Oklahoma City, OK, USA
Under general direction performs complex professional technical and analytical work in a Blood Bank/Transfusion Services department. Serves as subject matter expert on blood banking and transfusion medicine.
Responsibilities listed in this section are core to the position. Inability to perform these responsibilities with or without an accommodation may result in disqualification from the position.
Has primary responsibility for a major function within their section.
Oversees the activities of personnel in the section related to the function managed. In addition, performs all testing within the section as needed. Conducts team huddles and in-services.
Sets up new methodologies, develops procedural protocols, writes procedures and trains laboratory personnel.
Participates in performance improvement activities and supports the laboratory in meeting all regulatory accreditation standards.
Recognizes problems, and initiates troubleshooting steps to evaluate testing failures and other problems, if necessary. Notifies the supervisor and/or manager, and contacts manufacturer for additional assistance or field service support, if required.
Reports to supervisor or and manager for the section.
Assists department supervisor by providing technical direction to staff members. Provide feedback to supervisor on individual and/or team learning progress.
Performs other duties as assigned
Education: Graduate of MT/MLS/CLS program
Experience: 2 years’ experience in a clinical laboratory.
License(s)/Certification(s)/Registration(s) Required: National certification as a medical technologist or medical laboratory scientist by a recognized organization (ASCP or AMT).
Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:
Knowledge of medical technology, theory, practices, techniques and procedures.
Skill in performing laboratory testing.
Knowledge of laboratory safety procedures.
Ability to work under stress and function in emergency situations.
Good communication skills, computer knowledge, and the ability to work with others as a team to ensure quality patient care.
Demonstrates a high level of integrity and honesty in maintaining confidentiality.
Maintains professional growth and development through continuing education activities.
Current OU Medicine Employees – Please click HERE to login.
OU Medicine, Inc. is an equal opportunity employer. We offer a comprehensive benefits package, including PTO, 401(k), medical and dental plans, and many more. We know that a total benefits and compensation package, designed to meet your specific needs both inside and outside of the work environment, create peace of mind for you and your family.