Job Description

1st Shift.

Must be generalist.

Every Other Weekend (Sat/Sun)

8 Hours Per Week

POSITION SUMMARY:

Performs, under minimal supervision, routine and specialized testing on patient specimens to obtain information used in the diagnosis, treatment and prevention of disease.

KEY RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Performs testing on all specimens and ensures that results are accurate and complete.
  • Works in a team environment to accomplish Laboratory goals.
  • Possess knowledge of Medical Technology and answers inquiries from physicians and other health care professionals.
  • May be required to mentor new employees and students.
  • Obtains and processes specimens for laboratory testing according to department/section policy and procedures.
  • Verifies accuracy of test specimen before testing.
  • Performs technical procedures as required by department or supervisor.
  • Performs all testing in a timely manner as established by departmental policy and performs all tests with confidence.
  • Inspects instruments and verifies that equipment is in proper working order before testing.
  • Insures that test results correlate with each other and the patient’s clinical situation.
  • Rechecks and reports to the supervisor all questionable results.
  • Follows critical value procedure.
  • Demonstrates proficiency in performing all computer tasks associated with job responsibilities.
  • Performs scheduled maintenance to assure proper operation of equipment.
  • Records the procedures performed.
  • Performs quality control and quality assurance procedures and instrument checks correctly.
  • Performs analytical and decision making functions with minimal supervision.
  • Has working knowledge of the theory of laboratory procedures.
  • Prepares and presents continuing education for department personnel.
  • Applies step-by-step problem solving and thinking patterns.
  • Acts as charge person assigned to provide direction, support and technical ability to others.

Management of Time and Resources:

  • Completes work assignments within an acceptable time frame.
  • Uses time and resources to the best possible advantage for successful completion of job responsibilities.
  • Develops and maintains efficient working relationships.
  • Is reliable in respect to attendance.
  • Is Reliable in respect to punctuality.
  • Recognizes the importance of team efforts and partners with others to achieve positive outcomes.

Quality:

  • Is part of a team effort to insure quality services.
  • Offers creative solutions or alternatives to issues or concerns.
  • Produces quality results.
  • Continually strives to improve the quality of work.

Accepts responsibility for all work performed and takes appropriate corrective action as needed.

CUSTOMER SERVICE SKILLS:

  • Is cooperative in interactions, treating customers with courtesy, respect and compassion.
  • Is patient when responding to questions and answers questions appropriately.
  • Responds to requests in a timely manner.
  • Handles interruptions in a skillful way.
  • Maintains a professional appearance and demeanor.
  • Strives to prevent/resolve customer concerns to the customer’s satisfaction.

REQUIRED KNOWLEDGE & SKILLS:

  • Is responsible for ongoing development of his/her work skills through the use of available resources (i.e.: in-services, formal educational programs, other work groups and on-the-job training).
  • Attends and participates in staff meetings and in-services and/or reviews documentation as required.
  • Assists in the orientation of others and actively participates in mentoring.
  • Performs analytical and decision making functions with minimal supervision.
  • Recognizes and seeks assistance/consultation when appropriate.
  • Demonstrates an understanding of relative Hospital and all-departmental policies and procedures including safety issues.
  • Possesses awareness of programs/services provided by Hospital and where they are located.

EDUCATION/EXPERIENCE/LICENSURE/TECHNICAL/OTHER:

Required Qualifications:

  • MT with Bachelor’s degree or equivalent

Preferred Qualifications:

  • MT ASCP/NCA with bachelor’s degree 2- 5 years experience

Application Instructions

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