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Lead Medical Technologist

Location
Bradenton, Florida
Job Type
Permanent
Posted
22 Jul 2021

Description

SHIFT: Mixed (rotating weekends)
SCHEDULE: Full-time


Description - External

We are seeking a dynamic motivated hospital based Lead Medical Technologist like you to join our organization.

 

Blake Medical Center is a 383-bed, tertiary hospital and leading provider of quality and affordable healthcare. The facility has been serving the healthcare needs of Manatee County since 1973 and serves as the County's only Trauma Center. Blake also boasts many designations and certifications from some of the most well-known names in healthcare.

We are committed to providing our employees with the support they need. We offer an array of medical, dental, and vision packages as well as several add-on perks to make your benefits package truly customizable to you and your family needs. Some of our unique benefits we offer include:

  • Paid Personal Leave
  • 401k (100% annual match - 3% to 9% of pay based on years of service)
  • Identity Theft Protection discounts
  • Auto, Home, and Life Insurance options
  • Adoption Assistance
  • Employee Stock Purchase Program (ESPP)

 

As a Lead Medical Technologist you oversee the daily operations of the clinical laboratory and coordinate the work flow amongst the other staff members. You are the most primary point of contact for all issues impacting the laboratory with the section supervisor, LIS manager or Lab Director are unavailable. Preforms all testing of all approved laboratory procedures in the assigned areas of licensure. Position requires the exercise of independent judgement under minimum or moderate degree of supervision.
 

You Will:

  • Become proficient with information system computer functions relative to job duties.
  • Demonstrate responsibility and accountability in the performance of accurate and timely laboratory testing.
  • Work in an organized manner and perform according to section procedure manual so that other personnel can follow workflow.
  • Analyze proficiency testing samples according to instructions and complete within the allowable time frame.
  • Assume responsibility of the department as appropriate in the absence of the supervisor.
  • Consistently complete all required records/documentation pertaining to patient results.
  • Perform stat procedures within established turnaround time targets.
  • Demonstrate the ability to use good judgment and independent thinking in the correlation and interpretation of patient results. (including performing delta checks, etc.)
  • Review pending logs (OSR) and result logs; resolve any outstanding workload or communicate to staff relief.
  • Perform quality control procedures per protocol and completes necessary documentation. 
  • Assure that quality control results are within acceptable guidelines and parameters.
  • Take pertinent corrective action when the patient, control, standard, calibration and/or proficiency results are not within appropriate guidelines.
  • Assist supervisor in meeting department regulatory agency requirements (CAP, etc.)
  • Operate all equipment correctly and perform periodic maintenance according to schedule. 
  • Demonstrate the ability to perform equipment troubleshooting to resolve basic equipment malfunctions.
  • Assist in monitoring reagents and supply inventories and utilize them appropriately.
  • Maintain education and development appropriate for position.
  • Handle all problem and/or critical laboratory specimens/test results according to established procedures and in a timely manner.

Qualifications

Qualifications - External

You Should Have:

  • A 2 Year/Associate Degree is required
  • A 4 Year/Bachelor's Degree in Medical Technology is preferred
  • A State of Florida Technologist License is required OR the ability to obtain a license prior to starting a new position
  • A minimum of 3 years as a Medical Technologist is preferred
Additional Information:
  • You should have availability to work during disasters
  • The ability to frequently stand, bend, reach, squat, kneel, move, and lift patients and/or equipment up to 50 pounds

HCA Healthcare ranks on Fortune's list of Most Admired Companies for three consecutive years. In addition, HCA Healthcare has also been named one of Ethisphere's World's Most Ethical Companies and ranks 63rd on the Fortune 500 List. Join our tradition of excellence! We want you to join our tradition of excellence. Are you intrigued? 

 

If you find this opportunity compelling, we encourage you to apply. We promptly review all applications. We are actively interviewing so apply today. We are very excited to hear from you.

 

 

 

We are an equal opportunity employer and we value diversity at our company. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, color, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, age, marital status, veteran status, or disability status.

 

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Details

  • Job Reference: 333950370-2
  • Date Posted: 22 July 2021
  • Recruiter: Blake Medical Center
  • Location: Bradenton, Florida
  • Salary: On Application
  • Sector: Healthcare & Medical
  • Job Type: Permanent