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Methodist Hospital Northeast
Clinical Laboratory Scientist Team Leader
Full Time Weekends Only
Do you have a passion for healthcare and helping others? Do
you enjoy working in a fast-paced, patient-centered environment?
Jump-start your career in our Laboratory department. Submit your
We offer you an excellent total compensation package,
including competitive salary, excellent benefit package and growth
opportunities. We believe in our team and your ability to do
excellent work with us. Your benefits include 401k, PTO medical,
dental, flex spending, life, disability, tuition reimbursement,
employee discount program, employee stock purchase program and
student loan repayment. We would love to talk to you about this
We are seeking a CLS Team Leader to join our team who
coordinates and monitors activities of laboratory employees,
assists Manager with the personnel management activities, resolves
issues (problems) as they arise, and may perform professional level
specimen processing and testing. Processes specimens for the
section; prepares blood smears and body fluid slides, centrifuges
specimens, streaks microbiology plates, prepares specimens for
transport to reference labs.
Your role: Clinical Laboratory Scientist Team
- Coordinates and monitors daily activities of laboratory
employees; assists Manager in personnel management activities that
may include work allocation, interviewing, orientation and
training, evaluating performance; making recommendations for
personnel actions, and motivating employees to achieve peak
performance. May conduct employee counseling.
- Understands laboratory methods, demonstrates knowledge of
pathological processes with correlation of disease states and test
results. Performs specimen processing and testing to include
moderate and high complexity testing (as appropriate per facility).
Assumes accountability for accuracy of test results.
- Understands and applies CQI procedures and principles.
Communicates any relevant CQI issues to Supervisor or Manager.
Designs quality assurance monitors/projects, reports findings, and
takes corrective action.
- Demonstrates pro-active problem solving skills to include
identifying a problem and taking appropriate action; communicates
necessary information to Supervisor or Manager.
- Acts as a resource to customers, both within and outside the
department. Accepts responsibility for own development to include
cross-training in other functions or positions to ensure
satisfactory operation of the department or to permit flexible
- Reviews, writes or modifies departmental procedures or
A Bachelors degree and 5 years of experience in a clinical
laboratory are preferred.
One of the following certifications is required: MT (ASCP),
MLS(ASCP), MT (AMT), MT (AAB), CLS (NCA), MT (HEW), MLT(ASCP), or
MLT(AMT). The certification requirement is waived for those with a
minimum of 10 years of lab experience.
Methodist Hospital Northeast has played a major role in the
phenomenal economic growth experienced in northeast Bexar County.
With over 170 beds, the hospital offers a full array of services
including 24/7 emergency care, open heart surgery, cardiac
catheterizations, vascular, neurosurgery, inpatient rehabilitation,
orthopedic surgery, cancer care, intensive care and inpatient and
outpatient surgeries and procedures. It is home to the Joint
Replacement Academy offering the latest treatment options for knee
and hip pain, as well as a neurosurgical program offering services
from elective spine surgeries to advanced and comprehensive brain
and spine care.
We are recognized by the American Heart Association/American
Stroke Association as a Certified Primary Stroke Center; the
American College of Cardiology as an Accredited Chest Pain Center
with Primary PCI; and by the American Nurses Credentialing Center
for having a Pathway to Excellence Program. Methodist Hospital
Northeast has received the Mission: Lifeline Bronze Receiving
Quality Achievement Award for implementing specific quality
improvement measures outlined by the American Heart Association for
the treatment of patients who suffer severe heart attacks and the
Texas Award for Performance Excellence. The hospital has also been
nationally recognized by Leapfrogs Hospital Safety Grade A. For
more information, please visit our website at www.sahealth.com and
select Methodist Hospital Northeast under Locations.
Be a part of an organization that invests in you. We are
actively reviewing applications. Qualified candidates will be
promptly contacted by our hiring managers for interviews. Submit
your application today and help us raise the bar in patient
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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