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Indiana University Health

Team Lead-Lab Assistant (Microbiology Lab)

System Services
Date Posted
11 February, 2022
Schedule & Shift
Full Time
Evening
Requisition Number
323817
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Team Lead-Lab Assistant (Microbiology Lab)

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Job Description

Overview

Indiana University Health is Indiana’s most comprehensive health system, with 16 hospitals and more than 34,000 team members serving Hoosiers across the state. We’re looking for team members who are inspired by challenging and meaningful work for the good of every patient. People who are compassionate and serve with a purpose. People who aspire to excellence every day.

The laboratories of IU Health offer some of the most comprehensive laboratory services in Indiana! Open 24 hours a day, seven days a week, the laboratories perform more than 19 million tests a year. In addition to IU Health, laboratory testing services are provided to hospitals and physicians across the country.

The Lab Assistant Team Lead at the the Pathology Microbiology Lab leads the laboratory team in the coordination of general laboratory services including specimen collection, blood component preparation, pre-analytic processing of specimens, waived testing and moderate complexity testing as well as clerical tasks. Lead Lab Assistant will spend approximately 25% as ad hoc leader. The incumbent may be responsible for patient and specimen registration and delivery of specimens.


 Requires HS Grad or GED Equivalent.
• Associates Degree in Medical Laboratory Technology or related science preferred.
• Requires successfully completion of an initial and six (6) month competency for identified testing.
• Requires successfully completion an annual competency assessment for identified testing.Requires a minimum of one (1) year experience in a laboratory setting; two (2) years of experience preferred.
• Requires working knowledge of computers.
• Requires excellent telephone skills.
• Requires strong interpersonal skills and ability to work as a team member and leader.
• Requires ability to perform repetitive tasks for prolonged periods of time.
• Requires complex problem solving skills with ability to discern when to escalate.
• May serve on appropriate committees or projects that contribute to the overall purpose and essential functions of the department.

 

Safeguarding our patients and each other is an important part of how we deliver the best care possible to the communities we serve. As a condition of employment, IU Health requires all new hires to receive various vaccinations, including the influenza and COVID-19 vaccines, barring an approved exemption. New hires will also be provided the option to submit proof of previous vaccination.

We are an equal opportunity employer and value diversity and inclusion at IU Health. IU Health does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, age, disability, genetic information, veteran status, national origin, gender identity and/or expression, marital status or any other characteristic protected by federal, state or local law. We will ensure that individuals with disabilities are provided reasonable accommodation to participate in the job application or interview process, to perform essential job functions, and to receive other benefits and privileges of employment. Please contact us to request accommodation.

Qualifications for the Team Lead-Lab Assistant (Microbiology Lab) Role

Overview

Indiana University Health is Indiana’s most comprehensive health system, with 16 hospitals and more than 34,000 team members serving Hoosiers across the state. We’re looking for team members who are inspired by challenging and meaningful work for the good of every patient. People who are compassionate and serve with a purpose. People who aspire to excellence every day.

The laboratories of IU Health offer some of the most comprehensive laboratory services in Indiana! Open 24 hours a day, seven days a week, the laboratories perform more than 19 million tests a year. In addition to IU Health, laboratory testing services are provided to hospitals and physicians across the country.

The Lab Assistant Team Lead at the the Pathology Microbiology Lab leads the laboratory team in the coordination of general laboratory services including specimen collection, blood component preparation, pre-analytic processing of specimens, waived testing and moderate complexity testing as well as clerical tasks. Lead Lab Assistant will spend approximately 25% as ad hoc leader. The incumbent may be responsible for patient and specimen registration and delivery of specimens.


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     Requires HS Grad or GED Equivalent.
  •  Associates Degree in Medical Laboratory Technology or related science preferred.
  •  Requires successfully completion of an initial and six (6) month competency for identified testing.
  •  Requires successfully completion an annual competency assessment for identified testing.Requires a minimum of one (1) year experience in a laboratory setting; two (2) years of experience preferred.
  •  Requires working knowledge of computers.
  •  Requires excellent telephone skills.
  •  Requires strong interpersonal skills and ability to work as a team member and leader.
  •  Requires ability to perform repetitive tasks for prolonged periods of time.
  •  Requires complex problem solving skills with ability to discern when to escalate.
  •  May serve on appropriate committees or projects that contribute to the overall purpose and essential functions of the department.
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Indiana University Health is Indiana’s most comprehensive health system, with 16 hospitals and more than 34,000 team members serving Hoosiers across the state. Our partnership with the Indiana University School of Medicine gives our team members access to the very latest science and the very best training, advancing care for all. We’re looking for team members who share the things that matter most to us. People who are inspired by challenging and meaningful work for the good of every patient. People who are compassionate and serve with a purpose. People who aspire to excellence every day. People who are always ready to apply themselves.

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