Lab Resource Tech/Lead Blood Bank MT in Los Alamos, NM at LifePoint Health

Date Posted: 10/1/2020

Job Snapshot

Job Description

Los Alamos Medical Center


This combined position holds responsibilities as the Blood Bank MT Lead and department Resource Tech. 


Follows standardized procedures and helps prepare sample for testing.  Collects samples and analyze bodily fluids and substances for abnormalities.  Collects blood and study blood samples used in transfusions.  Operates laboratory equipment in a high-quality, effective manner.  Analyzes test results for accuracy, acceptability, and critical limits, and reports/documents results per organization standards.  Performs automated tests using computerized instruments and automated equipment.  Performs manual tests based on detailed instructions from a physician. Runs tests and analyzes the results to be reported to the patient, physician or registered nurse.  Performs Quality Assurance work to ensure accuracy of equipment. Monitors the technical functions of the lab department including equipment safety, validity of the test results and evaluation of problems identified, correlation studies, review and revision of test procedures and methodologies, document of quality control practices, inventory management and employee orientation.  Oversees day to day activities and assists the Director with Human Resources management issues in the laboratory department.  Monitors Proficiency Testing activities including reviewing results and documenting corrective action as required.  Assists the Director in supervising staff including:  Medical Technologist,  MLTs, Lab Assistant and clerical personnel.  Performs common testing procedures and reports testing results. Performs instrument maintenance and troubleshooting.  Performs quality control testing.  Maintains supplies needed for performance of tests.  May temporarily take over several supervisor responsibilities of the Lab in the absence of the Director.  Assists Director in KRONOS timekeeping editing for the department.  Assists Director in scheduling responsibilities for the departments.



Job Requirements

License/Certifications:

ASCP or AMT Certification as MT or Equivalent Required

Basic Phlebotomy skills are required

BLS must be obtained within ninety (90) days from  hire.

New hires will have ninety (90) days from date of hire to obtain American heart Association certifications.  Notwithstanding the 'grace period' for obtaining American Heart Association certification, employees are not excused from being current in any and all existing certifications that are required for their position as outlined in the position job description. 

Requires critical thinking skills, decisive judgement and the ability to work with minimal supervision.  Must be able to work in a stressful environment ant take appropriate action.

Minimum of three years of previous leadership experience preferred.


Equal opportunity and affirmative action employers and are looking for diversity in candidates for employment: Minority/Female/Disabled/Protected Veteran