Student Trainee (Medical & Health),Veterans Affairs, Veterans Health Administration,01-10-2019,USA Gov


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  • Open & closing dates

    01/10/2019 to 01/31/2019

  • Service


  • Pay scale & grade

    GS 4

  • Salary

    $29,847 to $29,847 per year

  • Appointment type


  • Work schedule



1 vacancy in the following location:


    Columbia, MO


Relocation expenses reimbursed


Telework eligible


This job is open to



    Current students enrolled in accredited educational institutions from high school to graduate level. Includes internships, pathways and other student programs.



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  • Duties


    The Pathways Internship Program allows students to join VA in career positions that emphasize long-term training and development.

    You must be willing to relocate.

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    Major responsibilities and duties may include but are not limited to:

    · Performing phlebotomy duties on both inpatients and outpatients.

    · Utilizing a personal computer to access patient medical information.

    · Using centrifuges and other laboratory equipment and supplies to process specimens after collection.

    · Sorting, aliquots and distributing specimens throughout the laboratory and to other hospital and referral labs.

    · Acting as courier to deliver specimens to UMHC laboratories and returning pathology reports, test results and specimens to the laboratory.

    · Measuring, aliquots, and preparing preservatives for surgical and cytology specimens.

    · Picking up, preserving, measuring, and aliquots and preparing for shipment all 24-hour urine collections.

    · Stocking blood drawing and processing supplies in the receiving area and blood drawing room.

    · Insuring printers in receiving room and blood drawing room are functioning properly, programs set up, and replacing paper, labels and ribbons.

    · Answering queries from physicians, nurses and other hospital staff regarding test requirements, processing instructions, and test order status.

    · Routing calls to the proper section of the laboratory.

    Work Schedule: This position is part time, NTE 1 year. The hospital laboratory is open 24/7 and Student Trainees will work rotating weekends, holidays and hours during school breaks. Work includes various shifts during the hours of 5:30am to Midnight and will change according to class schedules.

    Financial Disclosure Report: Not required

    Travel Required

    Not required

    Supervisory status


    Promotion Potential


  • Job family (Series)

    0699 Medical And Health Student Trainee

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