Lab Technical Specialist at Careerbuilder in Madison, Wisconsin

Posted in Other 12 days ago.





Job Description:

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WI-SSM Health St. Mary's Hospital - Madison



Worker Type:

Regular



Job Summary:

Under the general direction, is responsible for the technical and scientific oversight of the testing performed in the area of expertise.



Job Responsibilities and Requirements:



PRIMARY RESPONSIBILITIES


  • Ensures compliance of requirements in the technical component and practices mandated by regulatory and accrediting agencies including: (1) Verification of test procedures; (2) Enrollment in approved proficiency testing program; (3) Resolution of technical problems; (4) Accurate reporting and properly functioning systems; (5) Assists in the evaluation of individual competencies and ensures that individuals performing test procedures maintain competency; (6) Performs and manages quality control testing to monitor instrument operation by recognizing trends and follows quality control rules to initiate troubleshooting: (7) Updates policies and procedure manuals in areas of responsibility, participates in performance improvement activities, and monitors staff for compliance while reporting non-compliance to appropriate leader; (8) Participates in meetings with other peer lab sections in the region to enhance quality of testing and maintain standardization; (9) Performs routine and stat analysis as needed to provide accurate and timely results in a 24/7 laboratory operation; and (10) May perform special analysis and specimen processing as needed.

  • Assists leadership on projects of medium to high complexity and size.

  • Assists in the proficiency testing program in the lab.

  • Works in a constant state of alertness and safe manner.

  • Performs other duties as assigned.



EDUCATION


  • Associate's degree or equivalent years of experience and education



EXPERIENCE


  • Three years' technical experience in a laboratory setting



PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS


  • Frequent lifting/carrying and pushing/pulling objects weighing 0-25 lbs.

  • Frequent sitting, standing, walking, reaching and repetitive foot/leg and hand/arm movements.

  • Frequent use of vision and depth perception for distances near (20 inches or less) and far (20 feet or more) and to identify and distinguish colors.

  • Frequent use of hearing and speech to share information through oral communication. Ability to hear alarms, malfunctioning machinery, etc.

  • Frequent keyboard use/data entry.

  • Occasional bending, stooping, kneeling, squatting, twisting and gripping.

  • Occasional lifting/carrying and pushing/pulling objects weighing 25-50 lbs.

  • Rare climbing.




Licenses / Certifications:



Blood Bank Technologist (BB) - American Society for Clinical Pathology (ASCP), Chemistry Technologist (C) - American Society for Clinical Pathology (ASCP), Clinical Laboratory Scientist (CLS) - American Society for Clinical Pathology (ASCP), Clinical Laboratory Technician (CLT) - American Society for Clinical Pathology (ASCP), Cytogenetics Technologist (CG) - American Society for Clinical Pathology (ASCP), Hematology Technologist (H) - American Society for Clinical Pathology (ASCP), Medical Laboratory Scientist (MLS) - American Society for Clinical Pathology (ASCP), Medical Laboratory Technician (MLT) - American Association for Bioanalysts (AAB), Medical Laboratory Technician (MLT) - American Medical Technologists (AMT), Medical Laboratory Technician (MLT) - American Society for Clinical Pathology (ASCP), Medical Technologist (MT) - American Association for Bioanalysts (AAB), Medical Technologist (MT) - American Medical Technologists (AMT), Medical Technologist (MT) - American Society for Clinical Pathology (ASCP), Microbiology Technologist (M) - American Society for Clinical Pathology (ASCP), Molecular Biology Technologist (MB) - American Society for Clinical Pathology (ASCP)



Work Shift:

Day Shift (United States of America)



Job Type:



Employee



Department:

34050007 Lab - Microbiology



Scheduled Weekly Hours:

40


SSM Health complies with applicable Federal civil rights laws and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, age, disability or sex.


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