The Lead Shift Tech performs standard routine, complex, automated and manual laboratory techniques without direct supervision; ensures proper functioning of laboratory equipment by performing preventative and corrective maintenance, and troubleshooting basic instrument malfunctions; calibrates and assesses the accuracy of laboratory equipment; performs, evaluates, and records quality control measures and institutes corrective action as appropriate; assists in maintaining inventory and supplies; performs phlebotomy using age specific techniques; collects, prepares and determines acceptability of specimens; prioritizes assignment of test requests and coordinates general work flow; recognizes normal, abnormal or unexpected results, errors and problems with patient test results; evaluates, interprets and reports test results; observes principles of data security/patient confidentiality; assists in training of new assistants and technologists; supervises Laboratory Assistants, Medical Technologists, and Medical Laboratory Technologists; assists in evaluation of new methods and equipment; interacts with other healthcare workers to solve problems and interpret patient lab results; attends and participates in department meetings; and, performs other duties as assigned.
Each individual performing high complexity testing must-
(b) Meet one of the following requirements:
(1)…bachelor's degree in a chemical, physical, biological or clinical laboratory science, or medical technology from an accredited institution;
(2)(i) Have earned an associate degree in a laboratory science, or
medical laboratory technology from an accredited institution or-
(ii) Have education and training equivalent to that specified in
paragraph (b)(2)(i) of this section that includes--
(B) Have laboratory training that includes either of the following:
(1) Completion of a clinical laboratory training program approved or Accredited by the ABHES, the CAHEA
Medical Technologist: (ASCP, RMT, AMT, CLP or HEW certification preferred).
If required to drive on company time, must have valid Drivers License and Proof of updated insurance.
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