Logan Health Medical Laboratory Technician - $10,000 Sign-On Bonus in Chester, Montana
Job Description Summary:
The Medical Laboratory Technician / Clinical Laboratory Scientist/Technician is a responsible for performing and reporting test results that may require a conclusion, evaluation or value judgment; responsible for performing related quality control, quality assurance, equipment operation and maintenance, and associated clerical functions, specimen management functions; responsible for the general, technical and scientific oversight of the laboratory in the absence of the Clinical Laboratory Scientist, Manager and/or technical supervisor.
As applicable to assigned area(s):
Clinical Lab Tech:
Associates degree in Medical Technology or related science required.
Completion of an accredited Medical technician intern-training program required.
Montana state Clinical Laboratory Technician license or must successfully obtain within forty-five (45) days of hire required.
Certification in Histology (ASCP) preferred. Other combinations of education and experience may be considered.
Excellent organizational skills, detail-oriented, a self-starter, possess critical thinking skills and be able to set priorities and function as part of a team as well as independently.
Commitment to working in a team environment and maintaining confidentiality as needed.
Excellent verbal and written communication skills including the ability to communicate effectively with various audiences.
Excellent interpersonal skills with the ability to manage sensitive and confidential situations with tact, professionalism, and diplomacy.
Possess and maintain computer skills to include working knowledge of Microsoft Office Suite and ability to learn other software as needed.
Job Specific Duties:
Performs quality control (QC) and documentation per department protocol for assigned area(s). Monitors and evaluates QC for test results according to established protocols.
Performs accreditation-related tasks to include, competencies in the CAP Competency Program and proficiency testing.
Maintains competency in computer skills and updates and modifies application additions to appropriate systems. Accurately orders/cancels tests, verifies results and documents in Electronic Medical Record (EMR).
Contributes to the writing and revisions of polices and procedures as applicable to assigned area(s).
Specific job duties as applicable to a Clinical Lab Tech:
Performs clinical patient testing utilizing a variety of technologies. Evaluates specimen integrity, patient/specimen identification, instrument function and appropriate lab technique at every stage and request clarification and assistance as needed.
Performs testing in a timely manner and maintains efficiency with specimen.
Performs specimen processing and evaluates specimen requirements of all tests.
Appropriately packages specimens for transport to reference laboratories. Maintains knowledge of state and federal shipping and transport requirements for infectious and hazardous materials.
Assists in billing requirements for referral tests. Reviews and reconciles reference laboratory invoices for accuracy.
Monitors and maintains adequate supplies for specimen collection and transport of referral tests.
Specific job duties as applicable to a Histology Tech:
Accurately processes, cuts, and stains blocks of tissue specimens per department protocol for assigned area(s).
Reviews and evaluates test results and follows up on abnormal or problematic results per department protocol.
Prepares reagents, stains, and solutions for total processing of specimens.
Assists in inventory and stocking of supplies and prepares fresh reagents per department protocol.
Maintains indexed files, slides, and proficiency in retrieval of paraffin blocks, slides and reports per department protocol.
The above essential functions are representative of major duties of positions in this job classification. Specific duties and responsibilities may vary based upon departmental needs. Other duties may be assigned similar to the above consistent with knowledge, skills and abilities required for the job. Not all of the duties may be assigned to a position.
Maintains regular and consistent attendance as scheduled by department leadership.
Variable (United States of America)
Please know schedules and shifts are subject to change based on patient care and department/organizational needs.
Logan Health operates 24 hours per day, seven days per week. Schedules are set to accommodate the requirements of the position and the needs of the organization and may be adjusted as needed.
Notice of Pre-Employment Screening Requirements
If you receive a job offer, please note all offers are contingent upon passing a pre-employment screening, which includes:
Criminal background check
Health and Immunizations Screening
Physical Demand Review/Screening
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Logan Health is an Equal Opportunity Employer (EOE/AA/M-F/Vet/Disability). We encourage all qualified individuals to apply for employment. We do not discriminate against any applicant or employee based on protected veteran status, race, color, gender, sexual orientation, religion, national origin, age, disability or any other basis protected by applicable law. If you require accommodation to complete the application, testing or interview process, please notify Human Resources.
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