Coordinates the clinical, and technical functions and activities of the laboratory.Â Ensures a steady production of high quality laboratory data through defining associate expectations and actively monitoring operations. Acts as a Technical Supervisor and Technical Consultant and works in the laboratory on an as needed basis.
A Baccalaureate degree is required from an accredited college or university. The Baccalaureate degree can be in medical technology OR one of the chemical, physical, or biological sciences OR may have been obtained from 3 years of academic study in an accredited college or university earning a minimum of 90 semester hours or equivalent meeting specific requirements for entrance into an accredited school of medical technology. In all instances successful completion of at least 12 months training in a CAHEA/NCCLS accredited Medical Technology program OR 12 monthâ€™s pertinent full-time laboratory experience/training in a targeted testing specialty is required.
Minimum of 3-5 years Clinical Laboratory Experience required, including at least one year with primary emphasis in the specific section. 5 yearsâ€™ experience is required to oversee High complexity testing. Section Specialty is recommended.
Certification as MT (ASCP) or CLS (NCA) or AMT is required. Licensed and / or eligible State in which the laboratory is located, if such licensing is required.Licensing is required in Louisiana
CHRISTUS HEALTH is an international Catholic, faith-based, not-for-profit health system comprised of almost more than 600 services and facilities, including more than 60 hospitals and long-term care facilities, 350 clinics and outpatient centers, and dozens of other health ministries and ventures. CHRISTUS operates in 6 U.S. states, Colombia, Chile and 6 states in Mexico. To support our health care ministry, CHRISTUS Health employs approximately 45,000 Associates and has more than 15,000 physicians on medical staffs who provide care and support for patients. CHRISTUS Health is listed among the top ten largest Catholic health systems in the United States.