St. Joseph Health Lead Medical Technologist - Full Time/Days in Lubbock, Texas

Job Summary:

Under the direction of the Laboratory Director and/or Laboratory Manager, plans, directs, and supervises all technical and operational activities performed in his/her respective section(s).

Essential Functions:

  1. Plans, organizes, and oversees the performance and reporting of all testing procedures in the

department.

  1. Maintains a program of maintenance on all equipment, quality control, quality assurance, and

safety in accordance with CAP, JACHO, AABB, FDA and state regulations as appropriate.

  1. Schedules all the division’s operation and looks at areas where cost might be reduced.

  2. Develops policies and procedures relating to assigned areas.

  3. Responsible for employee development and performance in assigned department(s).

  4. Ensures accurate and timely results of all procedures performed in the department(s).

  5. Ensures needed communication to hospital personnel, medical staff, and intra- and inter-

department is timely, correct, and properly disseminated.

  1. Stays abreast of all new technology in their area of expertise as well as all educational

programs in the department(s).

  1. Reviews and monitors the workload statistical reports and other requested reports.

Minimum Position Qualifications:

Education: Baccalaureate degree or equivalent to meet CLIA requirements for a General Supervisor.

Experience: Sufficient clinical laboratory experience to perform accurately and precisely the assigned work; and above average technical skills. Moderate amount of reasoning ability, concentration, decision making and judgment required.

License / Certification: MT(ASCP) or equivalent.

Preferred Position Qualifications:

Certification by the Board of Registry of the American Society for Clinical Pathology.

One [1] year work experience in a clinical laboratory, preferrably a hospital setting.

Minimum four [4] years in a clinical laboratory following licensure or certification.

Covenant Health is celebrating nearly 100 years of serving Lubbock and our South Plains region. As the oldest and largest health system in Lubbock and the region, we currently employ over 5,200 people with a medical staff of over 600 physicians.For nearly 100 years, Covenant has been driven by a mission of providing a Christian ministry of healing and caring for the whole person - mind, body and spirit. Our vision and differentiator is we are the only faith-based, integrated health network in the West Texas/eastern New Mexico region dedicated to a Christian ministry of healing.As an expression of our mission, we believe we hold an important Covenant with our patients and try and treat every interaction as Sacred Encounters.Our ministry includes six hospitals with over 1,100 licensed beds: Covenant Medical Center - CMC Covenant Children’s Covenant Specialty Covenant Plainview - PLV Covenant Levelland - LVL Trustpoint (joint venture: Rehab Hospital of Lubbock) Covenant Medical Group (CMG) Covenant Health Partners Hospice of LubbockCovenant Health's total service area includes 25 counties that covers most of West Texas and eastern New Mexico. The service area covers approximately 750,000 people and approximately 35,000 square miles.Covenant / St. Joseph Health (SJH) provides equal employment opportunities (EEO) to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability or genetics. In addition to federal law requirements, Covenant / St. Joseph Health (SJH) complies with applicable state and local laws governing nondiscrimination in employment in every location in which the company has facilities. This policy applies to all terms and conditions of employment, including recruiting, hiring, placement, promotion, termination, layoff, recall, transfer, leaves of absence, compensation and training. Positions specified as “on call, per diem” refers to employment consisting of shifts scheduled on as “as needed basis” to fill in for staff vacancies.

Company: Covenant Health System