HCA, Hospital Corporation of America Medical Technologist ASCP Lead in Overland Park, Kansas

_Menorah Medical Center – Overland Park, KS_

_Medical Technologist ASCP LEAD FT _

Menorah Medical Center, a 175-bed, acute care hospital located on the corner of 119th and Nall in Overland Park, serves our community’s healthcare needs by providing compassionate care and some of the most advanced treatment options available in the Kansas City area. MMC has a comprehensive medical staff with more than 600 physicians who offer exceptional experiences and extraordinary medicine for adults, newborns, children and teens.

Menorah Medical Center is currently looking for a* Medical Technologist ASCP LEAD.*

Position Summary: * Under the general supervision of the Director/Section Manager/Operations Manager performs pre-analytic testing responsibilities including clerical duties, data entry, and specimen processing. * The Medical Technologist analyzes and interprets testing for birth to pediatric, pediatric/child patients between 1 to 11 years of age; adolescent patients between 12 to 17 years of age; adult patients between 18 to 64 years; and geriatric patients 65 years and older * Performs moderate complexity and high complexity testing on blood and body fluids as defined by CLIA 1988. Performs post-analytic testing responsibilities including test reporting, verification, investigation of technical, instrumental, and/or physiologic causes of unexpected test results. Monitors quality control. Maintains inventory of supplies and reagents. * Maintains non-analytic equipment such as refrigerators, freezers, and centrifuges. * Maintains a safe work area. * Demonstrates professional work habits, interpersonal skills and great customer service. * Participates in performance improvement activities, evaluation of new test methodologies/instrumentation, and management of laboratory data. * Correlates abnormal laboratory data with pathologic states to determine validity and/or whether follow-up tests should be performed. * Teaches theory and procedures using educational methodology to clinical laboratory science/medical technology and clinical laboratory technician/medical laboratory technician students. Assists with the orientation and training of LTA, LST, LSC, CLT/MLT, MT Non-registered, and CLS/MT Registered employees. * This employee may or may not be required to perform specimen collections as defined by their individual competencies. * Plans and coordinates daily activities for laboratory personnel. Provides documentation and makes recommendations to the manager for performance evaluations and/or disciplinary action of section/laboratory employees. Performs special assignments and other duties as assigned

Minimum Requirements: Education: Bachelor degree in medical technology or related science required OR Bachelor degree and certification in sub-specialty area OR “Grandfathered” as a medical technologist by CLIA 88 Licensure/ Certifications: MT (ASCP), CLS (NCA), MLS (ASCP) or, as appropriate, BB(ASCP), C(ASCP), I (ASCP), H(ASCP), or M(ASCP) certification or equivalent required.

Experience: A minimum of 3 years experience in an accredited laboratory required and 2 years experience in the technical area preferred. Hospital laboratory and supervisory experience preferred.

Job: *Supervisors Team Leaders & Coordinators

Title: Medical Technologist ASCP Lead

Location: Kansas-Overland Park-Menorah Medical Center

Requisition ID: 09723-51285