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Laboratory Lead

Mosaic Life Care

Mosaic Life Care

St Joseph, MO, USA
Posted on Monday, July 1, 2024

Mosaic Life Care is a health care system in northwest Missouri. With a vision of transforming community health by being a life-care innovator, Mosaic places the holistic needs of patients first by providing the right care at the right time and place, offering high value and quality health care.

Mosaic has a wide array of benefits to meet each employee’s individual needs. Our benefits were designed by listening to people just like you. Mosaic also offers several perks with a focus on ensuring our employees feel valued, including concierge services, employee lounge, wellness programs, free covered parking, free on-site and virtual health clinics and many more. When paired with compensation and recognition, it is what continues to make us the employer of choice for employees at any stage of their journey.

Details
  • Laboratory Lead
  • Lab Operations
  • Full Time Status
  • Day Shift
  • Pay: $28.67 - $43.01 / hour
Summary
  • This position provides supervision of a specific area of the lab and is responsible for evaluating employee’s performance and ensuring caregivers are competent. Works with the Team Leader to determine and monitor budget, provides recommendations for long and short-term laboratory goals and makes recommendations to hire, counsel and terminate caregivers. Performs testing, monitoring of documentation, complies statistical data for management. Reviews QC, CAP Surveys and Laboratory Department QA’s. Evaluates new procedures, trains new personnel, writes procedures, answers telephones, collects blood specimens, and keeps work area cleaned and stocked. Delivers excellent customer service.
  • This position works under the supervision of the Director and is employed by Mosaic Health System
Duties
  • Resource person for laboratory staff, providers, nurses, office personnel and/or internal and external customers. As the resource, the Lead is responsible for investigating and resolving any issues/concerns that are identified. Perform testing procedures, quality control testing, etc., and provides technical supervision and assistance in a specific area.
  • Review QC records, maintenance records, etc. and submit them to lab management. Review Quality Assurance and Quality Assurance documentation as needed for continuous improvement.
  • Participates in long and short-term planning of business objectives and budget preparation for the Laboratory. Reviews department budget monthly. Evaluate new test methods and train new personnel on department policies, procedures and documentation. Writes new procedures as needed. Reviews and updates department procedures as needed and annually to comply with requirements of regulatory agencies and standards of laboratory. Communicates changes in policies and procedures to staff and appropriate individuals.
  • Responsible for department preparation and participation in CAP, AABB, JCAHO inspections. Performs CAP peer review inspections for outside hospitals laboratories. Participates in Laboratory management call rotation to ensure appropriate staffing. Designs and presents in services and educational updates. Give competency testing as defined to staff with evaluations completed and documentation to Team Leader. Takes immediate action of corrective action for the infraction of Mosaic Standards as necessary and provides documentation and feedback to Team Leader.
  • Collects blood specimens by venipuncture and capillary puncture, when needed and transport them to the lab. Responsible for inventory and ordering supplies. Stocks and maintains work areas in a clean and orderly manner.
Qualifications
  • Four year college science degree and/or including one year training in an approved clinical laboratory training program.
  • MT(ASCP) or equivalent. Required by CLIA regulations.
  • Four years of general laboratory experience as a MT(ASCP).