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Lead-Medical Lab Scientist

We Are Hiring

Lead-Medical Lab Scientist - General Lab Anc 001 - Full-Time,Day - SHH PanamaCty BayMedical - Panama City,FL

Why Join Ascension?

Ascension Sacred Heart is a faith-based health system that provides a network of hospitals, outpatient health centers, physician offices, rehabilitation centers and a variety of other health services to communities in South Alabama and across Northwest Florida.  The health system includes the 566-bed Ascension Sacred Heart Hospital in Pensacola and the Studer Family Children’s Hospital at Sacred Heart, the region's only facility specializing in the care of children. Major regional services based in Pensacola also include the Heart and Vascular Institute, the area's leading Stroke Center, a Level II Trauma Center, and a Cancer Center affiliated with MD Anderson Cancer Network.   In 2003, Ascension Sacred Heart opened its Emerald Coast hospital, a 76-bed community hospital in Walton County, near Destin, Fla. Ascension Sacred Heart also includes a 75-bed hospital in Panama City where services include a Level II trauma center and advanced cardiovascular care, as well as a 19-bed community hospital in Port St. Joe, FL, that serves Gulf and Franklin counties.

Ascension is a faith-based healthcare organization dedicated to transformation through innovation across the continuum of care. As one of the leading non-profit and Catholic health systems in the U.S., Ascension is committed to delivering compassionate, personalized care to all, especially to those most in need. In FY2018, Ascension provided nearly $2 billion in care of persons living in poverty and other community benefit programs.

What You Will Do

As an Associate with Sacred Heart Health System-FL, you will have the opportunity to lead the daily activities of the assigned laboratory section/staff.

Responsibilities:

  • Oversees the direction and operation of the clinical laboratory.
  • Assigns and schedules work for assigned shifts. Prepares daily and weekly time and attendance reports. Problem solves and provides technical assistance to staff.
  • Performs various clinical laboratory tests, analyzes and interprets test results, and ensures accuracy of same.
  • Conducts and attends regular department meetings.
  • Assists with data collection or special projects for difficult cases.
  • Demonstrates in depth knowledge of the policies and procedures for patient preparation, sample requirements, specimen collection, and pre-analytical factors that affect sample quality.
  • Oversees the documentation and submission of all required laboratory, departmental and staff statistics/reports.

What You Will Need

Licenses/Certifications/Registration:

  • Required Credential(s):
    • One or more of the following:
      • Clinical Laboratory Technologist credentialed from the Florida Board of Clinical Laboratory Personnel obtained prior to hire date or job transfer date. 
      • Clinical Laboratory Supervisor credentialed from the Florida Board of Clinical Laboratory Personnel obtained prior to hire date or job transfer date. 
      • Medical Lab Scientist (ASCP) credentialed from the American Society for Clinical Pathology Board of Certification (ASCP-BOC) obtained within 12 Months (1 year) of hire date or job transfer date. 
  • Preferred Credential(s):
    • Approved Local Exception. 

Education:

  • Diploma 
    • Bachelors degree required

Work Experience:

  • 1 year of experience required.

Equal Employment Opportunity

Sacred Heart Health System is an equal opportunity employer.

Please note that Ascension will make an offer of employment only to individuals who have applied for a position using our official application. Be on alert for possible fraudulent offers of employment. Ascension will not solicit money or banking information from applicants.

E-Verify Statement

Sacred Heart Health System participates in the Electronic Employment Verification Program. Please click the E-Verify link below for more information.

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Job ID: 360078
Category: Laboratory
Facility: FLPEN Sacred Heart Hosp PCB
Ministry: Sacred Heart Health System, FL
Location: Panama City, FL

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