Horizon Behavioral Health is looking for a supervisory Medical Laboratory Technologist to oversee daily operations of on-site clinical toxicology laboratory.
Follow the laboratory's procedures for specimen handling and processing, test analyses, reporting and maintaining records of patient test result;
Maintain records that demonstrate that proficiency testing samples are tested in the same manner as patient specimens;
Analyze specimens using approved testing procedures (see department SOPs).
Review and release test results.
Follow CLIA, HIPAA, OSHA, and safety guidelines as described in their respective guidelines.
Adhere to the laboratory's quality control policies, document all quality control activities, instrument and procedural calibrations and all maintenance performed for both LC/MS/MS system and analyzer;
Follow the laboratory's established policies and procedures whenever test systems are not within the laboratory's established acceptable levels of performance.
Identify problems that may adversely affect test performance or reporting of test results, correct the problems encountered or immediately notify the senior technologist or supervisor.
Document all corrective actions taken when test systems deviate from the laboratory's established performance specifications.
If applicable, answer questions from providers and other lab personnel.
Maintain complete records of all testing performed on-site.
Maintain general appearance of the department.
Make sure reagents/test kits have received dates, expiration dates, and if applicable opened dates. 15. Review/train on new procedures.
Attend monthly department and any additional training/educational meetings.
Participate in all applicable safety training sessions. Know the location and contents of the safety manual. Know the location/use of all applicable safety equipment.
Participate in government or regulatory agency inspections.
Perform other duties as directed by medical director and lab director.
Education: BS in Medical Technology preferred; or BS/BA in Chemistry or Biology. Must be certified by ASCP.
Work Experience: 2 year Clinical experience (high complexity testing) preferred. Experience with Sciex 4500 preferred. Prefer experience in lab management such as suppl ordering, employee oversight, compliance is preferred.
Special Requirements: 1. Must have the ability to establish work priorities and handle several procedures simultaneously. 2. Must interact with other departments. 3. Must be a team player 4. Must protect patient confidentiality at all times.
Experience setting up a lab would be an added bonus.
Internal Number: 20181112
About Horizon Behavioral Health, PC
Established in 2011, Horizon Behavioral Health (HBH) is a private multidisciplinary practice providing psychiatric, psychological and therapy services. HBH has grown exponentially over the past five years and has three offices: Hinesville, GA, Savannah, GA and Rincon, GA. With over thirteen providers and twenty administrative staff members, we approach each patient with a team effort of highly skilled professionals.
Our patients are the cornerstone of our practice and we do our best to ensure an exceptional experience from beginning to end. From initial intake to navigating insurance, HBH believes in supporting our patients so that they never feel alone on their treatment journey. With an average of 3000 appointments available per month, we are sufficiently staffed so that our new patients can secure an appointment within a short time frame.