Lead Medical Technologist, Blood Bank
RESPONSIBLE FOR: Sign on Bonus Available
Under the direction of laboratory management, is responsible for leading all aspects of operation in assigned section/team/department, including preparation and maintenance of records, reports, policies and procedures; analysis of testing methodologies, employee training/staffing, technical oversight, and compliance. Works in collaboration with team members to ensure that tasks, priorities, goals and achievements are coordinated with management. Assist with test validations, regulatory compliance, quality control/assurance, and maintenance within assigned area. Perform a variety of laboratory tests and procedures to assist physicians in diagnosing, monitoring, treating and preventing disease. #IND789 #GD
The Laboratory Lead is responsible for supervising, coordinating, and participating in activities related to Blood Bank and the Clinical Laboratory; including supervision of human and financial resources. The Lead independently monitors and controls day-to-day operation of the lab, supervises staff, and ensures compliance with regulatory agencies. Provides customer-focused service in a safe and professional manner and acts as a liaison with the users of laboratory services and other hospital departments.
MINIMUM EDUCATION REQUIRED:
High School diploma or equivalent required plus a sufficient number of college and/or technical school courses and clinical training to satisfy the requirements for testing and certification as a medical technologist by an approved certifying agency.
MINIMUM EXPERIENCE REQUIRED:
Three (3) years of hospital experience required.
MINIMUM LICENSURE/CERTIFICATION REQUIRED BY LAW:
Certification as a medical technologist or medical laboratory scientist by the American Society of Clinical Pathologists (ASCP), AMT (American Medical Technologists) or AAB (American Association of Bioanalysts) according to the qualifications through the State of Georgia Department of Community Health, Healthcare Facility, Clinical Laboratory regulations. AAB provisional certification not accepted.
Bachelors Degree in clinical laboratory science, biomedical science, medical technology or in a life / biological science (biology, biochemistry, microbiology, etc.) preferred. Previous lead or supervisory experience preferred. Should be competent in areas of the laboratory being covered, including chemistry, hematology, coagulation, blood bank, microbiology. Knowledge of CAP, State of Georgia and other regulatory agency guidelines. Should have experience with human resource/staff development issues, and use independent judgment. Should possess excellent interpersonal and communication skills, work well with others, possess tact, discretion and diplomacy.