Medical Laboratory Scientist LeadAre you looking for a rewarding career with family-friendly hours and top-notch benefits? We are looking for a qualified Medical Laboratory Scientist Lead like you to join our Texas Health family.Position Highlights:Work location: 6100 Harris Parkway Fort Worth, TX 76132
Work hours: Full Time; 10:30 PM - 7:00 AM, Monday to Friday with rotating weekends
At Texas Health Southwest, we take seriously our mission to improve the health of those in our community. We are a 262-bed, full-service hospital that has served southwest Ft, Worth since 1987. As part of the Texas Health family, we employ over 24,000 employees and are among the areas top five largest employers. Come be a part of our exceptional team as we continue to provide outstanding care and deliver award winning results. You belong here.Qualifications:Education:Bachelor’s Degree required.
Medical Technology, Applied Technology, Clinical Lab Science or Chemical, Physical or Biological Science preferred.
Individuals hired as a CLS II/CLS Lead prior to January 3, 2010 will be grandfathered to the MLS Lead position with existing education.
Experience:4 years’ experience in a Medical Laboratory required.
2 years leadership experience highly preferred.
Licenses:MLS (ASCP) or MT (ASCP) required upon hire Or
AMT, AAB, HHS, NCA, HEW, CLS- CA, FL, NY state license, Philippine Board of Technical Technology required upon hire Or
M (ASCP) – Microbiology if working in Microbiology required upon hire Or
BB (ASCP) – Blood Banking if working in Blood Bank required upon hire.
Skills:Strong positive interpersonal skills.
Ability to read, write and speak English clearly.
Problem solving ability, time management skills.
Possess organizational skills to function successfully in a fast-paced work environment.
Computer literate in Word, Excel or other data bases.
Administrative skills to compile statistics and maintain logs.
Ability to multitask.
Preferred: Experience with Cerner Millennium LIS.
Position Responsibilities:Maintains a working knowledge of continuous improvement and applies concepts and processes to the satisfaction of all accrediting agency requirements for the section:Assists bench technologist in solving QC and technical problems.
Reviews, evaluates and oversees corrective action for monthly QC.
Oversees distribution, reviews returned results, completes corrective action as needed.
Prepares reports for Clinical Pathologist as needed.
Participates on CI and Process Improvement teams.
Documents review for selected result and/or maintenance logs, billing programs, etc.
Adheres to CAP checklist requirements.
Performs ongoing and periodic review of policies and procedures as defined by the Laboratory regulatory agency and revises as needed for compliance.
Participates in yearly CAP checklist (interim and 2 year).
Delegate proficiency testing and review results if required by entity.
Maintains technical knowledge and uses technical skills to participate in daily operation of the section including:Assumes bench duties as scheduled.
Evaluates workload and assists as needed.
Research new methods and systems
Assists in technical troubleshooting.
Meets continuing education requirements.
Prepares and/or assists in bench, daily, weekend and holiday schedules.
Makes adjustments for workload, maintenance and unscheduled workflow problems.
Maintains all requirements for MLS job code.
Complies with safety, infection prevention, continuous improvement, and continuing education programs:Adheres to section, laboratory, hospital and system guidelines, procedures, and policies.
Models compliance behavior in all regulatory requirements.
Provides documentation for annual review.
Maintains HIPAA requirements at all times.
Provides leadership and communication links between the technical staff, the nontechnical staff, the managers and the laboratory director:Provides problem solving expertise and leadership skills in technical training, information systems and workload problems and issues.
Exhibits written and oral communication skills.
Participates in student and employee training and orientation as needed.
Assists in HR activities as directed by the supervisor, manager or director.
Acts as laboratory leadership in the absence of Director, Supervisor or Manager
Payroll activities as needed.
Participates in leadership activities and continuing education.
Models good work habits to include attendance and productivity.
Activates appropriate procedures for downtime and oversees recovery as necessary.
Creates and oversees scheduling if required by entity.
Models THR Leadership Behaviors and exemplifies professional accountability.
May assess ongoing competency.
Participates and fulfills project assignments, facility changes, new methods or instrument implementation:Participates in budget preparation.
Manages supplies, reagent inventory, costs and section charges.
Participates in writing of new procedures and/or installation of new instruments including computer testing and documentation.
Participates on interdisciplinary teams.
Participates, as directed, in the development and/or maintenance of information system files and applications as required by the laboratory and section/cost center:New application testing.
File maintenance and/or testing in the LIS/HIS.
Program development or maintenance.
Manages resources within the guideline of the section/cost center budget and productivity indicators:Provides information for budget preparation.
Participates in the evaluation of resource costs.
Places supply orders.
Monitors use of supplies and personnel resources.
Investigates supply and delivery issues.
Meets productivity targets.
Meets budget targets, i.e. cost/test targets.
Why Texas Health? As a Texas Health MLS Lead, you’ll enjoy top-notch benefits including 401(k) with match, paid time off, competitive health insurance choices, healthcare and dependent care spending account options, wellness programs to keep you and your family healthy, tuition reimbursement, a student loan repayment program and more.At Texas Health, our people make this a great place to work every day. Our inclusive, supportive, people-first, excellence-driven culture make Texas Health Southwest a great place to work.Here are a few of our recent awards:2021 FORTUNE Magazine’s “100 Best Companies to Work For®” (7 th year in a row)
Becker's Healthcare "150 Great Places to Work in Healthcare" (4 years running)
“America’s Best Employers for Diversity” list by Forbes
A “100 Best Workplaces for Millennials" by Fortune and Great Place to Work®
Additional perks of being a MLS Lead:Gain a sense of accomplishment by contributing in a teamwork environment.
Receive excellent mentorship, comprehensive training and dedicated leadership resources.
Enjoy opportunities for growth.
Explore our Texas Health careers site for info like Benefits , Job Listings by Category , recent Awards we’ve won and more.Do you still have questions or concerns? Feel free to email your questions to email@example.com .Employment opportunities are only reflective of wholly owned Texas Health Resources entities.We are an Equal Opportunity Employer and do not discriminate against any employees or applicant for employment because of race, color, sex, age, national origin, religion, sexual orientation, gender identity, status as a veteran, and basis of disability or any other federal, state or local protected class.