Medical Laboratory Tech
  • Job Posting Expires: 6/30/2021
2W ago
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Healthcare
0-2 Years
4Year
Primary Duties

          Schedule:  Work hours will be flexible including holidays, weekends, evenings, and on-call hours. Takes call rotation for 24 hours laboratory coverage. Must be able to respond within 30 minutes.

Reports To:  Medical Laboratory Supervisor

Position Summary:  Responsible for the processing of laboratory specimens and reporting of results in all areas of the clinical laboratory.  Maintains laboratory records. Follows laboratory policies and procedures; maintains quality control practices in the Laboratory to assure the highest degree of quality care can be maintained at all times.

Essential Functions:

·         Ability to function in all areas of the clinical laboratory: blood bank, chemistry, hematology, urinalysis, coagulation, microbiology, serology/immunology.

·         Responsible for performing moderate-complexity testing.

·         Alters or adjusts methods and procedures for the neonate, pediatric, adolescent, adult and geriatric patient.

·         Performs quality control procedures and instrument checks.

·         Demonstrates knowledge of expected lab values for the neonate, pediatric, adolescent, adult and geriatric patient.

·         Notifies patient care unit and/or physician of critical lab values.

·         Maintains accurate laboratory records on procedures performed for statistics and billing.

·         Meets current documentation standards and policies.

·         Interacts professionally with the Director of Clinical Laboratory, Pathologist and clinical laboratory personnel.

·         Consults with other departments, as appropriate, to collaborate in patient care and performance improvement activities.

·         Performs all aspects of patient care in an environment that optimizes patient safety and reduces the likelihood of medical/health care errors.

·         Follows standard precautions at all times.

·         Manages and operates laboratory equipment safely and correctly.

·         Demonstrates knowledge of new testing methods, products, instrumentation; remains informed on all current technologies.

·         Maintains current knowledge of hospital policy, state and other regulatory requirements.

·         Demonstrates the ability to be flexible, organized and function under stressful situations

·         Demonstrates the value of team concept on a consistent basis.


Required Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities

         Education/Experience:

·         Degree in Clinical Laboratory Science (or equivalent), Chemistry or Biology.

·         Medical Laboratory Science Certification from the American Society of Clinical Pathology (ASCP) preferred

·         Two years laboratory experience preferred

·         Ability to effectively communicate in English, both verbally and in writing.

·         Basic computer knowledge.


Compensation Details

Based on Experience


Benefits

       Position is as needed, PRN hours.


How to Apply

         Visit our website at www.amhne.org to apply, or contact Megan Becklun, HR at 402-887-4151 or hr@amhne.org