CHRISTUS Good Shepherd
CHRISTUS Good Shepherd NorthPark Medical Plaza
323 East Hawkins Parkway
Longview, TX 75605
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Responsible for the day-to-day supervision or oversight of the laboratory operation and personnel performing testing and reporting test results.The Supv, Laboratory is not required to be onsite at all times testing is performed; however they must be available to the laboratory on an as-needed basis to provide consultation.
1.Maintains consistency with Administrative and Departmental policies with appropriate behavior, dress, attitude, attendance, confidentiality, professionalism, and reliability.
2.Be accessible to testing personnel at all times testing is performed to provide onsite telephone or electronic consultation to resolve technical problems in accordance with policies and procedures established by lab or technical director.
3.Responsible for providing day-to-day supervision of test performance by lab personnel.
4.Responsible for monitoring test analyses and specimen examinations to ensure acceptable levels ofanalytic performance are maintained.
5.Responsible for selection of test methodology and implementation.
6.Responsible for verification o f test procedures performed and establishment of lab's test performance characteristics, including precision and accuracy of each test and test system.
7.Responsible for enrollment and participation in an HHS approved proficiency testing program commensurate with the services offered.
8.Responsible for establishing a quality control program appropriate for the testing performed and establishing the parameters for acceptable levels of analytic performance and ensuring these level are maintained through entire testing process from initial receipt of specimen through sample analysis and reporting of test results.
9.Resolves technical problems and ensures remedial actions are taken when test systems deviate from laboratory's established performance specifications.
10.Ensures patient test results are not reported until all corrective actions have been taken and test system is functioning properly.
11.Identifies training needs and assures each individual performing tests receives regular in-service training and education appropriate for type and complexity of the laboratory services performed.
12.Evaluates competency and performance of lab personnel and assures staff maintains competency to perform test procedures and report test results promptly, accurately and proficiently.Procedures for evaluation of competency of staff include but are not limited to: a) direct observation of routine patient test performance (patient preparation, specimen handling, processing and testing), b) Monitoring the recording and reporting of test results, c) Review of intermediate test results or worksheets, quality control records, proficiency testing results and preventative maintenance records, d) direct observation of performance of instrument maintenance and function checks, e) assessment of test performance through testing previously analyzed specimens, internal blind testing samples or external proficiency testing samples, f) Assessment of problem solving skills.
13. Performs all other duites assigned.
- ·Bachelor’s degree in a physical science from an accredited institution.
- ·Job requires proficiency with computer operated equipment
- ·Basic Computer Knowledge
- ·Ability to communicate effectively, both verbally and written.
- ·One to three years of clinical experience, depending upon section under direct supervision.
- ·High school diploma or equivalent.
- ·Registered MT or equivalent.Documented evidence of specialty certification and/or additional training.Maintains current licensure and provides the hospital with a copy of indicated requirements.