***SIGN ON BONUS MAY BE AVAILABLE TO HIGHLY QUALIFIED CANDIDATES
This position serves as a technical resource person providing guidance, on-going education and training to employees of the department, under limited supervision. This position will provide input into the development of procedures and protocol. Ensures compliance and provides interpretation of procedural intent as requested and/or required. This position will monitor the workflow and staff performance to ensure compliance with established policies and procedures. Guides the daily activities of the group to ensure efficient and uninterrupted operations. Maintains workflow efficiency and turnaround expectations. Provides input to evaluate staff performance, which includes performance reviews and disciplinary actions.
ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:
(40%)*, a or b or c a.Clinical Laboratory Technical Specialist: Works within the department to analyze and process biological specimens, organize workload and set-up test procedures. Monitors productivity and work flow patterns to achieve turnaround times in the 90th percentile. b.Cytology Technical Specialist: Screen, interpret and sign out negative reports for gynecological cytology preparations. Process, screen and interpret for non-gynecological cytology preparations. Assists clinicians with fine needle (FNA) biopsies as well as prepares screens, interprets the FNA material. Works within the Cytology and Histology departments to accomplish daily work. Monitors productivity and work flow patterns to achieve turnaround times in the 90th percentile. c.Histology Technical Specialist: Processes Pathology samples by embedding, cutting and immunohistochemical staining. Assists Pathologists with frozen and gross duties as needed. Able to perform all other duties listed in Histotechnologist job description. Works within the Cytology and Histology departments to accomplish daily work. Monitors productivity and work flow patterns to achieve turnaround times in the 90th percentile.
(20%)* Evaluates appropriateness of patient and quality control results and enters into the Laboratory information system. Strictly follows critical notification policy when results meet stated criteria.
(20%)* Maintains inventory and reorders reagents. Stocks shelves. Disposes of biohazards, chemicals, etc. in a safe manner following department procedure. Maintains and troubleshoots instruments.
(20%)* Serves as the technical resource person in matters related to equipment: quality control, calibration, maintenance, trouble-shooting and inventory. Routinely provides input for updates to standard operating procedures. Assures that routine procedures are in compliance with all applicable regulations. Provides practical, hands-on training for new employees and when procedural changes occur.
OTHER DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:
Monitors compliance with supply and usage guidelines.
Provides upkeep of departmental inventory of supplies and requests.
Assist the Manager to improve performance of the department.
Provides Manager with input for scheduling and staffing needs.
Supervision exercised: May provide leadership in the absence of the Manager.
Performs other duties as assigned.
* Bachelors Degree in Medical Technology
* Medical Technologist ASCP
Internal Number: 6407
About MidMichigan Health
MidMichigan Health is a non-profit health system, headquartered in Midland, Michigan, affiliated with Michigan Medicine, the health care division of the University of Michigan. Recently named one of the nation’s 15 Top Health Systems® by Truven Health Analytics™, MidMichigan Health covers a 22-county region with medical centers in Midland, Alpena, Alma, Clare, Gladwin and now Mt. Pleasant. In addition to its Medical Centers, MidMichigan Health also offers both home health care and physician services. MidMichigan Physicians Group provides urgent care and medical offices in more than 32 specialties and subspecialties including cardiology, hematology/oncology, orthopedics, vascular surgery, family medicine and more. The MidMichigan Health Foundation raises funds to support equipment, services and programs for patients and families served throughout the health system. MidMichigan has more than 7,200 employees, volunteers and physicians and provided $84 million in community benefits in fiscal year 2016.