Lead Med Tech ($5,000 Sign On)- Core Lab- FT 36 Hours- 2:30pm - 11:00pm
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Opportunity for a Lead Medical Technologist in the Core Laboratory (Chemistry, Hematology, Coagulation, Urinalysis, and Blood Gas analysis) at the Methuen campus of Holy Family Hospital. This position is Monday through Friday with rotation of weekends and holidays.
Hours will be primarily 2:30PM - 11:00pm. Coverage of alternate shifts may be requested as needed.
- Routinely work each bench throughout the department as assigned by the department supervisor.
- Verifies, calls, and documents all critical values according to hospital policy.
- Reports results in a timely manner. Consistently and appropriately prioritizes STAT specimens.
- Participates in competency-based proficiency testing in a timely fashion. Takes initiative to perform and complete surveys.
- Uses reagents and laboratory materials efficiently and in a cost conscious manner. Assures optimal use of materials by rotating stock and informing others which reagents should be used first.
- Fosters team spirit through leadership by example. Serves as a resource for the staff. Allows staff to work independently after appropriate training.
- Assumes leadership role in the absence of the supervisor.
- Monitors quality control for the department through weekly reviews. Submits data monthly for peer comparisons.
- Monitors instrument maintenance and signs off maintenance sheets monthly. Insures that maintenance in performed and that the records are up-to-date.
- Assumes primary role with advanced instrument troubleshooting.
- Solves instrument problems, if able, and performs necessary upgrades independently.
- Monitors and maintains reagent and supply inventory. Insures that adequate supplies are available at all times.
- Assists with submission and review of proficiency testing.
- Provides and facilitates training, as necessary, for new technologists and to current technologists on new procedures.
- Performs competency assessments of staff.
- Assists supervisor with preparation of inspections and performance improvement activities.
- Takes initiative in identifying needs or opportunities for improvement within the department and develops recommendations.
BS or AS in Medical Technology or equivalent required. ASCP certification required- eligible candidates must achieve certification within 1 year. At least one year of hospital laboratory experience preferred.
- Five or more years of hospital laboratory experience.
- Previous supervisory experience preferred.
- Strong and effective organizational, communication, and time management skills very desirable.
Important COVID message
Please note, Holy Family hospital is taking additional, necessary preparations to ensure patients can receive compassionate care in a safe, carefully managed environment - with confidence and without fear. Our Safe and Ready program consists of a rigorous [five-point] standard ensuring patient safety, confidence and convenience: Expanded hours will allow previously cancelled procedures to be scheduled as quickly as possible. Any COVID-19 related care takes place in designated areas away from other patients and their families. Emergency Departments are reorganized to be a safe place to treat all emergency patients. A stringent cleaning policy has been implemented throughout the hospital. A strictly controlled visitor and masking policy is required for patient safety. You can rest assured that we have made the necessary preparations to provide care in a safe, controlled and professional way.