Lead Chem MLS - Texas Health Mansfield- operated as joint venture between Texas Health Resources and AdventHealth
Location: 2300 Lone Star Road; Mansfield, TX
Top Reasons to Work at Texas Health Mansfield; Mansfield, TX
Join a family of caregivers focused on whole-person health and committed to making communities healthier.
Provide wholistic care for patients that extends to the spiritual level by praying with patients and families. Chaplains are available to meet with patients, families and team members 24 hours a day, 7 days a week to provide spiritual support.
Help develop a brand new $150 million community hospital and medical office building that will provide services such as Medical/Surgical, ICU, Women’s Services, General Surgery, Orthopedics, Interventional Cardiology and Gastroenterology.
Grow in your career with AdventHealth, named in 2018 by Becker’s Hospital Review as one of the “150 Top Places to Work in Healthcare”. AdventHealth has partnered with Texas Health Resources, named in 2019 as one of Fortune’s 100 Best Companies to Work For, to build Texas Health Mansfield, which is creating new opportunities for employment and professional growth.
Thrive in the Mansfield community, ranked by CNN/Money Magazine as #17 for “Best Places to Live”. Mansfield is one of the fastest growing areas of North Texas, projected to reach more than 250,000 residents by 2023. Future job growth over the next ten years is predicted to be 41%, higher than the national average of 33.5%. Mansfield has top-rated schools, over 900 acres of parkland, quality housing, a historic downtown area, recreational opportunities for all ages, and a growing business community.
Monday – Thursday
10:30am – 8:00pm
You Will Be Responsible For:
Determines identity and suitability of specimens when received, according to the laboratory policies and procedures.
Assures test accuracy by performing and recording control testing, in accordance with departmental policy on each shift, performs tests in accordance with procedure manuals and reports results in a timely manner, as documented in test records.
Recognizes, investigates and correctly resolves test discrepancies. When problems arise, takes appropriate action to investigate, address and notify section supervisor of follow-up.
Reviews integrity of report by checking legibility and completeness prior to releasing, as observed by the Laboratory Manager.
Accurately performs, records, transcribes or reviews proficiency testing material by the stated deadline, as evidenced in the survey evaluation results.
Maintains instrumentation and department supplies in order to ensure efficient departmental operations.
Performs and documents assigned equipment maintenance duties per shift according to maintenance manuals.
Restocks department supplies on a regular basis to ensure adequacy of inventory, as documented on department checklist.
Assists in troubleshooting and repair of equipment when needed and ensures problem resolution, as documented in maintenance records.
Promotes and contributes positively to intradepartmental and interdepartmental communication to ensure efficient departmental operation. Weight: 10%
Checks in with personnel on duty at start of shift to obtain pertinent information regarding procedure, instrumentation care, as observed by Laboratory Manager.
Answers telephone and pages promptly and in a courteous manner, identifying self and department at all times.
Ensures sufficient orientation of new employees unfamiliar with the department.
Relays information to on-coming shift and makes sure department is covered prior to leaving.
Demonstrates good judgement in directing phone calls or questions to the appropriate department or individual.
Independently handles resolution of complex problems and issues for all laboratory sections. Serves as escalation support for less experienced staff.
Ensures that results are properly filed and that data is recorded in a legible manner as evidenced in departmental records.
Exhibits ability to perform essential computer operations pertaining to job duties.
Recommends revisions to procedure manuals as needed to attention of Section Supervisor.
Understands regulatory guidelines and assists in preparation of department for inspections as needed.
Assists with evaluation of new tests and equipment as directed by Laboratory Manager.
Performs scheduling of staff members for the shift.
What You Will Need:
Must have a B.S. degree in Medical Technology, Medical Laboratory Science or equivalent.
Must have the necessary experience factors to meet any State licensure and accreditation requirements.
One year of full-time experience as a Medical Laboratory Scientist or Medical Technologist in a full-service accredited laboratory.
Technologist/Scientist Certification by ASCP or AMT Board of Certification
The Lead Medical Laboratory Scientist is responsible for facilitating daily workflow during their shift in addition to working an assigned bench. Duties include leading licensed and unlicensed laboratory personnel, test performance and test reporting. Serves as a liaison and point of contact for physicians, management, staff and students. The Lead Medical Laboratory Scientist is highly competent in all sections of the laboratory.
AdventHealth Greater Orlando (formerly Florida Hospital) is one of the largest faith-based health care providers in the United States. For 150 years, we have carried on a tradition of providing whole-person care that not only addresses patients' physical ailments, but also supports their emotional and spiritual well-being. We demonstrate the same level of compassion and care for our employees as well, doing all that we can to help them realize their full potential – both personally and professionally.