Laboratory Lead Medical Technologist in Richmond, Virginia, United States
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Laboratory Lead Medical Technologist

Henrico Doctors' Hospital Forest
Richmond, VA, United States
Full-time • Eves 7-10 Hrs/Wkends Rotate
Clinical Techs   Job ID: 550243
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Introduction

Last year our HCA Healthcare colleagues invested over 156,000 hours volunteering in our communities. As a(an) Laboratory Lead Medical Technologist with Henrico Doctors' Hospital Forest you can be a part of an organization that is devoted to giving back!

Benefits

Henrico Doctors' Hospital Forest, offers a total rewards package that supports the health, life, career and retirement of our colleagues. The available plans and programs include:

  • Comprehensive medical coverage that covers many common services at no cost or for a low copay. Plans include prescription drug and behavioral health coverage as well as telemedicine services and free AirMed medical transportation.
  • Additional options for dental and vision benefits, life and disability coverage, flexible spending accounts, supplemental health protection plans (accident, critical illness, hospital indemnity), auto and home insurance, identity theft protection, legal counseling, long-term care coverage, moving assistance, pet insurance and more.
  • Fertility and family building benefits through Progyny
  • Free counseling services and resources for emotional, physical and financial wellbeing
  • Family support, including adoption assistance, child and elder care resources and consumer discounts
  • 401(k) Plan with a 100% match on 3% to 9% of pay (based on years of service)
  • Employee Stock Purchase Plan
  • Retirement readiness and rollover services and preferred banking partnerships
  • Education assistance (tuition, student loan, certification support, dependent scholarships)
  • Colleague recognition program
  • Time Away From Work Program (paid time off, paid family leave, long- and short-term disability coverage and leaves of absence)

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Note: Eligibility for benefits may vary by location.

Would you like to unlock your potential with a leading healthcare provider dedicated to the growth and development of our colleagues? Join the Henrico Doctors' Hospital Forest family! We will give you the tools and resources you need to succeed in our organization. We are looking for an enthusiastic Laboratory Lead Medical Technologist to help us reach our goals. Unlock your potential!

Job Summary and Qualifications

Responsibilities:

  • Directs daily operations including decision-making, response to problems, identifying issues and errors and taking corrective action. Demonstrates technical expertise.
  • Contributes to good employee relationships and provides for staff development. Assists with employee performance appraisals.
  • Adheres to proper resource allocation and coordination. Ensures maximum efficiency in use of personnel. Controls departmental supply expense.
  • Demonstrates and encourages innovation and creativity. Responds to changes in clinical laboratory medicine. Motivates and educates staff to challenge traditional operational methods, i.e., scheduling, processes, etc.
  • Manages and shares daily workload. Uses time wisely. Provides a productive atmosphere. Manages specialty areas and/or assignments in compliance with general laboratory standards.
  • Demonstrates thorough knowledge of test methodologies and quality control. Assists with the review and implementation of procedures and policies. Assists with preparing for laboratory for inspections. Prepares reports as needed.
  • Maintains good communication with laboratory leadership, pathologists, co-workers, team members and customers. Respects patient confidentiality. Demonstrates an awareness of patient/client expectations and seeks to always satisfy.
  • Demonstrates proficiency in all laboratory computer related tasks. Provides training to employees as necessary.
  • Ensures that all instrument maintenance is performed and documented. Administers to all established quality control procedures. Troubleshoots instruments effectively, when appropriate.
  • Understands and participates in laboratory QA plan, safety policies, emergency preparedness plan and infection control plan.
  • Understands/respects laboratory billing compliance plan. Adheres to guidelines set forth in Lab Billing Compliance Plan. Attends Annual Billing Compliance Training and Annual Ethics Training. Understands and adheres to patient security and confidentiality standards.
  • Initiates and documents patient teaching, including family and /or significant others. Demonstrates knowledge and skills necessary to provide care and assess data appropriate to the age of the patient served.

EXPERIENCE

Preferred: 1-2 years of experience as Medical Technologist or Medical Lab Scientist

EDUCATION

Required: Bachelors Degree in Physical, Chemical or Biological Sciences or in Medical Technology, as required by CLIA

LICENSES AND CERTIFICATION

Required: MT (ASCP) or equivalent 

This role requires you to be fully vaccinated for COVID-19 based on local, state and /or federal law or regulations (unless a medical or religious exemption is approved).

Henrico Doctors’ Hospital has provided quality healthcare services to the Richmond community since 1974. We give patient's access to trained physicians and advanced technology. Our 340-bed hospital is one of the region's leading acute care facilities. The hospital offers a full range of healthcare services, with specialties in trauma, cardiovascular and neurological care, women’s health, oncology, and groundbreaking diagnostic imaging. We are a national trendsetter in kidney transplants through the Virginia Transplant Center. As part of the Virginia Institute of Robotic Surgery, we drive the state in minimally invasive procedures with da Vinci robotic-assisted surgeries.

We are proud to be the recipient of several national awards. The awards include Top 100 Hospital by Truven Health Analytics®, 100 Best Hospitals by Healthgrades, Top 10% in the Nation for Cardiology Services and Treatment of Stroke, and Healthgrades Stroke Care Excellence Award. We have many other Five-Star clinical achievements recognizing our heart, stroke, and critical care programs.

At Henrico Doctors’ Hospital, our care like family culture extends to our patients, our people and our community. We are committed to each other because when we join together, our patients are cared for in the safest and most compassionate way.

HCA Healthcare has been recognized as one of the World’s Most Ethical Companies® by the Ethisphere Institute more than ten times. In recent years, HCA Healthcare spent an estimated $3.7 billion in cost for the delivery of charitable care, uninsured discounts, and other uncompensated expenses.

"There is so much good to do in the world and so many different ways to do it."- Dr. Thomas Frist, Sr.
HCA Healthcare Co-Founder

Be a part of an organization that invests in you! We are reviewing applications for our Laboratory Lead Medical Technologist opening. Qualified candidates will be contacted for interviews. Submit your application and help us raise the bar in patient care!

We are an equal opportunity employer and value diversity at our company. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, color, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, age, marital status, veteran status, or disability status.

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Clinical Techs
Henrico Doctors' Hospital Forest
Full-time • Eves 7-10 Hrs/Wkends Rotate

COVID-19 Vaccination

In compliance with the emergency regulation issued by the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) dated November 4, 2021, and company policy, this role requires you to be fully vaccinated for COVID-19 based on local, state and /or federal law or regulations, or to have applied for a medical or religious exemption (including booster for California).

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