About WakeMed: Serving the community since 1961, WakeMed Health & Hospitals is the leading provider of health services in Wake County. With a mission to improve the health and well-being of our community, we are committed to providing outstanding and compassionate care. For more information, visit www.wakemed.org. EOE
Position Information: The Medical Laboratory Scientist III performs routine and specialized laboratory tests and other procedures for use in the diagnosis and treatment of diseases. Utilizes requisite equipment, instruments, and computer systems. Evaluates and reports patient results using considerable independent judgment within the scope of established testing methods. Performs quality control procedures and contributes to the maintenance of the laboratory, equipment, and supplies. Takes a lead role in the development and implementation of new procedures, instrumentation, and computer functionality. Assumes responsibility for one or more major on-going laboratory projects or functions such as performance improvement, safety, instrumentation, quality control, regulatory, administrative, staff development, or computer systems. Serves as a resource in area of responsibility. Performs testing that requires specialized knowledge within a discipline and/or crosses disciplines as a technical expert. Trains new employees in the theoretical and operational aspects of procedures and serves as a resource for less experienced staff. Assists supervisor in the review of laboratory reports, procedures, and quality control. Helps oversee and assure complete documentation of employee training, annual competency testing, and procedure manual reviews. As a technical expert, serves as a resource and mentor to staff and ensures that technical requirements for regulatory agencies are met. Oversees departmental proficiency testing. Assumes major responsibility for organizing, updating and reviewing departmental procedure manuals and technical resources.
Experience Requirements: 3 Years Clinical - Medical Technologist In Clinical - Clinical Laboratory - Moderate and High Complexity Testing Required - And 4 Years Clinical - Clinical Laboratory - Moderate and High Complexity Testing Preferred - And 2 Years Leadership Preferred
Education Required: Bachelor's Degree Medical Technology Or Clinical Laboratory Science Required - Or Bachelor's Degree Life Science Required - With Required Licensure/Certification Or Bachelor's Degree Related Field And Certificate Medical Technology Required
Licensure/Certification Requirements: American Society for Clinical Pathology Or National Credentialing Agency for Laboratory Personnel Certification Required
At WakeMed Health & Hospitals, we are guided by a simple – yet powerful mission: to improve the health and well-being of our community by providing outstanding and compassionate care to all.To deliver on this mission, WakeMed employs the “best minds and the biggest hearts” in the business. Our team includes over 8,500 experienced registered nurses, technologists, medical professionals, support staff, and a medical staff of more than 1,200 physicians and advanced practice providers who are dedicated to putting patients first.When it comes to culture and benefits, we recognize that when we take good care of our employees, our employees can take even better care of our patients. We proudly offer competitive salaries that reflect background, experience and special skills. Our benefits programs are designed to give you and your family the support you need for today while planning for a successful tomorrow. We promote diversity in the ...workplace, provide equal employment opportunity for all qualified applicants, and we participate in E-verify.We think it’s pretty simple – we care for our employees and our employees care for the community.