Laboratory Technical Service Coordi

Location
Duluth, MN
Posted
Aug 10, 2017
Industry
General

Department:
01 Lab Administration Department

Schedule:
Full-time

Shift:
As scheduled

Hours:
1.0, Mon-Friday, As Scheduled, Req #17276

Contact Information:

  • Contact: St. Luke's Hospital of Duluth Human Resources
  • Tel: 218-249-5387
  • Fax: 218-249-6094
  • Email: recruiting@slhduluth.com
  • Address: 915 E. 1st Street, Duluth, MN 55805  Duluth,  MN  55805

Job Details:

  • Bachelors degree is required
  • Three (3) - five (5) years relevant experience is required
  • JOB SUMMARY
      The Laboratory Technical Services Coordinator works with other members of the laboratory staff and other St. Lukes departments as part of a multidisciplinary team. Assists with coordinating laboratory services throughout the St. Lukes system and ensuring the quality of laboratory services within St. Lukes system and with non-owned clinics. Serves as the technical expert in diagnostic testing at or near the site of patient care (hereafter referred to as point of care and/or near patient testing). Assists Lab Operations Manager with serving as a liaison between St. Lukes Hospital Lab and (non-St. Lukes) Clinic Laboratories. In coordination with the Laboratory Billing Services Coordinator, assists with laboratory billing and compliance.
  • MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS
      Education: Bachelors Degree in Clinical Laboratory Science or related field, including coursework designated by the ASCP.
      Experience: Four (4) years experience working in clinical laboratory science.
      Licensure/Certification/Registration: Within six (6) months of hire, ASCP certification as Medical Laboratory Scientist (MLS).
    PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS
      Education: N/A
      Experience: One (1) year experience with laboratory billing and/or compliance.
      Licensure/Certification/Registration: N/A
    KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES
      Ability to work with a wide variety of individuals with different training and educational backgrounds; to exercise good judgment; to maintain excellent laboratory standards while considering practical requirements in a particular situation; to effectively represent St. Lukes Laboratory Services in a variety of settings. Excellent communication skills. Ability and desire to teach. Ability to investigate and resolve questions and problems. Ability to objectively evaluate technical equipment and methodologies. Knowledge of lab safety practices; knowledge of lab policies and procedures; knowledge of general lab test results and the correlation with physiological condition; ability to perform duties accurately, efficiently while often under stress; ability to organize work and meet deadlines. Knowledge of diagnostic testing associated with point of care.

      READING - Intermediate: Ability to read and interpret documents such as operating and maintenance instructions and procedure manuals. WRITING - Intermediate: Ability to write routine reports, correspondence, or procedures. SPEAKING - Basic: Ability to speak simple sentences. MATHEMATICAL SKILLS - Basic Skills: Ability to add and subtract two-digit numbers and to multiply and divide with 10's and 100's. Ability to perform these operations using units of American money and weight measurement, volume, and distance. REASONING ABILITY - Intermediate Skills: Ability to apply common sense understanding to carry out instructions furnished in written, oral, or diagram form. Ability to deal with problems involving several concrete variables in standardized situations.
    PHYSICAL DEMANDS AND ENVIRONMENT
      PHYSICAL DEMANDS
        Ability to hear, speak, bend, reach and lift up to thirty-five (35) pounds

        Stand - ContinuouslyOver 2/3(5.5 - 8 hours) Walk - ContinuouslyOver 2/3(5.5 - 8 hours) Sit - Frequently1/3 to 2/3(2.5 - 5.5 hours) Use hands to finger, handle, or feel - ContinuouslyOver 2/3(5.5 - 8 hours) Reach with hands and arms - Frequently1/3 to 2/3(2.5 - 5.5 hours) Stoop, Squat, Kneel, or Crouch - OccasionallyUnder 1/3(1-2.5 hours) Bending-repetitive forward - OccasionallyUnder 1/3(1-2.5 hours) Talk or hear - ContinuouslyOver 2/3(5.5 - 8 hours)
      LIFTING REQUIREMENTS
        Up to 10 pounds - ContinuouslyOver 2/3(5.5 - 8 hours) Up to 25 pounds - Frequently1/3 to 2/3(2.5 - 5.5 hours) Up to 35 pounds - Occasionally Under 1/3 (1-2.5 hours)
      WORK ENVIRONMENT
        Typical Noise Level - Moderate noise (examples: business office with computers and printers, light traffic)

      WORKING CONDITIONS
        Exposed to infection from disease-bearing specimens, occasionally exposed to radiation hazards; exposed to odorous chemicals and specimens

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