MLS/Med Technol Techical Lead

The Clinical Laboratory Scientist (CLS) Technical Lead functions independently in performing all major work responsibilities of professional laboratory practice.  A CLS Technical Lead performs a wide variety of complex diagnostic and therapeutic testing, and acts as a resource for problem resolution and interpretation of results. The CLS Technical Lead may be responsible for method development research, instrument correlation, and method validation.  The CLS Technical Lead correlates data based on clinical knowledge, technical expertise, and other conditions affecting test results.  The CLS Technical Lead participates in laboratory performance improvement activities.  The CLS Technical Lead collaborates with the customers of the laboratory to promote appropriate use of laboratory resources.  In the absence of a supervisor, a CLS Technical Lead may direct work flow in the daily operation of a laboratory section and provide direction and problem solving skills for laboratory functions. 


Minimum Education

  Bachelor’s in a related laboratory field including the related lab practicum or equivalent routes as specified in CLIA’88.  (Preferred BS in Clinical Laboratory Science/or Medical Technology.)  HEW certification is also recognized.

Applicant should possess appropriate HHS approved laboratory certification such as a CLS/MT (ASCP, NCA, or AMT).  HEW certification is also recognized.  For cytology laboratory, CT (ASCP) certification required prior to hire.  For Histology Laboratory, HTL (ASCP) is required prior to hire.

Preferred Experience

Three to Five Years  as CLS.           


About Fairview

For more than 100 years, Fairview has been improving the health of the communities we serve. We have grown into one of Minnesota's largest nonprofit organizations. Today, we are more than 20,000 employees providing exceptional care and leading health care innovations that will sustain us into the future.

We partner with one of the nation's top research and teaching facilities - the University of Minnesota and its Academic Health Center. Our partnership is a national model that enables us to provide breakthrough medicine to our patients.

Our caregivers and leaders are re-envisioning patient care during a time of transformational change in health care. From ground-breaking care models in our primary care facilities to unique collaborative relationships with payers and employers and implementation of new technologies, we're committed to improving the overall value of our clinical quality and experience for our patients as we reduce the cost of care.

We are hospitals, clinics, home care, hospice, rehabilitation, pharmacy services and much more. To the communities we serve, we are known as a healthcare leader, community partner and trusted advocate. As an employer, we nurture the teamwork, passion and excellence needed to deliver our promise of exceptional care to our patients.

We offer competitive compensation and comprehensive benefits to fit your life.

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