Lab Coordinator Microbiology Full Time Days

Lab Coordinator Microbiology Full Time Days

Baptist Healthcare System, Inc. | Louisville, KY, 40202, US
Salary Range:$54,000 – $68,000 Salary range estimated by Zippia

Posted 8 days ago

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Job Description:

Job Summary:

Responsible for performance in a timely manner of all technical and administrative aspects of the assigned laboratory section. Maintains laboratory services in accordance with standards established by the Baptist Health Systems, College of American Pathologists (CAP), The Joint Commission, and Federal, State and local regulatory agencies.

Principal Duties and Responsibilities:

The following is a summary of the major functions of this individual's job. He or she may perform other duties, both major and minor, which are not mentioned below, and specific functions may change from time to time.

1. Assists in the preparation and review of position descriptions and standards for all employees at least annually.

2. Provides orientation of new employees in a timely manner and documents this orientation and approval to perform assigned tasks.

3. Provides remedial training for current employees as required and documents this training.

4. Provides Continuing Education opportunities and documents such.

5. Coaches, counsels and disciplines employees as needed.

6. Provides performance reviews in a timely manner annually.

7. Maintains up to date and accurate procedure manuals according to regulatory standards

8. Develops and maintains quality control procedures for all testing to ensure compliance with the standards of all applicable regulatory agencies,

9. Performs required studies and provides required documentation for all new procedures according to policy. Obtains Medical Director and Lab Administrative Director approval prior to initiating new procedure.

10. Maintains adequate inventory levels with no out-dating of supplies or shortages that may lead to unnecessary delays in the performance of patient testing.

11. Maintains equipment according to manufacturer's directions by providing preventative maintenance and availability of service for non-routine problems. Maintains documentation.

12. Researches and suggests new procedures and methods.

13. Stays current with developments in the department through continuing education.

14. Oversees the performance of tests within department.

15. Provides adequate coverage of department

16. Maintains payroll records.

17. Enforces safety and infection control policies.

18. Performs technical tasks within department 10-20% of time.

19. Maintains positive inter and intra-departmental relations.

20. Completes assignments in a timely fashion.

21. Exhibits a professional image using positive interpersonal skills.

22. Follows directions as given or ask for clarification when needed.

23. Strives to achieve goals set in last performance evaluation.

24. Demonstrates good judgement. Consults with others when needed.

25. Actively participates in Laboratory Quality Assurance program.

26. Performs all other duties as assigned by Laboratory Director.

Minimum Education, Training and Experience Required:

A. Bachelor's degree in a chemical, physical, biological or clinical laboratory science or medical technology with at least three years of experience; or

B. Associate degree in a laboratory science or medical technology with at least four years of experience.

C. ASCP or equivalent certification required.

If you would like to be part of a growing family focused on supporting clinical excellence, teamwork and innovation, we urge you to apply now!

Employees will be expected to comply with Baptist Health's infectious disease and vaccination policies, which include but may not be limited to compliance with BHS' mandatory vaccination policies for influenza and COVID unless reasonable accommodations are needed under applicable law

Baptist Health is an Equal Employment Opportunity employer.