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Lead MT / MLS / MLT Medical Laboratory Scientist, Core Lab
  • Location: Columbus, OH
  • Type: Direct Hire
  • Job #14317
Yoo-hoo! Medical Technologists/Technicians in and around the Columbus area (though this also includes those wishing to relocate to Columbs as well), can I have your attention for a moment? Are you listening? Come closer, though not too close due to social distancing. Are you wanting to take the next step in your careers? Want to work for a company that has a lot of advancement opportunities? Do you think I'm awesome? Well, keep reading! 
Lighthouse Lab Services is representing a lab near Columbus, OH that is looking to add a lead Medical Technologist/Technician to their roster of awesome employees.  In this role, you'll be responsible for the following:

Assist Chief Technologist with oversight of laboratory production operations for assigned shifts.

-Train, develop, motivate and evaluate a competent workforce.
-Serve as a resource for equipment issues and laboratory methods when issues or questions arise.
-Ensure equipment is operating as expected and that all maintenance, startups, shutdowns and quality measures are within expected limits before any test result is released
-Ensure all staff and departments are working in tandem to meet turn-around time benchmarks.
-Perform testing, peer review, and reporting and all routine duties of an MLT or MT.
-Ensure smooth transition between teams and shifts.
-Advise staff on next steps related to troubleshooting down equipment or any other variation outside standing operating procedure
-Consult with supervisor on call as needed.
-Report concerns related to staff, quality, space, safety, etc.
-Mediate minor disputes.  Escalate any serious issues to Chief Technologist and Manager.
-Monitor staff workflow, timelines and metrics; identify patterns and trends and recommend solutions. Communicate any issue that will impact turn-around of test results.

-Manage laboratory documentation and LIS information according to lab policy and procedures

-For assigned technical area of responsibility:
-Complete primary/key operator training and advanced training if available.
-Train new laboratory instrument operators.
-Assist with method validation (reference range verification, accuracy, precision, etc.) and policy and procedure development.
-Ensure proper maintenance is performed and documented.
-Order supplies and monitors inventory. 
-Monitor QC performance including supervisor review and weekly Levy-Jennings chart review.
-Perform QA monitors including calibration verification, carryover studies, pipette accuracy, and any others as required by regulatory bodies.
-Provide monthly summary of QA/QC performance to Quality Assessment Coordinator.
-Identify process improvements that reduce time/cost and improve quality; provide recommendations to management for implementation.
-Ensure accurate results prior to reporting.
-Maintain a clean and well-organized work environment.
-Collect data, prepares reports, answers correspondence, and compiles statistics as directed.
-Analyze proficiency testing material and submit results.
-Attend required meetings and participate in committees as requested.
-Fulfill continuing education requirement by completing written assignments or attending workshops.
-Follow all policy and procedures established by Laboratory Director. Follow OSHA guidelines.
-Maintain patient confidentiality.
-All other duties as assigned.
Basic Preferred Profile: 

-Associate's/Bachelor's Degree in Medical Laboratory Sciences, Biology or related. 
-ASCP/AMT certification required. 
-3+ experience in a high complexity clinical lab preferred.
-Previous leadership experience preferred but will train those wishing to move up into a Lead role.
-Shift: M-F 3pm-11:30pm
-20% Shift Differential for working Evenings
Salary and Benefits: 
MLT: $24-33/hour, MT/MLS: $26-41/hour (depending on experience)
-Health, Vision & Dental
-PTO and Sick Leave
-Additional Misc. Benefits
-Relocation Assistance
If you fit the above profile, we'd love to hear from you!
About Us: 

At Lighthouse Lab Services, we offer solutions to help start, grow, and run clinical laboratories. Our recruiting team has over 18 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.


Lighthouse Lab Services | 800-838-0602 lighthouselabservices.com


#MP Job ID: 14317

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