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Catholic Health Services Lab Technologist-Hema II in Rockville Centre, New York

Lab Technologist-Hema II Facility:Mercy Medical Center Location:Rockville Centre, NY Department:Lab Hematology Category:Allied Health / Clinical Professional Schedule:Full Time, Variable Days with Holiday coverage Shift:Day shift Hours:8am-4pm ReqNum:6037446

Lead Clinical Laboratory Technologist-Chemistry

Full Time * Day Shift *8:00AM- 4:00PM

Must be able to work rotating weekends & Holidays

Rockville Centre, NY

Explore a career with Mercy Medical Center, a 375-bed not-for-profit hospital and member of the Catholic Health that has been serving the healthcare needs for the residents of Nassau County and its surrounding areas since 1913. Ranked among the top hospitals in New York State, Mercy offers a NYS designated Stroke Center, Breast Imaging Center of Excellence, Level III Neonatal Intensive Care Unit, and growing Outreach Service that is supported by a state-of-the art clinical laboratory.

The Lead Laboratory Technologist performs all procedures related to the pre-analytical, analytical, and post analytical processing of patient specimen, including the maintenance and quality control of test equipment. Cross-training is encouraged in all areas of the laboratory. The Lead Technologist is expected to provide support to lab personnel and document occurrences that deviated from standard operating procedures. Work with the immediate supervisor to resolve those issues involving either lab personnel or instrumentation in their laboratory area.

Responsibilities include:

Operates, calibrates, maintains and troubleshoots instruments required for performance of procedure.

Rejects specimens, which do not meet defined specimen criteria for rejection.

Assures telephone read-backs are given and documented as per protocol.

Records all results accurately and legibly.

Reviews all daily quality control and workload.

Assures all reports are completed in the specific turnaround-around- time frame.

In absence of supervisor, assumes supervisor's responsibility duties as necessary, keeping the Administrative Director informed of laboratory status.

Qualifications include:

B.S. Degree in Medical Technology, Biology, or physical sciences.

3-5 Years of Clinical Laboratory experience with some supervisory experience preferred.

Knowledge of current automated and manual laboratory equipment, computers and peripherals.

New York State Clinical Laboratory technologist License is required. ASCP preferred

Must be able to recognize and handle hazardous conditions inherent to the Laboratory environment. Adhere to mandatory Infection Prevention policies.

At Catholic Health your well-being comes first, with comprehensive compensation and benefits; our offerings go beyond the basics. In addition to multiple medical plans, life insurance, generous paid time off and flexible spending accounts, we also offer substantial tuition reimbursement, an employer funded pension plan and several savings plan options for your future.

MERCY MEDICAL CENTER

A Member of the Catholic Health Services of Long Island

An Equal Opportunity Employer M/F/D/V

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