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Medical Technologist Lead

Company: Spectrum Health
Location: Dearborn
Posted on: September 15, 2023

Job Description:

As the largest not-for-profit health care system serving Michigan, we offer a world of opportunity within our expansive system. We have more nationally ranked hospitals than any other health system in the state, including six that are Magnet---recognized. In total, Corewell Health has eight hospitals and 155 outpatient sites that provide diverse practice settings located in communities throughout southeastern Michigan and the greater Detroit metropolitan area. GENERAL SUMMARY: This is a Full Time Afternoon position in the Chemistry Lab at the Dearborn Campus. To assist in the overall supervision of the specified laboratory department including daily operations, quality, process improvement, instrument maintenance and procedures, and staff training and competency. Assists with management of laboratory in absence of Manager. ESSENTIAL DUTIES: Assists supervisor in the daily operations of the department including personnel functions, timekeeping, orientation and training. Acting as a Team Leader, assumes designated functions of the supervisor in his/her absence according to CAP/CLIA requirements to include assistance with employee evaluations, interviews and employee relations, as needed. In compliance with various regulatory and accrediting agencies, reviews, evaluates and coordinates quality assurance, quality control, proficiency testing; maintains documentation records. Assists in quality variance investigations and the development of process improvement initiatives. Participates in projects, committees and other laboratory activities as assigned. Functions as a technical resource for instruments and department procedures/policies. Oversees instrument troubleshooting, maintenance and technical procedures. Coordinates methodology and instrument evaluation and validation studies. In conjunction with supervisor, develops, maintains and updates procedure manuals, workflows, policy in compliance with various regulatory and accrediting agencies; assists in the preparation of test launches. In conjunction with supervisor, creates and administers employee orientation, education, training and competency assessment on test methodology, section policy and instrumentation. Coordinates clinical education program for medical laboratory science students as well as residents, fellows, and medical students as requested. Responsible for developing curriculum content, delivering bench and didactic instruction, writing examinations, grading and performance evaluation as well as applicant interviewing and selection of students. Performs routine/complex procedures of specific discipline involving the use of laboratory instruments or manual techniques. This document represents the major duties, responsibilities, and authorities of this job, and is not intended to be a complete list of all tasks and functions. It should be understood, therefore, that incumbents may be asked to perform job-related duties beyond those explicitly described. BENEFITS STATEMENT: Corewell Health offers a comprehensive benefits package to meet your financial, health and life-work balance goals. NEW On-demand pay program --- powered by Payactiv Generous paid time off, holidays and flexible scheduling Our employees receive special discounts on a wide range of products and services Exceptional health, dental, vision and prescription drug insurance plans Relocation assistance Generous retirement savings, disability insurance, identify theft protection and even home and auto insurance STANDARD QUALIFICATIONS To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential duties. Education / Training: Baccalaureate degree from a regionally accredited college/university with 16 semester hours (24 quarter hours) in biology including one semester in microbiology and 16 semester hours (24 quarter hours) in chemistry including one semester in organic or biochemistry, which may be obtained within, or in addition to, the baccalaureate degree. Completion of a clinical laboratory approved or accredited program by NAACLS or at least three months documented laboratory training in each specialty in which the individual performs high complexity testing. Work Experience : A minimum of 2 years direct technical experience is required having worked within an accredited, licensed laboratory where at least 2 years of which include specific experience in the laboratory discipline being applied for. Completion of an accredited clinical internship or equivalent experience/training as required by the Board of Registry. Certification, Licensure, Registration : Must be certified per policy; specialty certification in appropriate discipline preferred ASCP Medical Laboratory Scientist - MLS(ASCP)CM (Effective October 23, 2009) See Notes below. ASCP Medical Technologist - MT(ASCP) (Prior to October 2009) ASCP Technologist in (categorical) certification --- BB(ASCP), C(ASCP), H(ASCP), I(ASCP), M(ASCP), MB(ASCP), or CG(ASCP) ASCP International Medical Laboratory Scientist - MLS(ASCPi) CM ( Effective January 1, 2015. Note the superscript ---i---.) AMT Medical Technologist --- MT(AMT) After 2010 WORKING CONDITIONS: Physical Effort : Considerable walking or standing for long periods of time. Work Environment : Works in a clinical laboratory and works with hazardous reagents and infectious materials. Corewell Health grants equal employment opportunity to all qualified persons without regard to race, color, national origin, sex, disability, age, religion, genetic information, marital status, height, weight, gender, pregnancy, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, veteran status, or any other legally protected category. Primary Location SITE - Dearborn Hospital - 18101 Oakwood Blvd - Dearborn Department Name Lab - Clinical Pathology Chemistry - CH East - South Employment Type Full time Shift Evening (United States of America) Weekly Scheduled Hours 40 Hours of Work 3:00p.m. - 11:30p.m Days Worked Variable Weekend Frequency Variable weekends CURRENT COREWELL HEALTH TEAM MEMBERS --- Please apply through Find Jobs from your Workday team member account. This career site is for Non-Corewell Health team members only. Corewell Health is committed to providing a safe environment for our team members, patients, visitors and community. That is why we require a drug-free workplace and various vaccinations as a requirement for employment. Corewell Health grants equal employment opportunity to all qualified persons without regard to race, color, national origin, sex, disability, age, religion, genetic information, marital status, height, weight, gender, pregnancy, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, veteran status, or any other legally protected category. An interconnected, collaborative culture where all are encouraged to bring their whole selves to work, is vital to the health of our organization. As a health system, we advocate for equity as we care for our patients, our communities, and each other. From workshops that develop cultural intelligence, to our inclusion resource groups for people to find community and empowerment at work, we are dedicated to ongoing resources that advance our values of diversity, equity, and inclusion in all that we do. We invite those that share in our commitment to join our team. If you are a qualified individual with a disability, you may request assistance in completing the application process by calling 616.486.7447. We are committed to granting reasonable accommodations in accordance with applicable laws.

Keywords: Spectrum Health, Dearborn , Medical Technologist Lead, Healthcare , Dearborn, Michigan

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