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Lead Technologist (Nights/Full-Time)

Company: RWJBarnabas Health
Location: Newark
Posted on: January 12, 2022

Job Description:

Lead Technologist (Nights/Full-Time)Req #:0000065564

Category:Laboratory and Medical Technologist

Status:Full-Time

Shift:Night

Facility:Newark Beth Israel Medical Center

Location:

Lab Quest, 201 LYONS AVENUE, NEWARK, NJ 07112-2027

First established in 1901, Newark Beth Israel Medical Centeris a 665-bed quaternary care, teaching hospital that provides comprehensive health care for the region. Staffed with more than 800 physicians, 3200 employees, and 150 volunteers, our hospital is ready to provide you and your family with the quality care you need.

At Newark Beth Israel Medical Center, we are committed to quality and excellence in patient care. Our goal is to exceed your expectations and to provide you with an environment that is conducive to healing and promotes patient safety. The Newark Beth Israel Medical Center management and staff abide by the philosophy that all patients are to be treated with respect, dignity, and sensitivity.

Responsibilities:We are currently looking for a Lead Medical Technologist to facilitate team processes. The incumbent will do so by working in collaboration with team members to ensure that tasks are completed and team priorities, goals, needs, and achievements are coordinated with department management. The incumbent will utilize the Laboratory Information System, as well as be responsible and accountable for the following duties.

Responsibilities:

+ Prepare reports; maintain records, and administrative information.

+ Coordinate and present work-related information to supervisor.

+ Research qualitative and quantitative methods in the laboratory area.

+ Conduct studies and recommend changes to correct deficiencies and improve designs workflow to accomplish objectives.

+ Coordinate training in the methods and techniques of the laboratory.

+ Write and revise all Standard Operating Procedure manuals in section.

+ Review all results in section (including results from off-hour and weekend shift(s) for correctness as required by CAP, direct involved technicians/technologists in the correction of errors, and notify attending physicians as appropriate.

+ Responsible as a primary source of information for maintaining current instrumentation.

+ Ensure compliance with rules and regulations of assorted regulatory agencies such as CAP, JCAHO, AABB, and OSHA. Coordinate Quality Control activities with the Lab Director.

+ Generate laboratory results into the laboratory computer system; Edit and verify the results recorded.

+ Evaluate the validity of data in relation to the test system and assay procedures; correlates quantitative data with patient data to verify results.

+ Perform additional tests to clarify or confirm abnormal patient results; recognize abnormal results which require immediate attention by the physician and report them directly.

+ Have the ability to work variable shifts as needed.

+ Perform related duties, as assigned.

Qualifications:

+ Bachelors, Masters or Doctorate in clinical laboratory science, chemical, physical or biological Sciences, OR meets NJ Sanitary Code Chapter 44, Chapter IV, 8:44-2.6 Technologist qualifications.

+ MLT or MT (ASCP)

+ 2 years of clinical lab experience

+ Previous Lead Tech experience preferred.

+ Intermediate computer skills, excellent organizational, communication, and interpersonal skills.

+ Ability to work variable shifts as needed.

+ Advanced in your knowledge of the concepts, principles, and practices of medical technology to perform the full range of duties involved in planning, coordinating, and evaluating laboratory services.

+ Aware of quality management standards.

+ Knowledgeable of accrediting agencies and regulatory requirements pertaining to laboratory operations.

+ Familiar with statistical evaluation and analysis.

+ Apt in laboratory quality control/assurance policies, procedures, and principles, as well as safety practices and regulations.

+ Customer service-oriented.

RWJBarnabas Health is an Equal Opportunity Employer

Keywords: RWJBarnabas Health, Newark , Lead Technologist (Nights/Full-Time), Other , Newark, New Jersey

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