CentraState Healthcare System

Medical Lab Technician

4 weeks ago
ID
2017-7653
Position Type
Temporary Per Diem
CentraState Medical Center
Shift
Day
Work Schedule
7A-3P

Overview

CentraState's mission is to enhance the health and well being of our communities through the compassionate delivery of quality healthcare. Our vision is to have an organization of caring professionals trusted as our community's healthcare system of choice for clinical excellence. We are dedicated to service excellence for our patients, residents, families and community. Compassion, sensitivity and integrity, for those we serve as well as those with whom we work, are essential. We are also committed to an environment that supports continuous quality improvement and positive change. This environment is enhanced by education that improves our individual and collective capabilities. We understand thatcooperation with individuals and institutions with whom we share common goals is integral to the fulfillment of our mission.

 

CentraState Healthcare System prohibits discrimination based on arbitrary consideration of such characteristics such as race, color, religion, national origin, ancestry, gender (including pregnancy), affectual or sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, marital status, age, physical or mental disability or limitation, medical condition, genetic information, or veteran or military status, as well as any other legally protected class of persons and acts, in accordance with applicable State and Federal laws.

Responsibilities

Performs routine laboratory procedures using computerized instrumentation and manual methods. Coordinates the day-to-day operations of the laboratory section/shift.

 

Duties include:

  • Performs laboratory testing of blood and body fluid specimens using automated analyzers, as well as manual methods, accurately and according to lab procedure manuals.
  • Reports tests accurately, within timed guidelines, and according to lab procedure manuals.
  • Verifies critical results and follows critical value policy, including proper documentation.
  • Enters lab results into computer system.
  • Maintains Laboratory instrumentation according to manufacturer's operation manuals and lab procedure manuals.
  • Recognizes equipment malfunctions and takes appropriate steps to correct problems.

Qualifications

  • Medical Laboratory Technology Associate Degree in Applies Science (A.A.S.) required or Bachelor's degree in Medical Technology including internship required (MT).
  • Previous laboratory experience required.
  • ASCP, HEW or NCA registration preferred.
  • Strong computer skills.
  • Knowledge of Laboratory Information System (LIS).
  • Strong professional, organizational, and interpersonal skills to effectively relate with all members of the healthcare team.

Physical Demands

Standing; walkding; typing; filing; reaching at waist; Sitting; Kneeling; Stooping; Lifting/pushing or pulling up to and greater than 10 pounds; reaching below waist and above shoulder; Bending; Climbing.

 

Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

 

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