performs routine and special tests; coordinates the implementation
of new procedures; and assumes responsibility for resolving day to
day lab technical problems and notifies laboratory immediate
supervisor or Pathologist as appropriate. Assumes supervisory role
of department section including coordinating laboratory operations
within the section to ensure reliable patient testing and timely
services, monitors laboratory specific Performance Improvement
/Quality Control activities, exhibits knowledge of and adherence to
Institution/Department policies and procedures, assists supervisor
in maintaining a section that complies with the standards of
accrediting/regulatory agencies, and maintains confidentiality of
patient related information at all times.
*Sign On Bonus Offered*
Required - Bachelor’s degree
Required - 4 years experience (one year of which is in
the appropriate clinical lab section) in appropriate clinical lab
under a qualified Director. In the case of a technologist that
rotates in general lab, the one year of experience in the
appropriate section should be documented. In cases where
there is no documentation of the section rotation, a signed letter
from the laboratory medical director must be placed in the
technologist’s file stating that the technologist has been deemed
competent in that section.
Preferred - Experience including advanced analytical
skills necessary in order to analyze complex data and trouble shoot
Required - Current license or temporary license as a
Clinical Laboratory Scientist-Generalist or Clinical Laboratory
Scientist-Specialist in the state of practice, Meets CLIA and
CAP requirements for testing personnel relative to scope of duties,
Meets the CLIA standards as a general laboratory supervisor; i.e.
at a minimum a bachelor’s degree, and one year lab training or
experience, or both, in high complexity testing, ASCP certification
as a Medical Technologist. Any incumbent certified by ASCP on
or after January 1, 2004 must successfully complete the
requirements of the ASCP’s Certification Maintenance Program
Preferred - Current license as a Clinical Laboratory Scientist -
Specialist in the state of practice
Knowledge Skills and Abilities (KSAs)
- Must have computer skills and dexterity required for data entry
and retrieval of information.
- Effective verbal and written communication skills and the
ability to present information clearly and professionally.
- Must be proficient with Windows-style applications, various
software packages specific to role and keyboard.
- Strong interpersonal skills.
- Ability to and experience working in controlled
environment, following safety measures to minimize exposure to
chemicals, body fluids, blood borne pathogens, etc.
- Advanced analytical skills to collect data, perform
calculations, maintains system logs and operates laboratory
- Judgmental skills in order to identify and solve problems
as well as handle difficult situations.
- Skills to manage stress in order to maintain a
professional atmosphere and provide quality service.
- Skills to work independently.
- Coordinates clinical competency in section.
- Performs routine and special lab procedures.
- Maintains regulatory compliance and performance
- Assists and consults with the laboratory
- Maintains competency, meets goals and
- Adapts behavior to the specific patient population,
including but not limited to: respect for privacy, method of
introduction to the patient, adapting explanation of services or
procedures to be performed, requesting permissions and
- Other related duties as required.
The above statements describe the general nature and level of
work only. They are not an exhaustive list of all required
responsibilities, duties, and skills. Other duties may be added, or
this description amended at any time.
This employer maintains and complies with its Compliance & Privacy
Program and Standards of Conduct, including the immediate reporting
of any known or suspected unethical or questionable behaviors or
conduct; patient/employee safety, patient privacy, and/or other
The employer is an Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified
applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard
to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity,
national origin, protected veteran status, or disability
Physical and Environmental Demands
The physical essential functions of this job include (but are
not limited to) the following: Frequently exerting 10 to 20
pounds of force to move objects; occasionally exerting up to 100
pounds of force. Physical demand requirements are in excess of
those for sedentary work. Reasonable accommodations may be made to
enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential
Duties performed routinely require exposure to blood, body fluid
The incumbent works in a patient care area; works in an area where
patients enter; works directly with patients; and/or works with
specimens that could contain diseases. There may be an occupational
risk for exposure to all communicable diseases
Because the incumbent works within a healthcare setting, there
may be occupational risk for exposure to hazardous medications or
hazardous waste within the environment through receipt, transport,
storage, preparation, dispensing, administration, cleaning and/or
disposal of contaminated waste. The risk level of exposure may
increase depending on the essential job duties of the role.