Medical Technologist (Laboratory Information Manager) Job in Dallas, Texas – Department of Veterans Affairs

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Medical Technologist (Laboratory Information Manager) – Dallas, Texas
Veterans Health Administration, Department of Veterans Affairs
Job ID: 607399
Start Date: 07/20/2022
End Date: 08/10/2022

Qualification Summary
Basic Requirements: Citizenship: Citizen of the United States. (Non-citizens may only be appointed when it is not possible to recruit qualified citizens in accordance with VA Policy.) Education and/or Experience Combination: (1) A bachelor’s degree or higher from an accredited college or university in medical laboratory science, medical technology, clinical laboratory science or in a related science (e.g., laboratory sciences such as chemistry, biochemistry, biology, microbiology, immunology, etc.). AND completion of a medical technology clinical practice program. Clinical practice programs completed after 1974 must have been accredited by the National Accrediting Agency for Clinical Laboratory Sciences (NAACLS), Commission on Accreditation of Allied Health Education Programs (CAAHEP, formerly CAHEA), or the Accrediting Bureau of Health Education Schools (ABHES). The professional curriculum may have consisted of a post-baccalaureate certificate program or be integrated into a four-year program of study that culminated in a baccalaureate degree. (Transcript Required) OR (2) A bachelor’s degree from an accredited college/university, including 16 semester hours of biological science (with one course in microbiology), 16 semester hours of chemistry (with one course in organic or biochemistry) and one course in mathematics, AND two years of post-certification clinical laboratory experience (e.g., blood banking, chemistry, hematology, microbiology, immunology, clinical microscopy, etc.) within the last ten years as a certified Medical Laboratory Technician by the American Society for Clinical Pathology Board of Certification (ASCP-BOC), American Society of Clinical Pathology Board of Registry (ASCP-BOR) or American Medical Technologists (AMT). This experience must include performing moderate and/or high complexity testing in blood banking, chemistry, hematology, microbiology immunology and clinical microscopy (or categorical experience which matches categorical certification) in a clinical laboratory. (Transcript Required) OR (3) A bachelor’s degree from an accredited college/university, including 16 semester hours of biological science (with one course in microbiology), 16 semester hours of chemistry (with one course in organic or biochemistry) and one course in mathematics, AND five years of clinical laboratory experience within the last ten years performing moderate and/or high complexity testing in blood banking, chemistry, hematology, microbiology, immunology and clinical microscopy (or categorical experience which matches categorical certification) in a clinical laboratory. (Transcript Required) Foreign Graduates. Graduates of foreign baccalaureate degree programs meet the educational and/or experience requirements if the degree is found to be equivalent to degree programs recognized by the NAACLS or clinical laboratory experience as described in paragraph 2b(2) or (3) above. This finding may be based on either of the following:
(1) A letter from a college or university with a baccalaureate program recognized by the NAACLS stating that the individual’s foreign degree has been evaluated and been found to be equivalent to its bachelor of medical technology degree.
(2) A letter from ASCP-BOC or AMT stating that the individual is eligible for the certification examination Certification: Candidates must currently possess the appropriate certification as a MT, MLS, or CLS given by the ASCP-BOC, ASCP-BOR, or AMT. (Copy Required) English Language Proficiency. MTs must be proficient in spoken and written English. Grade Determinations:
GS-12: Laboratory Information Manager
Experience. Must have 1 year of creditable experience equivalent to the next lower grade level, which is directly related to the position to be filled. Demonstrated Knowledge, Skills and Abilities. In addition to the experience or education above, the candidate must demonstrate the following KSAs: a. Knowledge of concepts, principles and methodology of clinical laboratory technology in relation to laboratory information systems.
b. Knowledge and understanding of laboratory operations and their relationship to the organization sufficient to provide advisory, inspection, training and problem-solving services on specific projects, programs or functions.
c. Ability to adapt, implement, and integrate the use of software to specific laboratory applications and processes, including the use of office automation software.
d. Knowledge of laboratory computer system analysis, program techniques, computer language, and program design sufficient to implement various laboratory associated packages and sustain operation of the laboratory system.
e. Ability to independently plan, organize, set priorities, work as a team member and effectively complete assignments.
f. Knowledge of compliance and regulatory requirements for laboratory functions. Preferred Experience: One-year creditable experience as a Medical Technologist at the GS 11 level or higher. Demonstrated experience working with laboratory information systems, HL7, and networking. Demonstrated experience interfacing laboratory instrumentation to laboratory information systems. Demonstrated experience setting up local servers as well as virtual servers and working in the cloud. References: VA Handbook 5005/72 Part II Appendix G24 Medical Technologist Qualification Standards The full performance level of this vacancy is GS-12. Physical Requirements: Light lifting and carrying, under 15 pounds; Reaching above shoulder; Use of fingers; Both hands required; Walking 1-2 hours; Depth perception; Ability to distinguish basic and shades of colors; Hearing (aid may be permitted)

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