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Lead Medical Technologist - Hematology
Ref No.: 18-00174
Category: Medical / Health
Location: Charlotte, North Carolina
Assumes responsibility for the technical operations of the specific laboratory section. Ensures that all procedures are performed as defined in section policy and procedure. Assists and supports the Lab Director/Manager. Acts as the supervisor over the specific assigned clinical area
  • Responsible for the implementation and maintenance of quality, efficiency, and safety in the section, ensuring that it meets CAP standards on a continual basis. Communicates to the Director/Manager deficiencies in the section, progress of test development, personnel actions under consideration, and all unusual occurrences which may require the attention of the Manager.
  • Maintains professional atmosphere in the section by demonstrating their ability to work effectively with employees and other sections for the benefit of the total laboratory
  • Demonstrates initiative in tracking and resolving problems, and continually checks the accuracy of test methods and instruments in the section. Reviews relevant laboratory reports, including reference laboratory reports, for extraordinary results and clerical errors before they are reported to the medical record
  • Maintains adequate supply of materials in the section and participates in cost analysis of existent and perspective tests.
  • Responsible for orientation and training within the section. Assigns schedule and work for section and assists in workload evaluations as needed. Delegates authority and responsibility as appropriate. Ensures that work assigned to members of the section is completed and reported in a timely manner.
  • Functions as bench technologist assisting with the workload. Meets all technical qualifications required for this position.
  • Adheres to the department and hospital guidelines for overtime, breaks and lunch.
  • Willingly performs all other duties as assigned.
  • Updates job knowledge, skills and attends continuing education, as required.

  • Bachelors Degree with MT (ASCP), MLS (ASCP), or equivalent required; two years of experience in specific laboratory section preferred. Advanced academic degrees or technical certifications and additional experience preferred.