Med Tech Point-of-Care Coordinator
Catholic Health Initiatives - Little Rock, AR

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Job Summary:

Point-of-Care Lead: Assist the director and/or operations manager in the supervision of technical area or shift, assuming responsibility of all procedures performed and all systems within that area of assignment.

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS:

Assist the Director in the supervision of an area or shift.

Follows established procedures and requirements set forth by the General Supervisor in each individual department.

Prepares departmental staffing schedules under the direction of the Director.

Trains and orients new employees, evaluates assigned personnel, recommends salary adjustment, terminations, etc., carries out disciplinary procedures.

Interviews new applicants, recommending for hire, transfer or promotion.

Reviews workload and guides staff in additional studies regarding problems related to correlation of test results and disease states.

Ensures that test are performed in a timely manner, particularly in STAT situations, coordinates timed test with nursing personnel and other departments.

Prepares Time and Attendance and other reports.

Works with nursing regarding questionable test, duplicate test or other questions relating to the general laboratory.

Prepares personnel/operating/capital budgets based on area needs.

Resolves grievances, takes disciplinary action as necessary.

Supervises all technical aspect of an area or shift.

Coordinates with pathologist on unusual test results, diagnostic reports or computer functions.

Recognized problems with test procedures/laboratory data/computer system functions that indicate erroneous trends.

Acts as a resource person for technical or computer system problems.

Prepares preventive maintenance and quality control schedules in conjunction with the general supervisor.

Inspects instruments and computer hardware, ensuring proper working order and troubleshooting as necessary.

Oversees special procedures and difficult clinical assays.

Acts in an administrative capacity at assigned committees and organizations.

Performs the duties of a Medical Technologist as needed.

Has the skills and ability to step into any position under his/her supervision.

Maintains current knowledge of new procedures, developments, techniques and methods regarding laboratory services.

Maintains a clean, organized, and sanitary work area, observing OSHA guidelines.

Qualifications
Education:
  • Position requires Bachelor's Degree in Medical Technology
Experience:

    • Three to five years experience in Point-of-care testing.

  • One year management experience in Point-of-care testing.
  • License/Certification:
    • Registration with an accrediting agency such as ASCP, NCA, or AML
    Additional Responsibilities:
  • Demonstrates a commitment to service, hospital values and professionalism through appropriate conduct and demeanor at all times
  • Adheres to and exhibits Catholic Health Initiatives core values:
    Reverence: Having a profound spirit of awe and respect for all creation, shaping relationships to self, to one another and to God and acknowledging that we hold in trust all that has been given to us.
    Integrity: Moral wholeness, soundness, uprightness, honesty and sincerity as a basis of trustworthiness.
    Compassion: Feeling with others, being one with others in their sorrows and joys, rooted in the sense of solidarity as members of the human community.
    Excellence: Outstanding achievement, merit, virtue; continually surpassing standards to achieve/maintain quality.
  • Maintains confidentiality and protects sensitive data at all times.
  • Adheres to organizational and department specific safety standards and guidelines.
  • Works collaboratively and supports efforts of team members.
  • Demonstrates exceptional customer service and interacts effectively with physicians, patients, visitors, staff and the broader health care community.


  • Catholic Health Initiatives and its organizations are Equal Opportunity Employers

    Job Laboratory
    Primary Location AR-Little Rock-St Vincent Infirmary

    Shift Weekday
    Scheduled Hours per 2-week Pay Period 80
    Weekends Required Occasional
    Status Full Time

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