Technologist III (Medical Lab Scientist - Quality Assurance & Compliance)

Lebanon, PA | Allied Health | Tracking Code: 54596

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General Summary:

 

Under the general supervision the Medical Lab Scientist (Quality Assurance & Compliance), performs a variety of technical and general duties at an advanced practitioner level. Functions in one or more laboratory division. Functions independently with minimal supervision. May perform charge duties.

 

 


Duties and Responsibilities:

 

Assumes role of Lab Safety Officer, reviews the Chemical Hygiene/Safety policies, monitors compliance and performs staff safety training.
Performs payroll correction and validation when needed.
Quality Audits to include iCare and handwashing.

Retain competency to perform lab testing in Chemistry, Hematology, Central Processing/Phlebotomy.
Verify staff credentialing, initial and 6-month training, annual competency distribution and review.
Support Managers with peer interviewing, new hire staff training and annual competency completion.
Proficiency test sample ordering, order tracking, management and review.

Employee Health Liaison for all WGSH exposure follow ups.
Beaker Superuser to support all lab functions with go live and upgrades training and implementation.
Liaison for physician test order and billing clarification.
Manage billing work queues.

1 Performs routine and/or specialized testing and procedures with supervision as appropriate.
2 Performs a variety of duties at progressively greater skill levels under varying degrees of supervision; records results. May
operate a variety of laboratory instruments.
3 Performs quality control and instrument check procedures and maintains related records.
4 Oversees the work of other personnel by training, allocating and monitoring work. Performs work of a similar nature.
5 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.
6 Innoculates, cultivates, classifies and identifies microorganisms found in bodily fluids, exudates, skin scrapings, autopsy
and surgical specimens in order to provide data on cause, treatment and prevention of infectious diseases.
7 May group or type blood of donors and recipients. May determine compatibility of donor blood products with intended
recipient.
8 May perform chemical and/or immunological tests to identify and/or quantitate substances found in blood and other body fluids.
9 Counts, describes morphology of, and performs specialized studies on blood and other body fluid cells. Performs
coagulation testing.

 

 

 

 

Required Skills

Minimum Education

Bachelor's Degree

 

 

Minimum Experience

3- 5 years experience as a medical lab scientist

Interest in Lab Quality and compliance 

Generalist with focus on regulatory compliance

 

 

Preferred Experience

5+ years

 

 

Req Cert/Registration

Experienced certified generalist (e.g., MLS (ASCP), HT (ASCP), HTL (ASCP) or categorical certification (e.g., H(ASCP), M(ASCP), etc.)


Quality of Life

WellSpan Health is an integrated health system that serves the communities of central Pennsylvania and northern Maryland. The organization is comprised of a multispecialty medical group of more than 1,200 physicians and advanced practice clinicians, a regional behavioral health organization, a home care organization, six respected hospitals, more than 15,000 employees, and 140 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.

Quality of Life
Quality of Life

Formed in 1813, Lebanon is a quaint city of 25,700 residents. The area, rich in heritage and the small-town charm of yesteryear, features sites on the National Register of Historic Places, museums, scenic parks and recreation facilities, performing arts theaters, artists' studios, a farmers' market and dining establishments for all tastes.

Life in Lebanon County offers affordable housing and options for pursuing higher education. Residents can find local employment in manufacturing, retail, arts and entertainment, healthcare and service sectors. Located in southcentral Pennsylvania, Lebanon is within an easy driving distance to Harrisburg, Lancaster, Reading and York. (Patient population: 140,000)

Equal Opportunity Employment

WellSpan Health is an equal opportunity employer. Employment selection and related decisions are made without regard to sex, race, age, disability, religion, national origin, color or any other protected class. WellSpan Health does, however, have a tobacco-free/nicotine-free hiring policy.

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