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Lead Lab Tech - Microbiology

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Job ID: 949241
Facility: Vidant Beaufort Hospital
Location: Washington, NC
FT/PT: Full-Time
Reg/Temp: Regular
Date Posted: Sep 8, 2021

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Job Description

Vidant Health

About Vidant Beaufort Hospital

Vidant Beaufort Hospital, located in Washington, North Carolina, is a 142-bed not-for-profit hospital offering acute care services and a broad range of inpatient and outpatient services in the region. Progressive healthcare facilities combined with personal, hometown compassionate care ensure that patients in Beaufort and surrounding counties have access to an exceptional level of care. The hospital provides access to advanced treatments and technology in the areas of general surgery, orthopedics, gastroenterology, and rheumatology. Vidant Beaufort offers a full array of state-of-the-art diagnostic testing.

Position Summary

Lead Tech is under the Clinical Supervision of the Medical Director of the Clinical Laboratory and the overall supervision of the Laboratory Manager, they must maintain a safe environment for employees, patients and visitors. Lead Tech must perform clinical laboratory tests in all areas of the laboratory by standard operating policies and procedures.  Lead Tech must understand method principles; perform quality control testing & calibrations; performs preventive maintenance; reviews and analyzes results to accuracy, acceptability and critical limits. Reviews test results for abnormal or critical values for each age group as indicated. All Laboratory employees must work according to rotation of schedule and the needs of the facility and department when deemed necessary by the laboratory manager. In addition, the Lead Tech is responsible for maintaining his/her area to include quality control data and review, updates to procedures and policies, and inventory and cost control. As a member of a team of health care professionals, a Lead Tech operates laboratory equipment accurately and efficiently. Demonstrates a commitment to excellence in patient/staff relations, Contributes to continuous quality improvement, Functions as a member of the patient care team, chooses best site collections from patients of all ages in a wide variety of clinical settings. Lead Tech will behave in a manner consistent with the standards and ethics of all health care professionals.

Minimum Requirements

  • High school diploma.
  • Associate Degree in Medical Laboratory Technician.

Preferred Requirements

  • 5 Years Experience in Microbiology.

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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