This position will primarily serve as an educator for the Clinical Laboratory and will help develop an education program for all MLS/MLT staff, new employees, students, and lab assistants.
This position enhances professional practice through planning, developing and conducting education, as well as competency and training for laboratory and its staff. Evaluates effectiveness of programs and provides guidance to staff and key leaders based on results. Facilitates assessment and identification of ongoing learning needs for staff development programs. Designs and delivers programs that support the organization’s mission, vision, values and strategic goals implemented. As required, this position may also perform the essential functions of a Med Lab Scientist as defined by the department.
*Relocation and temporary Housing Assistance available for experience as an MLS Clinical Educator!
About Fairbanks Memorial Hospital
Fairbanks Memorial Hospital is a non-profit facility owned by the Greater Fairbanks Community Hospital Foundation. A Joint Commission-accredited facility with 152 licensed beds, Fairbanks Memorial Hospital is the primary referral center for residents of Alaska's interior. We have a strong patient to nurse ratio, a culture of Shared Leadership, and are proud members of the Mayo Clinic Care Network. In addition to our exceptional clinical environment, our location offers incomparable lifestyle rewards away from work. In Fairbanks, small-town living, spectacular natural beauty and endless recreation combine to create a one-of-a-kind place to live, work and play.
40 hours week
8 Hour Shifts
Some weekends as required
Performs all functions according to established policies, procedures, regulatory and accreditation requirements, as well as applicable professional standards. Provides all customers of Foundation Health with an excellent service experience by consistently demonstrating our core and leader behaviors each and every day.
Baccalaureate degree (BA or BS) in Medical Technology or clinically related biological science. Successful examination and registration as a Med Lab Scientist with ASCP (American Society of Clinical Pathologists) or equivalent
Requires at least three (3) years of experience as a medical laboratory scientist within an acute care hospital laboratory setting. Must be able to communicate effectively, in both oral and written formats. Working knowledge of ancillary and support department responsibilities. Excellent presentation, facilitation and computer technology skills, strong organization and communication skills and the ability to take initiative, solve problems and improve processes.
Must be able to utilize computer programs for reporting, analysis, and presentation purposes, including the creation of graphs.
5+ years' experience as an MLS, in a clinical hospital laboratory with increasing responsibility and experience related to training and competency preferred.
Previous leadership experience preferred.
Additional related education and/or experience preferred.