Mgr Specimen Processing

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Location: Burlington, MA
Job ID: 173972-1A
Date Posted: Jun 15, 2022
Category: Clinical Professional

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Job Description

Welcome To

Welcome to Lahey Hospital & Medical Center, part of Beth Israel Lahey Health. Lahey Hospital & Medical Center is a world-renowned tertiary medical center known for its innovative technology, pioneering medical treatment and leading-edge research. A teaching hospital of Tufts University School of Medicine, the hospital provides quality health care in virtually every specialty and subspecialty, from primary care to cancer diagnosis and treatment to kidney and liver transplantation. It is a national leader in a number of health care areas, including stroke, weight management and lung screenings, among many others. Lahey also helps to advance medicine through research and the education of tomorrow's health care leaders.

About the Job

Position Summary:  Under the general direction of the Operations Manager and Medical Director, this position provides administrative and technical leadership as well as overall management for the Specimen Processing section; this includes instrument and test selection, preparation and review of policies and procedures, personnel hiring, training, and evaluation, staff development and competency assessment and budget developing and monitoring. The manager participates in the overall managerial and operational functions necessary to ensure fulfillment of the department mission.  Coverage includes occasional weekends and holidays.

Minimum Qualifications:

Education:  Baccalaureate degree including laboratory internship at an institution certified by the National Accrediting Agency for Clinical Laboratory Sciences (NAACLS). 

 Licensure, Certification, Registration: Certification by American Society of Clinical Pathologists (ASCP) Board of Registry for Medical Laboratory personnel or by American Medical Technologists (AMT) for Medical Laboratory personnel.

Skills, Knowledge & Abilities: 

  • Analytic ability to perform complex tests, interpret findings, perform calculations, calibrate instruments, etc. and accurately report results.
  • Ability to identify and evaluate clinical testing problems and to effect corrective action procedures and modifications.
  • Ability to independently assess clinical test results and recommend appropriate additional tests and procedures to medical staff.
  • Ability to provide technical guidance, instruction, and leadership, to lower level professional staff within area of expertise.
  • Ability to concentrate for long periods of time, utilize good judgment, work accurately under pressure and handle stress to meet deadlines.
  • Manual dexterity and acuity necessary to prepare specimens, prepare solutions, screen specimens, and operate instrumentation and a computer.
  • Interpersonal verbal and written English language skills sufficient to exchange information with physicians and other colleagues.
  • Ability to supervise daily activities in laboratory  area of expertise.
  • Skill in the use of personal computers and related software applications.

 Experience:  Five years full-time experience as a Medical Technologist is preferred.  Experience should include 1-2 years in a supervisory or leadership role.

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.