Medical Lab Scientist Lead
$5,000 Sign on bonus for eligible, experienced Medical Lab Scientist's!
Full time night shift position for a lead MT / MLS at Houghton Hospital. Must have generalist experience in chemistry, hematology and blood bank.
Performs moderate and high complexity tests and leads the work of others in the clinical laboratory. Ensures that all tests are performed within turnaround time limits with review of pending logs and stat boards to maintain compliance. Demonstrates competency in all necessary hospital and LIS modules/functions. Ensures that specimens are appropriate for test methodologies. Documents all quality control activities, instrument and procedural calibrations, and maintenance performed. Assist customers with information regarding laboratory testing in a pleasant and professional manner. Relies on experience and judgment to plan and accomplish goals. Performs a variety of tasks as assigned by the manager. Reports to manager or director.
Prefer Bachelor of Science and MT / MLS certification through a recognized agency such as ASCP or AMT. Familiarity with standard concepts, practices, and procedures within the laboratory medicine field is expected.
Position Qualifications/Minimum Requirements
Education: Required: Associate of Science degree or experience, education or other parameters that meet CLIA Federal Register requirement Preferred: Bachelor of Science; MT/MLS through recognized certification agency such as ASCP or AMT with experience and examination.
Experience: Required: Two (2) years of experience in a clinical laboratory.
Skills: Ability to read, communicate, and document effectively through oral, written, or electronic means. Excellent skills in customer relations. Demonstrates the constant ability to prioritize and respond promptly to a changing workload. Ability to respond to multiple situations and questions that require sound judgments and action for quality patient care.
Licenses/Certifications: Required American Heart Association (AHA) or American Red Cross(ARC) or American Safety and Health Institute (ASHI) BLS Preferred: American Society for Clinical Pathology (ASCP), or American Medical Technologists (AMT), or American Association of Bioanalysts (AAB).
Northwest Medical Center Houghton is a 52-bed, full-service hospital serving Tucson's east side. With a cath lab, labor and delivery unit, intensive care and neonatal intensive care units, full lab and radiology services and four operating rooms supporting a broad array of specialties, Northwest Medical Center Houghton holds plenty of opportunity for applicants. Whether caring for patients at the bedside or supporting the hospital in a non-clinical role, we're excited to build a team who can really make an impact on our community. NMC Houghton is accredited by The Joint Commission and is an equal opportunity employer: race, gender, disability and Veteran status, and VEVRAA Federal Contractor – priority referral Protected Veterans requested.