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Lead Medical Technologist

Lead Medical Technologist

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Employment Type 
Regular Full-Time
Position Schedule 
Monday - Friday 2:30 pm - 11:00 pm

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Position Summary

Westmed Medical Group is currently recruiting for a full-time Lead Clinical Laboratory Technologist for the Purchase, NY office. The schedule is Monday - Friday 2:30 pm to 11:00 pm.


The Lead Technologist is accountable for the accuracy and reliability of all testing under his/her supervision, both patient and QC, and performing test with accuracy in a timely manner. In addition this person is responsible to maintain supplies and proper staff coverage in all Laboratory areas which they are responsible for: Chemistry, Hematology and UA benches.

Essential Job Functions & Responsibilities

  • Able to access section staffing needs and take an active role in meeting section workload needs.
  • Makes sure that all staff is cross-trained in all areas within the clinical Laboratory meeting CLIA guide lines.
  • Ensures that all testing performed under his/her supervision is according to established, approved procedures and quality control policies.
  • Ensures that all testing is done under optimal conditions (ie. Instruments functioning properly; in good condition and proper technique followed, reagents, room  temp, room humidity).
  • Responsible for maintaining section QC Control for each analyte with proper follow up.
  • Makes sure that section passes all sections proficiencies and meets proficiencies dead line.
  • Makes sure that all maintenance procedures on all instrumentation are performed as dictated by the manufacturer.
  • Maintain line of communication with all staff members to keep the work flow mainly during breaks and lunch.
  • Responsible for the maintenance and retention of all documents needed for Federal inspections.
  • Responsible for keeping track of all laboratory supplies and makes sure that supplies are properly rotated to avoid expired reagents.
  • Performs and/or schedules preventive maintenance and basic troubleshooting procedures on all instruments as needed, with proper documentation in Share Point.
  • Participates in the evaluation of new products and procedures as required/requested.
  • Maintains an open line of communication with Peers, Manager and Pathologists.
  • Meets with Manager as needed to address section needs.
  • Complies with all WMG policies and OSHA regulations related to safety, cleanliness and infection control.
  • Performs other ancillary duties as directed by competent authority.

Required Qualifications

  • Bachelors Degree in Biology and New York State Clinical Laboratory Technologist License required
  • 3-5 years of Laboratory Technologist experience running lab instrumentation
  • Prior Lead Clinical Laboratory Technologist experience preferred
  • Must be comfortable delegating and taking the lead in job related issues
  • Must be comfortable operating and troubleshooting instrumentation

Company Overview

Westmed Medical Group is a large, award-winning multi-specialty medical practice, with headquarters in Purchase, NY. It is staffed by a team of over 500 Physicians and Advanced Practice Providers who are dedicated to providing coordinated, efficient and the highest quality of patient care at its 13 locations in Westchester County, NY and Fairfield County, CT. The practice, known for its one-stop-shopping medical experience for patients, uses state-of-the-art systems and has a national reputation for measured healthcare excellence. Westmed offers 60+ medical specialties and currently has over 1,000 employees.  Our mission is to be your trusted partner in comprehensive, lifelong care.  The foundation for service excellence at Westmed Medical Group starts with the patient experience and focusing on the complete total care of our patients. Westmed is recognized by the National Committee for Quality Assurance as a Level 3 Medical Home, the highest achievable level.  Westmed has been one of 480 Medicare Accountable Care Organizations (ACOs) nationwide since 2012, and was ranked a Fortune® 2017 Best Workplaces in Healthcare and in New York State.


Here at Westmed Medical Group, we look for individuals who are interested in and seek a challenging, growth-oriented, dynamic and friendly environment. Individuals with a strong work ethic along with a caring personality are who we find to be most successful here, fitting into our not so basic mantra of simply being “Smart" & “Nice". Our organization is constantly looking to bring on like-minded people who have a genuine interest in helping people and possess an intellectual curiosity to try and do things better and more efficiently. We strive to bring out the best in all of our team members and provide individuals with the support they need to achieve their career aspirations while providing the best quality care to our patients.


We provide a modern office environment, state-of-the-art equipment and technology as well as competitive benefits and salary. Our benefits include medical, dental, free copays for employees who see Westmed physicians, discounted vision glasses, life insurance, AD&D insurance, short-term and long-term disability, 401k and profit sharing, flexible spending plans, and more.  Westmed Medical Group has also been GreatRated! as a Great Place to Work, the global authority on high-trust, high-performance workplace cultures.


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