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Lab Technical Leader | Urinalysis and Fertility

Lab Technical Leader | Urinalysis and Fertility
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La Crosse, WI 54601

Posted 3 weeks 1 day ago
Full time

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We are seeking an experienced MLS/CLS individual to be a Technical Lab Leader within Urinalysis and Fertility. You will be responsible for maintaining all regulatory compliance within the area of responsibility, skills rosters and competency testing of staff, Quality Control and Assurance documentation and reporting, review and implementation of SOPs, and other duties as assigned.

Position Details:

  • Full Time - 72 Hours Biweekly (0.9FTE)
  • Monday through Friday day shift, start times between 5a to 9a
  • Occasional weekend and holiday if needed for staffing
  • Minimum starting pay - $28.20 and up (based on experience)


Why join us?

  • Generous Benefit Package (Medical, Dental, Life Ins, HSA/FSA)
  • Substantial Retirement Contribution (401 & Base Contribution)
  • Work/Life Balance (Vacation time, paid holidays, EAP)
  • Tuition Imbursement Program
  • Professional Development Opportunities/Career Development Center

Join our passionate team and make a difference in the lives of individuals seeking urinalysis and fertility assessments. If you are motivated, skilled, and dedicated to delivering exceptional laboratory services, we would love to hear from you.

Job Description:

The Technical Leader coordinates and leads the activities of the assigned section, including processing and analyzing blood/body fluids for a wide variety of constituents as requested by the physician. The Technical Lead works with the other section leaders to ensure the laboratory operations function efficiently. The Technical lead supports management decisions and communicates noncompliance to management.  Delegates work to staff within the section to ensure efficient delivery of quality test results. Demonstrates competency with the full scope of laboratory procedures, chemical, microscopic, bacteriologic, molecular and transfusion medicine. They are responsible for coordinating the training/competency of all employees in the section. The Technical Leads are responsible for ensuring that all regulatory requirements are met. Delegates and provides clinical laboratory expertise for Medical Laboratory Scientists and support staff within the laboratory and provides technical expertise in a manner that promotes collaboration with internal and external customers.

Major Responsibilities:

1.  Responsible for providing skill rosters for new employees and competency testing for all staff working within the section. Provides direction for specified testing activities in the section. Assigns work, checks results, and oversees troubleshooting of technical issues.

2.  In the spirit of teamwork, prioritizes workload demands and works with other Technical Leaders, staff, and managers to ensure that the laboratory team delivers high quality laboratory tests in an accurate and timely manner.

3.  Supports organization and management decisions related to all corporate and laboratory policies and procedures. Acts as a liaison between employees and the manager.

4.  Responsible for Quality Control, Quality Assurance, and variance reporting for the section. Ensures compliance with all accrediting agencies.

5.  Utilizes laboratory information systems.

6.  Responsible for introduction of new instrumentation and actively participates in section projects.

7.  Provides input for resource allotment for the section including supplies, space, and staffing.

8.  Ensures procedure manuals are current, accurate, and meet the standards of accrediting agencies.

9.  Performs highly complex laboratory tests, as defined by CLIA.

10.  Performs other job-related responsibilities as requested.

Education and Learning:


Bachelor’s in Medical Technology, Chemical, Physical, or Biological Science


Master's degree in Medical Technology, Clinical Laboratory Science or Chemical, Physical or Biological Science

Work Experience:


4 years training/experience in high complexity testing in the respective specialty


2 years training/experience in high complexity testing in the respective specialty if candidate has desired master’s degree.

Age Specific Population Served:

Infant (less than 1 year) Pediatric (1 - 12 years)

Adolescent (13 - 17 years)

Adult (18 - 64 years) Geriatric (65 years & older)

OSHA Category:

Category I - All Employees in this job title have a reasonably anticipated risk of occupational exposure to blood and/or other potentially infectious materials.

Environmental Conditions: Exposed to infectious diseases.

If you need assistance with any portion of the application or have questions about the position, please contact [email protected] or call 608-775-0267

Equal Opportunity Employer

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1900 South Ave.
La Crosse, WI 54601

(608) 782-7300

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