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Location:
PHILADELPHIA, PA
Date:
08/17/2017
2017-08-172017-09-16
Job Code:
PHL-17-KSR-1988250-BU
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Medical Technologist Generalist Job in PHILADELPHIA, PA

Medical Technologist Generalist Job in PHILADELPHIA, PA

Vacancy No. PHL-17-KSR-1988250-BU 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 8/3/2017 Close Date 8/24/2017
Who may apply Status Candidates
Locations:
PHILADELPHIA, PA

Job Description (Please follow all instructions carefully)
  • Open & closing dates

    2017-08-03 to 2017-08-24

  • Salary

    $53,575 to $69,651 / per year

  • Pay scale & grade

    GS 09

  • Series

    0644 Medical Technologist

  • Appointment type

    Permanent

  • Work schedule

    Full Time

  • Job announcement number

    PHL-17-KSR-1988250-BU

  • Control number

    476019400

Locations

1 vacancy in the following location:

Job Overview

Job Overview

Summary


Vacancy Identification Number (VIN): 1988250

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?

IF YOU ARE NOT A STATUS CANDIDATE, PLEASE APPLY TO VACANCY I.D. 1995315 FOR ALL US CITIZENS.

 

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.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Duties

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: 4:00PM-12:00AM MIDNIGHT (with weekend and holiday rotation).
Functional Statement Title:  Medical Technologist

Supervisory Status

No

Promotion Potential

09

Travel Required

  • Not Required

Relocation Authorized

  • No

Who May Apply

This job is open to…

Status Candidates (Merit Promotion and VEOA Eligibles)

Questions? This job is open to 2 groups.

Job Requirements
Additional Information
How to Apply
Required Documents

Department of Veterans Affairs

Veterans Affairs, Veterans Health Administration

Contact

Kenneth S. Ragozzino
Phone: (215)823-5800x5271

Address

VHA Philadelphia VAMC
Department of Veterans Affairs
3900 Woodland Avenue
Philadelphia
PA


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


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