Technical Specialist I/Lab - FT 1st Shift - CHS Core Lab-Clinical Microbiology
Carolinas Healthcare
View all jobs from this company

<< Go back

Post Date: Nov 15, 2017
Job Type: Full time
Start Date: - n/a -
Salary: - n/a -
Location: US - North Carolina - Charlotte
Job Reference: 136775-en_US
    Email Job to a Friend
    Save Job to Inbox
    Printer Friendly

Job Req ID: 136775Position Number: 00161700Employment Type: Full TimeShift: DayShift Details: 1st ShiftStandard Hours: 40.00Department Name: Core Lab - AdministrationLocation: Carolinas Medical CenterLocation Details:  Core Lab    Job Summary Develops and applies technology, methods and training across a wide array of disciplines and processes, with the goal of improving quality and efficiency. Scope of responsibility spans the entire clinical laboratory value stream, including Test menu/dictionary, equipment implementation, results reporting, and technical consultation.   Essential Functions • Development and implementation of technical methods for their clinical area of expertise. • Responsible for standardization of technical methods and laboratory testing technology across all facilities. • Evaluate and recommend new equipment. Recommend design concepts and specification requirements to best utilize equipment and processes. • Apply knowledge of specimen processing and clinical interpretation to the research and development of new tests, techniques, and procedures. • Benchmark leading providers of clinical pathology services nationwide for new approaches; confer with vendors regarding industry trends and new technology; solicit observations and input from front-line staff and physicians. • Design and conduct experiments to evaluate new methods with the goal of furthering the scope, quality, and efficiency of clinical laboratory services. • Lead the Metro System-wide performance improvement teams. • Oversee and coordinate the daily flow of specimens and information throughout the Core Laboratory. Achieve outstanding teamwork across the various disciplines within the Core Laboratory. • Improve quality and efficiency by analyzing and planning workflow, space requirements, and equipment layout. • Leads the development of a long-range strategic plan relative to services programs, human resources, capital needs, and other resource requirements. • Develops an annual operations plan with departmental goals, departmental dashboards, key activities, time lines, and resource requirements clearly defined and understood by all teammates and other stakeholders. • Develop and implement annual operating and capital budgets. Physical Requirements Works in a busy environment around physicians, technologists, and visitors. Must be able to actively walk and navigate throughout the work area around equipment. Works in an area which contains infectious materials, chemical hazards, and fire and mechanical hazards. Works in an analytical, physical and managerial environment. May be required to stoop, reach, and lift light (20 lbs.) to moderately heavy (50 lbs.) loads.  Education, Experience and Certifications Bachelor Degree in Medical Technology, business, manufacturing, or related field is required. Master’s degree in Health Administration, Business, Science or another related field is desirable. A minimum of five 5 years of relevant leadership experience is required. Can include Group Leader experience. Demonstrated track record of achieving results.    At Carolinas HealthCare System, our patients, communities and teammates are at the center of everything we do. Our commitment to diversity and inclusion allows us to deliver care that is superior in quality and compassion across our network of more than 900 care locations. As a leading, innovative health system, we promote an environment where differences are valued and integrated into our workforce. Our culture of inclusion and cultural competence allows us to achieve our goals and deliver the best possible experience to patients and the communities we serve. Posting Notes: Not ApplicableCarolinas HealthCare System is an EOE/AA Employer