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Lead Technologist

Company: Eskenazi Health
Location: Indianapolis
Posted on: May 16, 2022

Job Description:

Division:Eskenazi Health - -Sub-Division: -Hospital - -Req ID: - -13552 -Schedule: -Full Time -Shift: -Days -Eskenazi Health serves as the public hospital division of the Health & Hospital Corporation of Marion County. Physicians provide a comprehensive range of primary and specialty care services at the 327-bed hospital and outpatient facilities both on and off of the Eskenazi Health downtown campus as well as at 10 Eskenazi Health Center sites located throughout Indianapolis.FLSA StatusNon-ExemptJob Role SummaryThe Lead Technologist in a section provides assistance to the Manager by being the primary resource for technical expertise and operations of the section, modeling a commitment to providing exemplary care in laboratory testing and customer service. The Lead Technologist is sought out by others for help and information in problem solving and troubleshooting. The Lead Technologist performs all the functions of a Medical Technologist as well as takes on additional responsibilities to ensure the section runs smoothly.Essential Functions and Responsibilities

  • Follows policies and procedures (SOPs) to ensure minimal errors during all phases of testing as defined in the Medical Technologist job description
  • Assists with schedules, competency assessments, new employee orientation and training, writing and providing input into section-specific policies and procedures as manager requests
  • Responsible for inventory and ordering supplies, maintenance of instruments and equipment (may include instrument comparisons, linearities, etc.), monitoring quality control, and following up with any issues
  • Ensures that proficiency testing is assigned and ordered, completed in a timely manner, and accurately reported; if there are deficiencies, ensures that the investigation is completed and documented according to SOPs
  • Assists in the implementation of new and revised procedures/instrumentation
  • Completes assignments/mandatories according to policies and procedures, with complete documentation and within designated time frames, including, but not limited to: procedure and policy reviews, read and signs, annual TB testing and flu shots, section competencies, proficiency testing, Eskenazi annual education
  • Prioritizes and organizes work effectively to balance multiple tasks, while maintaining quality standards; maintains turnaround time standards for patient testing; assists others to maintain an efficient workflow
  • Functions as a self-starter, arrives to work on scheduled days and is in the section ready to begin work at the start of the shift, as well as demonstrates flexibility with schedule to meet the needs of the section; stays busy with Eskenazi work throughout the assigned shift by assisting others or finding tasks to complete; ensures continuity of workflow by communicating with co-workers when leaving the area
  • Assists manager by checking final results, providing reports in Epic, giving input for employees' performance appraisals, and helping interview job applicants, per section's needs
  • Assumes supervisory responsibilities in the absence of the supervisor/manager; keeps section inspection ready at all times
  • Performs other job-related duties as assignedJob Requirements
    • Bachelor's degree in Medical Technology/Clinical Laboratory Science or related science (e.g. Biology or Chemistry) from an accredited U.S. college or university; foreign degrees must be officially assessed to determine U.S. equivalency
    • ASCP or equivalent certification with five years of discipline-related experience
    • 10 years of discipline-related experience may be accepted in lieu of ASCP or equivalent certificationKnowledge, Skills & AbilitiesTBDAccredited by The Joint Commission and named one of the nation's 150 best places to work by Becker's Hospital Review for four consecutive years and Forbes list of best places to work for women, and Forbes list of America's best midsize employers' Eskenazi Health's programs have received national recognition while also offering new health care opportunities to the local community. As the sponsoring hospital for Indianapolis Emergency Medical Services, the city's primary EMS provider, Eskenazi Health is also home to the first adult Level I trauma center in Indiana, the only verified adult burn center in Indiana, the first community mental health center in Indiana and the Eskenazi Health Center Primary Care - Center of Excellence in Women's Health, just to name a few.

Keywords: Eskenazi Health, Indianapolis , Lead Technologist, Other , Indianapolis, Indiana

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