Team Leader Laboratory - Chemistry

Location: Beverly, MA
Job ID: 170074-1A
Date Posted: Aug 25, 2021
Category: Clinical Professional

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Job Description

Welcome To

Welcome to Beverly Hospital, part of Beth Israel Lahey Health. Beverly Hospital is a full service, community hospital providing leading-edge, patient-centered care to North Shore and Cape Ann residents. The hospital provides a full-range of state-of-the-art care and services including primary care, cardiovascular care, surgery, orthopedics, emergency care, maternity, pediatrics, as well as many other specialties. Beverly Hospital is nationally recognized for patient safety as it is one of only 42 hospitals in the United States to be awarded an “A” grade from The Leapfrog Group – the nation’s leading nonprofit watchdog on hospital quality and safety.


Beverly Hospital promotes the culture and philosophy which enables employees to give and receive the best of care. You can become a part of the team that achieves this success through our CREATE values of Community, Respect, Excellence, Accountability, Teamwork and Empathy.


About the Job

Position Summary:

Assists Chemistry Manager in developing, directing and coordinating section activities at both sites.
Serve as decision maker when Manager is not available.
Monitors reagent and supply inventory.
Assumes responsibility for ensuring instrument maintenance is scheduled and completed. Trains staff on maintenance procedures.
Works closely with Manager and vendors to troubleshoot instrument and QC problems.
Assists Manager with CAP/Joint Commission inspection readiness, including CAP surveys and periodic instrument validations.
Under the direction of the Chemistry Coordinator organize, implements and performs new method and instrument validation.
Assists Manager in developing and analyzing QI monitors, including but not limited to turn-around times and exception reports.
Oversees the coordination of all training, education and competency testing/assessment of technical staff and provides input for performance evaluations.
Acts as a liaison between customers and the laboratory to promote increased customer satisfaction with laboratory services by both successfully answering inquiries/resolving problems and by presenting a positive, professional image.
Performs routine and highly complex laboratory analyses on neonatal, pediatric, adult and/or geriatric patients as needed.
Assists with validation of LIS functions including but not limited to: calculation validation, interface reliability and accuracy, auto-verification, and interacting with IS and software vendor for the resolution of problems.
Supervises Chemistry staff in the absence of the Chemistry  Manager.
Performs other related duties as required.

Scheduled Hours

40 hours per week, day shift.

About Us

Beth Israel Lahey Health is dedicated to improving health and wellness and making a difference in the lives of our patients, their families and all members of the communities we serve.  Formed in March 2019, Beth Israel Lahey Health is a patient-centered, integrated care delivery system providing a continuum of services spanning academic, tertiary and community hospitals, dedicated orthopedic and psychiatric hospitals, primary and specialty care, community acute care, ambulatory care, behavioral services and home health.  Beth Israel Lahey Health Performance Network is a unified joint contracting and population health management organization, jointly governed by participating physicians and hospitals.

Equal Opportunity Employer/Minorities/Females/Disabled/Veterans.



B.S Degree / A.S. Degree in Biological Science preferred
or a minimum of 10 years of Clinical Laboratory experience preferred


MT/CLS (ASCP) or MLT (ASCP) or HEW preferred.