Lighthouse Lab Services is representing a well-established hospital lab that is looking for a Chief Medical Technologist to join their team in the Poughkeepsie area! This is a fantastic opportunity for someone who wants to take the next step in their careers by joining a hospital network that has an excellent work environment with unparalleled benefits.
Key responsibilities for this position include, but are not limited to:
-Works closely and cooperatively with the Manager to establish policies and procedures for the department.
-Carries out departmental objectives and functions within the technical and proficiency areas of the laboratory as directed by the manager and director.
-Maintains standards of operation as recommended by CAP, JCAHO, NYSDOH, FDA, CLIA and OSHA.
-Recommends short- and long-term plans and programs, policies and procedures to obtain objectives or improve lab practices.
-Recommends orders for approval for space, material, equipment and services to administrative Director.
-Oversees and enacts staffing realignment when conditions warrant. This includes taking into consideration employee skill mix, and overall operational needs for both techs and phlebotomists.
-Assists manager and director with interviewing, discipline and problem resolution with select staff. Provides oversight for the orientation of personnel.
-Carries out disciplinary action and counseling of laboratory personnel when necessary as determined by the manager.
-Participates in the annual performance evaluation process, which is based upon written standards included in position job descriptions. Completes evaluation on time in conjunction with Supervisors and Manager.
-Assists with the preparation of monthly, weekly, daily and holiday schedule to assure adequate technical coverage of the department that limits overtime and maximizes customer service for techs and phlebotomists.
-When necessary conducts and attends various department meetings.
-Coordinates in-service education as directed for other hospital departments and organizations as necessary. Functions as testing and technical expert when questions or concerns arise.
-Assist with documentation, input and review for staff competencies.
-In conjunction with the manager/supervisors/coordinators investigates all state and non-state reportable incidents as related to the laboratory.
-With direction and input from the manager and director provides oversight of staff at remote locations as assigned and necessary.
-Plays a key role in monitoring proficiency test results in conjunction with other staff and supervisors.
-Keeps the director and manager informed of staff issues, technical issues and other situations that impact testing and patient care. Brings solutions and recommendation for correction and improvement.
-Attends hospital meetings as required.
-Prepares statistical data as needed for the director and manager and submits reports as appropriate along with highlights of the weekly or monthly activities.
-Maintains technical skills and transitions to the bench seamlessly as necessary. May rotate on the bench to fill in or assist with workload or staffing requirements.
-Attends to other duties and projects as assigned.
Basic Preferred Profile:
–BS/BA in Medical Technology or related.
-NYS Licensure as a Clinical Laboratory Technologist.
-6+ years of Clinical Laboratory experience required.
-An ASCP certification with a specialty preferred.
Salary and Benefits:
–$80,000-100,000 (Depending on experience)
-Health, Vision & Dental
-PTO and Sick Leave.
-Additional Misc. Benefits
If you fit the above profile, we'd love to hear from you!
At Lighthouse Lab Services, we offer solutions to help start, grow, and run clinical laboratories. Our recruiting team has over 16 years of proven success placing job seekers in positions ranging from entry-level Medical Technologists to seasoned Laboratory Directors. We recruit nationwide, for permanent and travel positions with clients ranging from small hospitals to large reference laboratories.
It is the policy of Lighthouse Lab Services to provide equal employment opportunity (EEO) to all persons regardless of age, color, national origin, citizenship status, physical or mental disability, race, religion, creed, gender, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity and/or expression, genetic information, marital status, status with regard to public assistance, veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by federal, state or local law. In addition, Lighthouse Lab Services will provide reasonable accommodations for qualified individuals with disabilities.
#MP Job ID: 11851