Group Lead, Medical Technologist (Microbiology)
Company: Quest Diagnostics
Posted on: January 15, 2022
Group Lead, Medical Technologist - Lewisville, TX - Monday to
Friday -(Rotational Saturday)
Must demonstrate proficiency in all principle duties of a Medical
Technologist I and II.
In the absence of the Supervisor, performs necessary supervisory
Assist in supervising assigned Medical Technologist, Technicians,
and Laboratory Assistants by monitoring work flow to meet testing
schedules; distributing and reviewing work assignments; training
employees in laboratory techniques; resolving work related problems
of staff; and providing input for performance appraisals and
Train departmental employees on techniques, procedures, and company
Works with supervisor to head up the validation of new
Reviews QA and QC records when applicable.
Ability to have input into the hiring process.
Serve as a technical resource for the unit by investigating and
resolving analytical testing problems, recommending a course of
action in instances identified as beyond acceptable limits, and
responding to non-routine/complex inquiries and/or requests from
clients and sales representatives.
Expedites the flow of work to maximize productive capacity by
evaluating production systems and recommending enhancements and
coordinating the resolution of production problems/issues involving
other laboratory departments.
Review unit activities to ensure compliance with departmental
policies and federal, state, and local regulations.
Review requests for validity checks and recommend an appropriate
course of action taking into account the limitations of specimen
requirements and the effects of time and the quality of additional
and/or repeat testing.
Assist with the department's annual competency testing process and
Interact in a professional manner with inter-departmental teams and
Perform other duties as directed by supervisors.
JOB REQUIREMENTS :
Bachelor of Science in Medical Technology, Biology or Chemistry or
an Associate degree in a Laboratory Science or Medical Laboratory
Technology or have previously qualified as a Technologist under 42
CFR 493. 1433 published in March 14, 1990. If HEW certified, eight
years or more in same department. Associates hired after the
standardization date, must have a Bachelor of Science/Arts degree.
Foreign educated candidates must provide a detailed credential
evaluation from IERF (International Education Research Foundation).
United States educated candidates must provide a detailed original
Work Experience :
Minimum of five years clinical experience with two years in present
department. -Must have received a rating of 2 on last two annual
Special Requirements :
Must have the ability to establish work priorities for self and
others and handle several procedures simultaneously including
troubleshooting instruments and other problems/issues.
Ability to schedule and manage resources to meet department
Must interact with other departments.
Contact with clients will be required, good customer service skills
are important. In addition, interaction with purchasing and
manufacturing or technical representatives may be required.
Must protect patient confidentiality at all times.
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leadership, problem-solve, trouble-shoot, validate, supervise.
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