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Directs, coordinates, and leads the work of technical staff (medical technologists and lab assistants) in a specialty area of the laboratory to ensure completion of testing and compliance with accrediting and inspection agencies' requirements.
ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONS:
Assists in developing, recommending, and coordinating the implementation of new procedures and instrumentation.
Recognizes and resolves unusual conditions, test results, and procedures. Resolves problems encountered by testing personnel.
Reviews work of staff upon completion for adherence to guidelines and standards.
Performs CLIA moderate and high complexity lab testing.
Acts as general supervisor in absence of lab director.
Participates on committees and special projects as needed. Collects, tabulates, interprets data; writes reports for committees and projects.
Assists in the interviewing and selecting of staff. Trains (acts as educator) on proper techniques/procedures and assesses competency.
Develops and implements QA and QI programs within section.
Role models the principles of a Just Culture and Organizational Values.
Perform other duties as assigned. Must be HIPAA compliant.
This description is not intended and should not be construed to be an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, skills and efforts or work conditions associated with the job. It is intended to be an accurate reflection of the general nature and level of the job.
4 years in a high complexity CLIA lab. Experience in healthcare required.
Medical Laboratory Scientist (MLS) by American Society for Clinical Pathology (ASCP) or Certified Medical Technologist (MT) by the American Medical Technologists required
Computer / Typing:
Must possess, or be able to obtain within 90 days, the computers skills necessary to complete online learning requirements for job-specific competencies, access online forms and policies, complete online benefits enrollment, etc.
Must have working knowledge of the English language, including reading, writing, and speaking English.
Vail Health has become the world’s most advanced mountain healthcare system. Our updated 520,000-square-foot hospital opened in December 2020. This state-of-the-art facility provides exceptional care to all of our patients, with the most beautiful views in the area located centrally in Vail.
The laboratory's team of experts include board-certified pathologists, accredited medical technologists and skilled laboratory assistants. The laboratory is accredited by the College of American Pathologists and offers a broad in-house pathology and blood work menu to best serve the needs of our patients and physicians.
Joining our lab team as a Laboratory Technical Coordinator allows a flexible schedule, the ability to work with autonomy and working in a great environment surrounded by a strong team. In this role you will be able to contribute to the ongoing development of our Blood Bank using automation. The ideal candidate will have both Blood Bank experience and SBB certification.
Benefits Summary: This position offers a robust benefits package including Medical, Dental, Vision insurance, 403(b) retirement plan with up to 5% retirement deferral match, paid time off, tuition reimbursement, student load assistance, childcare assistance, life and disability insurance, employee assistance program, annual bonus potential, amongst others.
As a condition of employment, Vail Health requires COVID-19 vaccination of all clinical and non-clinical staff.
Vail Health, formerly Vail Valley Medical Center, is a nonprofit community health care system serving patients and guests from around the world. Locally operated and governed by a volunteer board of directors, Vail Health includes a 56-bed hospital, accredited by the Joint Commission. Our 24/7 emergency department in Vail is a Level III Trauma Center with a nearby helipad for necessary medical transports. Vail Health provides a wide array of services and access points including Beaver Creek Medical Center, urgent care clinics in Avon and Gypsum, our Edwards medical campus, Eagle Healthcare Center and a multispecialty clinic in Frisco. Howard Head Sports Medicine offers physical therapy services at 10 locations and works closely with our internationally renowned orthopaedic partners at The Steadman Clinic and Vail-Summit Orthopaedics. In addition, Vail Health's Shaw Cancer Center and Sonnenalp Breast Center are the region’s only fully accredited cancer treatment center and comprehensive breast center. The Vail Clinic, which was founded in 1965, officially became “Vail Valley Medical Center” in 1980, its first year as a full-service hospital. At that time, we had one primary locatio...n and 25 physicians. Today, Vail Health has locations in nine towns, nearly 1,000 employees, 260 physician partners and 85 volunteers. Vail Health is an equal-opportunity employer. The hospital is handicap accessible and adheres to the Americans with Disabilities Act. Smoking is prohibited in our facilities. This includes e-cigarettes.