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WellSpan Health Lab Team Leader - Ephrata in Ephrata, Pennsylvania

Lab Team Leader - Ephrata

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Job Description

General Summary:

Under the general supervision of the Division Manager, provides laboratory services to meet the needs of patients performed in accordance with accepted standards and practices. Supervises personnel and coordinates functions and activities in assigned division. Functions at least 50% of time as a technical staff member.

Duties and Responsibilities:

1 Directs, supervises, and coordinates technical functions and activities in assigned area(s).

2 Prepares work schedules, assigns personnel, evaluates work performance and makes recommendations for personnel


3 Trains other employees in day to day procedures.

4 Assists in developing budgets.

5 Assists in developing department goals and objectives.

6 Performs surveys and does comparative analyses of work units; may participate in research activities and investigates new

products, equipment, techniques, methodologies, and introduces, demonstrates, effects, and recommends as is appropriate.

7 Consults with medical staff and other health care providers on matters relating to laboratory and/or related services.

8 Participates in Quality Assessment Program on a regular and continuing basis.

9 Participates in department specific and/or system-wide projects of varying scope and duration.

10 Performs the duties of a medical technologist, including tests and procedures.

11 Demonstrates a commitment to patient, visitor and staff by: complying with all applicable safety regulations; learning the

impact of medical errors and methodology that will lead to reduction of errors; reporting actual and potential errors, as

well as hazardous conditions; identifying opportunities to standardize processes and "error proof" systems that will lead to increased safety; and participating in safety education programs and root cause analyses as required.

12 Maintains established policies and procedures, objectives, quality assessment, safety, environmental and infection control


13 Enhances professional growth and development through participation in educational programs, current literature,

inservice meetings, and workshops.

14 Provides outstanding service to all customers; fosters teamwork; and practices fiscal responsibility through improvement

and innovation.

Required Skills


Note:Other combinations of formal education, training and experience may be considered.

Minimum EducationBachelor's Degree

Minimum Experience5 - 8 years

Min Field Of ExpertiseMedical technology or a related science

Req Cert/RegistrationExperienced certified generalist or specialist (e.g., MT(ASCP), HTL(ASCP), SC (ASCP), etc.)

Management ExperienceDemonstrated leadership potential preferred

Skills:Other Thorough understanding of test theory, instrumentation, sources of test error and other factors

Job Location

Ephrata, Pennsylvania, United States

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WellSpan Health is an equal opportunity employer. Employment selection and related decisions are made without regard to sex, race, age, disability, religion, national origin, color or any other protected class. WellSpan Health does, however, have a tobacco-free/nicotine-free hiring policy.