Lead Medical Technologist in Westfield, IN at Riverview Health

Date Posted: 3/8/2023

Job Snapshot

Job Description


Join an award-winning team at Riverview Health - a Pathway to Excellence Award recipient! We are located in beautiful Westfield, Indiana.

As a member of the healthcare team here at Riverview Health, the Lead Tech in the Lab demonstrates active patient advocacy to ensure all rights are identified and met for every patient. The Lead Tech encompasses all duties relating to providing exemplary patient care at Riverview Health. Outstanding customer service skills and understanding of confidentiality and productivity are required by the Lab Assistant.

Great opportunity to gain leadership experience in a clinical laboratory!


Team Lead - Medical Technologist/MLT at our Westfield Laboratory

  • Coordinates the technical activities of the Laboratory.
  • Provides input into development of policies and procedures and participates in the development of new technical procedures.
  • Ensures laboratory personnel maintain current knowledge of laboratory techniques, procedures, and equipment operation.
  • This is a general supervisor role and works closely with the technical supervisors over each department of Riverview Health Laboratory



  • Support and assist in compliance, regulatory testing, i.e. linearities, instrument comparisons, and compliance surveys (API, CAP). Works as a proficient resource for the Laboratory.
  • Knowledgeable of laboratory’s policies and procedures regarding all preanalytical, analytic and post analytic processes including: acceptable specimens and specimen handling, quality control of test systems, instrument maintenance and instrument function, testing analysis and monitoring of test performance to detect discrepancies before resulting, documenting and reporting of test results and notifying appropriate authorities.  
  • Follow laboratory quality control policies and procedures. Review Quality Control performed in the laboratory along appropriate follow up and troubleshooting as needed. Resolves technical problems and ensures that remedial actions are taken whenever test systems deviate from the laboratory's established performance specifications.
  • Review maintenance logs and meet guidelines for completion. Responsible for device maintenance, troubleshooting, request repairs, work with Technical Support, and assist with device/hardware updates as needed. Document as required. Escalates to supervisory levels as needed.
  • Monitor inventory and supply volumes for the laboratory and assist in ordering as needed. Follows laboratory policies and procedures on optimal supply use and storage requirements.
  • Cooperates with Lab Assistants, Nursing, Physician Office Staff and Supervisory Staff to facilitate accurate test ordering, specimen integrity, and timely results reporting.
  • Assist in review of patient results for follow up as needed. Proactively investigate the status of all pending, delayed or recollected specimens and communicates pending tests to coworkers before taking breaks and before end of shift.
  • Assist with yearly competency evaluation of employees and participates with the College of American Pathologist inspection checklist review.
  • Attend management meetings as applicable to be a resource for information between laboratories and help with troubleshooting issues between the labs.  
  • Comply with all regulatory policies and procedures, including, but not limited to all departmental and functional policies and procedures. Must maintain licenses appropriate to professional organization, if applicable. 
  • Perform other duties as assigned.

Job Requirements


  • Level of Education
    • Minimum: Bachelors degree in medical technology, or chemical, physical or biological science from an accredited institution and have at least four years of laboratory training or experience, or both, in high complexity testing within the specialty with a minimum of six months experience in high complexity testing within the subspecialty. Must be MT (ASCP) registered. Must meet requirements for Technical Supervisor and General Supervisor under CLIA 1988
    • Preferred: Bachelor's degree in clinical laboratory science, medical technology or chemical, physical or biological science and ten years of laboratory training or experience, or both, in high complexity testing within the specialty with a minimum of six months experience in high complexity testing within the subspecialty. Must be MT (ASCP) registered.
  • Level of Experience
    • Minimum: 5 years testing experience in hospital laboratory setting. Laboratory testing. General or specific experience in Chemistry, Hematology, Blood Bank, Coagulation, Microbiology, Serology and/or Urinalysis.
    • Preferred: Minimum 5 years' experience in implementation of analyzers, quality control program development and management, statistical analysis of data, RALS data management system, and point of care testing.


  • State Issued License - Yes
  • CPR - N/A
  • ACLS - N/A
  • PALS - N/A
  • Type of Specialty Certification or other Licensure, if required: - MT (ASCP)