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Lead Scientist, Medical Laboratory Scientist - SEC - Laboratory Services

at Bayhealth Medical Center

Posted: 6/8/2019
Job Status: Full Time
Job Reference #: 104345

Job Description

Laboratory Services

Full time 80 (Two week Payperiod)


Days Off Shift as needed

Assists the Laboratory Section Supervisor or Laboratory Manager and Smyrna Emergency Center Manager in the operational and/or technical management of assigned section(s) by ensuring proper day to day operations of the laboratory discipline(s) and serves as a resource person for problem solving. At the SEC the assigned sections are Chemistry and Hematology and (minimal) Micro and (minimal) Blood Bank.

Responds to changes in workload as necessary, and leads adjustments in work assignments in real-time fashion in the absence of the supervisor. The Lead is accountable for ensuring that appropriate and timely specimen handling, delivery, specimen testing, results reporting and customer service are provided in efficient and cost effective manner in accordance with laboratory and hospital policies and procedures. The Lead works independently in cooperation with the Laboratory Section Supervisor or Laboratory Manager and/or Smyrna Emergency Dept Manager (if applicable). In the absence of a supervisor, may be designated to serve as acting supervisor, with all incumbent duties of the supervisor.

Requires a Bachelor of Science degree in Medical Technology, or Clinical Laboratory Degree in Medical Laboratory Science or Associates Degree in Medical Laboratory Technology for incumbents in position prior to 2005. Three years of experience as a Medical Laboratory Scientist or Clinical Laboratory Scientist required. Requires certification in one of the following; MLS (ASCP), MT (ASCP), MT (AMT), or CLS (NCA) or equivalent certification or MLT(ASCP) for Incumbents in position prior to 2005.