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Sr. Medical Laboratory Scientist (Trace Dept-Elemental Analy

at Fresenius Medical Care North America in Southaven, Mississippi, United States

Job Description

Job ID 210005VR

Available Openings 1

PURPOSE AND SCOPE:

Responsible for accurate testing and resulting of patient samples; coordinate and direct operation of designated laboratory department.

PRINCIPAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:

+ Under limited supervision applies considerable knowledge to perform a broad range of tasks which include but are not limited to preparing and performing advanced low to high complexity testing, editing, and reporting various clinical tests as directed under department SOPs.

+ Works on moderately difficult assignments, requiring judgment in resolving issues and/or in making recommendations.

+ Acts as a subject matter expert with the ability to perform all MLS principal duties and responsibilities.

+ Performs testing audits and quality control before finalizing the release of test results, inclusive of documentation, and other reporting mechanisms.

+ Performs inspection and maintenance of laboratory instrumentation.

+ Resolves instrument and methodology issues.

+ Complies with all laboratory safety protocols, including, but not limited to, the use of personal protective equipment (PPE), proper laboratory techniques, disposal of biohazard, etc.

+ Acts as a primary contact for departmental inquiries, clarification and research of samples and test results.

+ Creates training materials and trains new laboratory personnel.

+ Places orders for reagents, chemicals, equipment parts, and other miscellaneous items as needed.

+ Interprets all methodologies and method specifications as requested by the client, management, QA, and Compliance.

+ Demonstrates continued competence in all designated areas through training others or other approved competency measures.

+ Responsible for completing proficiency testing including, but not limited to, reviews and investigation as required, collection of Quality Control, instrument data, and appropriate approval signatures.

+ Designs and performs validation studies, analyze data, and suggest resolutions to variations from specifications.

+ Reviews all SOPs. Create and edit SOPs when requested under the guidance of a Supervisor or Manager.

+ May assist junior level staff with more complex tasks that require a higher level of understanding of functions, as directed by immediate supervisor.

+ Mentors other staff as applicable.

+ Coordinates and facilitate department workflow.

+ May escalate issues to supervisor for resolution, as deemed necessary.

+ If applicable by local governing state requirements, act as department lead in the absence of the lead/supervisor/manager.

+ Reviews and complies with the Code of Business Conduct and all applicable company policies and procedures, local, state, and federal laws and regulations.

+ Assists with various projects as assigned by the direct supervisor, Lead Medical Lab Scientist, or covering laboratory supervisor.

+ Other duties as assigned.

Additional responsibilities may include focus on one or more departments or locations. See applicable addendum for department or location specific functions.

PURPOSE AND SCOPE:

Responsible for accurate testing and resulting of patient samples; coordinate and direct operation of designated laboratory department.

PRINCIPAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:

+ Under limited supervision applies considerable knowledge to perform a broad range of tasks which include but are not limited to preparing and performing advanced low to high complexity testing, editing, and reporting various clinical tests as directed under department SOPs.

+ Works on moderately difficult assignments, requiring judgment in resolving issues and/or in making recommendations.

+ Acts as a subject matter expert with the ability to perform all MLS principal duties and responsibilities.

+ Performs testing audits and quality control before finalizing the release of test results, inclusive of documentation, and other reporting mechanisms.

+ Performs inspection and maintenance of laboratory instrumentation.

+ Resolves instrument and methodology issues.

+ Complies with all laboratory safety protocols, including, but not limited to, the use of personal protective equipment (PPE), proper laboratory techniques, disposal of biohazard, etc.

+ Acts as a primary contact for departmental inquiries, clarification and research of samples and test results.

+ Creates training materials and trains new laboratory personnel.

+ Places orders for reagents, chemicals, equipment parts, and other miscellaneous items as needed.

+ Interprets all methodologies and method specifications as requested by the client, management, QA, and Compliance.

+ Demonstrates continued competence in all designated areas through training others or other approved competency measures.

+ Responsible for completing proficiency testing including, but not limited to, reviews and investigation as required, collection of Quality Control, instrument data, and appropriate approval signatures.

+ Designs and performs validation studies, analyze data, and suggest resolutions to variations from specifications.

+ Reviews all SOPs. Create and edit SOPs when requested under the guidance of a Supervisor or Manager.

+ May assist junior level staff with more complex tasks that require a higher level of understanding of functions, as directed by immediate supervisor.

+ Mentors other staff as applicable.

+ Coordinates and facilitate department workflow.

+ May escalate issues to supervisor for resolution, as deemed necessary.

+ If applicable by local governing state requirements, act as department lead in the absence of the lead/supervisor/manager.

+ Reviews and complies with the Code of Business Conduct and all applicable company policies and procedures, local, state, and federal laws and regulations.

+ Assists with various projects as assigned by the direct supervisor, Lead Medical Lab Scientist, or covering laboratory supervisor.

+ Other duties as assigned.

Additional responsibilities may include focus on one or more departments or locations. See applicable addendum for department or location specific functions .

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Job Posting: JC180392758

Posted On: Mar 30, 2021

Updated On: Oct 25, 2021