MEDICAL TECHNOLOGIST-WEO

Owensboro Health - 42303
November 16, 2020
MEDICAL TECHNOLOGIST-WEO Allied Health Hours: 7p-7a Nights - Full-time Paygrade/Wages/Salary Info: OH 2013-75 - 40025A
Job Summary Performs all levels of Waived, Moderate, and High complex clinical laboratory tests and procedures. Maintains and calibrates equipment. Provides teaching and education to students and other team members. # Job Responsibilities Performs clinical laboratory tests according to established procedures of verification, processing, testing, and reporting. Performs the pertinent quality control procedures to validate test results according to established standards and records results appropriately. Assists in delivery of physicians reports via phone and electronic distribution in a timely manner. Responds to ##technical question## calls from units and physicians. Performs preventive maintenance and monitoring of all equipment to ensure that it is working properly and maintains related records. Records on instrument logs any repairs, replacement, and maintenance needed of equipment. Maintains adequate supply inventories by rotating stock, checking for expiration dates, and ordering replacement stock.. Performs venipuncture on patients of all age groups and other specimen collection using proper therapeutic skills and according to procedures. Assists supervisors in additional duties, which support the lab#s quality program. May serve as a CLIA defined technical consultant, technical supervisor, and general supervisor. May perform technical supervisor reviews in ImmunoHematology. Qualifications Bachelor#s degree or higher in Science required upon hire OR Bachelor#s degree or higher in related field required upon hire A combination of education, training and experience may be considered in lieu of degree. A minimum of 1 years# internship in a Hospital Laboratory required MT - Certified as a Medical Technologist through American Society for Clinical Pathology (ASCP) required within 6 months of employment in this position OR MT - Certified as a Medical Technologist through American Medical Technologists (AMT) required within 6 months of employment in this position OR MLS - Certified as a Medical Laboratory Scientist through American Society for Clinical Pathology (ASCP) required within 6 months of employment in this position Skills and Attributes Requires critical thinking skills and decisive judgment. Works under minimal supervision. Must be able to work in a stressful environment and take appropriate action. Ability to meet requirements for #High Complexity Testing Personnel# per the Clinical Laboratory Improvement Amendments (CLIA). Physical Demands Standing: Frequently Walking: Frequently Sitting: Occasionally Lifting 0-25 lbs: Frequently Lifting 25-75 lbs: Rarely Lifting over 75 lbs: Rarely Carrying 0-25 lbs: Frequently Carrying 25-75 lbs: Rarely Carrying over 75 lbs: Rarely Pushing/Pulling 0-25 lbs: Frequently Pushing/Pulling 25-75 lbs: Frequently Pushing/Pulling over 75 lbs: Frequently Climbing: Occasionally Bending/Stooping: Frequently Kneeling: Occasionally Crouching/Crawling: Occasionally Reaching: Frequently Talking: Frequently Hearing: Frequently Repetitive Foot/Leg Movements: Rarely Repetitive Hand/Arm Movements: Frequently Keyboard Data Entry: Frequently Running: Occasionally Vision: Depth Perception: Frequently Vision: Distinguish Color: Frequently Vision: Seeing Far: Frequently Vision: Seeing Near: Frequently Owensboro Health Core Commitments INTEGRITY - We conduct ourselves with a high level of responsibility, reliability and honesty because we take seriously the trust of our patients and coworkers. RESPECT - We value and accept the unique talents and contributions of every patient, customer and team member in the Owensboro Health community. TEAMWORK - We build a spirit of connectivity and fellowship by striving together to overcome obstacles, surpass goals, celebrate accomplishments and plan the future. INNOVATION - We foster original ideas and creative solutions that improve our daily work and promote the mission of Owensboro Health. SERVICE - We focus on service to patients, customers and team members by anticipating their needs, thoughtfully meeting those needs and continually improving the quality of everything we do. EXCELLENCE - We reach beyond basic expectations to expand our knowledge and awareness, produce exceptional work and provide outstanding service.