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Medical Technologist Generalist Job in PHILADELPHIA, PA

Medical Technologist Generalist Job in PHILADELPHIA, PA

Vacancy No. Department Veterans Affairs, Veterans Health Administration
Salary $53,575.00 to $69,651.00 Grade 09 to 09
Perm/Temp Permanent FT/PT Full-time
Open Date 10/2/2017 Close Date 10/23/2017
Who may apply Status Candidates

Job Description (Please follow all instructions carefully)


  • Open & closing dates

    10/02/2017 to 10/23/2017

  • Salary

    $53,575 to $69,651 per year

  • Pay scale & grade

    GS 09

  • Work schedule

    Full-Time - Full Time

  • Appointment type



1 vacancy in the following location:

Relocation expenses reimbursed


Announcement number


Control number


  • Duties




    The Crescenz VA Medical Center - Philadelphia is a complex 1b tertiary care facility consisting of acute inpatient beds and long term care beds.  The organization has robust education and research programs and offers treatment for 40 different American Medical Associations recognized medical specialties and sub-specialties including Medicine and Surgery, Intensive Care, General Psychiatry, Substance Abuse Treatment, Long Term Care (Nursing Home Care Units) and Residential Rehabilitation Inpatient Program. The medical center is a teaching facility and is affiliated with the University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine and over 50 other colleges and universities.  The organization consists of the main Medical Center, three Community Based Outpatient Clinics, one clinical and administrative annex, a Community Living Center and a 40 bed Mental Health Residential Rehabilitation Program.

    VA encourages persons with disabilities to apply.  The health related positions in VA are covered by Title 38, and are not covered by the Schedule A excepted appointment authority.








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    A Medical Technologist (Generalist) performs, evaluates, interprets, correlates, and validates the accuracy of laboratory procedures and results. Testing procedures are performed on a variety of biological specimens and/or environmental samples using manual or automated techniques, and require  a broad exercise of independent judgement and responsibility with minimal technical supervision. The work performed is in a variety of laboratory disciplines, such as chemistry, toxicology, coagulation, hematology, immunology, immunohematology (blood banking), urinalysis, microbiology, mycology, parasitology, molecular biology, and flow cytometry.

    Major duties include:

    • Performs a broad range of laboratory procedures including all testing and tasks of the medical laboratory technologist occupation.   
    • Evaluates and solves problems related to collection and processing of biological specimens for analysis.
    • Maintains and documents the optimal functioning of laboratory equipment.
    • Answers inquiries regarding test results, methodology, test specificity, test sensitivity, and specific factors, which influence test results.
    • Communicates effectively and courteously while working as a healthcare team member.
    • Organizes work and sets priorities to meet deadlines.

    Work Schedule: 8:30am-5:00pm (with weekend and holiday rotation).
    Functional Statement Title:  Medical Technologist

    Travel Required

    Not required

    Supervisory status


    Promotion Potential


    Who May Apply

    This job is open to…

    Status Candidates (Merit Promotion and VEOA Eligibles)

    Questions? This job is open to 2 groups.

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This job originated on www.usajobs.gov. For the full announcement and to apply, visit www.usajobs.gov/GetJob/ViewDetails/480886300. Only resumes submitted according to the instructions on the job announcement listed at www.usajobs.gov will be considered.

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

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