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Midland County Current Community Level (According to the CDC): LOW  

CLS/Medical Technologist ($10k bonus)

Date Posted: 11/21/2021
Full Time | Various Shifts |

Shift and Schedule

Full Time -Various Shifts; holiday rotation/weekend rotation/on-call rotation required

JOB SUMMARY

Under the supervision of the designated Section Manager/Supervisor, performs clinical laboratory procedures, quality assurance, and instrument calibration and maintenance. The position reports to the appropriate Section Manager/Supervisor. The Clinical Laboratory Scientist I also maintains cooperative working relationships with intradepartmental and interdepartmental personnel.

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS/PERFORMANCE EXPECTATIONS

  • Cross-trains in more than one laboratory section: Laboratory sections include; Chemistry, Hematology, Microbiology, Blood Bank.
  • Performs routine and special laboratory tests within the different laboratory departments.
    • Recognizes test inconsistencies and takes appropriate corrective action. Provides assistance to laboratory co-workers in resolution of similar problems. Seeks help from the section manager or pathologist.
    • Calls critical test results to physicians or nurses immediately and according to established criteria.
    • Releases test reports as designed by our computer system. Prior to releasing results, reviews reports for clerical accuracy and clinical indications.
    • Rotates through Specimen Distribution Center (SDC) as needed
    • Participates in proficiency testing
    • Performs quality-control tests within the different laboratory departments.
    • Runs quality-control tests according to procedure and maintains appropriate data recording
    • Analyzes quality-control data and takes appropriate corrective action when results are outside acceptable limits. Provides assistance to laboratory co-workers in resolution of similar problems. Seeks help from department manager or pathologist. Documents actions taken.
    • Holds patient results until out of control situations are resolved. Reports unresolved situations to department manager, or where appropriate to the pathologist.
    • Assists in quality assurance activities.
    • Performs preventive maintenance and troubleshooting.
    • Observes and follows department preventative maintenance schedules.
    • Documents all instrument checks, preventative maintenance, routines, problems, and corrective actions taken.
    • Recognizes, analyzes, and takes corrective action to resolve instrument/clinical problems. Provides assistance to laboratory co-workers in the resolution of similar problems. Seeks help from the department manager as required.
    • Reports unresolved instrument/clinical problems to the department manager.
    • Performs clerical functions associated with the designated laboratory section.
    • Helps maintain files pertinent to the laboratory section.
    • Assist in maintaining inventory.
    • Contributes to the general laboratory functions and Midland Memorial Hospital needs.
    • Attends regular department staff meetings and in-service training.
    • Attends and participates in the preparation and/or presentation of the laboratory continuing education programs.
    • Observes laboratory and hospital policies, procedures, and safety practices.
    • Keeps work area neat and clean, and restocks daily supplies.
    • Maintains equilibrium in stressful situations.
    • Assumes the role of Section Manager in the routine daily activities of the section as assigned.
    • Calls critical test results to physicians or nurses immediately and according to established criteria.
    • Participates in proficiency testing.

EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE

  • Associates degree or higher.
  • No experience necessary.
  • Must provide documentation of successful completion of a Medical Technology / Clinical Laboratory Science training program.
  • Must provide documentation of passing a National Certification exam (American Society Clinical Pathology, AMT, etc.) or eligible. Must pass National exam within 12 months of employment.
  • Will consider sponsorships.