Responsible for all sections of the core laboratory (hematology, coagulation, urinalysis, general chemistry, and immunochemistry) and capable of performing tests, organizing workflow, and supervising personnel in those sections of the lab across all shifts (i.e. 1st, 2nd, and 3rd).
Bachelors Preferred Degree in Medical Technology from an accredited college acceptable to TDPH or certified as a Medical Technologist by the HEW Examination
Minimum Work Experience
6 years medical laboratory experience required
Required Licenses/Certifications for position
Current license as a Medical Laboratory Supervisor in Tennessee
Required Skills, Knowledge, and Abilities
Knowledge of the principles, practices, and techniques of advanced medical laboratory work in all applicable Core Laboratory sections (i.e, General Chemistry, Immunochemistry, Hematology, Coagulation, and Urinalysis).
Knowledge of supervisory principles and practices as they relate to the core laboratory, its personnel, and its functions, including establishing and meeting departmental goals, staff scheduling, payroll, employee engagement and growth, evaluation of staff performance, and disciplinary actions.
Strong communication skills, both verbal and written, and customer services skills.
Note: Reasonable accommodations may be made for individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions of this position.
Medium lifting, pushing and pulling is required for 20-50 lbs occasionally, 10-20 lbs frequently and 10 lbs constantly to move objects. Sudden emergency situations have the potential for exposure to lifting or moving of up to 100 lbs. Frequent bending, walking, sitting, squatting, reaching and standing are required. Keyboard/computer use and/or repetitive motions may be required.
East Tennessee Children's Hospital is a 152-bed hospital certified by the state of Tennessee as the only Comprehensive Regional Pediatric Center in East Tennessee and is accredited by the Joint Commission. As a Comprehensive Regional Pediatric Center, Children's Hospital offers full capabilities to care for seriously ill children in a unique pediatric environment and offers the services of many different pediatric subspecialties. Children's Hospital works jointly with the University of Tennessee Medical Center to ensure that injured children in this region receive trauma care at the institution most appropriate for the child's needs. We also assist smaller hospitals by providing pediatric health care training opportunities.