Medical Tech-Blood Bank-PRN in Columbus, GA at St. Francis Hospital

Date Posted: 4/14/2018

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Job Description

St Francis Hospital

Job Summary:

Conduct complex analysis of laboratory specimens according to established protocols and procedures, conduct quality assurance checks, and maintain instruments.  May lead the work of Medical Laboratory Technicians, Phlebotomists, and others as necessary.

Job Duties & Responsibilities:

  • Accurately and appropriately test specimens/samples according to established protocols and procedures.
  • Evaluate specimens for acceptability; document activity; and maintain records.
  • Record and report specimen test results in a timely manner.
  • Report STAT, abnormal and critical value results; document special handling for test results that do not meet established criteria.
  • Follow established quality control procedures; conduct quality control reviews and report problems.
  • Accurately analyze and evaluate quality controls; document controls used; and report anomalies.
  • Perform equipment maintenance and calibration as needed or according to established schedule.
  • Troubleshoot instrument problems, reagents and patient specimens when necessary following established protocols.
  • Comply with all infection control and patient safety protocols; attend all required safety training programs; follows the established exposure control plan.
  • Provide in-service training other laboratory personnel and students.
  • May lead the work of assigned Medical Laboratory Technicians, Phlebotomists, or other designated personnel.
  • Demonstrate a level of respect and regard for the dignity of all patients, families, visitors, and fellow associates to ensure a professional, responsible, and courteous environment is always maintained.

Job Requirements

Qualification Requirements:

Minimum Education:

  • Bachelor's degree in clinical laboratory science, biomedical science, medical technology, biology, or related field.

Minimum Experience:

  • No experience required.  Clinical experience in a healthcare facility is preferred.

Licensure / Certification(s):

  • Valid certification through the American Society of Clinical Pathology (ASCP) as a Medical Technologist (MT) or Medical Laboratory Scientist (MLS).

Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:

  • Knowledge of established laboratory protocols and standards.
  • Competency to use a Personal Computer (PC) to include a variety of software applications specific to the lab and the Hospital.
  • Mathematical skills and the ability to execute moderately complex computations.
  • Good communications skills and the ability to effectively communicate both verbally and in writing using English.
  • Good organizational skills and the ability to maintain information in a logical manner.
  • Strong observation and analytical skills, and the ability to thoroughly document.
  • Leadership skills and the ability to coordinate the work of others.
  • Ability to demonstrate proficiency testing.
  • Ability to facilitate an environment of collaboration and teamwork.

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

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