunology, hematology, and immunohematology. Such positions include requirements to monitor quality control systems and measures; collaborate in the diagnosis and treatment of patients; and provide education for laboratory healthcare professionals and the public in a professional, courteous and effective manner. Performs other duties as assigned by management. Work Schedule: Two positions available. Monday - Friday, 4:00PM-Midnight (2nd Shift) with rotating weekends and holiday. Schedule subject to change to meet the needs of the service and/or agency. 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.