HCA, Hospital Corporation of America Certified Medical Technologist Team Lead - FT - Days in San Antonio, Texas

Methodist Hospital opened in 1963 as the first hospital in the now internationally acclaimed South Texas Medical Center. From the beginning, we've recognized the unique needs of each of our patients. It's a process that we continue to improve on, creating ways to better serve the community when they need us the most. With 981 beds, Methodist Hospital offers a broad range of specialties including cardiology, cancer care, bone marrow transplants, emergency medicine, neurosciences, maternity care, gynecology and orthopedics.

As the flagship hospital of the Medical Center and of the Methodist Healthcare system of hospitals, we appreciate the support and recognition we receive from the community having been ranked No. 1 in the Express-News Reader's Choice Awards. We also enjoy being the most preferred hospital in San Antonio, as consistently reported by the Consumer Research Corporation. Methodist Hospital has been nationally recognized by Leapfrog’s Hospital Safety Grade A, accredited by the Joint Commission in stroke care, and designated as an accredited Chest Pain Center. For more information, please visit our website at www.sahealth.com and select Methodist Hospital under Locations.

**General Statement of Duties:

The CLS Team Leader coordinates and monitors activities of laboratory employees, assists Manager with the personnel management activities, resolves issues (problems) as they arise, and may perform professional level specimen processing and testing.

Essential Job Functions:

  1. Coordinates and monitors daily activities of laboratory employees; assists Manager in personnel management activities that may include work allocation, interviewing, orientation and training, evaluating performance; making recommendations for personnel actions, and motivating employees to achieve peak performance. May conduct employee counseling.

  2. Understands laboratory methods, demonstrates knowledge of pathological processes with correlation of disease states and test results. Performs specimen processing and testing to include moderate and high complexity testing (as appropriate per facility). Assumes accountability for accuracy of test results.

  3. Understands and applies CQI procedures and principles. Communicates any relevant CQI issues to Supervisor or Manager. Designs quality assurance monitors/projects, reports findings, and takes corrective action.

  4. Demonstrates pro-active problem solving skills to include identifying a problem and taking appropriate action; communicates necessary information to Supervisor or Manager.

  5. Acts as a resource to customers, both within and outside the department. Accepts responsibility for own development to include cross-training in other functions or positions to ensure satisfactory operation of the department or to permit flexible staffing assignments.

  6. Reviews, writes or modifies departmental procedures or policies.

    Minimum Education, Experience, Training, Required Knowledge, Skill, Abilities and Other Job-Related Characteristics:

  7. Education: Baccalaureate degree is preferred.

  8. Experience: 5 years of experience in clinical laboratory preferred

  9. Employee completes initial and ongoing training and competencies as defined by service line, facility and department/unit which are specific to the needs of the patient population served (if applicable).

    Minimum License, Certificates, or Registrations Required :

  10. Required: Certification MT (ASCP), MT (AMT), MT (AAB), CLS (NCA), or MT (HEW)

Job: *Supervisors Team Leaders & Coordinators

Title: Certified Medical Technologist Team Lead - FT - Days

Location: Texas-San Antonio-Methodist Hospital

Requisition ID: 02531-81023