Lead Laboratory Technician
Company: Colorado Mountain Medical
Posted on: May 3, 2021
looking to hire a Lead Laboratory Technician to support our
moderate complexity lab. The Lead Laboratory Technician is
responsible for the day to day patient testing activities within
the laboratory. They are responsible for ensuring adequate work
coverage, quality monitoring, staff training, minor problem
resolution in the assigned area of responsibility and maintaining a
safe operating environment. The Lead Laboratory Technician performs
and oversees moderate complex laboratory testing.
position will be located in our clinic in Avon, Colorado and
typically consist of 4 shifts weekly.
We offer great benefits including medical, dental, vision, a
retirement savings plan with company match, PTO, annual bonus
potential and more!
ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND
Orients new personnel to procedures and policies.
Provides training and monitors competencies of lab
Oversees the work of technicians in the section to include planning
work, handling procedural and technical problems.
Ensures that there is adequate lab technician coverage.
Adhere to quality control programs in compliance with CLIA and CAP
regulations; prepare and maintain applicable records.
Prepare technical reports, as required. Participate in the
development of new procedures and techniques.
Adhere to and ensure staff follows laboratory testing policies and
Monitor Quality Assurance, Safety, and Infection control practices
in the section to assure compliance with regulations.
- Monitor testing
inventory of material supplies and reagents and order as necessary.
Communicates needs accordingly.
Maintain equipment used in testing according to manufacturer's
specifications and keep records as required by regulatory
Provide advanced problem solving, troubleshooting,
interpretation/consultation, verification of specimen quality and
test results with management and vendor assistance.
Communicate effectively and timely with Laboratory Manger, Medical
Director, physicians, clinical staff, other department supervisors,
vendors, or outside agencies as required.
Perform other duties as assigned.
REQUIREMENTS AND QUALIFICATIONS:
MT or MLT certification required.
Minimum Associates degree in Biology or Chemistry OR 1 year similar
Lab experience required
2 Year clinical experience preferred.
Lab technology proficiency required.
Ability to work under stress and adhere to deadlines while working,
independently or with others.
High level computer proficiency and ability to learn new software
Ability to gather, analyze, interpret and communicate diverse and
Ability to effectively organize resources, establish priorities and
perform multiple tasks.
Professionalism and ability to be discreet with confidential and
Must have working knowledge of the English language, including
reading, writing, and speaking English.
Must be HIPAA compliant.
Scheduling lab personnel
Oversite of lab personnel daily responsibilities and quality
Interviewing/ Training of new staff
PHYSICAL DEMANDS AND WORK
The physical demands and work environment described here are
representative of those that must be met by an employee to
successfully perform the essential functions of this
Sitting for more than 50% of the day.
Walking and standing for less than 50% of the day.
Occasionally lifts, moves, or exerts force up to 50lbs.
Full range of body motion including manual and finger dexterity and
eye-hand coordination in operation and manipulation of complex
Seeing up close, long distances, color, and adjusting and focusing
Hearing to normal range.
Working indoors in an office environment.
Exposure to communicable diseases, toxic substances, and other
conditions common to a medical clinic environment.
Direct contact with corrosive chemicals, infectious agents,
handling glassware and needles.
Keywords: Colorado Mountain Medical, Vail , Lead Laboratory Technician, Other , Avon, Colorado
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