Job Description

Location: Morton Hospital
Posted Date: 6/16/2020

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.
  • 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.

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