Lead, Medical Laboratory Scientist (Hematology Lead Tech)

Bayhealth Lewes, DE

About the Job


Bachelor of Science

LEAD MEDICAL LAB SCIENTIST -HEMATOLOGY

Milford, Delaware

Bayhealth is Central and Southern Delaware's largest health care system, Bayhealth is comprised of Bayhealth Kent Campus, Bayhealth Sussex Campus, the freestanding Emergency Department in Smyrna as well as numerous satellite facilities and employed physician practices encompassing a variety of specialties.

The Medical Lab Scientist Lead (Hematology Lead) assists the Laboratory Section Supervisor and/or Laboratory Manager in the operational and/or technical management of assigned section(s) by ensuring proper day to day operations of the laboratory discipline(s) and serves as a resource person for problem solving. Responds to changes in workload as necessary, and leads adjustments in work assignments in real-time fashion in the absence of the supervisor. The Lead is accountable for ensuring that appropriate and timely specimen handling, delivery, specimen testing, results reporting and customer service are provided in efficient and cost effective manner in accordance with laboratory and hospital policies and procedures. The Lead works independently in cooperation with the Laboratory Section Supervisor or Laboratory Manager and/or Out Patient Service Center Manager (if applicable). In the absence of a supervisor, may be designated to serve as acting supervisor, with all incumbent duties of the supervisor.

Minimum Education and Experience:

Minimum

Preferred

Education:

Baccalaureate degree from a regionally accredited college/university, including 16 semester hours (24 quarter hours) of biological science (with one semester in microbiology), 16 semester hours (24 quarter hours) of chemistry (with one semester in organic or biochemistry), one semester (one quarter) of mathematics. (OR Associates Degree in Medical Laboratory Technology for Incumbents in position prior to 2005)

Experience:

Three years of relevant experience as a Medical Laboratory Scientist, Medical Laboratory Technician or equivalent position in a high-complexity laboratory

Five years of relevant experience as a Medical Laboratory Scientist, Medical Laboratory Technician or equivalent position in a high-complexity laboratory

Computer/Software Knowledge:

Basic computer literacy

Experience with Laboratory Computer systems.

Licensure/Certification

MLS (ASCP), MT (ASCP), MT (AMT), or CLS (NCA) or equivalent certification or MLT(ASCP) for Incumbents in position prior to 2005.

Specialty Certification in area of responsibility (ASCP)

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