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Novant Health UVA Health System Culpeper Medical Center

501 Sunset Lane
Culpeper, VA, United States

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Web Site: http://www.novanthealthuva.org/careers/culpeper-medical-center

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Chemistry Supervisor


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Category:

Chemistry Manager & Supervisor

Title:

Chemistry Supervisor

Location:

Culpeper, VA, United States 

Zip Code:

22701
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Job Views:

196

Employment Type:

Full time

# of Beds:

70
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Job Requirements:

REQUIREMENTS
Education:
Bachelors degree from regionally accredited college university including courses in biological sceince, chemistry and mathematics and successful completion of a NAACLS accredited Medical Laboratory Scientist program within the last five years or


MT (ASCP) certification and a bachelors degree form a regionally accredited college/university, including 16 semester hours(24 quarter hours) of biological science (with one semester in microbiology), 16 semester hours (24 quarter hours) of chemistry (with one semester in organic or biochemistry), one semester (one quarter) of mathematics, and two years of full time acceptable clinical laboratory experience in blood banking, chemistry, hematology, microbiology, immunology, and urinalysis/body fluids in the U.S., Canada or an accredited laboratory within the last four years or

Bachelors degree form a regionally accredited college/university, including 16 semester hours(24 quarter hours) of biological science (with one semester in microbiology), 16 semester hours (24 quarter hours) of chemistry (with one semester in organic or biochemistry), one semester (one quarter) of mathematics, and five years of full time acceptable clinical laboratory experience in blood banking, chemistry, hematology, microbiology, immunology, and urinalysis/body fluids in the U.S., Canada or accredited laboratory within the last ten years.

Experience:
Knowledge, skills and abilities required:
Possess thorough knowledge and understanding of principles and concepts of medical laboratory science.
Possess good analytical skill.
Skilled in laboratory techniques
Good working knowledge of laboratory analyzers.
Must be able to communicate verbally and in writing with healthcare workers and patients
Must be able to work as a "team player" with other technologists, phlebotomists, medical staff, nursing staff, other hospital employees

Job Description:

POSITION OVERVIEW
Responsible for the assigned section of the Laboratory (Chemistry/Serology, Blood Bank, Microbiology/Urinalysis, Hematology/Coagulation, Point of Care) ensuring that all the policies and procedures are up to date and within CAP, CLIA, and Joint Commission standards including the proficiency and competency testing of all staff with any deficiencies/outliers responded to within a timely fashion.  This position would require the individual to review all quality control data for their area to ensure accuracy and within the established parameters.  Responsible for ensuring that all analyzers in their area are well maintained within the recommended manufacturer/CAP guidelines, troubleshooting problems and that any issues which could adversely affect patient results are responded to and addressed immediately.  This position will assist in evaluating and implementing new methods, instrumentation, and new methodologies in coordination with the Laboratory Director and/or Medical Director.  The Section Coordinator is also responsible for ensuring that the technologists in their areas have all the tools needed to provide accurate, quality results which includes but is not limited to, inventory of supplies, controls, reagents, calibrations and materials, quality control including lot to lot testing, and training.  This individual will be responsible for performing venipunctures on all age groups, operating LIS system including requisition, interface, result entry, reporting, and ability to be competent in all areas of the laboratory.

 

Job ID:

30854