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Job Title: Histotechnologist
Company Name: Veterans Affairs, Veterans Health Administration
Location: Manchester, NH
Position Type: Full-Time
Post Date: 03/20/2019
Expire Date: 04/19/2019
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Job Description
Histotechnologist
To qualify for this position, all applicants must meet the following basic requirement: Bachelor's or graduate/higher level degree: major study in an academic field related to the medical field, health sciences or allied sciences appropriate to the work of this Histotechnologist position (i.e. clinical biology, microbiology, physiology, pre-med, medical lab technology, etc.). Education must have been obtained from an accredited college or university. NOTE: A transcript must be submitted if you are basing all or part of your qualifications on education. Applications submitted without this information will not be considered. ~AND~ In addition to the basic requirement above, to qualify for this position at the GS-9 level, you must meet one of the following requirements: Experience: At least one (1) full year of specialized experience equivalent to at least the next lower grade level (GS-7) in the Federal Service that has given you the particular knowledge, skills and abilities required to successfully perform the duties of a Histotechnologist. Specialized experience includes but is not limited to providing technical support in making clinical diagnosis of human tissue specimens; performing complex histologic procedures and utilizing proper techniques; performing accessions and labeling of specimens; performing sectioning of paraffin tissue blocks; evaluating test results; calibrating and operating laboratory instruments; performing special pathology laboratory procedures (i.e., staining); preparing specimens for analysis; etc. Note: A full year of work is considered to be 35-40 hours of work per week. Part-time experience will be credited on the basis of time actually spent in appropriate activities. Applicants wishing to receive credit for such experience must indicate clearly the nature of their duties and responsibilities in each position and the number of hours a week spent in such employment. ~OR~ Education: Successfully completed two (2) years of progressively higher level graduate education leading to a master's degree or equivalent graduate degree with a major study in an academic field related to health sciences or allied sciences appropriate to the position of Histotechnologist (i.e. clinical biology, microbiology, physiology, pre-med, medical lab technology, etc.). This education must have provided the knowledge, skills, and abilities necessary to do the work. Transcripts are required with your application. ~OR~ Combination: Equivalent combinations of successfully completed graduate-level education (beyond the first year) and specialized experience, as described above, which meet the total experience requirements for this grade level. The education portion must include graduate courses directly related to the work of this position (as described above). Transcripts are required with your application. You will be rated on the following Competencies as part of the assessment questionnaire for this position:
Specimen CollectionTechnical CompetenceTechnical CredibilityTechnical DocumentationTechnical Problem Solving IMPORTANT: A full year of work is considered to be 35-40 hours of work per week. All experience listed on your resume must include the month and year start/end dates. Part-time experience will be credited on the basis of time actually spent in appropriate activities. Applicants wishing to receive credit for such experience must indicate clearly the nature of their duties and responsibilities in each position and the number of hours a week spent in such employment. Experience refers to paid and unpaid experience, including volunteer work done through National Service programs (e.g., Peace Corps, AmeriCorps) and other organizations (e.g., professional; philanthropic; religious; spiritual; community; student; social). Volunteer work helps build critical competencies, knowledge, and skills and can provide valuable training and experience that translates directly to paid employment. You will receive credit for all qualifying experience, including volunteer experience. For more information on these qualification standards, please visit the United States Office of Personnel Management's website at https://www.opm.gov/policy-data-oversight/classification-qualifications/general-schedule-qualification-standards/.
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Company Name: Veterans Affairs, Veterans Health Administration
Website:https://www.usajobs.gov:443/GetJob/ViewDetails/519836700?utm_source=VHA&utm_medium=Job%20Board&utm_campaign=HBCU
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