Medical Technologist (Core Lab) - Full-time/Evening Shift (3p-11:30p)
Job Description: Espouses the principals of Lean Thinking and creates a work environment that positively promotes continuous process improvement; Maintains safe and clean working environment by complying with procedures, rules, and regulations; Maintains inter- and intradepartmental work flow by fostering a spirit of cooperation (hand offs); Maintains laboratory supplies inventory by checking stock to determine inventory level; anticipating needed supplies; placing and expediting orders for supplies; verifying receipt of supplies; Explores opportunities to add value to job (innovative ideas) to benefit the organization and taking ownership of the outcome. Proactively finds other work-related tasks during low census; Provides medical technology information by answering questions and requests; interpretation of test results Conserves laboratory resources by using equipment and supplies as needed to accomplish job results. Prepares reports of technological findings by collecting, analyzing, and summarizing information. Performs clinical laboratory tests, such as hematology, immunohematology, chemistry, bacteriology, mycology, serology, parasitology, endocrinology, general immunology, and urinalysis (as applicable). Performs functions to established productivity guidelines with minimal errors. Documents information appropriately in the LIS (ex. critical values, communication, etc.). Operates and maintains laboratory instrumentation. Performs preventative maintenance and troubleshoots problems to the full extent of ability. Actively participate in the laboratory quality plan/program (ex. investigative reports, notification of delays, etc.). Performs quality controls and documents QC for each lab procedure on a daily basis and follows up on issues (troubleshoots). Participates in external proficiency testing and in continuing education classes to maintain licensure and remain updated on changes in the Medical Technology field. Participate in the training of new staff and students by serving as a mentor and technical resource. Identifies and communicates abnormal patient conditions by alerting supervisory personnel, the pathologist, the patient physician, or nurse; reporting mandated information to the public health department or other designated officials. Minimum Education : Bachelors Degree from an accredited college or university with course work sufficient to meet the requirements of the American Society of Clinical Pathology (ASCP) for certification as a Medical Technologist, Medical Laboratory Scientist, Specialist or HEW (MT). Required License/Certifications : MT (ASCP), MLS (ASCP), categorical or specialist (ASCP), or MT (HEW). Preferred Qualifications : Experience: One year of experience working in an acute care facility as a Medical Technologist or Medical Laboratory Scientist.