Virginia State Government Healthcare Technician PW015 in Prince William, Virginia

Position Information

Job Description

Make a difference in the community! Share your expertise to improve lives. The Prince William Health District is seeking a dedicated healthcare technician to join our highly skilled team. This position will provide technical support to professional medical and nursing staff. Duties include collection of adult and pediatric venipuncture and capillary blood specimens and performing clinical laboratory tests; sterilization of instruments; maintenance of logs and records; and supply inventory and ordering.

The PWHD is a growing, diverse and dynamic community located within commuting distance from Washington, D.C. within the Northern Virginia area. The District’s Community Health Division is seeking a skilled individual interested in furthering a career in public health in a friendly, team-oriented workplace. We offer 12 paid holidays; medical, dental, vision and life insurance; retirement plans including 401a Cash Match and 457 Deferred Compensation Plan, and sick, family/personal and annual leave.

Minimum Qualifications

Must be proficient in venipuncture skills and laboratory specimen collection. Must demonstrate problem solving techniques; accurate record keeping and quality control. Working knowledge of computer applications and e-mail. High school diploma or equivalent. Ability to problem-solve, set priorities and work independently is required. Must effectively work with diverse populations and work as part of a team. Ability to interact with internal and external customers in a positive manner promoting public health. Excellent skills in oral & written communication are required. Must have valid driver’s license and ability to provide own transportation. Must have working knowledge of OSHA and Clinical Laboratory Improvement Amendments (CLIA) regulations. Must be able to effectively use a computer for data entry, e-mail and Microsoft Office software.

Preferred Qualifications

Bilingual in English and Spanish.

Special Requirements

Employment is contingent upon satisfactory results of a state and federal criminal history background check and the Department of Social Service’s Child Abuse and Neglect Central Registry check, U.S. HHS IG Exclusion List check, employment reference check and E-Verify. Valid driver’s license and successfully passing a background investigation are required. Must adhere to the VDH Driver Safety Policy. Must provide own transportation and will be required to travel to other district site locations.

Special Instructions to Applicants

Please complete the online application in full including all employment, salary, and educational information in its entirety. All applications must be received by 11:59 PM on the closing date to be considered. VDH is an Equal Opportunity Employer. Veterans and National Service Alumni are encouraged to apply. The selected candidate will be required to serve a twelve-month probationary period.

Contact Information


Nancy Bryant





9301 Lee Avenue Manassas, VA 20110

Working Title: Healthcare Technician PW015

Role Title: Direct Service Associate II - 49052

Job Open Date: 03/13/2018

Job Close Date: 03/30/2018

Is this position funded in whole or in part by the American Recovery & Reinvestment Act (Stimulus Package)?: No

Hiring Range: Negotiable up to $34,000

Agency: Dept of Health (601)

Agency Website:

Location: Prince William - 153

Position Number: PW015

Job Posting Number: 1035275

Type of Recruitment: General Public - G

Does this position have telework options?: No

Bilingual/Multilingual Skill Requirement/Preference: Yes

Job Type: Full-Time (Salaried)

Job Type Detail: Full-Time Salaried - Non-Faculty- FTS-1

Pay Band: 02