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Hiring Event May 28th, 2024, Medical Technologist, Supervisor (Full-time) Straub Hospital, Honolulu, HI

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Pathology Watch

Administration, People & HR, Operations
Honolulu, HI, USA
Posted on Friday, May 24, 2024

Job Functions, Duties, Responsibilities and Position Qualifications:

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Quality is in our DNA -- is it in yours?

You put the pro in medical laboratory professional. You are a natural leader. As a Medical Technologist Supervisor, you will direct and control personnel, equipment, resources, and testing procedures within the laboratory and/or a specific section.

Join our front line of #HealthcareHeroes! Our mission is to advance the health and wellbeing of our communities as a leader in clinical laboratory solutions.

This opportunity is:

Location: Honolulu, HI

Schedule: Full-time

Days/Hours: TBD

Base hourly pay: $42.48 to $46.73 D.O.E.

Under the Supervision of a Pathologist and other supervision, and in accordance with Company policies, procedures, and guidelines. In this role, you will:

  • Perform routine laboratory test procedures outlined in the laboratory standard operating procedures manuals. Adheres to quality assurance and quality control procedures in performing all testing.
  • Correlate clinical information and/or previous lab results and report discrepancies to the Medical Technologist, senior, or supervisors. Consult with superiors or a pathologist when no preset criteria for decision-making are available before taking action.
  • Collect and direct all the essential job duties of a medical technologist and senior and assume direct supervisory duties over personnel and all resources within the lab and/or specific section.
  • Maintains and operates lab equipment; able to detect malfunctions as they occur by reviewing instrument results. Troubleshoots the problem with technologist assistance
  • Ensures appropriate lab supplies are always on hand in their assigned area or department
  • May be rotated to other lab locations or shifts as necessary
  • Trains or instructs laboratory personnel in the performance of lab tests and procedures where assigned
  • Participates in developmental work on new tests
  • Participates in established TQM activities, QC testing of lab reagents and equipment maintenance. Follows protocol for running and documenting control values. Collects, evaluates, and reports quality management data to monitor and improve laboratory performance
  • Attends and participates in continuing education programs to monitor proficiency, expand current knowledge, and enhance professional excellence. Willingly shares knowledge and provides clinical orientation to other members of the staff.
  • Oversees Job Competency/Skills Check program
  • Maintains open communication with supervisors, pathologists, and fellow employees to ensure optimal department operation. Communicates pertinent information to other members of the health care team in a clinically relevant time frame to enhance the lab’s contribution to patient care
  • Delivers age-appropriate care for the patient population. Maintains strict confidentiality in all situations and with all documentation
  • Maintains and assists with continual compliance as required by standards of accrediting or regulatory agencies
  • Coordinates and schedules the activities of assigned personnel to optimize productivity and minimize unbudgeted hours. Provides direction and makes decisions concerning clinical lab situations
  • Maintains consistent service and productivity in an unpredictable workload environment
  • Monitors personnel performance and documents performance through periodic appraisals as directed by company guidelines
  • Establishes procedures and maintains a laboratory department or unit under the direction of the lab manager in compliance with accreditation and other regulatory standards
  • May perform the most challenging and advanced tests, examinations, or analysis in one or more specialized fields
  • Monitors training and evaluation of MLT/ MT new employees/students along with the appropriate education coordinator and HR staff
  • Establishes and writes laboratory procedures using computer software for method validation as required
  • Adheres to safety, confidentiality, compliance, and legal requirements
  • Must have reliable and consistent attendance and comply with company guidelines on attendance
  • Performs all other duties as assigned
  • Work in a fast-paced laboratory environment with biological and chemical hazards
  • Champion safety, compliance, and quality control

All you need is:

  • Bachelor’s Degree in medical technology or related science from an accredited program
  • Current certification or registration as a Medical Technologist such as ASCP, NCA, HEW, AMT, or equivalent
  • Valid and current State of Hawaii license as a Medical Technologist
  • Minimum (4) years of clinical laboratory experience in a hospital/commercial lab setting. The Medical Director may use discretion in assigning a supervisory position to an individual with less than (4) years of experience.
  • For hospital settings, additional requirements may apply and change without notice, including, but not limited to, criminal background checks, health clearance, and hospital compliance training.
  • Strong reading, writing, and analytical skills
  • Strong computer skills (Word and Excel) and knowledge of lab information systems are required.
  • Ability to operate general laboratory equipment, including but not limited to telephones, automated analyzers, centrifuges, microscopes, manual and automated pipettes, and audible alarms

Bonus points if you’ve got:

  • 4+ years of laboratory experience in a hospital/commercial lab setting.

We’ll give you:

  • Appreciation for your work
  • A feeling of satisfaction that you’ve helped people
  • Opportunity to grow in your profession
  • Free lab services for you and your dependents
  • Work-life balance, including Paid Time Off and Paid Holidays
  • Competitive benefits including medical, dental, and vision insurance
  • Help saving for retirement with a 401(k) plus a company match
  • A sense of belonging – we are a community!

We also want you to know:

This role will have routine access to Protected Health Information (PHI). Employees will be trained on reasonable safeguards and are expected to maintain strict confidentiality, as well as abide by all applicable privacy and security standards. Employees are expected only to access PHI when it is required to fulfill job duties.

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Job Category:

Laboratory Operations


Clinical Laboratories of Hawaii, LLP

In 2008, Clinical Labs of Hawaii became a member of Sonic Healthcare Ltd., Which is headquartered in Sydney, Australia. Since its establishment in 1987, Sonic Healthcare has grown to become the world’s third-largest pathology/laboratory medicine company with operations in eight countries. Sonic’s success stems from the belief that a global culture of Medical Leadership leads to the delivery of outstanding medical services. Learn more about our medical leadership, values, and foundation principles below.

Sonic Healthcare USA is an equal opportunity employer that celebrates diversity and is committed to an inclusive workplace for all employees. We prohibit discrimination and harassment of any kind based on race, color, sex, religion, age, national origin, disability, genetics, veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, or any other characteristic protected by federal, state, or local laws.