Northwell Health Lead Lab Technologist (CL) in New Hyde Park, New York

Req Number 000VIH

Job Category Laboratory

Job Description

As Lead Laboratory Technologist you will lead and guide lab technologists, lab assistants, and other laboratory staff. You will perform a variety of laboratory tests and procedures relevant to the particular lab, prepare and test specimens for examination and reports results, perform all Quality Control procedures and review, evaluate and document all corrective actions.

Responsibilities Include:

  • Leads and guides lab technologists, lab assistants, and other laboratory staff. Acts as a resource, when questions arise. Handles more difficult tests/procedures.

  • Collaborates with management to maintain staffing and productivity monitors.

  • Performs a variety of laboratory tests and procedures relevant to the particular lab. Prepares and tests specimens for examination and reports results.

  • Performs all Quality Control procedures, including accumulation and recording of data. Reviews, evaluates and documents all corrective action in accordance with established and required policies and procedures.

  • Performs routine and/or preventive maintenance on laboratory equipment.

  • Troubleshoots basic instrumentation, reagents, technical problems and methodologies.

  • Maintains sufficient supplies at each work station through the inventory control system.

  • Assists in in-service training programs, as needed. Assists in all bench training in the laboratory.

  • Uses Infection Control practices and procedures


  • Bachelor's Degree in Medical Technology, Basic Science, or related field, required.

  • Licensed by New York State Education Department (NYSED) as a Clinical Laboratory Technologist (or as appropriate to area of assignment), required.

  • Minimum of six (6) years relevant clinical experience, required.

Our Culture

Transforming care, optimizing patient satisfaction and creating better patient outcomes are just some of the things our talented team members are doing at North Shore-LIJ each and every day. As a culture committed to providing our customers with the highest quality service, we stand behind our core values: Patients first; Caring; Excellence; Innovation; Integrity and Teamwork. It is our commitment and our culture that sets us apart from others and is the cornerstone of everything we do. Join an organization whose team members are valued, cared for and offered continuous opportunities to grow. Click on the link to learn more about us:

Please note: North Shore-LIJ is a smoke-free environment. Smoking and the use of tobacco products is strictly prohibited anywhere on campus, including parking lots and outdoor areas on the premises. Free smoking cessation programs and quit medications are offered to team members who wish to quit through the North Shore-LIJ Center for Tobacco Control.