Lighthouse Lab Services has partnered with an independent reference laboratory near Newark, NJ that is looking to add a Lead Medical Technologist to their team. This candidate will be a senior level technologist leading the chemistry/hematology departments. The lab is a full-service, CAP accredited lab specializing in clinical chemistry, hematology, and infectious disease (COVID-19).
- Primarily days (M-F), with alternating weekends
Key responsibilities for this position include, but are not limited to:
-Utilizes technical skills and abilities to perform clinical laboratory testing.
-Follows laboratory procedures for specimen handling and processing, test analysis, reporting, and performs all tests in moderate and high complexity testing while maintaining records of patient results.
-Understands and operates test systems proficiently.
-Ability to troubleshoot test systems and take appropriate action where indicated.
-Utilizes job knowledge, judgment, and problem-solving skills to ensure the quality of laboratory services.
-Follows established policies and procedures for quality control performance and documentation.
-Performs and documents scheduled and unscheduled preventative maintenance.
-Identifies problems that may adversely affect test performance or reporting of test results and takes appropriate action, including supervisor notification if indicated.
-Understands and follows all safety, infection control, and OSHA Bloodborne Pathogen guidelines.
–Reads microscopy slides and runs blood work
Basic Preferred Profile:
-BS in Medical Technology, Laboratory Science, or related.
-2+ years of clinical chemistry and/or hematology experience
-Supervisory experience highly preferred.
Salary and Benefits:
-$32-36/hour commensurate with experience
-Health, Vision & Dental
-PTO (2 weeks) and Sick Leave (5 days)
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 17 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. Also, Lighthouse Lab Services will provide reasonable accommodations for qualified individuals with disabilities.
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