Laboratory Technical Lead - Quality and Safety Officer
St. Luke's Health System
Location: Twin Falls, Idaho
Internal Number: 61095
St. Luke's Health System in Twin Falls, Idaho is seeking a Quality and Safety Officer - Day Shift to join our Twin Falls Laboratory team.
*Positon will service as Quality and Safety Officer 50% of time and in a Medical Lab Scientist role 50% of time.
*Relocation or Sign-on bonus available!*
Unit/Position SummaryThe Laboratory Technical Lead oversees and administers a variety of tests. Relies on extensive experience and judgment to plan and accomplish goals. May organize workflow and technical direction of others. Is familiar with a variety of the field's concepts, practices, and procedures. A wide degree of creativity and latitude is expected.
Responsible for quality assurance within respective service line.
Tests specimens in an accurate, organized and prioritized manner following laboratory procedures and policies to ensure quality and time guidelines in accordance with all regulatory agency requirements. Participates in creation and review of procedures and policies as appropriate for assigned duties.
Collects a variety of specimens as required by specific section needs, with skill and sensitivity to needs of the patient.
Ensures specimens are properly identified, collected, labeled and stored.
Verifies accuracy and validity of test results.
Instructs trainees in procedures and techniques of performing tests.
Performs instrument maintenance according to section procedures.
Maintains inventory of supplies.
Maintains safe and clean working environment.
Responsible for trainee and staff competency validation.
Performs other duties as assigned.
Education: Bachelor of Science degree.
Experience: 4 years' experience.
Certification: Must have one of the following:
Blood Banking (ASCP_BB)
Molecular Biology (ASCP_MB)
Medical Lab Scientist (ASCP_MLS)
Medical Technologist (ASCP_MT or AMT_MT).
Why St. Luke's
A strong, talented staff is at the heart of St. Luke's Health System. We are the state's largest employer with more than 15,000 employees and a medical staff of more than 1,800 physicians and advanced practice providers. We're proud of our people who deliver skilled, compassionate care every day, and are looking to add dedicated individuals who will continue this same tradition of excellence.
About Twin Falls, Idaho
Located in Southern Idaho, just under two hours from Boise, Twin Falls offers four distinct seasons and is best known for Shoshone Falls - "Niagara of the West" - and bountiful outdoor adventures. Adventure seekers here can enjoy whitewater rafting, kayaking, rock-climbing and BASE jumping from Perrine Bridge. Twin Falls has a thriving agriculture-based economy, which powers its reputation as a preferred location for food science, production and processing companies. Local schools receive strong support from the community in both academics and sports, while also enriching the community's arts and culture scene. With a low crime rate, good schools and endless opportunities for the outdoor enthusiast, you'll find Twin Falls is unhurried, unspoiled and unassuming.
Learn more about what the Magic Valley has to offer you:
City of Twin Falls | Perrine Bridge | Shoshone Falls | Snake River Canyon Rim Trails | Dierkes Lake | Idaho Heritage Museum | Herrett Center for Arts and Sciences | Orpheum Theatre | Faulkner Planetarium | Twin Falls Parks and Rec | Twin Falls Golf Club | Farmer's Market | Pomerelle Ski Resort | Balanced Rock | City of Rocks | Thousand Springs | Magic Valley Symphony | Sawtooth National Forest
*St. Luke's is an equal opportunity employer and does not discriminate against any person on the basis of race, religion, color, gender, gender identity, sexual orientation, age, national origin, disability, veteran status, or any other status or condition protected by law.
As the only Idaho-based, not-for-profit health system, St. Luke’s Health System is part of the communities we serve, with local physicians and boards who further our organization’s mission “To improve the health of people in our region.” Working together, we share resources, skills, and knowledge to provide the best possible care, no matter which of our hospitals you choose.