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Clinical Lab Coordinator

Job ID REQ-2023-498 Omaha, Nebraska

Business: Boys Town National Research Hospital

Job Summary:

Coordinates day-to-day laboratory operations and ensures quality laboratory service. Regulates the workflow efficiency of the department through formulating daily personnel assignments or adjustments considering staffing levels and the patient's needs.

Schedule: Full-Time, 7:00 AM-3:30 PM Monday-Friday

Location: West Hospital

MAJOR RESPONSIBILITIES & DUTIES:

  • Assists in the development of departmental action plans and makes recommendations to the Laboratory Manager for training and staff development.

  • Monitors productivity to assure maximum staff utilization at minimum costs.

  • Provides technical guidance and skill development to assigned staff in all procedures in order to maximize the efficiency and effectiveness of patient care.

  • Follows all laboratory procedures and policies, (quality control, precision, accuracy, and correlation studies, maintenance and corrective actions, preparing and evaluation of reagents, media, and standards) to maximize efficiency and effectiveness of lab services.

  • Demonstrates and maintains competency in all aspects of patient testing including specimen collection, sample processing, test performance and reporting.

  • Monitors daily performance of department quality control, maintenance checklists, and safety policies to ensure completion and accuracy.

  • Maintains communication with Laboratory management as liaison for department employees.

  • Participates in the development and evaluation of new laboratory procedures to maintain current preferred methodologies.

  • Provides training and orientation of new department personnel to ensure consistent application of department procedures and laboratory policies.

  • Performs quality control procedures and laboratory testing of biological fluids on specific laboratory instrumentation according to established protocols. Evaluates results for abnormalities and inconsistencies by following predetermined protocol and take the necessary action to alert the appropriate personnel or correct the malfunctioning instrumentation and document any actions taken.

  • Communicates test results to appropriate personnel and/or clients via verbal, written, or computer link communication in a prompt, professional and courteous manner.

  • Participates in department meetings and Laboratory committee activities to maintain continuity, consistency, and communication inside and outside of the department.

  • Provides patient care and education according to the patient population served.

REQUIRED QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Bachelor’s degree in medical technology or chemical, physical, biological sciences or Associates Degree in Medical Laboratory Technicianfrom an accredited college or university required.

  • Minimum of five years of full-time laboratory experience or training in the specialty or sub-specialty in which the individual performs tests required.

  • BLS certification required.

  • Registered by the ASCP or NCA required.

About Boys Town:

Boys Town has been changing the way America cares for children and families since 1917. With over a century of service, our employees have helped us grow from a small boardinghouse in downtown Omaha, Nebraska, into one of the largest national child and family care organizations in the country. With the addition of Boys Town National Research Hospital in 1977, our services branched out into the health care and research fields, offering even more career opportunities to those looking to make a real difference.

Our employees are our #1 supporters when it comes to achieving Boys Town's mission, which is why we are proud of their commitment to making the world a better place for children, families, patients, and communities. Unique perks to Boys Town employees and their families include free visits to Boys Town physicians and free prescriptions under the Boys Town Medical Plan, tuition assistance, parenting resources from our experts and professional development opportunities within the organization, just to name a few. Working at Boys Town is more than just a job, it is a way of life.

This advertisement describes the general nature of work to be performed and does not include an exhaustive list of all duties, skills, or abilities required. Boys Town is an equal employment opportunity employer and participates in the E-Verify program. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity and/or expression, national origin, age, disability, or veteran status. To request a disability-related accommodation in the application process, contact us at 1-877-639-6003.

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