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AdventHealth Lead Medical Technologist FT Days in New Smyrna, Florida


Lead Medical Technologist at AdventHealth New Smyrna Beach

Location Address: 401 Palmetto Street, New Smyrna, Florida 32168

Top Reasons to Work at AdventHealth New Smyrna Beach

Great benefits such as: Educational Reimbursement

Career growth and advancement potential

High quality of life with low cost of living and working near the shores of New Smyrna Beach.

Immediate Benefits

Work Hours/Shift: FT/Days

You Will Be Responsible For:

  • Performs functions of a Medical Technologist:

  • Obtains specimens, runs standardized tests, interprets and validates results.

  • Documents results per procedure in medical record

  • Assists department supervisor in process validation

  • Performs calibration verification for supervisory review and approval

  • Conducts maintenance, performance checks and calibrates instruments in one or more laboratory area

  • Performs advance instrument troubleshooting

  • Ensures all maintenance is done as scheduled and does timely preparation for supervisory review

  • Reviews exception report in the absence of the supervisor

  • Responsible for orienting new employees and supervising students

  • Provides input to supervisor regarding staff performance

  • Interprets policy and procedure for staff

  • Gathers and prints monthly quality control data

  • Responsible for setting up and doing parallel studies on new lot numbers of quality controls

  • Assists in the yearly CAP survey and assigns survey to different technologist

  • Inventories and make recommendations to Supervisor of the needed supplies and reagents for ordering

  • Fulfills all medical technologist principal duties and functions as staff technologist when necessary

  • Responsible for complying with HIPAA, CAP, JC, OSHA and all other local, State and Federal laws governing the hospital in general and the laboratory in particular.

  • Must conform to all hospital and laboratory policies and procedures

  • SUPERVISORY RESPONSIBILITIES May supervise Medical Technicians.

  • May assists with training of new employees and Medical Technology students

  • Ability to perform several functions and be able to make educated decisions

  • Interacts with nursing staff on all floors and with staff and physicians from the Emergency Department


What you will need:


  • Bachelor’s degree with 3 years’ experience in Medical Technology or a Bachelor’s degree with 3 years’ experience in a related science with approved clinical laboratory scientist training required or Associate’s degree with at least 10 years’ experience

  • Five years hospital experience in a clinical laboratory setting required.


  • Active Florida License as a Generalist Medical Technologist or Specialist Medical Technologist in one or more areas of the Laboratory required.

Job Summary:

The Lead Medical Technologist assists the supervisor/director in advanced laboratory process validations including troubleshooting, quality control and training. Also performs medical technologist duties of clinical testing in one or more of the following areas of the laboratory: Blood Bank, Microbiology, Serology, Chemistry, Hematology, Coagulation and Urinalysis.

This facility is an equal opportunity employer and complies with federal, state and local anti-discrimination laws, regulations and ordinances.

Category: Laboratory

Organization: AdventHealth New Smyrna Beach

Schedule: Full-time

Shift: 1 - Day

Travel: AdventHealth New Smyrna Beach

We are an equal opportunity employer and do not tolerate discrimination based on race, color, creed, religion, national origin, sex, marital status, age or disability/handicap with respect to recruitment, selection, placement, promotion, wages, benefits and other terms and conditions of employment.