Geisinger Medical Laboratories is searching for an Analytical Specialist to join their Blood Bank team in Danville PA. Our trusted and experience laboratory staff are dedicated to excellence in healthcare, education, research and service. We offer the resources of a national laboratory, bringing the best technology and expertise to our community. Geisinger's innovative ProvenCare programs have been documented to improve population health while decreasing costs and we are recognized by national leaders as a model for healthcare for the future. Dedicated to excellence, teamwork, education and leadership, Geisinger offers Laboratory Medicine professionals countless opportunities to achieve their goals and to provide excellent care to our patients.
In this role, you will provide day – to – day technical supervision of testing personnel ensuring the proper performance of all laboratory procedures and report of test results.
MAJOR DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:
Performs technical duties and provides technical knowledge and support to staff and clients within a department of responsibility.
Analyzes technical problems and resolves in accordance with established laboratory policies. Reviews test results, quality control records, proficiency testing results and preventative maintenance records. Ensures that remedial actions are taken whenever test systems/QA deviate from established performance specifications.
Collaborates the planning of capital purchases and leases with the appropriate section Doctoral Director and Operations Director.
Participates with the Director and other system colleagues in the development of new testing, validation and evaluation of new equipment, reagents, instrumentation and technologies.
Participates in the analysis of cost for materials and negotiation of contracts to obtain favorable prices. Responsible for section purchasing, receiving, and inventory management to reduce costs.
Provides orientation to all new employees and/or identifies training needs and ensures that employees receive appropriate in-service training and education for their job responsibilities. Continually evaluates monitors and documents the performance of competency of each employee.
Encourages and engages in a service-oriented behavior designed to support and meet the needs of our various clients. Provides timely consultations and takes prompt action to correct problems and issues.