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  • Medical Laboratory Technologist Supervisor Norcross
  • PruittHealth in Norcross, GA, Georgia
  • jobs
  • 1 week ago

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JOB PURPOSE:

The Medical Laboratory Technologist Supervisor is responsible for directing daily operations of the laboratory and act as a generalist performing bench technology duties and interpreting laboratory tests in the clinical laboratory.

KEY RESPONSIBILITIES:

1. The supervisor provides direct supervision of the daily operations of the laboratory section and/or area

2. Ability to implement, initiate, update and perform clinical laboratory procedures according to proper standards and regulations

3. The supervisor will oversee and efficiently perform procedures and test as ordered for use in diagnosis and treatment of disease

4. Resolves technical problems and takes remedial actions whenever test systems deviate from the laboratory’s established performed specifications.

5. Reviews all QC and maintenance logs.

6. Helps ensures safety for all personnel in the lab.

7. Participates in regular proficiency testing programs appropriate for the lab testing done.

8. The... supervisor will provide recommendations and action plans for the improvement of system processes in their section and/or area

9. The supervisor will oversee that the maintenance of the analyzers, quality control, collection of specimens, maintaining of supplies in accordance with standards of practice and established policy and procedure

10. Performs laboratory testing such as chemistries, hematology, immunoassay testing.

11. Assists in new staff training.

12. Has a general understanding of the LIS function.

13. Handles laboratory data collection systems and equipment to ensure requests for laboratory tests are properly ordered, cancelled and charged.

14. Correctly identifies all patients to avoid mistakes that can affect treatment.

15. Performs specimen processing, preparation and distribution of specimens

16. Maintains a constant awareness of policies, and procedures. Always ensuring enforcement of infection control processes when working with or around patients.

17. Effectively communicate with patients, reassuring them, making them feel at ease when you are present. Effectively communicates on the phone and face to face by being courteous, prompt and polite. Ability to document all information correctly

18. Responsible for keeping all work areas clean and properly stocked.

19. Handles information with discretion and always maintains confidentiality.

20. Coordinates and consults with lab manager regarding lab related issues.

21. Able to work independently and in a team environment.

22. Comply with all OSHA, CLIA, and federal regulations.

23. Maintain a professional appearance and attitude.

24. Other duties as assigned.

ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONS:

1. Incorporates the use of technology into day-to-day tasks by using Outlook, LIS, MatrixCare and other electronic systems effectively and accurately.

2. Ability to analyze work methods to effectively organize work, make improvements, and correct problems

3. Ability to effectively communicate and work efficiently with administration, mangers, supervisors, partners, and co-workers.

4. Supportive of the goals and objectives of PruittHealth.

5. Represent PruittHealth in a professional manner related to appearance, communication, and the maintenance of patient confidentiality.

6. Attendance and punctuality.

KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS, ABILITIES:

1. Computer- must be proficient with Microsoft office and other software programs

2. Participates in center/agency surveys (Licensure/JCAHO) and any subsequently required reports.

3. Attends and participates in continuing educational programs to keep abreast of changes in your field as well as to maintain current license/certification, as required.

4. Attends and participates in mandatory in-services.

5. Honors patients/residents’ rights to fair and equitable treatment, self-determination, individuality, privacy, property and civil rights, including the right to wage complaints.

6. Complies with corporate compliance program.

7. Reports job-related functions/tasks that involve occupational hazards including exposure to blood and body fluids and others as necessary.

8. Follows established safety regulations, to include fire protection & prevention, smoking regulations, infection control, etc.

9. Follows established safety procedures when performing tasks and/or working with equipment

MINIMUM EDUCATION REQUIRED:

1. High school diploma or equivalent.

2. All applicants shall meet at least one (1) of the following education/experience requirements: B.S. degree in medical technology, or chemical, physical, or biological sciences, plus three (3) years experience in a clinical laboratory, OR B.S. degree in medical technology, or chemical, physical, or biological sciences, plus successful completion of a specialist certification exam (SH ASCP, SBB ASCP, SM-ASCP, SC-ASCP, SI-ASCP or DLM ASCP) with a total of three (3) years experience in a clinical laboratory, OR Master's degree in administration, management, medical technology, chemical, physical, or biological science, plus three (3) years experience in a clinical laboratory, OR Have state recognized certification as a Medical Technologist.

MINIMUM EXPERIENCE REQUIRED:

1. 1 year experience preferred but not required.

MINIMUM LICENSURE/CERTIFICATION REQUIRED BY LAW:

1. ASCP, AAB or AMT (must be current)

ADDITIONAL QUALIFICATIONS:

Ability to pass a standardized color blindness test

Physical Requirements:

Requires standing for long periods of time. Working in a laboratory environment. Bending and stretching required. Ability to lift five to ten pounds. Working in a fast-paced environment and use of telephone and computer are required. Manual dexterity required for use of computer keyboard.

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As an Equal Employment Opportunity employer, all qualified applicants will receive consideration without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability, or veteran status
Norcross GA USA

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