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Chemistry Lead Technician - Laboratory

Job ID: 946488
Facility: Vidant Edgecombe Hospital
Location: Tarboro, NC
FT/PT: Full-Time
Reg/Temp: Regular
Date Posted: May 31, 2021

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Job Description

Vidant Health

About Vidant Edgecombe Hospital

Vidant Edgecombe Hospital, formerly Heritage Hospital, is a full-service, 117-bed acute care facility where residents of Tarboro, Edgecombe county and surrounding communities receive a wide range of health services close to home. Our partnership with Vidant Health enhances our wide range of services and improves the quality of care our patients receive. More than 20 specialties are represented by Vidant Edgecombe Hospital's medical staff, assuring the people of Edgecombe county that almost all their health needs can be met right here at home. In addition to acute care, our services include rehabilitation, oncology and outpatient clinics.

Position Summary

The Chemistry Lead Tech is responsible for day-to-day oversight of the Chemistry department operation and testing. You would ensure efficient and effective departmental operations to maintain regulatory compliance, including CAP proficiency testing, quality control, quality assurance, inventory management, and policy and procedural updates. Monitoring and evaluating processes and recommend improvements when necessary.                                                                        

As the Chemistry Lead Tech, you should exhibit critical thinking skills and be proficient in troubleshooting equipment and managing the Quality Control program. You would be the technical resource person, providing staff orientation, training, and coordination of activities for the continuous improvement of operations for the department. The Lead Tech must develop and maintain a positive and effective working relationship with all hospital departments, employees and medical staff. Required to rotate through the departments in the Laboratory, performing various procedures in hematology, blood bank, urinalysis, coagulation, and microbiology to provide information for use in the diagnosis and treatment of hospital inpatients and outpatients.

Minimum Requirements

  • Graduated from an accredited medical laboratory technician or technology program.
  • Successful completion of MT ASCP, MLT ASCP or HEW examination with a minimum of four 4 years of clinical laboratory experience in the following disciplines  Hematology, coagulation, urinalysis, blood bank, serology, chemistry, special chemistry, microbiology and phlebotomy. 
  • Previous supervisory or management experience is preferred but not required.

Other Information

  • Full-Time (40 hours a week)
  • Required to work rotating holidays, as well as rotating second and third shifts on occasions

Great Benefits such as:

  • Medical, Dental, and Vision
  • 401K (Retirement Plan)
  • Paid Time Off
  • Education Assistance
  • Employee Pharmacy

General Statement

It is the goal of Vidant Health and its entities to employ the most qualified individual who best matches the requirements for the vacant position.

Offers of employment are subject to successful completion of all pre-employment screenings, which may include an occupational health screening, criminal record check, education, reference, and licensure verification.

We value diversity and are proud to be an equal opportunity employer. Decisions of employment are made based on business needs, job requirements and applicant’s qualifications without regard to race, color, religion, gender, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, genetic information and testing, family and medical leave, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression or any other status protected by law. We prohibit retaliation against individuals who bring forth any complaint, orally or in writing, to the employer, or against any individuals who assist or participate in the investigation of any complaint.

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