HCA, Hospital Corporation of America Medical Technologist Lead in Las Vegas, Nevada

MountainView Hospital is a state-of-the-art, full-service medical facility located in the heart of Northwest Las Vegas, one of the fastest growing areas in the valley. With a staff of more than 1,440 dedicated and talented employees, as well as more than 1,200 outstanding physicians at our 407-bed facility, MountainView Hospital is recognized for high patient satisfaction and for providing quality and compassionate care to our community since 1996.

MountainView Hospital is committed to the care and improvement of human life. In recognition of this commitment, we strive to deliver high quality, cost effective health care in the community we serve.

POSITION SUMMARY: Under the direction of the Manager, Administrative Director and Medical Director, the lead medical technologist performs clinical testing in one or more of the following areas: blood bank, chemistry, serology, hematology, urinalysis, coagulation, special chemistry, microbiology and manual tests. The lead technologist obtains or receives specimens, performs laboratory tests according to written procedures, understands methods and principles, performs and evaluates quality control on a daily basis and informs the Administrative Director or Manager of issues. The lead technologist performs preventative maintenance on laboratory instrumentation, interpret results as to their accuracy, acceptability and critical limits and organizes work to meet established deadlines and record all data obtained. Works actively and cooperative with nursing and other hospital staff to ensure timely patient care. The lead medical technologist is responsible for meeting all regulatory requirements for their respective departments and assume overall laboratory supervision in the absence of laboratory management. The lead medical technologist is responsible for coordinating instruction and documentation on new employees and students, performs competency testing in their respective departments and contributes to employee evaluations.

KEY ACCOUNTABILITIES: 1. Maintain all certifications and licensures 2. Maintain a safe and patient friendly environment 3. Behave ethically 4. Follows policies and procedures set forth by the laboratory and the facility 5. Focuses on the accuracy of patient results 6. Evaluates abnormal results and initiates corrective action with follow up 7. Implements troubleshooting skills as needed to ensure continual operation of the laboratory instrumentation. 8. Reviews, evaluates and accurately documents quality control data 9. Ensures that proficiency testing is performed and reported according to procedures 10. Assists laboratory staff and patient care staff in execution of laboratory related tasks and procedures.

License/Cert: Current State license (within six months of hire date) or provisional license per State regulations as a Clinical Laboratory Technologist General Supervisor license is preferred.

Experience: Five (5) years’ experience as a medical technologist in a large clinical laboratory. Generalist experience in all areas of the laboratory is preferred.

Job: *Supervisors Team Leaders & Coordinators

Title: Medical Technologist Lead

Location: Nevada-Las Vegas-MountainView Hospital

Requisition ID: 02270-9130