The System Manager has 24- hour responsibility for Transfusion Services at the various healthcare system facilities. Supported by senior technologists at the various laboratory sites, the System Manager ensures the effective and efficient operations of the Transfusion Services. Medical Technologist (ASCP) or equivalent certification required. The System Manager supports the System Laboratory Director in implementing consolidation and standardization plans for assigned areas across the system and in assuring that all policies, procedures, and processes for Transfusion Services are implemented in accordance with applicable FDA regulations, laws, and accreditation standards of CAP, JCAHO, and other accrediting aBachelor's Degree in Medical Technology or related field
Minimum five (5) years experience as a Medical Technologist
Minimum three (3) years responsibility in a supervisory capacity in a hospital transfusion service
MEDICAL TECHNOLOGISTS / MEDICAL LABORATORY TECHNICIANS
Under the direction of the laboratory manager and designated supervisory staff, the medical technologist provides routine and specialized laboratory testing in a timely manner for patient care. Performs duties independently with minimum supervision. May serve as charge technologist for assigned sections of the laboratory. Requires Medical Technologist (ASCP) or equivalent certification.
Performs routine and specialized laboratory testing in their assigned specialty area following all standard operating procedures.
Correlates laboratory findings with disease states; integrates and relates data from other laboratory specialty areas; confirms abnormal results and resolves specimen and testing discrepancies. Institutes appropriate follow-up measures for unusual test results.
Calibrates instruments; performs and documents preventative and corrective maintenance on instruments and equipment
Troubleshoots most routine technical and analytical problems including specimen collection problems within minimal supervision.
Monitors and reviews quality control data and quality assurance information to determine reliability and acceptability of patient results. Assists in documentation of quality occurrences. Initiates corrective actions for quality control and other quality and/or service problems.
Performs duties and documents information in compliance with a variety of regulatory and accreditation standards. Performs testing on proficiency testing samples as required.
Assures tests are completed in a timely manner per turnaround time expectations of the Department and that all pending test reports are reconciled in a timely manner.
Provides orientation and training to new employees in the assigned laboratory sections. Attends continuing education sessions as required.
Assists in reviewing standard operating procedures as requested.
Maintains a neat and organized bench area replenishing supplies as needed.
May serve as charge technologist on assigned shifts; in this capacity, troubleshoots laboratory operations problems and initiates corrective actions.
B.S. degree in Medical Technology, Biology, or related field
Current certification in good standing as a Medical Technologist (MT) or equivalent certification
One year of experience in a clinical laboratory setting
Basic knowledge and working experience with Medical Terminology Registered Medical Technologist (ASCP)
HEW Certified CLT
Ability to assist with the supervisory activities and functions of assigned personnel.
Excellent oral communication skills
Ability to write technical reports and procedures, synthesize and integrate data, summarize findings utilizing statistical techniques such as means and averages, percentages, standard deviations and mathematical skills equivalent to college level mathematics
Additional Salary Information: Full benefits including 503B
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Dimensions Healthcare System was formed in 1982 and is an integrated, not-for-profit healthcare system serving residents of Prince George’s County, Maryland and surrounding areas. As the largest not-for-profit provider of healthcare services in Prince George’s County, Dimensions and its ...member institutions are comprised of:
• 263-bed Prince George’s Hospital Center ;
• 127-bed Laurel Regional Hospital ;
• Bowie Health Campus, a 24hr freestanding emergency room facility with an Ambulatory Surgery Center ;
• 47-bed Gladys Noon Spellman Specialty Care Center ;
• Glenridge Medical Center and its affiliate facilities which provide comprehensive quality healthcare services ranging from prenatal care, behavioral health to rehabilitative services.
The entire Dimensions Healthcare System employs approximately 2,500 people and sees approximately 180,000 patients each year. Dimensions implemented an Electronic Health Records system and transformed the service delivery model of the entire system’s emergency rooms with physicians from University of Maryland Medical System.
A new Regional Medical Center in partnership with the University of Maryland Medical System is slated to open in January 2018.