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Lead Medical Laboratory Technologist (NYS licensed CLT)

KA Recruiting Inc.

Last Updated: 5/12/21

Job Description

Seeking a full-time Lead Laboratory Technologist for the Clinical Laboratory in the Westchester County area.

-The schedule is Monday - Friday 2:00 pm - 10:30 pm and rotating weekends.

-The Lead Technologist is accountable for the accuracy and reliability of all testing under his/her supervision, both patient and QC, and performing test with accuracy in a timely manner. In addition, this person is responsible to maintain supplies and proper staff coverage in all Laboratory areas which they are responsible for: Chemistry, Hematology and UA benches

Essential Functions and Job Responsibilities:

  • Able to access section staffing needs and take an active role in meeting section workload needs.
  • Makes sure that all staff is cross-trained in all areas within the clinical Laboratory meeting CLIA guide lines.
  • Ensures that all testing performed under his/her supervision is according to established, approved procedures and quality control policies.
  • Ensures that all testing is done under optimal conditions (ie. Instruments functioning properly; in good condition and proper technique followed, reagents, room temp, room humidity)
  • Responsible for ensuring that all testing is completed within acceptable timing guidelines by generating and resolving up-to-date pending list.
  • Responsible for maintaining section QC Control for each analyte with proper follow up.
  • Makes sure that section passes all sections proficiencies and meets proficiencies dead line.
  • Ensures the accurate and efficient use of the EMR/ LIS system including the Harvest downtime procedure.
  • Makes sure that all maintenance procedures on all instrumentation are performed as dictated by the manufacturer.
  • Participates in continuous education such as MedeLearn and API and maintains technical accuracy in all areas in the lab.
  • Maintain laboratory testing related competency
  • Maintain line of communication with all staff members to keep the work flow mainly during breaks and lunch
  • Responsible for the maintenance and retention of all documents needed for Federal inspections.
  • Responsible for keeping track of all laboratory supplies and makes sure that supplies are properly rotated to avoid expired reagents.
  • Performs and/or schedules preventive maintenance and basic troubleshooting procedures on all instruments as needed, with proper documentation in Share Point.
  • Participates in the evaluation of new products and procedures as required/requested.
  • Maintains an open line of communication with Peers, Manager and Pathologists.
  • Meets with Manager as needed to address section needs.
  • Complies with all policies and OSHA regulations related to safety, cleanliness and infection control.
  • Performs other ancillary duties as directed by competent authority.

Required Qualifications:

  • Lab technologist under CLIA
  • NY State licensed as a Clinical Laboratory Technologist
  • Bachelors degree
  • Broad knowledge of tests performed and equipment utilized in the laboratory.
  • Ability to deal with confidential information with the utmost discretion
  • Interpersonal skill necessary to deal courteously and effectively with administration, peers and the public
  • Sufficient technical ability to be able to troubleshoot independently and knowledge to know when to ask for assistance
  • Guide and work with staff maintaining Team Work at all times

We provide a modern office environment, state-of-the-art equipment and technology as well as competitive benefits and salary. Our benefits include medical, dental, free copays for employees who see company physicians, discounted vision glasses, life insurance, AD&D insurance, short-term and long-term disability, 401k and profit sharing, flexible spending plans, and more. Company has also been GreatRated! as a Great Place to Work, the global authority on high-trust, high-performance workplace cultures.

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Company Details

Boston, Massachusetts, United States
We are a permanent placement healthcare recruiting company located in Boston, MA. We work with hundreds of hospitals and healthcare facilities across the country. We specialize in the recruitment and placement of laboratory professionals, imaging professionals, rehabilitation professionals, nurse practitioners, physician assistants, nurse leaders, nurses, physicians, and healthcare IT professional...