Under limited supervision, performs complex analyses on a variety of sample types, utilizing independent judgment to generate acceptable test results. Performs as lead by managing workflow, mentoring others and serving as clinical resource.
Principal Responsibilities and Tasks
The following statements are intended to describe the general nature and level of work being performed by people assigned to this classification. They are not to be construed as an exhaustive list of all job duties performed by personnel so classified.
Independently performs all responsibilities of MLS I and MLS II.
Actively participates in quality improvement initiatives as a member of a multi-disciplinary patient care services team. Develops/leads efforts to improve regulatory compliance within and beyond the department.
Assists in the determination of need for development of new services, equipment, instrumentation, tests, assays and procedures.
Participates in orienting new employees at the department level. Trains employees and serves as a mentor, helping others achieve/maintain required competencies.
Responsible for regulatory & accreditation agency preparation.
Performs duties as assigned related to the job description.
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Education and Experience
Bachelor's degree in Medical Technology, biology or related sciences or an Associate Degree in Medical Laboratory Technology, basic sciences or related field required or completion of Military Laboratory Technician program with relevant experience required.
Minimum of 2 years of clinical laboratory experience (bachelor's degree) preferred; or minimum of 4 years of clinical laboratory experience (Associate in MLT or related field or Military Lab Technician Training program) required.
ASCP or equivalent preferred.
Knowledge, Skills and Abilities
Evidence of leadership ability
Demonstrates advanced knowledge of clinical laboratory processes, analytical procedures, and various laboratory equipment including routine maintenance and calibration.
Ability to perform advanced computer skills which would be used in a laboratory setting.
Highly effective interpersonal, verbal, and written computer skills are required. Individual must be able to effectively apply these skills to various healthcare environments.
Ability to demonstrate knowledge and skills necessary to provide care appropriate to the patient population(s) served. Ability to demonstrate knowledge of the principles of growth and development over the life span and ability to assess data reflective of the patient's requirements relative to his or her population-specific and age specific needs.
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The University of Maryland Medical System (UMMS) was created in 1984 when the state-owned University Hospital became a private, nonprofit organization. It has evolved into a multi-hospital system with academic, community and specialty service missions reaching every part of the state and beyond. UMMS is a national and regional referral center for trauma, cancer care, neurocare, cardiac care, women's and children's health and physical rehabilitation. It also has one of the world's largest kidney transplant programs, as well as scores of other programs that improve the physical and mental health of thousands of people daily. The hospitals and health systems that comprise UMMS are: University of Maryland Medical Center, University of Maryland Medical Center Midtown Campus, UM Rehabilitation and Orthopaedic Institute, UM Baltimore Washington Medical Center, UM Capital Region Health, UM Charles Regional Medical Center, UM St. Joseph Medical Center, UM Upper Chesapeake Health, UM Shore Regional Health, Mt. Washington Pediatric Hospital and UM Community Medical Group.