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Lab Technical Coordinator, Histology

Belleville, IL
Laboratory


Job Description

Job ID: 1168522
Employment Status: Full-Time
Regular/Temporary: Regular

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Memorial Hospital Belleville is located in a well-established west Belleville neighborhood at 4500 Memorial Drive, Belleville Illinois. In addition, we have diagnostic centers in O'Fallon, Illinois, and an off-campus physical therapy center in east Belleville.  As a member of BJC HealthCare, Memorial Hospital Belleville provides full and part-time employment for more than 2300 people.


 


Facts at a Glance:                                                                    


•Accredited by Healthcare Facilities Accreditation Program (HFAP)


•Members, Illinois and American Hospital Associations


•Licensed by the State of Illinois Department of Public Health


•IDPH designated Regional Hospital Coordination Center for the Edwardsville Public Health and Medical Response Region


•Serving the healthcare needs of area residents since 1958


•Designated Magnet™ facility by the American Nurses Credentialing Center (ANCC)


•Accredited Chest Pain Center with PCI by the Society for Chest Pain Centers


•IDPH designated Stroke-Ready Hospital


•Medical staff with more than 400 members representing 42 specialties

The Laboratory Department provides a wide variety of assays and procedures to obtain data used in the diagnosis and treatment of most disease states to our inpatient and out patients.  Services include phlebotomy, hematology, chemistry, microbiology, blood bank, point-of-care and pathology. 


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Role Purpose

Coordinates the technical activities of the department (inventory management, R&D, technical procedures and Policies, CAP readiness, etc.). Also performs testing and processing of routine and complex testing on blood and other specimens as well as acts as a resource person to staff.


Responsibilities

  • Assesses workload, prioritizes work, makes staffing adjustments and assists staff when needed. Coordinates/reviews schedules with supervisors and coordinators to ensure adequate staffing for shift.
  • Ensures maintenance of laboratory services and quality in accordance with prescribed standards and policies of the system, government and other accreditation agencies.
  • Takes responsibility for the daily operations, both technically and administratively, for the shift to ensure quality services. Coordinates with all lab supervisors and frontline staff to ensure laboratory goals are met to improve quality service and reduce costs.
  • Develops appropriate QA monitors with supervisor and implements processes for shift to ensure quality. Evaluates data, identifies problems, and recommends solutions.
  • Teaches and/or trains new and established staff members and Clinical Laboratory Scientist students in routine and specialized techniques used in the laboratory. Participates in competency assessment of staff.

  • Minimum Requirements

    Degree

  • Bachelor's Degree
  • - Physical/Life Science/related

    Experience

  • 2-5 years
  • Supervisor Experience

  • No Experience
  • Licenses & Certifications

  • MT/MLS - ASCP or equiv

  • Preferred Requirements

    Experience

  • 5-10 years
  • Supervisor Experience

  • < 2 years
  • Licenses & Certifications

  • Cert/Lic in Area of Expertise

  • Benefits Statement

    Note: not all benefits apply to all openings

    -  Comprehensive medical, dental, life insurance, and disability plan options
    -  Pension Plan*/403(b) Plan
    -  401(k) plan
    -  Tuition Assistance
    -  Health Care and Dependent Care Reimbursement Accounts
    -  On-Site Fitness Center (depending on location)
    -  Paid Time Off Program for vacation, holiday and sick time

    *Pension does not apply to Memorial Hospital, Memorial Hospital East, Memorial Medical Group, Alton Memorial or Parkland Health Center


    Legal Statement

    The above information on this description has been designed to indicate the general nature and level of work performed by employees in this position. It is not designed to contain or be interpreted as an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, duties and qualifications required of employees assigned to this job.

     

    Equal Opportunity Employer