Technical Specialist III
Company: Children's Hospital Of Philadelphia
Posted on: November 11, 2019
MAIN - Main Hospital?Req ID:?29043Shift: DaysEmployment Status:?AF
- Active - Regular - Full Time?Job SummaryAssists the Director and
Supervisor with the advanced, technical operations of the
laboratory section and performs highly complex diagnostic
procedures as prescribed by physicians. Acts as a team leader to
complete development projects as assign. Prepares technical
documentation drafts.Job Responsibilities
- Accurately performs diagnostic tests or procedures of the
highest complexity as assigned in multiple laboratory sections
(advanced tech skill inventory) and reports results through
appropriate channels. Completes, evaluates and records all
appropriate quality controls and quality assurance markers.
Activates troubleshooting procedures when necessary. Trains others
to perform this responsibility when assigned.
- Assists others (as appropriate based on skill level) by
demonstrating expertise of advance experience and or training (tech
skill inventory) as necessary for laboratory operation and provides
IMPACT feedback to the Supervisor. ?Evaluates new methods,
techniques or equipment and makes recommendations to the Director
or Supervisor Leads projects for procedure development, product
evaluations, quality monitors and regulatory compliance as
assigned. Prepares technical documentation drafts for publication
and/or procedure manuals. Prepares and presents technical education
demonstrations to laboratory or medical staff. May publish/present
scientific presentations/papers at a national level.
- Performs preventative/safety maintenance on equipment and
maintains a safe, clean and efficient work environment. Takes
initiative in problem solving equipment failures to the extent
capable. Communicates unresolved issues to supervisor or designee.
Complies with personal protective equipment (PPE) and other
laboratory and hospital safety standards 100% of the time. Notifies
supervisor of unsafe events. ?Responsibly controls and maintains
inventory. Trains others to perform this responsibility when
assigned. ?Provides information to the Supervisor for fiscal
monitors, operating budget or expenses and assists with variance
reconciliation for development projects.
- Provides professional, courteous and calm customer service to
both internal and external customers. Identifies appropriate
resources and sources for re-directed inquiries. ?Acts as a
reference source for laboratory procedures within their skill
inventory as necessary. Takes charge of any unusual or problem
situations and reports issue to Supervisor or Director.
- Regularly reviews operational procedure manuals, individual
competency assessment, quality assurance monitors for completeness,
accuracy and regulatory compliance.?Assists the Supervisor with
recommendations for content, accuracy and improvements and makes
changes as directed. Actively participates in laboratory section
continuing education/quality assurance meetings by preparing and
presenting technical presentations. Is assigned leadership
responsibilities for the continuing education of the section staff.
Assist the?Supervisor with the preparation of competency assessment
tools. Identifies own learning needs with regards to new projects
and partners with the director, CHOP resources or other outside
sources for resources. ?Participates in national and local
professional organizations as permitted. Successfully completes 12
units of approved continuing education activities during evaluation
cycle.Job Responsibilities (Continued)Job Responsibilities
(Continued)Required Licenses, Certifications,
RegistrationsNoneRequired Education and ExperienceRequired
Education: Bachelors in Medical Technology or other science related
field.??Required Experience: A minimum of 5-7 years of experience.?
A demonstrated mastery of advanced tech skills
inventory.??Preferred Education, Experience & Cert/LicPreferred
Licenses/certificates/registrations: M.T., (ASCP), (NCA), or
related specialty certification.Additional Technical Requirements
- Exhibits the ability to work with computer programs and
computer controlled equipment,
- Exhibits the ability to handle and interpret data, multitask,
and maintains confidential material.
- Exhibits good laboratory technique and safety practices.
- Exhibits good communication, technical and organizational
- Experience and/or training in multiple laboratory sections and
high complexity testing (advanced tech skill inventory).
- Exhibits the ability interpret scientific literature &
regulatory compliance and apply to laboratory policy & procedure
improvement or development.
- Exhibits the ability to lead scientific projects towards
procedure establishment and write regulatory compliant policy &
procedures.All CHOP employees who work in a patient building or who
provide patient care are required to receive an annual influenza
vaccine unless they are granted a medical or religious
exemption.Children's Hospital of Philadelphia is committed to
providing a safe and healthy environment for its patients, family
members, visitors and employees. In an effort to achieve this goal,
employment at Children's Hospital of Philadelphia, other than for
positions with regularly scheduled hours in New Jersey, is
contingent upon an attestation that the job applicant does not use
tobacco products or nicotine in any form and a negative nicotine
screen (the latter occurs after a job offer).Children's Hospital of
Philadelphia is an equal opportunity employer. We do not
discriminate on the basis of race, color, gender, gender identity,
sexual orientation, age, religion, national or ethnic origin,
disability or protected veteran status.VEVRAA Federal
Contractor/Seeking priority referrals for protected veterans.?
Please contact our hiring official with any referrals or
questions.CHOP Careers Contact?Talent Acquisition2716 South Street,
6th FloorPhiladelphia, PA 19146?Phone:
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