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Medical Technologist Coordinator - Hematology Lab

Medical Technologist Coordinator - Hematology Lab

Tracking Code4868-177Job Description

General Summary of Position Responsibility:            

Under the direction of the Medical Director and the appropriate Administrative Director, the Coordinator has the authority and accountability for facilitating the delivery of quality service in the laboratory.  Performs tasks as Medical Technologist, oversees daily operations and supervises staff assigned to the shift. Serves as a technical expert and resource person and provides a timely communication link between staff and leadership

Essential Job Functions:

Coordinates all technical and non-technical activities in the laboratory during the assigned shift. Performs all tests in accordance with standard operating procedures.

Maintains a quality management system in accordance with the Children’s Memorial Hospital and Medical Center quality measurement and improvement plan.

Monitors productivity and ensures appropriate turn-around-times. Maintains knowledge and utilizes resources to provide consultative, educational, technical and informational services as needed, to families, patients and staff.

Assists the Laboratory Medical and Administrative Director and Lab Managers with staff recruitment, job performance monitoring, evaluation and documentation in accordance with accreditation standards.

Ensures that inter and intradepartmental communications and/or coordination is accomplished where needed.  

Coordinates/ participates in competency testing and continuing education.

Assists the Laboratory Medical and Administrative Director and Lab Managers in coordinating the preparation, review, and revision of laboratory manuals.

Assists the Lab Administration and Lab Managers in maintaining fiscal responsibility relative to capital and operating budget, variance analysis, and trends in productivity, volume, acuity and service.

Assists the Laboratory Medical and Administrative Director in complying with governmental, accreditation, and Hospital standards, including the College of American Pathologists (CAP), the Clinical Laboratory Improvement Act of 1988 (CLIA 88), HCFA, OSHA, and JCAHO.

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:

Minimum of a Bachelor of Science degree, or Masters preferred in a biological or medical science; 

Five years minimum laboratory experience.  MT (ASCP) or equivalent clinical and professional expertise in the appropriate discipline. 

Ability to problem solve, appropriately confront, and resolve issues. 

Excellent communication skills required.

Job LocationChicago, Illinois, United StatesPosition TypeFull-Time/Regular
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