In addition to the duties of a specimen processor (assisting when needed),
Under the supervision and control of a Licensed Clinical Laboratory Scientist may perform the following duties:
Provide support to the specimen processing staff by maintaining a safe, productive, and quality effective work environment. Communicate with clients when errors occur.
Provide clear documentation for retraining, quality improvement, or employee counseling issues.
Responsible for, scheduling, training, and competency assessments of the specimen processing staff.
Communicate at required intervals with Manager to resolve interdepartmental issues and/or improvement initiatives.
Write and implement procedures, direct work flow, implement process improvements, track and document monthly statistics, track errors, employee reviews, field phone calls by patients and providers, deal with issues from referral labs and review referral lab specimen requirements and changes when needed.
Employee must carry out the supervisory functions of all processing staff members including, but not limited to, scheduling, performance appraisals, employee recognition, coaching and warnings.
In addition to an employee’s typical work schedule, this position requires employees to work overtime weekends, split shifts, and holidays if needed by the Company. Other duties may apply as necessary.
Maintain supply inventory for department, ordering when necessary. Monthly supply inventory count.
Audit reference lab invoices for lab manager approval.
Light physical effort (lift/carry up to 25 lbs.)
Occasional reaching, stooping, bending, kneeling, and crouching
Frequent, prolonged standing/sitting/walking
Must be able to see, hear, and respond adequately
Extensive computer work
Frequent use of telephone and fax
Occasional travel required to interact with Division personnel and/or attend meetings, educational training.
Ability to work the computer system, analyzer machines, telephones, copy and fax machines
If employee is required to operate a company vehicle for the performance of their duties, they must meet applicable company insurance guidelines, including a DMV record comparable to that of a Transportation Courier
High school graduate or GED required. Associates of Science Degree or Bachelors of Science degree from accredited college or university preferred