Medical Lab Technician - FT in Georgetown, KY at Georgetown Community Hospital

Date Posted: 2/13/2018

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Job Description

Georgetown Community Hospital

Georgetown Community Hospital just a 12 minute drive from Lexington is currently searching for a Medical Lab Technologist (MLT) to join our Clinical Laboratory.  You will utilize your knowledge of medical lab technologies in our clinical lab to provide information and insight needed for decision-making within a fast paced environment.  This is a Full Time opportunity.  Your Associates Degree, ASCP or AMT certification or board eligible are the minimum qualifications.
You would have the opportunity to work with a strong and high functioning team in our lab that not only serves the needs of the hospital but performs testing and other functions for physicians and organizations in the community.  As an MLT Medical Lab Technologist you will have the opportunity to learn, apply evidence based practices, and boldly make decisions for the best interest of patients.  We are a solid team of Med Techs and looking for someone to pick up shifts with us as needed.
Why join Georgetown Community Hospital?  As an organization we are committed to serving the needs of our community with exceptional quality care.  Thus, our Laboratory has an extremely important role to play in providing high quality care and impacting our community. As our reputation grows for quality and for exceptional patient experiences we are actually drawing patients from Lexington.  We continue to look for ways to improve the lab services we provide and we are passionately focused on people. 
Job Responsibilities
  • Perform calibrations and Quality Control when required and verify the integrity of such testing
  • Perform proficiency testing
  • Assist in keeping policy/procedure manuals up to date
  • Assist in keeping supplies at adequate levels
  • Participate in Hospital Wide and Departmental Performance
  • Perform phlebotomies and collects other specimens such as urine drug screens when necessary
  • Perform Hematology, Urinalysis, Serology, Coagulation, Immunohematology, Microbiology, and Chemistry testing accurately and in a timely manner to meet Hospital Core Measures and Goals (including therapeutic drugs and immunoassays)

Join us!  See why Georgetown Community Hospital has received the highest national marks in patient safety.  See why these national recognitions are a testament to our core values of providing high quality, safe and compassionate care.  We are conveniently located just 12 minutes from New Circle Road on the Lexington side of Georgetown with close free-parking. 

Apply directly to this job posting and we will reach out to you as soon as possible.  We look forward to connecting with you!

Job Requirements

Education and Certifications
  • Associate’s degree in a Laboratory Science or Medical Laboratory Technology from an accredited institution minimally required
  • Or Bachelor’s degree in a chemical, physical, biological or clinical laboratory science and have at least one year laboratory training or experience or both in high complexity testing (if working along)
  • ASCP or AMT registered or board eligible MLT
  • Previous clinical / hospital experience preferred
  • Requires critical thinking skills, decisive judgment and the ability to work with minimal supervision.   Must be able to work in a stressful environment and take appropriate action.

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