Jan 21, 2022

Med Technologist Supervisor - Blood Bank - DAY shift

  • VCU Health System
  • Richmond, VA, USA

Job Description

**$2,500 Sign-On Bonus!**

The Medical Technologist Supervisor provides leadership and expertise in the following areas where applicable to the positions: Clinical testing, Phlebotomy, Client Services, Billing and other lab support functions.

The Medical Technologist Supervisor monitors all aspects of operations including daily monitoring of team member schedules, job performance and productivity; oversight of quality and safety standards; and compliance with regulatory requirements.

Licensure, Certification, or Registration Requirements for Hire:
Certified as a Medical Technologist (MT) or Medical Laboratory Scientist (MLS) by the American Society for Clinical Pathology (ASCP) or Clinical Laboratory Scientist (CLS) by the National Credentialing Agency (NCA) or equivalent ASCP Specialty or Categorical certification.

Licensure, Certification, or Registration Requirements for continued employment:
Current MT(ASCP) or MLS(ASCP) or CLS(NCA) or equivalent ASCP Specialty or Categorical certification**unless grandfathered under previous hiring requirements

Experience REQUIRED:
Minimum of four (4) years of clinical work experience as a Medical Technologist with at least three (3) years in a leadership role (senior/lead level with increased responsibility

Experience PREFERRED: N/A

Education/training REQUIRED:
Bachelor’s Degree in Clinical Laboratory Science (BSCLS) from an accredited program OR a Bachelor's Degree in a Biological Science* in addition to graduation from an NAACLS-accredited CLS/MT certificate program OR Bachelor’s Degree in a Biological Science with 10 or more years of on the job training in a hospital health care environment in a specific lab discipline performing high complexity testing in blood banking, chemistry, hematology, microbiology, immunology and clinical microscopy (categorical or generalist certification required). *Unless grandfathered under previous hiring requirements

Education/training PREFERRED:
Masters Degree in Clinical Lab Science (MSCLS) from an accredited program

Independent action(s) required:
Performance, evaluation and reporting of procedures outlined in the manual of standard operating procedures.
Notification of panic values to ordering physicians and other customer service oriented communications.
Resolution of problems in testing and quality control. Maintenance of SOPs.
May make initial changes in SOPs as needed. Must complete the required number of continuing education hours per year.

Supervisory responsibilities (if applicable):
Perform the duties of a technical specialist in the Laboratory.
Technically, the MT Supervisor will be responsible for clinical testing and results reporting in all areas where training and verification of competency are attained.
Will coordinate test schedules, quality control procedures, troubleshooting, maintenance of procedure manuals, training and documentation, and inventory control in his/her primary areas of responsibility.
Should consistently demonstrate excellent written and verbal communication skills.
Should demonstrate a strong and energetic commitment to the laboratory’s mission of efficiency and quality.
Consistently act as a positive role model for peers and other coworkers.

Additional position requirements:
Rotating weekends as required.
Holiday scheduling as required.
On call availability, as required, for emergency coverage on any shift.

Age Specific groups served: All

Physical Requirements (includes use of assistance devices as appropriate):
Physical: Lifting less than 20 lbs. Lifting 20-50 lbs.
Other: Exposure to potentially hazardous and infectious substances
Activities: Prolonged standing, Prolonged sitting, Frequent bending, Walking (distance), Climbing (steps, ladder, other)
Mental/Sensory: Strong recall, Reasoning, Problem solving, Hearing, Speak clearly, Write legibly, Reading, Logical thinking
Emotional: Fast pace environment, Steady pace, Able to handle multiple priorities, Frequent and intense customer interactions, Noisy environment, Able to adapt to frequent, change

Workday Day (United States of America)

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