Lead Medical Lab Technologist
Posting Number: PG193725SP
Internal Recruitment: No
Anticipated Hiring Range: Commensurate with experience
Work Schedule Monday-Friday 8am-5pm, Rotation of every 8th weekend 8am-1pm and one holiday per year 8am-1pm. Subject to change depending on staffing.
Job Location: Raleigh, NC
Department: CVM Teaching Hospital
About the Department
The Clinical Pathology & Immunology Laboratory (CP&I) is operational Monday-Friday 8am-5pm, Rotation of every 8th weekend 8am-1pm and one holiday per year 8am-1pm. Subject to change depending on staffing. The lab is composed of 8 smaller laboratory entities: Special Chemistry, Coagulation, Immunohematology, Hematology, Chemistry, Urinalysis, Cytology and Flow Cytometry.
The CP&I has three major functions: it is primarily a teaching/service laboratory, aiding in the teaching of Clinical Pathology to veterinary students through providing laboratory results for the diagnosis and treatment of disease in patients admitted to the NC State Veterinary Hospital(VH). This laboratory also provides clinical laboratory testing for research cases in the College of Veterinary Medicine (CVM), and functions as a service laboratory to CVM researchers.
Additionally, the CP&I functions as a reference laboratory for selected tests sent in by referring veterinarians. Since the lab began in 1984, our services have expanded to include a large variety of tests with approximately 550 order-able tests and 80 test profiles. The laboratory also serves as a central receiving area for all "send-out" tests, i.e. necessary tests unavailable at the CVM-VHC that must be mailed or delivered to reference labs within or outside the CVM. An average of 5,000 accessions/month are performed in this laboratory.
Essential Job Duties
Duties include, but are not limited to:
Performs routine testing in Cytology, Immunohematology, Coagulation, Hematology, Chemistry, Special Chemistry, Urinalysis, Immunology/Flow Cytometry, Send out testing, and Point of Care.
Provides expertise in specialized or complex (non-routine) testing procedures.
Provides training to emergency personnel who perform lab testing, student technicians, technical staff and limited teaching of veterinary students.
Interprets results and provides troubleshooting for the Laboratory Information System (LIS).
Acts as point of contact for lab staff when supervisor is not available and contributes to laboratory planning, staff selection and performance evaluations.
Other responsibilities will include, but are not limited to, special projects as assigned by the CP&I lab supervisor. For example, assisting with development of a proficiency testing program, managing calendars when coverage is needed, etc.
Bachelor's Degree in Medical Technology, Chemistry, or a Biological Science; or an equivalent combination of training and experience.
Some positions may require compliance with current Clinical Laboratory Improvement Amendments (CLIA) regulations.
Other Required Qualifications:
Experience with laboratory testing and analysis and reporting in a Laboratory Information System (LIS).
Experience in a medical laboratory setting.
Testing experience that may include cytology, blood bank, coagulation, hematology, chemistry, immunology/flow cytometry, special chemistry, urinalysis, processing and sending out samples.
Must be able to lift up to 25 pounds.
Excellent communication, critical thinking and problem-solving skills.
Previous experience in clinical pathology lab.
Experience with Orchard LIS software.
Prior leadership experience.
Experience with animals helpful but not required.
Required License or Certification:
ASCP Certification MT or MLT
Valid NC Driver's License required: No
Commercial Driver's License Required?: No
Recruitment Dates and Special Instructions
Job Open Date: 12/12/2023
If interested, please apply: https://jobs.ncsu.edu/postings/194583
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