Southern Illinois Healthcare BLOOD BANK LAB LEAD in Carbondale, Illinois
Responsible for collecting, processing, and performing testing of patient specimens.
Role Specific Responsibilities
Collects and processes specimens and enters test requests and results.
Performs comparison studies, analyzes & sets up new tests/equipment.
Serves as subject matter expert (SME) and key operator for instruments and processes within the department.
Responsible for the quality of patient care within the department
Performs troubleshooting, repair and preventative maintenance on equipment.
Inventories and orders supplies.
Works with other hospital staff and leadership to ensure that testing needs of all patients are being met at all times.
Documents and discloses all analysis errors that occur.
Provides operational leadership during scheduled shifts. Also will provide feedback on personnel to assist supervisor/manager or director with evaluations.
Assists in the training and education of new staff, in addition to the teaching of students.
Assists Manager and Supervisor with competency assessments as required by SIH and accrediting organization.
Maintains a clean and safe work area at all times.
Serves as reviewer of records required to ensure quality within the department.
Participates in accreditation activities within the department.
Participates in personal and departmental goal setting through the use of Goal Post.
Maintains the privacy and confidentiality of all patient information used in the performance of the job.
Attends departmental and other meetings as necessary.
Actively participates in Lean activities by promoting and leading process improvement activities in the department.
- Associates degree or Bachelor’s degree
Licenses and Certification
- MLT, MLS or MT (ASCP) or equivalent
Experience and Skills
- Technical Experience: 3 years
Posting Job Title: BLOOD BANK LAB LEAD
Requisition ID: 2021-7112
External Company Name: Southern Illinois Healthcare
External Company URL: https://www.sih.net/
Street: 405 West Jackson
Weekend Requirement: Every other weekend