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Medical Lab Technician in Lake Havasu City, AZ at Havasu Regional Medical Center

Date Posted: 3/21/2019

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Job Description

Havasu Regional Medical Center

The Medical Lab Technician performs standard routine, complex, automated and manual laboratory techniques without direct supervision; ensures proper functioning of laboratory equipment by performing preventative and corrective maintenance, and troubleshooting basic instrument malfunctions; calibrates and assesses the accuracy of laboratory equipment; performs, evaluates, and records quality control measures and institutes corrective action as appropriate; assists in maintaining inventory and supplies; performs phlebotomy using age specific techniques; collects, prepares and determines acceptability of specimens; prioritizes assignment of test requests and coordinates general work flow; recognizes normal, abnormal or unexpected results, errors and problems with patient test results; evaluates, interprets and reports test results; observes principles of data security/patient confidentiality; assists in training of new assistants and technologists; supervises Laboratory Assistants; assists in evaluation of new methods and equipment; interacts with other healthcare workers to solve problems and interpret patient lab results; attends and participates in department meetings; and, performs other duties as assigned.

Job Requirements

AS Degree preferred or equivalent education and work experience to satisfy the licensing requirements. Previous Hospital MLT experience preferred. Each individual performing high complexity testing must—
(b) Meet one of the following requirements:
(1) …associate's degree in a chemical, physical, biological or clinical laboratory science, or medical technology from an accredited institution;
(2)(i) Have earned an associate degree in a laboratory science, or
medical laboratory technology from an accredited institution or-
(ii) Have education and training equivalent to that specified in
paragraph (b)(2)(i) of this section that includes--
and
(B) Have laboratory training that includes either of the following:
(1) Completion of a clinical laboratory training program approved or Accredited by the NCCLS, ABHES, or CAHEA. Prefer ASCP, NCA, CLS, AAB, MLS, AMT or HEW on hire.

Equal opportunity and affirmative action employers and are looking for diversity in candidates for employment: Minority/Female/Disabled/Protected Veteran

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