The incumbent at this level has full supervisory responsibility for a staff of non-supervisory personnel, including GS-9 and GS-10 Medical Technologist, and other technical and support staff. Recommends appointments, plans and assigns work, gives advice and counsel and evaluates work of subordinates. The incumbent is responsible for monitoring test analyses and specimen examinations to ensure acceptable levels of performance. Assures corrective action is initiated. The incumbent is responsible for completing the following duties / responsibilities: Plans and schedules on-going work, adjusts staffing levels or work procedures. Chooses methods for achieving work goals, objectives, and management strategies. Monitors test analyses and specimen examinations to ensure acceptable levels of performance. Implements and monitors quality management activities. Performs the full range of supervisory duties; recommends appointment, plans and assigns work, gives advice and counsel, and evaluates work of subordinates. Assures corrective action is initiated when test performance deviates from established performance specifications. Supervisory Control - The incumbent is directly accountable to the Core Laboratory Supervisor and works independently, supervision is mainly advisory in nature. The incumbent provides first line supervision to several laboratory sections (Blood Bank, Chemistry, Hematology/Coagulation, Microbiology, Off-Hours, Phlebotomy, and Anatomic Pathology). The incumbent is responsible for informing the Core Laboratory Supervisor of major problems and decisions in these areas. The incumbent receives assignments of a general nature from the Core Laboratory Supervisor. Subsequent findings and recommendations are used by the Core Laboratory Supervisor as the basis for his/her subsequent decision-making. Much of the incumbent's responsibilities are self-initiated, such as identifying and correcting problems, and identifying ways of improving the efficiency of the service. Work Schedule: Monday - Friday: 08:00 AM - 04:30 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.