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Req. No

139166

Job Title

Clinical Laboratory Scientist Lead - Lab AdminGeneral

Market

CHRISTUS Children's

Category

Clinical Laboratory

Facility

CHRISTUS CH of SA Emergency Center Stone Oak

Address

1434 East Sonterra Blvd
San Antonio, TX  78258
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Type

FULL TIME

Clinical Laboratory Scientist Lead - Lab AdminGeneral Job in San Antonio

Job Description

Summary:

Responsible for the direct oversight of daily operations and testing of assigned section including staffing, procedures, policies, and quality improvement. Collaborates with other section team leaders to meet departmental goals.

The CHRISTUS Children’s Hospital, established in 1959, was the first children’s hospital in South-Central Texas. Located downtown, this 190-plus-bed hospital serves more than 70,000 children annually from San Antonio, South Texas and around the world. The hospital (in partnership with Baylor College of Medicine) is the only academic children’s hospital in San Antonio. Our highly specialized services meet the unique medical needs of children, from Pediatric and Neonatal Intensive Care to Children’s Emergency Services, the latest treatments for deformities of the spine including titanium rib implants and halo traction, a Heart Center, a specialized asthma program, a highly regarded Cancer and Blood Disorders Center, and growing maternal services to include consultation, delivery, and maternal fetal medicine.

Responsibilities:

• Meets expectations of the applicable OneCHRISTUS Competencies: Leader of Self, Leader of Others, or Leader of Leaders.
• Responsible for organizing, planning, directing, evaluating, and providing general oversight for all laboratory operations within designated section which includes outreach services, computer operations, pre and post analytic testing, associate safety and equipment / supply inventory expense control.
• Provide essential leadership and administrative support to laboratory associates.
• Ensures standards of care are consistent with the CHRISTUS Health Mission and all regulatory requirements.
• Work closely with hospital administration to facilitate the achievement of the departmental goals.
• Promote the development of associates and process improvement initiatives to maintain quality, cost-effective services and patient, physician, and associate satisfaction.
• Supports CHRISTUS Health by assuming any other responsibilities that are mutually agreed upon to ensure the effective functioning of the CHRISTUS Health ministry.

Requirements:

  • Bachelor’s Degree or higher in a chemical, physical, biological, or clinical laboratory science or medical technology from an accredited institution or equivalent laboratory training and experience meeting the requirements defined in the CLIA regulation 42CFR493.1489 (includes U.S. Military laboratory training courses of at least 50 weeks) OR Education that has been evaluated by an acceptable credentialing agency and deemed equivalent to a US Bachelor’s degree in a chemical, physical, biological, or clinical laboratory science or medical technology. OR Meets the educational requirements of a Medical Laboratory Technician II (MLT-II)
  • 3 years of full-time primary laboratory experience as a Clinical Laboratory Scientist (CLS) in moderate/high complexity testing for the specific section/area of responsibility required.
  • 5 years of full-time primary laboratory experience as a Clinical Laboratory Scientist (CLS) in moderate/high complexity testing for the specific section/area of responsibility preferred
  • Must possess Certification for MT, MLS, CLS, or MLT from ASCP, AMT, AAB, or HEW/HHS.
  • If certification with an expiration date is held, the certification must be maintained and kept current.
  • Louisiana requires State Licensure

Work Schedule:

Varies

Work Type:

Full Time


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