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Lead Medical Lab Scientist; 3rd shift, SIGN ON BONUS OFFERED

Company: Baystate Health, Inc.
Location: Springfield
Posted on: November 21, 2020

Job Description:

Req#: R4252 Category(s): Allied Health Clinical Professional, Laboratory Full Time / Part Time: Full-Time Shift: Third Lead Medical Lab Scientist in Hematology/Chemistry Full Time, 3rd shift - sign on bonus offered ASCP certification required This position is a Lead; Five years minimum total experience requiredwhich must be current and relevant Summary: Possesses and utilizes high level technical knowledge and skill regarding understanding significance of tests. Develops schedule of work assignments. Reviews instrument maintenance logs and quality assurance metrics. Gathers QA data, creates Patient Safety Reports and performs root cause analysis when indicated. Working with manager and medical director initiates requests for additions to Department of Pathology test menu. Job Responsibilities: 1) Verifies appropriateness of specimens, accurately labels and identifies specimens. Alerts appropriate health care provider(s) regarding critical results. Ensures results are reported within established Turnaround Times. Prioritizes work and maintains high level of productivity in section. Takes appropriate action regarding issues that may affect quality of results and/or Turnaround Time. 2) Ensures that procedures are performed according to written protocols. Prepares and maintains procedures for section. Responsible for quality control and quality assurance activities for section. Ensures that results meet established departmental standards for accuracy. Demonstrates ability to manage own work assignments in addition to supervision of others. 3) Ensures that results are reported within established Turnaround Times. Prioritizes work and maintains high level of productivity in section. Takes appropriate action regarding issues that may affect quality of results and/or Turnaround Time. 4) Incumbent demonstrates outstanding technical, interpretive and evaluation skills. Serves as a resource to identify and solve problems. Takes a leadership role in defining and addressing problems. Routinely communicates issues with suggested resolutions/or resolution to manager. 5) Demonstrates excellent communication, teamwork and customer service skills. Oversees documentation of work performed, quality control, corrective actions for errors and instrument failures. Courteous and helpful in all interactions with patients, visitors, co-workers and health care providers. 6) Orients and trains new employees and teaches students when appropriate. Participates in departmental committees as assigned. 7) Responsible for developing, maintaining and updating procedures. 8) Has integral role in CAP inspection preparation by participating in checklist review, interpretation of standards, implementing corrective action, and applicable proficiency testing. 9) Maintains awareness of and follows all corporate and BHS Pathology compliance policies and procedures. 10) Observes and promotes the BHS organizational standards of behavior. Required Work Experience: 1) BA or BS degree in laboratory science or the incumbent may possess an AS degree with MLT certification followed with MT ASCP certification or equivalent. 2) Must achieve 12 EUS per year 3) Five years minimum total experience which must be current and relevant Skills and Competencies: 1) High level of relevant expertise 2) Position requires excellent verbal communication, significant computer skills and ability to interface with a broad spectrum of health care professionals in a collaborative manner Full Time, 3rd shift Summary: Possesses and utilizes high level technical knowledge and skill regarding understanding significance of tests. Develops schedule of work assignments. Reviews instrument maintenance logs and quality assurance metrics. Gathers QA data, creates Patient Safety Reports and performs root cause analysis when indicated. Working with manager and medical director initiates requests for additions to Department of Pathology test menu. Job Responsibilities: 1) Verifies appropriateness of specimens, accurately labels and identifies specimens. Alerts appropriate health care provider(s) regarding critical results. Ensures results are reported within established Turnaround Times. Prioritizes work and maintains high level of productivity in section. Takes appropriate action regarding issues that may affect quality of results and/or Turnaround Time. 2) Ensures that procedures are performed according to written protocols. Prepares and maintains procedures for section. Responsible for quality control and quality assurance activities for section. Ensures that results meet established departmental standards for accuracy. Demonstrates ability to manage own work assignments in addition to supervision of others. 3) Ensures that results are reported within established Turnaround Times. Prioritizes work and maintains high level of productivity in section. Takes appropriate action regarding issues that may affect quality of results and/or Turnaround Time. 4) Incumbent demonstrates outstanding technical, interpretive and evaluation skills. Serves as a resource to identify and solve problems. Takes a leadership role in defining and addressing problems. Routinely communicates issues with suggested resolutions/or resolution to manager. 5) Demonstrates excellent communication, teamwork and customer service skills. Oversees documentation of work performed, quality control, corrective actions for errors and instrument failures. Courteous and helpful in all interactions with patients, visitors, co-workers and health care providers. 6) Orients and trains new employees and teaches students when appropriate. Participates in departmental committees as assigned. 7) Responsible for developing, maintaining and updating procedures. 8) Has integral role in CAP inspection preparation by participating in checklist review, interpretation of standards, implementing corrective action, and applicable proficiency testing. 9) Maintains awareness of and follows all corporate and BHS Pathology compliance policies and procedures. 10) Observes and promotes the BHS organizational standards of behavior. Required Work Experience: 1) BA or BS degree in laboratory science or the incumbent may possess an AS degree with MLT certification followed with MT ASCP certification or equivalent. 2) Must achieve 12 EUS per year 3) Five years minimum total experience which must be current and relevant Skills and Competencies: 1) High level of relevant expertise 2) Position requires excellent verbal communication, significant computer skills and ability to interface with a broad spectrum of health care professionals in a collaborative manner Full Time, 3rd shift Education: Associates of Science: Clinical Laboratory Science (Required), Bachelor of Science: Clinical Laboratory Science Languages: Certifications: Certified Medical Technician - Other Work Experience: Competencies: Responsibilities: Skills: Training Details: Baystate Health is an Equal Opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, marital status, national origin, ancestry, age, genetic information, disability, or protected veteran status.

Keywords: Baystate Health, Inc., Springfield , Lead Medical Lab Scientist; 3rd shift, SIGN ON BONUS OFFERED, Healthcare , Springfield, Massachusetts

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