You may be eligible to apply for the Education Debt Reduction Program. Please contact Human Resources at this medical center and speak with the Education Debt Reduction Program Coordinator for additional information. ***A recruitment incentive and/or relocation incentive may be offered to a ***highly qualified candidate. *** The incumbent(s) serves as a generalist in medical technology with responsibility for performing procedures in the areas of Chemistry, Hematology/Coagulation, Urinalysis, Immunohematalogy, and Micro biology. The Generalist Medical Technologist rotates with other generalists on a regular basis through the above-mentioned areas. The incumbent also works off hour shifts, weekends, and holidays as priorities demonstrate a need. The Medical Technologist-Generalist duties include but are not limited to: · Evaluates the suitability of specimen for analysis, requesting new specimen if determined to be unusable. · Prepares specimens for analysis ensuring that the physiologic state of the specimen properties is maintained. · Selects, performs, evaluates and monitors the performance of test procedures using manual and/or instrumental techniques in accordance with established protocols. · Recognizes and reacts to indicators of malfunction; locates and implements corrections. · Conducts quality control procedures on equipment, reagents and products and maintains proper records for quality control reports. Calibrates/standardizes/adjusts and maintains instruments. · Identifies correct instrument operation using established procedures and quality control checks and monitoring. · Identifies the cause of common problems and makes simple repairs. Evaluates the validity of data in relation to the test system and accepted assay procedures. · Correlates quantitative data with patient data (i.e. history, medications) to verify results. · Performs additional tests to clarify or confirm abnormal patient results. Recognizes abnormal results that require immediate attention by the physician and reports them directly. Work Schedule: Full Time Afternoon shift - 330 pm - 12:00 am with rotating weekends and holidays and Midnight shift-12:00 am-8:00 am 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.