Job Summary Provide supervision of a designated department within the Lab, to include personnel, procedure, instrumentation, compliance with regulatory agencies under the direction of the Laboratory Director. Orients and trains employees. Assists with or conducts employee recognition/discipline and evaluation process. Assists with budget preparation and implementation. May serve as a delegating technologist to a competent MLT on the same shift and be responsible for his/her work. In absence of direct supervision is able to temporarily act as a designated person in-charge. Provides accurate and timely laboratory information based on the performance of analytical tests on human body substances. Correlates and interprets test data. This is done to detect evidence of or prevent disease or impairment and to promote and monitor good health. Monitors quality assurance and maintains laboratory instrumentation, including all documentation. Follows established guidelines and protocols to provide requested clinical information to Physicians, nurses, and other relevant health care personnel. All activities will be performed in support of the strategy, vision, and values of Phoebe. Nothing in this job description restricts management's right to assign or reassign duties and responsibilities to this job at any time. All activities must be in compliance with Equal Employment Opportunity laws, HIPAA, ERISA, and other regulations, as appropriate.
Performs all job responsibilities in alignment with the core values, mission and vision of the organization
Performs other duties as required and completes all job functions as per departmental policies and procedures
Maintains current knowledge in present areas of responsibility (i.e., self education, attends ongoing educational programs)
Attends staff meetings and completes mandatory in-services and requirements and competency evaluations on time.
Demonstrates competency at all levels in providing care to all patients based on age, sex, weight, and demonstrated needs. For non-clinical areas, has attended training and demonstrates usage of age- specific customer service skills.
Wears protective clothing and equipment as appropriate.
Adheres to the hospital and departmental attendance and punctuality guidelines
General environment: Works in a well-lighted, air-conditioned area, with moderate noise levels.
May be required to change from one task to another of different nature without loss of efficiency or composure.
Periods of high stress and fluctuating workloads may occur.
May be scheduled as needed including overtime
Will be exposed to hazardous substances or body fluids, or infectious organisms.
2 year / Associate Degree in Allied Health (Required)
4 year / Bachelor's Degree in Natural Science or a related field (Preferred)
2 - 3 years Experience as a Medical Technologist (Required)
1 - 2 years Management of a department/area/shift in a clinical Lab environment (Preferred)
Have near normal hearing; Hear alarms/telephone/tape recorder/normal speaking voice
Have near normal vision: Clarity of vision (both near and far), ability to distinguish colors
Have good manual dexterity
Have good eye-hand-foot coordination
Ability to perform repetitive tasks/motion
Occasionally within shift (1-33%) : Sitting,Bending/Stooping,Twist at waist,Pushing/Pulling,Lift/carry > 20 lbs with assistance,Reaching above shoulder,Lift/carry > 50 lbs with assistance.
Frequently within shift (34-66%) : Standing,Walking.
Certifications and Licensures
Required Certifications/Licensures : Medical Technologist (MT-ASCP) or equivalent (Must meet State of Georgia personel requirements for laboratory supervisor.
Internal Number: 14214
Phoebe Putney Health System is a network of hospitals, family medicine clinics, rehab facilities, auxiliary services, and medical education training facilities.
Founded in 1911,Phoebe Putney Memorial Hospital (the flagship hospital) is one of Georgia's largest comprehensive regional medical centers.
From the beginning, Phoebe's mission and vision has been to bring the finest medical talent and technology to the citizens of Southwest Georgia, and to serve all citizens of the community regardless of ability to pay.