The incumbent serves as the supervisory Medical Technologist for the hematology coagulation, urinalysis, clinical chemistry, Level 3 microbiology, and phlebotomy/specimen processing sections at the Waco, Texas Campus. Major duties include, but are not limited to: Plans and schedules on-going work. Adjusts staffing levels or work procedures. Selects methods for achieving work goals, objectives and management of strategies. Day-to-day supervision of highly complex text performance. Responsible for monitoring test analyses and specimen examination to ensure acceptable levels of performance. Assures orientation, training, continuing education, and competency assessment of assigned staff. Performs full range of supervisory duties. Develops and updates technical policy and procedure manuals. Performs all tasks within the allowed budget. Implements and monitors quality management activities. Researches qualitative and quantitative methods. Performs statistical analysis on quality assurance monitors. Evaluates new and evolving developments in laboratory instrumentation and automation. Ensures compliance of assigned sections with rules and regulations of assorted regulatory agencies such as CAP, the Joint Commission and OSHA. Coordinates and oversees quality control activities and proficiency testing programs. Work Schedule: Monday - Friday; 8:00a.m. - 4:30p.m. Financial Disclosure Report: Not required Physical Requirements: Light lifting, under 15 pounds; Light carrying, under 15 pounds; Reaching above shoulder; Use of fingers; Both hands required; Walking (up to 5 hours); Standing (1 hours); Both legs required; Operation of crane, truck, tractor, or motor vehicle; Ability for rapid mental and muscular coordination simultaneously; Both eyes required; Depth perception, Ability to distinguish basic colors; Ability to distinguish shades of colors; Hearing (aid permitted)
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.