Position: Laboratory and Imaging Supervisor
Location: Kenai, Alaska
Pay Range: DOE
Responsible for managing the clinical laboratory and radiology departments, including supervision of laboratory and imaging staff. Specialize in performing routine testing including planned laboratory work, evaluating performance and handling any procedural or technical problems that may occur. Take’s measures to keep the laboratory running efficiently by developing and implementing quality control programs, preparing technical reports on lab activity and designing work schedules for personnel. Provides imaging services by directing and coordinating the services of radiology and diagnostic imaging procedures; overseeing staff in operation of imaging equipment.
Duties and Responsibilities:
- Supervises and trains staff in the performance of laboratory and imaging functions. Evaluates staff proficiency and performance. Manages laboratory inventory.
- Establishes and implements written operating procedures and protocols.
- Establishes and maintains a routine documented schedule of quality control and quality assurance
- Develops and directs the statistical and record keeping functions of the laboratory.
- Performs laboratory testing – interprets and reports results.
- Reviews test results, follows-up on abnormal and critical values.
- Stays abreast of new tests, new procedures, and new technology in the Medical Technology field
- Explains procedures to patient to reduce anxieties and obtain patient cooperation.
- Uses beam-restrictive devices and patient-shielding skills to minimize radiation exposure to patient and staff. Adjusts X-ray equipment and positions patient on table as requested by Provider.
- Monitors provider driven superbills for completeness and accuracy for all ordered laboratory and imaging procedures.
- Determine the kind of tools and equipment needed to do the job.
- Maintains confidentiality
- Associates degree required.
- Minimum of 5 years’ experience as MLT in a moderately complex laboratory setting with experience in chemistry and microbiology required.
- MLT certification required.
- Current CPR certification required.
- Knowledge and ability to perform CLIA regulations.
- Knowledge of accreditation requirements strongly preferred.
- Knowledge of chemical composition, structure, and properties of substances and of the chemical processes and transformations that they undergo. This includes use of chemicals and their interactions, danger signs, and production techniques, and disposal methods.
- Must demonstrate ability to work in an ambulatory health care environment and to work effectively with management and clinical staff.
- Excellent oral and written communication skills; strong interpersonal skills.
All qualified candidates who meet or exceed the above Position Qualifications or have relevant experience will be contacted.
AES provides equal employment opportunities (EEO) to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability or genetics. While working within the parameters of an Alaska Native Organization, hiring preference will be given to shareholders/spouses/descendants and other Alaska Natives in accordance with Public Law 93-638.
AES matches job seekers with opportunities in which they are recognized and rewarded for their experience, skills and abilities. AES is proud to be an Alaskan-owned company building relationships on integrity and trust since 1977. Our Services are always FREE to candidates.
POSITION OPEN UNTIL FILLED