Medical Technologist Laboratory Information Manager at this level has full supervisory responsibility for staff of nonsupervisory personnel, including GS-09 and GS-11 MTs, and GS-07 MLTs. Recommends appointment, plans and assigns work, gives advice and counsel and evaluates work of subordinates. Assures corrective action is initiated. He/She assures orientation, training and competency assessment of assigned staff members. Ensures all staff and affiliate staff is in compliance with accrediting. The candidate must have the following to be considered for the position: Knowledge of concepts, principles and methodology of clinical laboratory technology in relation to laboratory information systems. 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. Ability to adapt, implement, and integrate the use of software to specific laboratory applications and processes, including the use of office automation software. 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. Ability to independently plan, organize, set priorities, work as a team member and effectively complete assignments. Knowledge of compliance and regulatory requirements including Quality and QA Monitors for laboratory functions. Knowledge and experience with all rules and regulations that pertain to operating and maintaining a clinical laboratory (ex: CAP, CLIA, AABB). Knowledge and experience of participating in laboratory inspections and all regulations and criteria that the inspections must meet to be successful. Desire and ability to work with the other Laboratory Supervisors collaboratively. Desire and ability to be an "agent of change" to achieve goals. Knowledge and experience of writing SOPs (policies and procedures). Knowledge of, and ability to, provide the Supervisor duties for send out Knowledge and ability to manage fiscal matters of the functions supervised, forecast resource and equipment needs, and administer the allocated budget Knowledge of the laboratory information systems and programming techniques sufficient to develop, adapt, and maintain computer systems for accomplishing diagnostic laboratory work and quality assurance. Ability to adapt, implement, and integrate the use of software to specific laboratory applications and processes. Extensive knowledge of compliance requirements for laboratory functions. Knowledge of computer system analysis, computer language and program design sufficient to implement various laboratory associated packages and sustain operations of laboratory systems. These assignments require specialized training and experience. Employees must have advanced knowledge of specialized and complex subject matter extending beyond the duties of test performance. They have wide latitude for exercising independent judgment. For all assignments above the full performance level, the higher level duties must consist of significant scope, complexity(Difficulty), and range of variety and be performed by the incumbent at 25% of the time. Work Schedule: Monday - Friday; 7:30 am - 4:00 pm 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.