Chemistry/Blood Bank Lead Tech
Description

Job Summary: Performs all the duties that a Medical Technologist job description entails as well as supervisory duties for the  Chemistry/Blood Bank Department with oversight by the Laboratory Director of Operations.


Responsibilities:

  • Review of all QC, maintenance, checklists, etc. in the  Chemistry/Blood Bank Department and to have the Laboratory Director of Operation s review also and sign off.
  • Teach new employees how to operate the analyzers, test kits, etc. in the  Chemistry/Blood Bank Department. Competency of the Chemistry/Blood Bank staff will be conducted by the Department Supervisor.
  • Keep the Chemistry/Blood Bank Department current with all Joint Commission regulations
  • Annually review Chemistry/Blood Bank procedures/policies or write procedures/policies and have them reviewed and approved by the appropriate personnel.
  • Represent Management and handle issues on weekends worked.
  • Answer any Chemistry/Blood Bank technical questions from the Laboratory staff
Requirements

Education and Experience:

  • B.S. Degree in Medical Technology or related field or an Associate Degree in Medical Technology 
  • Successful completion of a registry or certification exam given by a Nationally recognized certifying agency. 


Required Skills/Abilities:

  • Set appropriate examples in the achievement of the above mentioned responsibilities.
  • Work in a variety of situations (heavy workload, stressful, etc)
  • May work alone or in various groups under direct supervision of the Laboratory Director of Operations
  • Effectively operate Laboratory equipment, unassisted
  • Knowledgeable in medical technology
  • Possess a great work ethic
  • Must be able to handle stress of working efficiently with frequent interruptions
  • Must be able to multi-task
  • May be requested to perform venipuncture or capillary puncture on various age groups.
  • May be responsible for the operation of the Laboratory during their shift
  • Possess strong communication skills
  • Must maintain a clean and professional appearance
  • Must follow the Hospital's Personal appearance policy


Physical Requirements:

  • Sitting, standing and walking 3-6 hours per day
  • Occasionally lift up to 50 pounds
  • Close eye work and color discrimination
  • Daily exposure to Bloodborne pathogens, biohazardous materials and body fluids.