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Lead Medical Lab Scientist

Company: Phoenix Children's
Location: Phoenix
Posted on: May 27, 2023

Job Description:

When you join the healthcare team at Phoenix Children's, you'll see the world of medicine through the eyes of a child. You'll be amazed by something new everyday, inspired by the capabilities and expertise of your co-workers, and you'll be able to transform your professional ambitions into reality. Here, you can be part of a growing system that will never outgrow its sense of joy, purpose or discovery. Come grow with us.We're looking for lifelong learners who transform curiosity into discovery to join us in an inspiring place-filled with hope, positivity, support and compassion.Lead Medical Lab ScientistThis position performs a variety of clinical laboratory procedures to evaluate and determine the reliability of test results and provide data for the diagnosis, treatment, and prevention of disease. Additionally, this position assumes a leadership role in daily operations, problem resolution, technical guidance, and compliance with regulatory standards. The position receives supervision of completed work activities from the Supervisor and provides supervisory support as needed.Duties & Responsibilities:Assists in developing and maintaining related policies and guidelines.Employs policies and procedures, regulatory guidelines, and professional standards to validate current practice requirements and support overall organizational values and mission.Provides leadership support and oversees work activities of assigned staff to ensure achievement of established goals, objectives, and outcomes.Provides guidance, mentoring, and direction as appropriate for ongoing staff development.Ensures adherence to departmental operating and capital budgets.Participates in hospital and department operational and quality improvement initiatives.Proactively evaluates systems, practices, and assists in creating and implementing changes to increase and enhance the effectiveness of the operation.Maintains professional and technical competency by constantly pursuing knowledge and self-improvement, remaining apprised of current literature, practices, and new developments in the fields covered by medical technology.Participates in standard, complex, and specialized patient testing and quality control testing of samples.Plans techniques based on assessment of findings and accepted protocols.Differentiates and resolves technical, instrument, and physiologic causes of problems or unexpected test results to determine the presence of normal and abnormal components related to specific job function within the laboratory.Performs regular instrument maintenance in accordance with established instructions.Identifies and troubleshoots malfunctions to ensure continuous proper and safe operations.Understands and uses troubleshooting, validation, statistical, computer, and preventive maintenance techniques to ensure proper laboratory operation.Performs miscellaneous job-related duties as requested.RequirementsRequirements:Education & Experience:Bachelor's degree in Medical Laboratory Science or related field or equivalent combination of education and experience - requiredMeet general supervisor qualifications as defined by CLIA-88 - required.Two years' experience as a Medical Lab Scientist or Technologist in the field of specialization in clinical laboratory settings - required.Pediatric experience - preferredCertification/License Requirements:Medical Laboratory Scientist (MLS) or Technologist in field of specialization ASCP Certification or equivalent.BenefitsPhoenix Children's offers full- and part-time employees a comprehensive benefits package including: Competitive pay with incentives Relocation assistance 401(k) Retirement Plan with company match Health, dental, vision, and life insurance beginning the first day of the month following hire date Tuition reimbursement up to $5,250 per year Work today, get paid tomorrow with DailyPay Childcare discounts and much more!--- Meet general supervisor qualifications as defined by CLIA-88 - required. --- Two years' experience as Medical Lab Scientist or Technologist in the fold of specialization in clinical laboratory settings - required. --- Pediatric experience - preferred

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