Responsible for the microbiology section of the lab and capable of performing tests in microbiology. Provides supervision to staff.
Bachelors Preferred Degree in Medical Technology from an accredited college acceptable to TDPH or certified as a Medical Technologist by the HEW Examination
Minimum Work Experience
6 years medical laboratory experience is required
Required Licenses/Certifications for position
Valid Tennessee license as a Medical Laboratory Supervisor
Required Skills, Knowledge, and Abilities
Knowledge of the principles, practices, and techniques of advanced medical laboratory work in the applicable Laboratory section (i.e, Chemistry, Hematology, Coagulation, Blood Bank, Microbiology, etc.).
Knowledge of supervisory principles and practices.
Skill in prioritizing and coordinating section activities in relationship to department functions.
Skill in both verbal and written communication.
Is able to multitask, handle stress appropriately, and work in a fast-paced environment.
Works well with others and consistently displays a courteous, professional attitude in all situations.
Note: Reasonable accommodations may be made for individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions of this position.
Medium lifting, pushing and pulling is required for 20-50 lbs occasionally, 10-20 lbs frequently and 10 lbs constantly to move objects. Sudden emergency situations have the potential for exposure to lifting or moving of up to 100 lbs. Frequent bending, walking, sitting, squatting, reaching and standing are required. Keyboard/computer use and/or repetitive motions may be required.
Internal Number: 7480
About East Tennessee Children's Hospital
East Tennessee Children's Hospital is a 152-bed hospital certified by the state of Tennessee as one of four Comprehensive Regional Pediatric Center in Tennessee and is accredited by the Joint Commission. As a Comprehensive Regional Pediatric Center, Children's Hospital offers full capabilities to care for seriously ill children in a unique pediatric environment and offers the services of many different pediatric subspecialties. Children's Hospital works jointly with the University of Tennessee Medical Center to ensure that injured children in this region receive trauma care at the institution most appropriate for the child's needs. We also assist smaller hospitals by providing pediatric health care training opportunities.
Since our first day in 1937, we have had an "open-door" policy that no child will be denied care because of race, religion or their parents' ability to pay their child's medical bill.