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Special Chemistry Technical Specialist Core Lab

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Nationwide Childrens Hospital

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Columbus, Ohio

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Tue, 06 Apr 2021 23:59:59 GMT

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Job Details Full-time2 hours ago Benefits – Health insurance Qualifications – Quality assurance – Laboratory experience – Immunoassays – Medical Technologist – Medical Laboratory Scientist Certification – Bachelor’s degree Full Job Description Overview: Dayshift, M-F Full-time, Benefits Eligible We are seeking a Special Chemistry Technical Specialist – Core Lab: The Specialist is responsible for working with the section supervisor, manager and director(s) to maintain technical and procedural operations in the section and may include a testing bench assignment. This includes, but is not limited to researching, developing and implementing new or improved procedures and instrumentation, performing and/or reviewing quality control, and quality improvement and regulatory/compliance assignments. Assists in project development/implementation, quality assurance, training and competency testing for staff and may assist the Supervisor/Manager in their absence. – Expereince with clinical chemistry immunoassays preferred. Why Nationwide Children’s Hospital?: The moment you walk through our doors, you can feel it. When you meet one of our patient families, you believe it. And when you talk with anyone who works here, you want to be part of it, too. Welcome to Nationwide Children’s Hospital, where Passion Meets Purpose. Here, Everyone Matters. We’re 12,000 strong. And it takes every single one of us to improve the lives of the kids we care for, and the kids from around the world we’ll never even meet. Kids who are living healthier, fuller lives because of the knowledge we . We know it takes a Collaborative Culture to deliver on our promise to provide the very best, innovative care and to foster new discoveries, made possible by the most groundbreaking research. Anywhere. Ask anyone with a Nationwide Children’s badge what they do for a living. They’ll tell you it’s More Than a Job. It’s a calling. It’s a chance to use and grow your talent to make an impact that truly matters. Because here, we exist simply to help children everywhere. Nationwide Children’s Hospital. A Place to Be Proud Responsibilities: What Will You Be Doing? Demonstrates knowledge of and upholds applicable laws and regulations related to position. Maintains knowledge of techniques, procedures, and protocols, lab-wide and within lab section. Reviews and acknowledges procedures as required. Assists Manager by serving as a liaison with the college of American Pathologists (CAP) and may help coordinate the inspections by CAP for all laboratory locations. Organizes the selection of CAP survey materials and reviews performance. Assists Manager with the Laboratory Inspection Team to prepare for inspections, this includes the self-inspections performed during non-survey years. Develops, writes, reviews and updates procedures as requested. Coordinates Laboratory Safety training and education for all laboratory staff members. Fulfills the role of the CAP ‘General Supervisor’ for High Complexity testing and ‘Technical Consultant’ for Moderate Complexity testing. Responsible for overseeing training for all employees during orientation period, new procedures/updates and maintaining appropriate documentation. Qualifications: What Are We Looking For? To fulfill this role successfully, you must possess these minimum qualifications and experience: Bachelor’s degree in a chemical, physical or biological science or clinical laboratory science; and a certification as a Medical Technologist (MT)/Medical Laboratory Scientist (MLS), or Category Technologist/Specialist by an approved agency. – OR – Medical Laboratory Technician (MLT) certification with a Bachelor’s degree in a chemical, physical or biological science or clinical laboratory science and significant experience in a similar laboratory. As of June 1, 2015: If not certified, must be eligible for certification by an approved agency. Certification exam must be completed within 3 years of hire date. If the candidate is hired but has not taken exam, they must take the exam within 3 years, or will be moved to a suitable position that does not require certification. Exceptions include those already working in the department prior to June 1, 2015 and those staff who have been in a related position for 10 years or longer. Expereince with clinical chemistry immunoassays preferred. At least 3-5 years of experience related to quality control/quality assurance and troubleshooting in a similar laboratory setting. Ability to work independently under minimal supervision and communicate effectively with department staff and internal/external customers. Your Benefits, Your Wellness: As an employer, Nationwide Children’s recognizes the importance of the benefits we offer. We also recognize the importance of balancing your work and personal needs. Our benefits and Employee Wellness package is designed to: Empower you to be a conscientious health care consumer through educational and wellness activities Establish a work environment that promotes health and well-being Support your financial protection and security in retirement Most of our positions are benefits’ eligible from day 1. Minimum Physical Requirements: Standing Constantly (67-100%) Finger dexterity Constantly (67-100%) Seeing Constantly (67-100%) The above list of duties is intended to describe the general nature and level of work performed by individuals assigned to this classification. It is not to be construed as an exhaustive list of duties performed by the individual so classified, nor is it intended to limit or modify the right of any supervisor to assign, direct, and control the work of employees under his/her supervision. EOE M/F/Disability/Vet Show full job description Apply Now