The incumbent serves as the Lead Medical Technologist in the Chemistry section of VA Wilmington Healthcare System, Clinical Laboratory. They facilitate team or unit processes by working in collaboration with team members to ensure that tasks, priorities, goals and achievements are coordinated with management. Duties include, but may not be limited to: Facilitates team or unit processes by working in collaboration with team members or employees to ensure that tasks are completed and team priorities, goals, needs and achievements are coordinated with management; Prepares reports, maintains records, administrative information. Prepares and presents work-related information to supervisor; Researches qualitative and quantitative methods in the appropriate laboratory specialty area. Performs statistical analysis on quality control and quality assurance monitors; Conducts studies and recommends changes to correct deficiencies and improve the specialty area; Designs work flow to accomplish objectives in the clinical specialty area; Is responsible for coordination of training in the methods and techniques of the appropriate laboratory specialty area; Writes and revises all Standard Operating Procedure manuals in section. Designs and prepares appropriate instrument maintenance logs, reviews these logs monthly, and assures that proper routine maintenance is being done by technicians/technologists; Ensures compliance with rules and regulations of assorted regulatory agencies such as CAP, JCAHO, AABB, and OSHA. Coordinates Quality Control activities with the Supervisor. Coordinates proficiency program for the appropriate laboratory specialty; Calibrates, standardizes, and adjusts the instruments within the section; verifies correct instrument operation using established procedures and quality control checks; and identifies the cause of common problems and makes first and second echelon repairs. May perform other duties as directed. Work Schedule: 7:30am - 4:00pm, Monday - Friday, rotating dayshift weekends Financial Disclosure Report: Not required **THIS IS A BARGAINING UNIT POSITION**
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