The incumbent at this level has full supervisory responsibility for a staff of non-supervisory personnel, including GS-9 and GS-10 Medical Technologist, and other technical and support staff. Recommends appointments, plans and assigns work, gives advice and counsel and evaluates work of subordinates. The incumbent is responsible for monitoring test analyses and specimen examinations to ensure acceptable levels of performance. Assures corrective action is initiated.
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.