Lead Medical Technologist at AdventHealth New Smyrna Beach
Location Address: 401 Palmetto Street, New Smyrna, Florida 32168
Top Reasons to Work at AdventHealth New Smyrna Beach
Great benefits such as: Educational Reimbursement
Career growth and advancement potential
High quality of life with low cost of living and working near the shores of New Smyrna Beach.
Work Hours/Shift: FT/Days
You Will Be Responsible For:
Performs functions of a Medical Technologist:
Obtains specimens, runs standardized tests, interprets and validates results.
Documents results per procedure in medical record
Assists department supervisor in process validation
Performs calibration verification for supervisory review and approval
Conducts maintenance, performance checks and calibrates instruments in one or more laboratory area
Performs advance instrument troubleshooting
Ensures all maintenance is done as scheduled and does timely preparation for supervisory review
Reviews exception report in the absence of the supervisor
Responsible for orienting new employees and supervising students
Provides input to supervisor regarding staff performance
Interprets policy and procedure for staff
Gathers and prints monthly quality control data
Responsible for setting up and doing parallel studies on new lot numbers of quality controls
Assists in the yearly CAP survey and assigns survey to different technologist
Inventories and make recommendations to Supervisor of the needed supplies and reagents for ordering
Fulfills all medical technologist principal duties and functions as staff technologist when necessary
Responsible for complying with HIPAA, CAP, JC, OSHA and all other local, State and Federal laws governing the hospital in general and the laboratory in particular.
Must conform to all hospital and laboratory policies and procedures
May supervise Medical Technicians.
May assists with training of new employees and Medical Technology students
Ability to perform several functions and be able to make educated decisions
Interacts with nursing staff on all floors and with staff and physicians from the Emergency Department
What you will need:
EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE REQUIRED:
Bachelor’s degree with 3 years’ experience in Medical Technology or a Bachelor’s degree with 3 years’ experience in a related science with approved clinical laboratory scientist training required or Associate’s degree with at least 10 years’ experience
Five years hospital experience in a clinical laboratory setting required.
LICENSURE, CERTIFICATION OR REGISTRATION REQUIRED:
Active Florida License as a Generalist Medical Technologist or Specialist Medical Technologist in one or more areas of the Laboratory required.
The Lead Medical Technologist assists the supervisor/director in advanced laboratory process validations including troubleshooting, quality control and training. Also performs medical technologist duties of clinical testing in one or more of the following areas of the laboratory: Blood Bank, Microbiology, Serology, Chemistry, Hematology, Coagulation and Urinalysis.
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