Qualifications: College graduate who has passed a certification exam for Medical Technologist by ASCP or NCA, (ASCP and NCA certification requires a BA or BS degree in Medical Technology or related field and a one-year internship or appropriate experience prior to examination)
Licensure / Certification / Registration by ASCP, NCA, HEW or other equivalent registry
Five years minimum experience as a Medical Technologist
Understanding of budgeting process
Ability to develop schedules that maximize efficiency
Ability to perform phlebotomy proficiently
Willingness to work bench and be part of weekend rotation and take call (approx. 5-6 nights per month)
Experience with DOT urine drug screen and Breath Alcohol Testing a definite plus
Would prefer someone with EHR, LIS, system wide computer experience
Excellent people skills
Strong interpersonal and organizational skills
Understanding of state and federal regulations for Laboratory
Manages/Directs: Laboratory Medical Technologist
Laboratory Assistant/Medical Assistant
Medical Laboratory Technician
Key result areas/standards of performance:
a.Prepares a work schedule to provide adequate coverage and effective utilization of personnel.
b.Uses time and resources efficiently to complete tasks as scheduled.
c.Recognizes development needs and maintains professional skills at a current level by promoting appropriate in-services, seminars, educational sessions, and other growth opportunities.
d.Updates current knowledge of new technology and clinical management and provides technical and organizational instruction and training of personnel.
e.Evaluates current procedures and maintains a policy and procedure manual in accordance with YDH and CLIA and other accrediting agency guidelines and requirements – review and revise as needed.
f.Decisions are made with consideration to the impact on the department and organization.
g.Efforts are made to continually improve patient care and departmental services and continuous assessment and improvement in the performance of services provided has taken place.
h.Strictly monitors CQI and quality control procedures within the parameters/goals set by the Medical Director and accrediting agencies.
i.Ensures that all tests are performed in accordance with the standards established and published in department policy and procedure manuals and ensures that results are valid and accurate prior to release.
j.Establishes implements and monitors specimen accession, identification, and retention systems, meeting process management and external policies and regulations.
k.Participation in the selection of sources for needed services not provided by the department or hospital exists.
l.Establishes and maintains a preventive maintenance program for all instruments and a log system for recording all actions and ensures equipment and instruments are in good operating condition, recognizes malfunction and takes corrective action.
m.Integration of current scientific knowledge with technical competency in regards to the Laboratory department.
n.The manager demonstrates knowledge and responsibility and participates in the implementation of all aspects of the safety/chemical hygiene plan, infectious/exposure control plan, electrical safety, disaster plan, fire plan, computer systems, ethics and general laboratory.
o.The manager shall be able to perform venipunctures and capillary collections for specimen procurement with the knowledge of age-related techniques, physical structure, and amounts of blood to be obtained.
a.Open communication is established with all Laboratory and YDH staff and within the community as necessary.
b.Regular monthly meetings are held with staff and one on one time is available to accommodate any confidential staff issues.
c.Staff has input into decisions that affect them and their ideas are utilized when feasible.
d.In-service training and continuing education of all persons in the department/service is provided.
e.A consistent, positive, open-minded attitude is demonstrated by active participation in customer-oriented, patient-sensitive, cost-effective operations.
f.Meetings are attended as required and participation on committees as directed takes place and those results shared with staff.
g.Progressive discipline with employees as outlined in YDH policies and procedures is provided.
h.The evaluation process with employees as outlined in YDH policies and procedures is conducted.
The elements of the Yuma District Hospital compliance program is promoted and adhered to.
b.Supervised employees are informed that strict compliance with the policies and requirements of the compliance program is a condition of employment.
c.It has been disclosed to all supervised personnel that Yuma District Hospital will take disciplinary action up to and including termination or revocation of privileges for violation of compliance policies or requirements.
d.Supervised personnel are informed of and scheduled to attend annual compliance training or it is ensured that employees unable to attend training have made other arrangements with the Compliance Officer.
e.The compliance policies and legal requirement applicable to their function has been discussed with all supervised personnel.
f.Compliance with rules and regulations established by but not limited to the following:
- HCFA, •JCAHO, •OSHA, •AAB, •COLORADO DEPT. OF REGULATORY AGENCY
a.Goal congruency of the Laboratory Department and Yuma District Hospital/Yuma Clinic is maintained.
b.All Laboratory personnel are following established policies and procedures at all times.
c.All job descriptions are current and meet organizational standards.
d.Equipment and supplies necessary for job performance are available and maintained.
e.Department polices have been established and maintained with timely reevaluation.
f.Established personnel policies and safety procedures are followed.
g.Continuous assessment and improvement in the performance of services provided has taken place.
h.Quality control programs, as appropriate, are maintained.
i.All procedures are correctly charged and accounted for by the end of each month.
j.Assists in planning and implementation of programs and services that fulfill YDH’s mission, philosophy, and strategic initiatives.
k.Investigate and study the possibility of new procedures and services for YDH to increase revenue and services to the community.
l.Space and other resources needed by the department/service are recommended.
a.Maintains an environment that is consistent with established safety policies and guidelines.
b.Institutes appropriate corrective action when safety problems arise.
c.Collaborates with staff to promote and identify a safe, caring environment.
a.Budgeting and control process of the Laboratory is accomplished, budget variances are accounted for, and there is input to long-range financial planning.
b.Budget variance reports are completed and returned to the Vice President of Medical Services by the fourth Thursday of each month.
c.The budget process has been followed in compiling the following year’s budget.
d.All budget numbers have been researched for accuracy.
e.All deadlines have been met.
f.Any corrective action plan is adopted and monitored.
g.The Laboratory is operating within its operating budget.
h.Recommendations of capital equipment needs and replacements are made to Vice President of Medical Services and Executive Vice President/CEO.
i.There is input to long-range financial planning.
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