One of the nation's largest and most respected hospital companies, Universal Health Services, Inc. (UHS)* has built an impressive record of achievement and performance. Steadily growing from a startup to an esteemed Fortune 500 corporation, UHS today has annual revenue nearing $10 billion. In 2017, UHS was recognized as one of the World's Most Admired Companies by Fortune; ranked #276 on the Fortune 500, and listed #275 in Forbes inaugural ranking of America's Top 500 Public Companies.
Our operating philosophy is as effective today as it was 40 years ago: Build or acquire high quality hospitals in rapidly growing markets, invest in the people and equipment needed to allow each facility to thrive, and become the leading healthcare provider in each community we serve.
Headquartered in King of Prussia, PA, UHS has more than 81,000 employees and through its subsidiaries operates more than 320 acute care hospitals, behavioral health facilities and ambulatory centers in the United States, Puerto Rico, the U.S. Virgin Islands and the United Kingdom.
Mission Statement: To provide superior quality healthcare services that: PATIENTS recommend to family and friends, PHYSICIANS prefer for their patients, PURCHASERS select for their clients, EMPLOYEES are proud of, and INVESTORS seek for long-term returns.
Aiken Regional Medical Centers
Aiken Regional Medical Centers, located in Aiken, South Carolina, is a 273-bed acute care facility providing quality healthcare to the residents of Aiken and surrounding communities. Aiken Regional Medical Centers has been ranked a top hospital in South Carolina by the Carolina Center for Medical Excellence for its treatment of heart attack, heart failure and pneumonia. Services provided at the hospital include emergency medical care, orthopedic surgeries, maternity, and behavioral health services.
Section Lead Technologist
This associate assumes technical responsibility for a clinical section of the laboratory. They are responsible for ensuring that all persons working in the department are properly trained and competent. They also ensure that the department meets all regulatory requirements. They work in close contact with the Clinical Lab Manager in the day-to-day operations.
Acts as a resource person and provides technical advice to physician, nursing and laboratory associates in clinical laboratory procedures
Demonstrates a current working knowledge of routine and special procedures in their section of the laboratory.
Monitors quality control and quality assurance processes in the department
Identifies errors and brings them to the attention of the Clinical Lab Manager
Coordinates orientation and training of new associates with the Clinical Lab Manager
Assists in the annual review of Clinical Lab policies and procedures for their section
Writes and updates procedures in their department
Ensures that all regulatory requirements are being met for department section
Participates in the lab continuous quality improvement plan
Provides documentation necessary for any required corrective action or education
Facilitates training and education on new equipment and procedures
Ensures that the appropriate competencies are completed annually, bi-annually, and first 90-days.
Monitor performance on proficiency testing surveys in the department section and provide education when needed.
Meet continuing education requirements to remain current in area of expertise