Analytical Specialist, Point of Care Testing (Full Time) (Days)
Location: Danville, Pennsylvania
Type: Full Time
Internal Number: R-42676
$12,500 sign on bonus for qualified applicants! Provides day-to-day technical supervision of testing personnel ensuring the proper performance of all laboratory procedures and report of test results. Promotes standardization through collaboration and coordination within a specialty.
Performs technical duties and provides technical knowledge and support to staff and clients within a department of responsibility.
Analyzes technical problems and resolves in accordance with established laboratory policies.
Reviews test results, quality control records, proficiency testing results and preventative maintenance records.
Ensures that remedial actions are taken whenever test systems and Quality Assurance deviate from established performance specifications.
Collaborates the planning of capital purchases and leases with the appropriate section Doctoral Director and Operations Director.
Participates with the Director and other system colleagues in the development of new testing, validation and evaluation of new equipment, reagents, instrumentation and technologies.
Maintains a working knowledge of applicable regulatory standards and ensures that compliance of standards is maintained.
Participates in the analysis of cost for materials and negotiation of contracts to obtain favorable prices.
Responsible for section purchasing, receiving, and inventory management to reduce costs.
Accepts responsibility for effective cost accounting and cost management.
Maintains adequate supply inventory.
Participates in and coordinates the development of policy and procedure manuals with doctoral director and system colleagues.
Assures timely and regular review of procedure manuals.
Provides orientation to all new employees and identifies training needs and ensures that employees receive appropriate in-service training and education for their job responsibilities.
Continually evaluates monitors and documents the performance of competency of each employee.
Participates in annual performance appraisals.
Collaborates with their specialty specific colleagues at other lab locations to assure standardization system-wide.
Member of the Best Practice Committee for their area of responsibility.
Encourages and engages in a service-oriented behavior designed to support and meet the needs of our various clients.
Provides timely consultations and takes prompt action to correct problems and issues.
Participates in educational and training activities to acquire new skills and maintain current proficiency.
Work is typically performed in a clinical environment. Accountable for satisfying all job specific obligations and complying with all organization policies and procedures. The specific statements in this profile are not intended to be all-inclusive. They represent typical elements considered necessary to successfully perform the job. Additional competencies and skills outlined in any department-specific orientation will be considered essential to the performance of the job related to that position.
$12,500 SIGN-ON BONUS FOR QUALIFIED APPLICANTS!*
Anticipated work hours are 8AM to 4:30PM. This position will require travel to sites in the Geisinger footprint in our Central region approximately twice per week. This position also requires a phone on-call rotation every fifth weekend. The ideal candidate for this role has well-rounded laboratory experience and will enjoy working in a team environment.
Education Qualification and Details
Applicants must have at least 5 years' experience as a medical technologist or medical laboratory scientist as outlined below. Applicants must qualify under CLIA as a technical consultant.
Medical Technologist/Medical Laboratory Scientist:
Bachelor of Science degree from an accredited college/university AND successful completion of anASCP/NAACLS-accreditedMedical Technology program OR;
Bachelor of Science degree from an accredited college/university with a major in biological, chemical, physical or clinical laboratory science AND ASCP MLS certification
Geisinger benefits include, but are not limited to:
Comprehensive benefits package, including health insurance, that starts day one of employment
Three medical plan choices, including options to save with a flexible spending account (FSA) and health savings account (HSA)
Company-paid life, short-term disability, and long-term disability insurance
Competitive 401(K) plan that includes an automatic 5% Geisinger contribution starting day one of employment
PTO plan that allows you to earn more time more quickly
MyHealth Rewards wellness program to improve your health and earn monetary incentives
Family support that includes adoption assistance, IVF and IUI coverage, paid parental leave, paid military leave and a free Care.com membership with discounted backup care for your loved ones.
*Qualified applicants are those individuals who have not worked in a full- or part-time capacity for Geisinger Medical Laboratories in the last 18 months.
Bachelor's Degree-Medical Technology (Preferred)
Minimum of 5 years-Laboratory (Required)
Certification(s) and License(s)
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