Medical Technologist - Relocation/Recruitment Incentive / EDRP
Veterans Affairs, Veterans Health Administration
Location: Indianapolis, Indiana
Internal Number: 621817900
This position is eligible for the Education Debt Reduction Program (EDRP), a student loan payment reimbursement program. You must meet specific individual eligibility requirements in accordance with VHA policy and submit your EDRP application within four months of appointment. Approval, award amount (up to $200,000) and eligibility period (one to five years) are determined by the VHA Education Loan Repayment Services program office after complete review of the EDRP application. Learn more The Medical Technologist with the Pathology and Laboratory Service of the VA Medical Center perform more complex laboratory functions. The work performed is in a variety of laboratory disciplines, such as Blood Bank including normal and abnormal testing, Coagulation, Hematology, Chemistry and Microbiology. Serves as a semi-specialist in medical technology with responsibility for performing procedures in the areas of Blood Bank, Hematology/Coagulation, Chemistry, Microbiology and Evening shift. The duties include but are not limited to: Evaluates and solves problems related to collection and processing of biological specimens for analysis taking into account physiologic processes and requirements. Maintains and documents the optimal functioning of laboratory equipment. Uses, calibrates, identifies malfunctions, repairs, and performs preventive maintenance of laboratory equipment. Troubleshoots deviations in test performance due to instrument malfunction. Performs and documents quality control and assurance activities and corrective actions related to test performance using statistical principles and theories of performance improvement. Work Schedule: Evening and Nights; typically Monday to Friday with rotating weekends and holidays. Shift to be determined at time of selection Compressed/Flexible: Available to the highly qualified candidate Telework: Not available Virtual: This is not a virtual position. Position Title/Functional Statement #:Medical Technologist - Relocation/Recruitment Incentive / EDRP/PD000000 and PD00000 Relocation/Recruitment Incentives: Authorized to the highly qualified candidate EDRP Authorized: Contact Brian Huhman at email@example.com, the EDRP Coordinator for questions/assistance Permanent Change of Station (PCS): Not authorized 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.
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