Lab Team Leader - Ephrata

Ephrata, PA | Allied Health | Tracking Code: 61073

Position Summary:

 

General Summary:

 

Under the general supervision of the Division Manager, provides laboratory services to meet the needs of patients performed in accordance with accepted standards and practices. Supervises personnel and coordinates functions and activities in assigned division. Functions at least 50% of time as a technical staff member.

 

Duties and Responsibilities:

 

 

1 Directs, supervises, and coordinates technical functions and activities in assigned area(s).

2 Prepares work schedules, assigns personnel, evaluates work performance and makes recommendations for personnel

actions.

3 Trains other employees in day to day procedures.

4 Assists in developing budgets.

5 Assists in developing department goals and objectives.

6 Performs surveys and does comparative analyses of work units; may participate in research activities and investigates new

products, equipment, techniques, methodologies, and introduces, demonstrates, effects, and recommends as is appropriate.

7 Consults with medical staff and other health care providers on matters relating to laboratory and/or related services.

8 Participates in Quality Assessment Program on a regular and continuing basis.

9 Participates in department specific and/or system-wide projects of varying scope and duration.

10 Performs the duties of a medical technologist, including tests and procedures.

11 Demonstrates a commitment to patient, visitor and staff by: complying with all applicable safety regulations; learning the

impact of medical errors and methodology that will lead to reduction of errors; reporting actual and potential errors, as

well as hazardous conditions; identifying opportunities to standardize processes and "error proof" systems that will lead to increased safety; and participating in safety education programs and root cause analyses as required.

12 Maintains established policies and procedures, objectives, quality assessment, safety, environmental and infection control

standards.

13 Enhances professional growth and development through participation in educational programs, current literature,

inservice meetings, and workshops.

14 Provides outstanding service to all customers; fosters teamwork; and practices fiscal responsibility through improvement

and innovation.

 

 

Required Skills

 

Qualifications:

 

Note: Other combinations of formal education, training and experience may be considered.

 

Minimum Education Bachelor's Degree

 

Minimum Experience 5 - 8 years

 

Min Field Of Expertise Medical technology or a related science

 

Req Cert/Registration Experienced certified generalist or specialist (e.g., MT(ASCP), HTL(ASCP), SC (ASCP), etc.)

 

Management Experience Demonstrated leadership potential preferred

 

Skills: Other Thorough understanding of test theory, instrumentation, sources of test error and other factors

 

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WellSpan Health is an integrated health system that serves the communities of central Pennsylvania and northern Maryland. The organization comprises a multispecialty medical group of more than 1,600 physicians and advanced practice providers, a regional behavioral health organization, a home care organization, eight respected hospitals, more than 20,000 employees and 200 patient care locations. WellSpan is a charitable, mission-driven organization committed to exceptional care for all, lifelong wellness and healthy communities. We are committed to transforming the health of the communities we serve and to educating the next generation of clinicians, staff and leaders.

Employment Benefits

  • Sign-on incentives for new employees (click here for details)
  • Medical, dental and vision insurance
  • Life and accidental death insurance
  • Supplemental life insurance
  • Retirement savings plan
  • Paid time off (PTO)
  • PTO bridging
  • Short-term disability
  • Educational assistance
  • Forgivable loan
  • Flexible spending
  • Credit union
  • Employee recreational activities
  • Childcare
  • Complimentary medicine discounts

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