Medical Technologist Lead- Le Bonheur Infectious Disease - FT/Days Job

Summary

The Medical Technologist, Lead is responsible for providing day-to-day direction to Associates in the assigned area; performing, evaluating, and reporting of technical laboratory procedures on patient specimens for use in the diagnosis and treatment of disease.  Also performs multiple administrative functions in support of laboratory operations, or may function as a technical expert in a laboratory specialty area.  Follows established procedures to ensure laboratory quality control and compliance with professional standards of practice. Models appropriate behavior as exemplified in MLH Mission, Vision and Values. 

Education/Experience/Licensure

 

Education/Formal Training

Work Experience

Credential/Licensure

 

REQUIRED:

Bachelor’s degree  in Medical Technology or natural science.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Minimum of four (4) years relevant experience as a Medical Technologist.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

  • Current TN Licensure as Medical Technologist Generalist (or Medical Technologist Special Analyst).

 

  • TN Licensure as a Lab Supervisor  OR  must meet TN licensure requirements for Laboratory Supervisor and obtain within 12 months of hire.

 

 

PREFERRED:

N/A

N/A

N/A

 

SUBSTITUTIONS ALLOWED:

N/A

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N/A

Knowledge/Skills/Abilities

  • Demonstrated competency in routine testing in assigned Laboratory area, applies comprehensive technical knowledge to carry out more complex assignments. 
  • Ability to effectively relate and communicate with internal and external customers.
  • Basic knowledge of laboratory information systems.
  • Ability to organize tasks and projects work without close supervision to complete tasks.
  • Demonstrated ability to exercise independent judgment in decision making to resolve new or unusual problems related to general or technical aspects of the job.

Key Job Responsibilities

  • Performs accurate and appropriate testing of specimens received in the laboratory, according to established laboratory protocol and procedures.
  • Reports test results in a timely manner according to established laboratory protocols.
  • Follows established procedures for laboratory quality control, ensures compliance with regulatory requirements, quality standards, compliance activities, and policies and procedures.
  • Effectively manages resources such as productivity, supplies, instruments and equipment.  Plans work and complete job responsibilities in an efficient and productive manner.
  • Performs multiple administrative functions in support of Laboratory operations OR performs as a Technical Specialist as the expert in a complex testing area.
  • Provides day-to-day direction to Laboratory associates in assigned area.
  • Performs other job functions as assigned.

Physical Requirements

  • The physical activities of this position may include climbing, pushing, standing, hearing, walking, reaching, grasping, kneeling, stooping, and repetitive motion.
  • Must have good balance and coordination.
  • The physical requirements of this position are: medium work - exerting up to 50 lbs. of force occasionally and/or up to 25 lbs. of force frequently.
  • The Associate is required to have close visual acuity including color, depth perception, and field of vision to perform an activity, such as assessing patients, preparing and analyzing data and figures; transcribing; viewing a computer terminal; or extensive reading.
  • Frequent invasive and non-invasive patient contact.
  • Exposure to patient body fluids as well as exposure to hazardous or poisonous materials.
  • Ability to react quickly to emergency situations.

Company
Methodist Le Bonheur Healthcare
Posted
06/22/2018
Type
Full time
Location
Memphis, TN 37501, US