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Lead Lab Technician-Evenings-Clinic

St. Luke's Hospital
Duluth

Job Description

The Lead Lab Technician leads a group of laboratory employees working on a particular shift or in a particular work group.
MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS
Education: Associates Degree in Laboratory Science or Medical Laboratory Technology.
Experience:Two (2) years of current experience working in a laboratory (within the last five (5) years) including experience in Blood Banking, Chemistry, Hematology, Microbiology, Immunology and Clinical Microscopy.
Licensure/Certification/Registration:ASCP certification as Medical Laboratory Technician (MLT) within twelve (12) months of hire into this position. Those hired without valid certification are encouraged to take the first available examination after their date of hire and pass this certifying exam within three (3) consecutive administrations of the exam within twelve (12) months of hire.
PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS
Education: N/A
Experience: Two (2) years current experience working in an accredited Laboratory.
Licensure/Certification/Registration: N/A
KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES
Good communication skills, to provide leadership for a work group, to investigate and resolve questions and problems, to exercise good judgment in regard to technical and non-technical issues. Good laboratory technical knowledge and skills.

READING - Intermediate: Ability to read and interpret documents such as operating and maintenance instructions and procedure manuals.
WRITING - Intermediate: Ability to write routine reports, correspondence, or procedures.
SPEAKING - Intermediate: Ability to effectively present information in one-on-one, small group situations or before groups of customers, clients, and other employees of the organization.
MATHEMATICAL SKILLS - Basic Skills: Ability to add and subtract two-digit numbers and to multiply and divide with 10's and 100's. Ability to perform these operations using units of American money and weight measurement, volume, and distance.
REASONING ABILITY - Intermediate Skills: Ability to apply common sense understanding to carry out instructions furnished in written, oral, or diagram form. Ability to deal with problems involving several concrete variables in standardized situations.
PHYSICAL DEMANDS AND ENVIRONMENT
PHYSICAL DEMANDS
Stand - Continuously Over 2/3 (5.5 8 hours)
Walk - Continuously Over 2/3 (5.5 8 hours)
Sit - Frequently 1/3 to 2/3 (2.5 5.5 hours)
Use hands to finger, handle, or feel - Continuously Over 2/3 (5.5 8 hours)
Reach with hands and arms - Frequently 1/3 to 2/3 (2.5 5.5 hours)
Stoop, squat, kneel, orcrouch - Occasionally Under 1/3 (1-2.5 hours)
Bending-repetitive forward - Occasionally Under 1/3 (1-2.5 hours)
Talk or hear - Continuously Over 2/3 (5.5 8 hours)

LIFTING REQUIREMENTS
Up to 10 pounds - Continuously Over 2/3 (5.5 8 hours)
Up to 25 pounds - Frequently 1/3 to 2/3 (2.5 5.5 hours)
Up to 35 pounds - Occasionally Under 1/3 (1-2.5 hours)

WORK ENVIRONMENT
Typical Noise Level - Moderate noise (examples: business office with computers and printers, light traffic)

Regularly exposed to the risk of blood borne diseases. Exposed to laboratory chemicals and electrical energy hazards. May be exposed to unpleasant patient elements.

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