NewOrleansRecruiter Since 2001
the smart solution for New Orleans jobs

Medical Technologist (Laboratory Information Manager, LIM)

Company: Veterans Health Administration
Location: New Orleans
Posted on: April 9, 2021

Job Description:

Applicants pending the completion of educational or certification/licensure requirements may be referred and tentatively selected but may not be hired until all requirements are met. Basic Requirements: United States Citizenship: Citizen of the United States. (Non-citizens may be appointed when it is not possible to recruit qualified citizens in accordance with chapter 3, section A, paragraph 3g, this part.) Education and/or Experience Combination 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. 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. OR, 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. Certification. Candidates must have either (1) or (2) below: (1) Candidates must currently possess the appropriate certification as a MT, MLS, or CLS given by the ASCP-BOC, ASCP-BOR, or AMT. (2) For positions up to the full performance level, candidates must currently possess the categorical or specialist technologist level certification from the certification agencies listed above, such as, but not limited to, chemistry (C/SC), hematology (H/SH), microbiology (M/SM), molecular biology (MB/SMB) and blood bank (BB/SBB). Technologists with categorical or specialist certifications may only perform duties within the area of the laboratory specific to their categorical certification (e. g., an individual with a chemistry (C) certification can only perform duties in chemistry). Grandfathering Provision. All MTs employed in VHA in this occupation on the effective date of this qualification standard are considered to have met all qualification requirements for the title, series and grade held, including positive education and certification that are part of the basic requirements of the occupation. For employees who do not meet all the basic requirements in this standard, but who met the qualifications applicable to the position at the time they were appointed to the position, the following provisions apply: (1) MTs that do not meet the basic requirements for education and certification may be reassigned, promoted up to and including the full performance (journey) level, or changed to lower grade within the occupation, but may not be promoted beyond the journey level or placed in supervisory or managerial positions. (2) MTs who are appointed on a temporary basis prior to the effective date of the qualification standard may not have their temporary appointment extended or be reappointed on a temporary or permanent basis until they fully meet the basic requirements of the standard. (3) MTs initially grandfathered into this occupation who subsequently obtain certification that meets all the basic requirements of this qualification standard must maintain the required credentials as a condition of employment in the occupation. (4) If MTs who were retained in this occupation under this provision leave the occupation, the MT loses protected status and must meet the full VA qualification standard requirements in effect at the time of reentry to the occupation. Preferred Experience: The ideal candidate would have a MT/MLS(ASCP) with extensive background in Laboratory operations and information systems, data analysis & project management with at least 2 years' experience creating medical device interfaces, information system implementations. Working knowledge of Cerner Millennium Pathnet as well as SQL database experience would be a plus. The ideal candidate would also have experience with Laboratory Quality Management principles, including Performance Improvement, interpretation of CLIA regulations and accreditation regulation requirements (such as for College of American Pathologist (CAP) or Joint Commission (JC). Possession of CAP Inspection Team Leader/Inspection Team Member training and participation in on site accreditation inspections would be desirable Grade Determinations:
GS-12-Laboratory Information Manager Must have 1 year of creditable experience equivalent to the next lower grade level, which is directly related to the position to be filled. 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. References: VA HANDBOOK 5005/72 PART II APPENDIX G24 Physical Requirements: See VA Directive and Handbook 5019

Keywords: Veterans Health Administration, New Orleans , Medical Technologist (Laboratory Information Manager, LIM), Executive , New Orleans, Louisiana

Click here to apply!

Didn't find what you're looking for? Search again!

I'm looking for
in category
within


Other Executive Jobs


SAP S/4 Credit Management
Description: View all jobs SAP S/4 Credit Management Baton Rouge, LA -- Information Technology Required Skills: br Need to have
Company: RESOURCE1
Location: Baton Rouge
Posted on: 04/18/2021

Assistant Store Manager
Description: O'Reilly is now hiring Assistant Store Managers who are dedicated to assisting Store Managers in developing team members who deliver excellent customer service and a positive customer experience. These (more...)
Company: O'Reilly Auto Parts
Location: Baker
Posted on: 04/18/2021

Director of Laboratory Services
Description: KPC Promise Hospital of BATON ROUGE: The Laboratory Director plans, directs, organizes, leads, and coordinates the day-to-day operations of the Lab. He/She is responsible for all administrative, financial (more...)
Company: KPC Promise Healthcare LLC
Location: Baton Rouge
Posted on: 04/18/2021


Pizza Artista - General Manager - (Baton Rouge) - Great pay, Bonus & Incentives! (2)
Description: The Pizza Artista Promise...We Delight Every Guest, because we care--- Pizza Artista is a Louisiana-based company, born out of a passion to provide world-class food and hospitality. We treat our workers (more...)
Company: Pizza Artista
Location: Baker
Posted on: 04/18/2021

Account Manager
Description: Design your life of financial freedom and flexibility. Run your own agency with uncapped commissions and a flexible schedule under one of the largest and most-respected insurance brands in the United (more...)
Company: Colonial Life
Location: New Orleans
Posted on: 04/18/2021

92Y Unit Supply Specialist - Warehouse Manager
Description: As a Unit Supply Specialist for the Army National Guard, you will ensure that your Unit and fellow Soldiers are well supplied and equipped for any mission. In this role, your keen eye and management ability (more...)
Company: Army National Guard
Location: Gonzales
Posted on: 04/18/2021

92Y Unit Supply Specialist - Warehouse Manager - Supply and Logistics
Description: As a Unit Supply Specialist for the Army National Guard, you will ensure that your Unit and fellow Soldiers are well supplied and equipped for any mission. In this role, your keen eye and management (more...)
Company: Army National Guard
Location: Gonzales
Posted on: 04/18/2021

Shift Supervisor Management Trainee
Description: CVS Health - 6502 Highway 182 Retail Shift Manager As a Shift
Company: CVS Health
Location: Morgan City
Posted on: 04/18/2021

Clinical Director-Cath/EP Lab
Description: Clinical Director- Cath/EP Lab Magee Resource Group has partnered
Company: Magee Resource Group
Location: Lettsworth
Posted on: 04/18/2021

Assistant General Manager
Description: Assistant General Manager at Skrimp Shack - Harrisonburg, Harrisonburg, VA - ZippyApp ul li Job Seekers li Employers li Jobs li Help li Register li Login English - Espa--ol Job Seekers (more...)
Company: ZippyApp - Recruitment Marketing
Location: Harrisonburg
Posted on: 04/18/2021

Log In or Create An Account

Get the latest Louisiana jobs by following @recnetLA on Twitter!

New Orleans RSS job feeds