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Medical Lab Technician PRN - Lab - Paducah KY

Requisition R043392 Market Paducah, KY Department Core Laboratory - Lourdes Shift All Schedule Part-time

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Under supervision performs clinical Laboratory procedures, quality assurance and instrument maintenance, in compliance with established departmental and regulatory agency requirement.

Performs and reports waived, moderately complex, and highly complex testing as defined by CLIA. Uses set protocols and guidelines and independent judgment to evaluate the credibility and accuracy of test results.  Records, reviews, releases test results in the LIS. Utilizes computer reports for optimal turnaround times and productivity. Provides recommendations for process improvement to the Laboratory Manager. Available for consultation as needed with staff and/or physician.

Maintains compliance of their section with all appropriate agencies (CAP, TJC, OSHA, CLIA). Develops and maintains procedure manuals. Implements new procedures and equipment. Establishes and reviews preventative maintenance program for all equipment in their area. Resolves technical problems, investigates complaints and is available for consultation with staff.

Participates in CE program. Conducts technical in-services as needed. In-services and performs competencies on staff on new procedures and equipment; initially, at six months and yearly. Notifies Manager of staff concerns in their section. Trains and evaluates students as part of their clinical education.

Reviews quality control and implements appropriate corrective action. Assigns, submits and reviews CAP proficiency testing. Documents response to unacceptable answers. Monitors supplies and service expenses to insure compliance with identified fiscal goals. Submits purchasing requests, and check requests as necessary.

Performs customer service duties, including answering and directing phone calls, relaying and faxing test results, troubleshooting specimen problems including missing orders and specimens. Fields customer complaints/concerns and addresses as necessary.

Completes schedules for department and updates time/schedule system as necessary for daily operations. Prepares all required management reports. Participates in various laboratory and hospital committees. Represents facility at monthly technical meetings.

Assist Manager by contributing feedback for employee performance appraisals. Available to assume Laboratory Operations Manager duties and responsibilities in the absence of the Manager.

Required: Associate Degree in Medical Technology or education and experience that meets CLIA requirements for high complexity testing personnel.

ASCP certification or eligible preferred

Mercy Health is an equal opportunity employer.

We’ll also reward your hard work with:

  • Comprehensive, affordable medical, dental and vision plans
  • Prescription drug coverage
  • Flexible spending accounts
  • Life insurance w/AD&D
  • An employer-matched 403(b) for those who qualify.
  • Paid time off
  • Educational Assistance
  • And much more

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Core Laboratory - Lourdes

All applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, national origin, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, genetic information, or protected veteran status, and will not be discriminated against on the basis of disability. If you’d like to view a copy of the affirmative action plan or policy statement for  Mercy Health – Youngstown, Ohio or Bon Secours – Franklin, Virginia; Petersburg, Virginia; and Emporia, Virginia, which are Affirmative Action and Equal Opportunity Employer, please email If you are an individual with a disability and would like to request a reasonable accommodation as part of the employment selection process, please contact The Talent Acquisition Team at

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Luis F., RN

I wanted to get into a career where I’m happy to go to work.

Luis F. Registered Nurse
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