Blood Bank Supervisor, Laboratory Supervisor, Medical Technologist
4 Year Degree
Performs laboratory analysis on received specimens, providing clinical information for diagnosis, treatment and prevention of diseases. Responsible for overall quality, efficiency, and safety in the performance of assigned technical duties. Essential Functions Demonstrates proficiency and follows testing procedures and policies by adherence to quality assurance guidelines for equipment and work area, documenting corrective action to any non-conforming event. Prepares reagents, maintains an adequate supply of materials for test procedures and manages inventory to effectively reduce departmental waste/expense. Exercises clinical judgment in assessing priorities while identifying, problem solving and offering solutions to test systems through the appropriate department channels, i.e. contacts hotline to troubleshoot with a specialist when necessary to resolve the issue or set-up service when appropriate. Assists with review and revision of procedures and documentation related to accreditation, adhering to all regulatory requirements for various authorities, including but not limited to CAP, TJC, OSHA. Maintains clear, real time communications shift-to-shift and with leadership regarding issues, concerns and problems which may affect patient care or the operation of the department. Participates in planning and implementing change through participation in staff meetings, task forces or projects. Participates in competency assessment program, where qualified.
Physical Requirements Works in a fast-paced clinical environment. Works in an area which contains bio hazardous (infectious) materials along with chemical, fire, and mechanical hazards. Duties may involve standing, walking, stretching, stooping, bending and lifting light (20 pound) to moderately heavy (50 pound) loads.
Education, Experience and Certifications Bachelor's Degree MT (ASCP) or MLS(ASCP) or equivalent required.
Internal Number: 436701
About Atrium Health
Atrium Health Laboratory Services offers a lifelong career opportunity to provide the best patient care. This is accomplished in several lab spaces ranging from tertiary & acute care facilities to an offsite core lab supporting specialty testing in molecular diagnostics, cytogenetics, and flow cytometry. Across the vast network teammates work in newly renovated and updated facilities utilizing the latest technologies, equipment and methodologies. In 2019, over $5M has been invested in providing one standard of care with more plans to continue in 2020 and beyond. Come join our Laboratories and be part of One Lab, One Team, providing Exceptional Results.
Atrium Health works to enhance the overall health and well-being of its communities through high-quality patient care, education and research programs, and numerous collaborative partnerships and initiatives. Atrium Health owns, manages, and has strategic affiliations with 47 hospitals and serves patients at more than 900 care locations throughout North Carolina, South Carolina, and Georgia.
With annual revenue of $9.77 billion, Atrium Health operates nearly 7,400 licensed beds, employs more than 65,00...0 people, has nearly 12 million patient encounters each year – the equivalent to one every three seconds – and provides community benefit totaling $1.87 billion. As part of its mission to improve health, elevate hope, and advance healing for all, the system provides extensive support to medical research, operates top-notch undergraduate and graduate medical education programs, and leads outreach initiatives to boost population health and community health."