Preschool Lead Teacher

Truman Medical Centers

Preschool Lead Teacher

Kansas City, MO
Paid
  • Responsibilities

    Truman Medical Centers, a two-hospital, 600-bed, not-for-profit healthcare system, is the largest and most comprehensive safety net healthcare provider in Jackson County and Kansas City, Mo. TMC serves as the pri­mary teaching hospital for the University of Missouri-Kansas City Schools of Medicine, Nursing, Dentistry and Pharmacy.

    Our Hospital Hill campus is located in the UMKC Health Sciences District: a premier academic health district engaging in cutting-edge biomedical research and entrepreneurship, delivering state-of-the science health care, and educating the next generation of health care professionals. Recognized as a critical area resource for advanced specialized healthcare, TMC is constantly working to deliver the best pos­sible medical care for our patients. Quality, innovation, team­work and attention to detail are at the heart of all we do. TMC’s tagline is: “Better. For Everyone.” It is a simple state­ment, but it has profound significance. It is what we stand for, it is the focus of our work, and it is our promise to our patients.

    Responsible for coordinating the overall Point of Care Testing (POCT) programs at Truman Medical Centers, Hospital Hill and Lakewood. Responsible for directing the work of all POC staff. Works with physicians, resident physicians, nurse managers, nurses and others to assure proper functioning of the POCT program. Establishes and maintains a system where work and test results are checked for accuracy and timeliness. Maintains centralized records of the POCT program, monitors quality, monitors supplies and monitors costs. Performs a variety of tests and procedures. Establishes and maintains a system for routine and preventative maintenance on equipment and troubleshoots program. Works as a general supervisor under the direction of a pathologist who functions as a technical supervisor of the program and under the general direction of the Senior Director of Laboratory Operations.

    Required Skills

    Qualifies as a General Supervisor under CLIA—88 by any of the following:

    • Bachelor’s Degree in a chemical, physical, biological or clinical laboratory/medical technology science with at least one year experience with high complexity testing, or
    • Associate degree in a laboratory science or medical technology program with at least two years experience with high complexity testing, or
    • Previously qualified or could have qualified as a general supervisor prior to 2/29/92 under 42 DFR 493.1427 (3/14/90).

    Required Experience

    • Verbal communication skills required to interact with other hospital personnel
    • Strong organizational skills are required to organize and coordinate more than forty-five testing sites throughout the medical center
    • Writing skills and computer aptitude required to document training an competency of testing personnel, as well as to prepare daily, weekly and other periodic summary reports
    • Requires good verbal and written communication skills
    • Must be able to speak and read the English language
    • Must have the ability to lift up to 25 pounds
    • Must be able to stand for long periods
    • Must be available to rotate shifts and work weekends and holidays
  • Qualifications

    Qualifies as a General Supervisor under CLIA—88 by any of the following:

    • Bachelor’s Degree in a chemical, physical, biological or clinical laboratory/medical technology science with at least one year experience with high complexity testing, or
    • Associate degree in a laboratory science or medical technology program with at least two years experience with high complexity testing, or
    • Previously qualified or could have qualified as a general supervisor prior to 2/29/92 under 42 DFR 493.1427 (3/14/90).
  • Industry
    Hospital and Health Care