Jul 08, 2024

Chemistry Core Lab Coordinator

  • Children's National Hospital
  • Washington, DC, USA

Job Description

Chemistry Core Lab Coordinator - (210003P0)

The Coordinator Chemistry Core Lab will be responsible to assist the Manager in the direction and supervision of the day-to-day operations of both technical and administrative functions for the Core Lab Section.


Minimum Education
Bachelor's Degree Bachelor's degree in Medical Technology or equivalent related field of science. .

Minimum Work Experience
3 years At least 3 to 4 years of experience in an accredited clinical laboratory, some knowledge of specimen processing operations preferred. .

Required Skills/Knowledge
Statistical Analysis. Excellent interpersonal and communication skills important. Knowledge and skills related to LIS desirable.

Required Licenses and Certifications
Registry or eligible as MT(ASCP). .

Functional Accountabilities
Technical Knowledge

  • Perform all technical procedures in the section following standard operating procedures for Core Laboratory

  • Assist in oversight of Medical Technologists and Medical Technicians.
  • Prepare schedules/assignments.

Quality Assurance

  • Identify, evaluate and resolve technical and patient-related problems.

  • Collect data and facts for review by the Manager.
  • Document all actions taken.
  • Review worksheets, records and logs.

Staff Direction

  • Provide inservice training and education for assigned staff.

  • Provide leadership and technical assistance to all assigned staff as directed by the Manager.
  • Assist to monitor employee performance.


  • Ensure send out results are current by monitoring.

  • Monitor pending log, QA, and temperature chart.
  • Assist to ensure technical procedures and computer maintenance are in compliance with regulatory, safety, and accreditation standards in assigned areas.
  • Monitor supply inventories in assigned areas to assure adequate availability; receive and stock supplies.
  • Ensure compliance with regulatory and accreditation standards; monitor standards.

Budget Control

  • Provide cost-effective utilization of materials and personnel and assist to direct cost containment.

  • Coordinate repairs and maintenance of all electric equipment in the Core Laboratory area.
  • Responsible for efficient and cost effective use of supplies and reagents.

Organizational Accountabilities
Organizational Commitment/Identification

  • Anticipate and responds to customer needs; follows up until needs are met


  • Demonstrate collaborative and respectful behavior
  • Partner with all team members to achieve goals
  • Receptive to others’ ideas and opinions

Performance Improvement/Problem-solving

  • Contribute to a positive work environment
  • Demonstrate flexibility and willingness to change
  • Identify opportunities to improve clinical and administrative processes
  • Make appropriate decisions, using sound judgment

Cost Management/Financial Responsibility

  • Use resources efficiently
  • Search for less costly ways of doing things


  • Speak up when team members appear to exhibit unsafe behavior or performance
  • Continuously validate and verify information needed for decision making or documentation
  • Stop in the face of uncertainty and takes time to resolve the situation
  • Demonstrate accurate, clear and timely verbal and written communication
  • Actively promote safety for patients, families, visitors and co-workers
  • Attend carefully to important details - practicing Stop, Think, Act and Review in order to self-check behavior and performance

Primary Location

: District of Columbia-Washington

Work Locations

Sheikh Zayed Campus
111 Michigan Avenue
Washington 20010


: Allied Health


: Patient Services
Position Status: R (Regular) - FT - Full-Time
Shift: Evening
Work Schedule: 1500 -2330

Job Posting

: Feb 23, 2022, 10:15:32 PM