Job Type: Direct
Salary Range: $55,000 - $68,000
$7500 sign on bonus for a 3 year commitment for this position as well as possible shift differentials.
Shift: 8 hour days
- Assists management in overseeing and directing work of technical personnel engaged in performing various routine and complex laboratory tests. In doing so, establishes work priorities, organizes and assigns work to laboratory personnel.
- Performs more complex and/or non-routine testing procedures and regularly checks validity and accuracy of test results obtained by laboratory personnel.
- Performs the duties of the technical personnel in assigned section on a regular basis.
Primary Job Responsibilities and Accountabilities
- Performs routine and advanced procedures used in the diagnosis and treatment of disease. Performs required quality control and calibration procedures. Verifies accuracy in patient information and specimen acceptability. Testing performance and assessment includes the pre-analytic, analytic, and post-analytic phases of such examinations.
- Assists management in overseeing and directing work of lab personnel, establishes work priorities, and conducts daily surveillance and analysis of results for accuracy. May provide feedback to Manager or Supervisor on personnel performance reviews.
- Performs instrument maintenance/troubleshooting procedures and resolves or assists personnel in solving complex problems related to instrumentation and/or laboratory procedures.
- Monitors departmental unit and personnel for compliance with regulations of outside agencies, e.g., OSHA, The Joint Commission, HIPAA, Illinois Department of Public Health, College of American Pathologists (CAP)/CAP surveys, CMS, DOT, etc. Conducts and completes various proficiency surveys, coordinates the collection of quality control and assurance data as well as survey data and prepares required reports. Reviews data to identify trends and problem areas or noncompliance, proposing corrective actions if required. Works to resolve deficiencies in order to meet regulatory guidelines and may prepare a report on findings.
- Executes an approach of continual improvement: Utilizes data and reports to initiate problem-solving techniques such as root cause analyses (RCA), corrective action development, and/or procedure or form re-design as to reduce human error. Presents data and may be responsible for incident reporting and management using the organization’s automated quality management system.
Lead Histology Technician I - Location: Peoria, IL
We are ranked the number one healthcare employer in Illinois and Top 10 in the nation.
- Associates degree in a science or healthcare related field.
- Successful completion of a NAACLS accredited Histology program and subsequent certification as a Histotechnician or Histotechnologist, HT(ASCP) or HTL(ASCP).
- One year of Laboratory experience in Histology.
- HT(ASCP) or HTL(ASCP)
- Bachelor Degree in a science or healthcare related field
- 1 - 3 years of Laboratory experience in Histology.
- Histotechnologist HTL(ASCP)
- Technical expertise necessary in order to interpret tests, recognize abnormal test results, validate and optimize new testing platforms, synthesize complex technical procedures and troubleshoot technical or equipment issues.