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Lab Supervisor - Medical Technologist (MT) (Open)

Company: Ochsner Clinic Foundation
Location: Kenner
Posted on: March 14, 2023

Job Description:

This job assumes responsibility for operation, technical and personnel management related duties for assigned Laboratory section and for solving day to day lab operational problems and notifying Lab Manager/Physician Supervisor of problems as appropriate. This job maintains a patient /client focused section that complies with the standards of accrediting/regulatory agencies; oversees training of all personnel in section and performs technical work as necessary; promotes and ensures compliance with the company and Laboratory policies and practices. Maintains confidentiality of patient and personnel-related information at all times and exhibits a high degree of professional excellence characterized by sound independent judgment, reliability, initiative, flexibility and a high standard of ethics.$10,000 Sign On Bonus Offered!EducationRequired -Bachelor's degree in medical technology, clinical laboratory science, or chemical, physical or biological science Work ExperienceRequired -4 years training and experience in high complexity testing in the respective specialty under a qualified Medical DirectorExperience working in controlled environment, following safety measures to minimize exposure to chemicals, body fluids, blood borne pathogens, etc.CertificationsRequired - Current license or temporary license as a Clinical Laboratory Scientist-Generalist or Clinical Laboratory Scientist-Specialist in the state of practiceMeets CLIA and CAP requirements for testing personnel relative to scope of dutiesMeets CLIA standards as a general laboratory supervisorASCP certification as a Medical TechnologistAny incumbent certified by ASCP on or after January 1, 2004 must successfully complete the requirements of the ASCP's Certification Maintenance ProgramPreferred- Current license as a Clinical Laboratory Scientist - Specialist in the state of practiceKnowledge 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.
  • Judgmental skills in order to identify and solve problems as well as handle difficult situations
  • Analytical skills necessary to prepare/interpret a variety of management reports, analyze complex data and trouble shoot equipment
  • Analytical skills to collect data, perform calculations, maintain system logs and operate laboratory computer equipment
  • Skills to manage stress in order to maintain a professional atmosphere and provide quality service
  • Preferred- Advanced analytical skills necessary in order to analyze complex data and trouble shoot equipmentJob Duties
    • Coordinates daily operations
    • Supervises, trains and develops department staff
    • Oversees performance improvement and quality control programs
    • Ensures fiscal responsibility
    • Participates in PALM and department projectsThe 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.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 status.Physical and Environmental DemandsThe 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 functions. 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.

Keywords: Ochsner Clinic Foundation, Kenner , Lab Supervisor - Medical Technologist (MT) (Open), Other , Kenner, Louisiana

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