Lab Tech Spec II- Program Coordinator

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Website Emory


Company : Emory

Country: United States

Location : Atlanta, Georgia

Post: Sun, 19 Sep 2021 15:02:18 GMT

Expires: Sun, 17 Oct 2021 23:59:59 GMT

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Job Description Addendum

Program Coordinator, Emory Healthcare Medical Laboratory Science Program

Minimum Qualifications

A Bachelor’s degree in medical technology, clinical lab science, chemical, physical or biological science required. Other bachelor’s degree will be accepted if graduated from an accredited school of medical laboratory science or if science and math coursework met requirements of certifying agency.

Minimum 3 years’ related experience in laboratory science.

Must have knowledge of education methodology, administration, and accreditation/certification procedures.


EHcMLS: Responsible for the organization, administration, evaluation, interviews, register students to program and evaluate effectiveness of EHcMLS program.

EDUCATION PROGRAM: Coordinates and administers clinical laboratory education programs and in-service programs for staff. Develops and facilitates orientation program for new employees.

ADMISSIONS: Coordinates admissions documentation to ensure applicants meets program admissions criteria.  Reviews student applications, coordinate applicant interviews, maintain admissions records and documentation, and handling correspondence with students concerning admissions.

CURRICULM: Assist program director with developing and maintaining program curriculum making changes and updates as necessary.

GOALS AND OBJECTIVES: Provides input into departmental goals and objectives.  Periodically meet with director to discuss progress towards achievement and to develop future courses of action.

DOCUMENTATION: Coordinates the documentation of in-service programs into the Healthcare Learning Center (HLC) database

INSTRUCTIONAL MATERIALS: Assimilates program information to produce and designs instructional and promotional materials including handouts, audiovisual aides, catalogs, recruitment literature, and brochures which are designed to enhance program content and provide information to prospective students.

LABORATORY PREPARATION: Develops student’s rotation schedule and coordinates with clinical laboratories to ensure its readiness for clinical demonstration and instruction.

LOGISTICAL PLANNING: Handles logistics for global training seminars by establishing program agendas, arranging for facilities, scheduling speakers and making arrangements for travel and accommodation needs.

NEEDS ASSESSMENT: Assesses training needs by collecting data through surveys, interviews, and informal discussion to determine training programs that need to be offered.

POLICIES AND PROCEDURES: Administers and ensures compliance to education departmental policies and procedures in accordance with state, federal, and organizational guidelines.

PROFESSIONAL DEVELOPMENT: Maintains professional growth by participating in educational programs and professional organizations and activities to maintain knowledge of current trends, practices, and developments.

RECORD-KEEPING: Maintains and updates student academic records and staff in-service training records and compiles statistical information. May track progress toward completion of program for students.

REGISTRATION: May coordinate course registration by distributing course and schedule information to students, receiving and processing student course requests, and maintaining course enrollment records.

TRAINING PROGRAMS: Conducts training courses by determining and using the most appropriate methods for adult learning. Facilitates training programs for students from affiliated programs.   Interacts with program participants, facilitating and encouraging questions and discussions.

Performs related responsibilities as required.


JOB DESCRIPTION: Develops, tests, and establishes new laboratory procedures. Coordinates their implementation and evaluation. Identifies, troubleshoots, and solves complex problems. Makes internal and external presentations regarding advanced laboratory topics. Troubleshoots instrument and equipment malfunctions. Orders and maintains supplies and equipment for developmental testing. Field tests and evaluates reagents and equipment for use in the laboratory; recommends the purchase of new equipment or supplies. Works with manager to formulate plan for professional development. Attends educational in-services as appropriate. Participates in professional activities and organizations to maintain knowledge of current trends, practices, and developments. Assists other laboratory supervisory personnel in developing and monitoring the quality of laboratory procedures to ensure results remain within established control levels. Teaches theory and clinical procedures to Medical Technology students, graduate students, and pathology residents. Develops and conducts in-service training and continuing education programs for technologists. Determines the need for, develops, evaluates, and implements new or modified procedures or techniques to provide improved patient care. Performs advanced and routine procedures as required. Develops teaching protocols for specialized testing. Researches documents and journals for developments in the field. Performs related responsibilities as required.

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS: Bachelor’s degree in medical technology, clinical lab science or a chemical, physical or biological science. Other bachelor’s degree will be accepted if graduated from an accredited school of medical technology or if science and math coursework meet requirement of certifying agency. Education Exception: Bachelor’s degree may be waived for a medical technologist who was ASCP certified in the years prior to the bachelor’s degree requirement by ASCP and a HEW/HHS technologist certified by Health and Human Services. Bachelor¿s degree may be waived for histotechnologists with HT (ASCP) or HTL (ASCP).Two years required with five years of related laboratory experience preferred. Positions in this classification may require certification in a particular laboratory specialty.

PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS (Medium): 20-50 lbs; 0-33% of the work day (occasionally); 11-25 lbs, 34-66% of the workday (frequently); 01-10 lbs, 67-100% of the workday (constantly); Lifting 50 lbs max; Carrying of objects up to 25 lbs; Occasional to frequent standing & walking, Occasional sitting, Close eye work (computers, typing, reading, writing), Physical demands may vary depending on assigned work area and work tasks.

ENVIRONMENTAL FACTORS: Factors affecting environment conditions may vary depending on the assigned work area and tasks. Environmental exposures include, but are not limited to: Blood-borne pathogen exposure Bio-hazardous waste Chemicals/gases/fumes/vapors Communicable diseases Electrical shock, Floor Surfaces, Hot/Cold Temperatures, Indoor/Outdoor conditions, Latex, Lighting, Patient care/handling injuries, Radiation, Shift work, Travel may be required. Use of personal protective equipment, including respirators, environmental conditions may vary depending on assigned work area and work tasks.

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