Lead Medical Lab Scientist

  • Ascension
  • Mequon, WI, USA
  • Jan 13, 2019
Full time Biotech Science

Job Description

We Are Hiring

Lead-Medical Lab Scientist - Lab Chemistry Anc 001 - Full-Time Days - CSM Hospital Ozaukee - Mequon, WI

Why Join Ascension?

In Wisconsin, Ascension operates 24 hospitals and hundreds of related healthcare facilities that together employ more than 23,500 associates. Across the state, Ascension provided more than $230 million in community benefit and care of persons living in poverty in fiscal year 2016. Serving Wisconsin for 169 years, Ascension is a faith-based healthcare organization committed to delivering compassionate, personalized care to all, with special attention to persons living in poverty and those most vulnerable. Ascension is the largest non-profit health system in the U.S. and the world's largest Catholic health system, operating 2,500 sites of care - including 141 hospitals and more than 30 senior living facilities - in 24 states and the District of Columbia. Visit We're looking for talented associates to join us as we continue advancing healthcare across Wisconsin.

What You Will Do

As an Associate with Columbia St. Mary's-WI, you will have the opportunity to lead the daily activities of the assigned laboratory section/staff.

Responsibilities:

  • Oversees the direction and operation of the clinical laboratory.
  • Assigns and schedules work for assigned shifts. Prepares daily and weekly time and attendance reports. Problem solves and provides technical assistance to staff.
  • Performs various clinical laboratory tests, analyzes and interprets test results, and ensures accuracy of same.
  • Conducts and attends regular department meetings.
  • Assists with data collection or special projects for difficult cases.
  • Demonstrates in depth knowledge of the policies and procedures for patient preparation, sample requirements, specimen collection, and pre-analytical factors that affect sample quality.
  • Oversees the documentation and submission of all required laboratory, departmental and staff statistics/reports.

What You Will Need

Licenses/Certifications/Registration:
  • Required Credential(s):
    • One or more of the following:
      • Medical Technologist (ASCP) credentialed from the American Society for Clinical Pathology Board of Certification (ASCP-BOC) obtained prior to hire date or job transfer date.
      • Medical Lab Scientist (ASCP) credentialed from the American Society for Clinical Pathology Board of Certification (ASCP-BOC) obtained prior to hire date or job transfer date.
      • Medical Tech credentialed from the American Medical Technologists (AMT) obtained prior to hire date or job transfer date.
Education:
  • Diploma
    • High school diploma/GED with 2 years of experience, or Associate's degree, or Technical degree required
Work Experience:
  • 1 year of experience required.

Equal Employment Opportunity

Ascension Wisconsin is an equal opportunity employer and will not discriminate against employees or prospective employees on basis of age, race, creed, color, religion, marital status, sex, national origin, ancestry, citizenship, sexual orientation, disability, arrest and/or conviction record, military status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic or status protected by law.

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