This position is in Pathology and Laboratory Service. The Medical Technologist (Laboratory Education Coordinator) provides authoritative representation and interaction with cooperating or affiliated universities or colleges, resource organizations, and state and federal officials in order to coordinate program goals, objectives, and policies. This position administers clinical training programs for medical technology students, facility staff, and others assigned for medical technology training. The duties of this position are but not limited to: Develops policies, recommends policies, and directs a formal educational program. Plans and conducts programs in course design and teaching techniques for all instructional personnel. Evaluates bench instruction to assure program uniformity and continuity. Trains and evaluates a variety of individuals (medical technology/clinical laboratory science students and employees, physicians, residents, nurses, respiratory therapists) in laboratory medicine. Evaluates activities and recommends policy changes to correct deficiencies and improve the program. Ensures compliance with educational program guidance/regulations in order to maintain accreditation of the program. Analyzes emerging trends and technology and adopts appropriate methods in local programs to meet agency goals. Develops curriculums for program participants. Provides support to Ancillary Testing in providing continuous education activities. Serves as a local expert to develop continuous training activities when new instrumentation or methodology is introduced in the lab. Work Schedule: Monday - Friday, 8:00 AM -4:30 PM Financial Disclosure Report: Not required 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
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