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Medical Lab Tech or Medical Technologist

Category:

Laboratory

Department:

Laboratory

Status:

Full Time

Schedule:

Variable

Description:

*****UP TO A $5,000 SIGN ON BONUS FOR QUALIFIED CANDIDATES*****

Minimum Entry Level Qualifications:

  1. Experience and/or level of competency: 1 year of experience as a Medical Laboratory Tech or Medical Technologist.
  2. Academic Preparation:Associates and/or Bachelor’s degree in Clinical Laboratory Science (preferred), or a Bachelor’s degree in Biology, Chemistry, or Physical Sciences.
  3. Licenses/Certifications: Certified MLT or MT/MLS through ASCP or AMT, or able to pass registry within 1 year of employment

Job Summary:

Provides clinical laboratory services to patients in accordance with accepted practices and departmental and hospital standards of care.

Specific Responsibilities:

  1. Performs and documents test results, quality control, maintenance procedures and associated corrective actions according to policy/procedure.
  2. Manages/performs other aspects of daily lab operations including collections, sample processing, results reporting/ distribution, personnel direction (as appropriate), and clerical duties as required to maintain efficient work flow, at a competent level and according to the age/needs of the patient/populations served, communicated special circumstances to appropriate personnel.
  3. Interacts with hospital personnel, volunteers, physicians and patients as to specimens and orders coming into the Laboratory and/or reporting results out according to the policies and procedures of the Laboratory Services and with sensitivity to customer needs.
  4. Complies with policies, procedures, and initiatives of laboratory services, the hospital and the system; understands, communicate and complies with standards and conditions set forth by various governmental and accrediting agencies including CAP, CMS, and CLIA.
  5. Performs duties in a manner to promote quality patient care and customer service/ satisfaction, while promoting safety, cost efficiency, and a commitment to the PI process.
  6. Ensures safe care to patients, staff and visitors; adheres to all Val Verde Regional Medical Center policies, procedures, and standards within budgetary specifications including time management, supply management, productivity and quality of service.
  7. Promotes individual professional growth and development by meeting requirements for mandatory/continuing education and skills competency; supports department-based goals which contribute to the success of the organization; serves as preceptor, mentor and resource to less experienced staff.
  8. Performs other duties as assigned.
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