Bayhealth is DRIVEN to bring the nation's best healthcare to our communities here at home.
Bayhealth is Central and Southern Delaware's largest health care system, Bayhealth is comprised of Bayhealth Kent Campus, Bayhealth Sussex Campus, the freestanding Emergency Department in Smyrna as well as numerous satellite facilities and employed physician practices encompassing a variety of specialties.
LEAD MEDICAL LAB SCIENTIST - Laboratory Processing
Dover / Milford / Smyrna Delaware
The Lead Medical Laboratory Scientist assists the Laboratory Section Supervisor and/or Laboratory Manager in the operational and/or technical management of Laboratory Specimen Processing by ensuring proper day to day operations of the laboratory discipline(s) and serves as a resource person for problem solving. Responds to changes in workload as necessary, and leads adjustments in work assignments in real-time fashion in the absence of the supervisor. The Lead is accountable for ensuring that appropriate and timely specimen handling, delivery, specimen testing, results reporting and customer service are provided in efficient and cost effective manner in accordance with laboratory and hospital policies and procedures. The Lead works independently in cooperation with the Laboratory Section Supervisor or Laboratory Manager and/or Out Patient Service Center Manager (if applicable). In the absence of a supervisor, may be designated to serve as acting supervisor, with all incumbent duties of the supervisor.
-Baccalaureate degree from a regionally accredited college/university, including 16 semester
hours (24 quarter hours) of biological science (with one semester in microbiology), 16 semester
hours (24 quarter hours) of chemistry (with one semester in organic or biochemistry), one
semester (one quarter) of mathematics. (OR Associates Degree in Medical Laboratory
Technology for Incumbents in position prior to 2005).
-Three (3) years' experience as a medical laboratory scientist or clinical laboratory scientist.
-MLS (ASCP), MT (ASCP), MT (AMT), or CLS (NCA) or equivalent certification or MLT(ASCP) for Incumbents in
position prior to 2005.
Special Knowledge, Skills, and/or Abilities:
Normal color perception
Basic computer literacy
Fluently speaks, reads and writes in the English language
Excellent ability to manage personnel and workflow
Working knowledge of Microsoft Word, Excel, Lotus Notes, Clinical Database software
Ability to fully concentrate on task at hand for extended periods of time and to maintain concentration through frequent interruptions.
Strong learning and memory skills; ability to process verbal communications efficiently
Ability to collect data, problem solve, establish facts, and draw conclusions
Ability to perform under stress when confronted with emergency or critical situations
Ability to perform a variety of duties and multi-task, without loss of efficiency or composure
Ability to clearly communicate, present ideas, facts, and clinical information
Ability to maintain interpersonal relationships, facilitating task accomplishments, cooperating and resolving conflicts, recognizing needs and being sensitive to others.
Bayhealth’s mission is to strengthen the health of our community, one life at a time. As central and southern Delaware’s largest healthcare system, Bayhealth is comprised of Bayhealth Hospital, Kent Campus and Bayhealth Milford Memorial, the freestanding Emergency Department in Smyrna as well as numerous satellite facilities and employed physician practices encompassing a variety of specialties. Bayhealth is a technologically advanced not-for-profit healthcare system with more than 3,700 employees and a medical staff of more than 400 physicians. Bayhealth is an affiliate of Penn Medicine for Heart and Vascular, Cancer and Orthopaedics. In Fiscal Year 2017, Bayhealth recorded 94,223 emergency department visits, 18,760 patients admitted to beds, 2,212 births, and provided $49.5 million in unreimbursed care to patients.