Student Trainee (Medical/Health) - Veterans Health Administration (Indianapolis, Indiana)


Student &/or Recent Graduate

$34.6-44.2k (annually)


Medical And Health Student Trainee

Mar 9

SUMMARY: The student is a participant in the Indiana Hospital Association Hospital Medical Education program. They will spend 50% of their time as Medical Laboratory Aid where they perform the duties of a general Medical Lab Aid in the laboratory of the VAMC in a developmental position drawing routine specimen during high workload times. The remaining 50% of the their time will be spent observing with VAMC programs to gain further knowledge of VAMC areas of specialty in serving our patients.

QUALIFICATIONS: To qualify for this position, applicants must meet all requirements by the closing date of this announcement, 03/30/2023. Internship Program: To be eligible applicants must: Be accepted for enrollment or currently enrolled and seeking a degree (diploma, certificate, etc.) in a qualifying educational institution, on a full or half-time basis as defined by the institution in which you are enrolled. Be seeking a degree that is relevant to this position. Be able to work at least 4 hours per week. Meet the grade qualifications must be met prior to start date. To qualify for the GS 4 grade level you must have two (2) years of education above high school level (60 semester hours/45 quarter hours). Transcripts are required. If selected you must: Sign a Pathways Internship Program Participant Agreement, Maintain status as a current student, Maintain good academic standing, at least a 2.0 cumulative GPA on a 4.0 grading scale, Adhere to an established work schedule approved by the supervisor, Provide proof of enrollment in a qualifying educational institution and academic transcripts at the end of each academic period and upon request, Perform, successfully, the duties and responsibilities in the assigned position description, Observe all workplace rules, such as dress code, office conduct and behavior, Participate in all VA mandatory training programs (either on-line or in the classroom), Notify the supervisor of any changes in the completion of the educational program, such as graduation date, changes in the major degree requirements, or changes in the educational institution's accreditation. For more information on these qualification standards, please visit the United States Office of Personnel Management's website at Physical Requirements: The work environment in the laboratory involves the use of chemicals, some of which may be toxic if mishandled. Clinical specimens are a biologic hazard due to the possibility of transmission of infectious disease, and are handled continuously by the Medical Technician GS-4, Pathology and Laboratory Medicine Service (I 13), Clinical Chemistry/Blood Bank Hematology technician. The medical technician is required lo use personal protective equipment such as laboratory coats and gloves in the performance of routine and special tasks within the laboratory.

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