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Medical Technician Job in MEMPHIS, TN

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Location:
MEMPHIS, TN
Date:
02/22/2018
2018-02-222018-03-24
Job Code:
RZ-18-LP-10134200
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Medical Technician Job in MEMPHIS, TN

Medical Technician Job in MEMPHIS, TN

Vacancy No. RZ-18-LP-10134200 Department Veterans Affairs, Veterans Health Administration
Salary $29,847.00 to $38,798.00 Grade 4 to 4
Perm/Temp Permanent FT/PT Full-time
Open Date 2/6/2018 Close Date 9/30/2018
Who may apply Public
Locations:
MEMPHIS, TN

Job Description (Please follow all instructions carefully)

Overview

  • Open & closing dates

    02/06/2018 to 09/30/2018

  • Salary

    $29,847 to $38,798 per year

  • Pay scale & grade

    GS 4

  • Work schedule

    Full-Time

  • Appointment type

    Permanent

Location

12 vacancies in the following location:

Relocation expenses reimbursed

No

Announcement number

RZ-18-LP-10134200

Control number

490585800

  • Duties

    Duties

    Summary

    Vacancy Identification Number (VIN) # 10134200
    OUR MISSION: To fulfill President Lincoln's promise - "To care for him who shall have borne the battle, and for his widow, and his orphan" - by serving and honoring the men and women who are America's Veterans. How would you like to become a part of a team providing compassionate care to Veterans?

    The VAMC in Memphis, TN consists of one main campus located at 1030 Jefferson Avenue, which includes a 60-bed Spinal Cord Injury Unit, and nine community based outpatient clinics (CBOC). It is a tertiary care facility classified as a Clinical Referral Level I Facility and one of the most complex medical centers in the VA system. It is a teaching hospital, providing a full range of patient care services, with state-of-the-art technology, as well as extensive education and research programs. Comprehensive primary, secondary, and tertiary health care is provided in areas of medicine, general cardiovascular and neurological surgery, psychiatry, physical medicine and rehabilitation, spinal cord injury, neurology, oncology, dentistry, and geriatrics. Specialized outpatient services are provided through general, specialty, and subspecialty outpatient clinics including a women's health center. Services are available to more than 206,000 Veterans living in a 53-county tri-state area (Tennessee, Arkansas, and Mississippi).
    The VAMC in Memphis is part of the VA MidSouth Healthcare Network, VISN 9, which includes facilities in Lexington and Louisville, KY; Nashville and Mountain Home, TN.

    The VA has adopted Core Values and Characteristics that apply universally across the Department. The five Core Values define "who we are," our culture, and how we care for Veterans, their families and other beneficiaries.
    The Values are Integrity, Commitment, Advocacy, Respect and Excellence ("I CARE").
    As a VA professional, your opportunities are endless. With many openings in the multiple functions of VA, you will have a wide range of opportunities and leadership positions at your fingertips. For more information on the Department of Veterans Affairs, go to http://www.vacareers.va.gov/.

    DIRECT HIRE AUTHORITY: This position is being filled using Direct-Hire Authority (5 CFR 337.205) for this occupation.

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    Responsibilities

    Closing on Sunday, September 30, 2018

    THIS IS AN OPEN CONTINOUS ANNOUNCEMENT. Applications will be accepted until the positions are filled and/or the closing date, whichever event occurs first; consequently, the position may be filled before the posted closing date. Incomplete application packages will not receive consideration.

    This position is located in the Pathology & Laboratory Medicine Service at the Memphis VA Medical Center.

    Major duties and responsibilities includes but are not limited to:

    • Use at least two patient identifiers when collecting lab samples and use two indentifiers to label sample collection containers in the presence of the patient.Carefully check the name/SSN of the outpatient's VA card; Follow-up on possible order entry errors by checking the computer and consulting with supervisors and carefully follows written procedures.
    • Perform venous blood collection.
    • Demonstrate the ability to organize and prioritize work based on the rights of the patient as well as the interests of the physician.
    • Give proper attention to urgent requests.
    • Maintains and controls laboratory records.
    • Maintains records of results and related documents.
    • Maintains records describing results pertaining to tests and examinations performed.
    Work Schedule: Various schedules. Rotating shifts to include weekends & holidays
    Position Description Title/PD#: Medical Technician/ 50117A

    Travel Required

    Not required

    Supervisory status

    No

    Who May Apply

    This job is open to…

    ALL US CITIZENS

    Questions? This job is open to 1 group.

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Note: We cannot accept applications on behalf of Federal Agencies. Application instructions are listed within the Job Description.


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