Senior Medical Technologist

Location
Norfolk, VA
Posted
Jun 28, 2018
Closes
Jul 31, 2018
Function
Nurse
Industry
Healthcare
Hours
Full Time
Job Description: Sentara Norfolk General Hospital Point of Care Testing Laboratory is hiring a Senior Medical Technologist.

A sign on bonus is available for qualified candidates.


Sentara Laboratory Services is a team of more than 700 Clinical Laboratory Professionals that service 12 hospitals and the communities around them in the Virginia and Northeastern North Carolina region.

Our Senior Medical Technologists are patient focused, scientific experts that help our care teams to diagnose our patient population. Our best team mate thrives in a fast paced environment and thinks on their feet. This promotional opportunity into a leadership role supports the Laboratory manager and the team in the Lab in areas of training, competency, staffing, students, and other issues within the lab.

Enhance your career and join our team in providing excellence as we serve our communities.

Performs laboratory testing and interprets test results using scientific knowledge and principles of test procedures and disease processes; recommends contingency testing. Directly responsible for developing, maintaining and managing daily technical operations including staff training and education, implementation of instrumentation, accreditation readiness. Project plans and timelines are developed with the Laboratory Manager approval. Responsible for the immediate supervision, training, and competency assessment of laboratory staff and students in a 24/7 environment. Ensures accurate orders for proficiency surveys and accurate submission of survey data. Collects PI data, conducts analysis and documents progress. Maintains current policies and procedures in department and ensures completion of electronic documents according to established assignments and timelines. Demonstrates fiscal responsibility.

Education Level
Bachelor's Level Degree OR
Bachelor's Level Degree - MEDICAL TECHNOLOGY/LAB SCIENCE

Experience
Required: Laboratory Technologist - 2 years

Preferred: None, unless noted in the “Other” section below

License
Required: None, unless noted in the “Other” section below

Preferred: AMT Medical Technologist, ASCP Medical Technologist, Cert Histocompatibility Spec, Cert Histocompatibility Techno, Chemistry, Cytogenetics Technologist, Cytotechnologist, Hematology, Medical Lab Scientist, Microbiology, Molecular Biology

Skills
Required: Communication, Critical Thinking, Monitoring, Service Orientation, Technology/Computer, Time Management

Preferred: None, unless noted in the “Other” section below

Other
Our star candidate will hold Bachelor's degree in Clinical Laboratory Science and hold current ASCP or AMT certification. We are seeking a professional with two years of prior experience as a Medical Technologist.

Facility details:

Sentara Norfolk General Hospital is the region's first Magnet Hospital. It is a 525-bed medical center, and home to the area's only Level I Trauma Center, Burn Trauma Unit and Nationally Ranked Heart Program. In addition to a first rate heart program, the hospital is home to Nightingale Regional Air Ambulance and several dedicated facilities and specialized services.


Sentara Benefits:

Sentara employees strive to make our communities healthier places to live. We're setting the standard for medical excellence within a vibrant, creative, and highly productive workplace. For more information about our employee benefits, CLICK HERE!

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Keyword: Clinical Laboratory Scientist, CLS, MLT, MT, MLS, Medical Laboratory Scientist, Senior Medical Technologist, Laboratory Leadership

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