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Lead Medical Technologist - St .Vincent's East

We Are Hiring

Title: Lead Medical Technologist
Location:  St Vincent's East – Trussville, AL
Department:   General Lab Anc 001
Shift: 2:30pm-11pm; Monday – Sunday; 7on/7off; 56 hours per payperiod

Why Join Ascension?

In Alabama, St. Vincent's Health System operates five hospitals (St. Vincent’s Birmingham, St. Vincent’s Blount, St. Vincent's Chilton, St. Vincent’s East, and St. Vincent’s St. Clair) in addition to several other healthcare facilities. St. Vincent's Health System employs more than 4,800 associates and has been serving Birmingham for more than 118 years.
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

Job Summary:
 
As a Lead Medical Lab Technologist with St. Vincent's Health System, 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:
      • Medical Technologist/Medical Lab Scientist (ASCP) credentialed from the American Society for Clinical Pathology Board of Certification (ASCP-BOC) 
      • Medical Technologist credentialed from the American Medical Technologists (AMT)
Education:
  • Diploma 
    • Bachelors in Clinical Laboratory Science from a NCCLS accredited program required
Work Experience:
  • 1 Year Experience as a Medical Technologist/Medical Lab Scientist Required
  • MT ASCP certified preferred, 3-5 years hospital based experience in all areas of the laboratory
    Leadership skills or experience
 

Equal Employment Opportunity

As an equal opportunity employer, St. Vincent's and all its ministries comply with all applicable employment laws and regulations.  In order to provide equal employment opportunities to all individuals, employment decisions at St. Vincent's and all its ministries based on merit, qualifications and abilities.

Employment decisions are made without regard to race, color, disability, protected veteran status, sexual orientation, national origin, age or any other characteristic protected by law.                                        

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

St. Vincent's participates in the Electronic Employment Verification Program. Please click the E-Verify link below for more information.  

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Job ID: 397175
Category: Laboratory
Ministry: St. Vincent's Health System, AL
Location: Birmingham, AL

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