Ensures that all testing performed under his/her supervision is according to WMG established, approved procedures and quality control policies.
Ensures that all testing is done under optimal conditions (ie. Instruments functioning properly; reagents in good condition and proper technique followed.)
Responsible for notifying the doctor within 60 minutes for STAT requests and PANIC values following WMG policies.
Responsible for performing maintenance procedures on the instrumentation as dictated by the manufacturer, if needed.
Responsible for entering and or checking data before they are entered into the patient’s records.
Investigates and resolves problems; informs lab staff/laboratory manager of any and all serious problems.
Responsible for the maintenance and retention of all documents needed for Federal/State inspections as directed by the Manager.
Responsible for keeping track of all laboratory supplies and letting the QA/ QC POC Coordinator/ Lab Manager know when orders need to be placed.
Complies with all WMG policies and OSHA regulations related to safety, cleanliness and infection control.
Responsible for performing proficiency testing for all tests performed and make sure that each sample is treated as a patient sample.
Responsible for the accurate and efficient use of the EMR/ LIS system including the Harvest downtime procedure.
Participates in continuous education such as Medelearn and API.
Maintain laboratory testing related competency
Maintain technical accuracy in all areas of the Lab.
Performs other ancillary duties as directed by competent authority.
MT degree or equivalent
Certification as a lab technologist under C.L.I.A.
NY State license
Broad knowledge of tests performed and equipment utilized in the laboratory
Ability to deal with confidential information with the utmost discretion
Interpersonal skill necessary to deal courteously and effectively with administration, peers and the public
Sufficient technical ability to be able to troubleshoot independently and knowledge to know when to ask for assistance
Internal Number: 2020-1712
About Westmed Medical Group
Westmed Medical Group is a large, award-winning multi-specialty medical practice, with headquarters in Purchase, NY. It is staffed by a team of over 500 Physicians and Advanced Practice Providers who are dedicated to providing coordinated, efficient and the highest quality of patient care at its 13 locations in Westchester County, NY and Fairfield County, CT. The practice, known for its one-stop-shopping medical experience for patients, uses state-of-the-art systems and has a national reputation for measured healthcare excellence. Westmed offers 60+ medical specialties and currently has over 1,000 employees. Our mission is to be your trusted partner in comprehensive, lifelong care. The foundation for service excellence at Westmed Medical Group starts with the patient experience and focusing on the complete total care of our patients. Westmed is recognized by the National Committee for Quality Assurance as a Level 3 Medical Home, the highest achievable level. Westmed has been one of 480 Medicare Accountable Care Organizations (ACOs) nationwide since 2012, and was ranked a Fortune® Best Workplaces in Healthcare (2017 and 2018) and in New York State (2017).