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Medical Lab Scientist (Nonexempt) Day Shift

Requisition R132744 Market Richmond, Virginia Department Microbiology - Richmond Health Source Shift Days/Afternoons Schedule Full-time

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Summary of Primary Function/General Purpose of Position

Medical Lab Technicians (MLTII) assist physicians and other specialists by performing all aspects of testing on blood, tissue, and other bodily fluids, the results of which can then be used to diagnose and treat patients. Confirms test results and provides the physician with data necessary to make appropriate determinations.

Essential Job Functions

•             Performs routine, moderate, and highly complex laboratory diagnostic tests.

•             Confirms test results and provides the physician with data necessary to determine the presence, extent, cause, and treatment of disease.

•             Follows quality control programs, assuring the accuracy and reliability of test results. 

•             Performs, records, and evaluates Quality Control.

•             Monitors, maintains, and troubleshoots laboratory instruments and equipment. 

•             Assist with training of new employees and students in the use of lab equipment and testing procedures.

•             Performs computer function on both Lab Information Systems (LIS) and Hospital Information Systems (HIS).

•             Participates in continuing education in respective areas of expertise. 

•             Assists with inventory control.                    

This document is not an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, skills, duties, requirements, or working conditions associated with the job. Employees may be required to perform other job-related duties as required by their supervisor, subject to reasonable accommodation.

Licensing/Certification

MLT Medical Laboratory Technician Certification or eligible by a nationally recognized certification agency (preferably ASCP) (required)

Education

Must have one of the following:

Associates, Medical Lab Technology

Completed at least 60 semester hours (including six hours of chemistry and six of biology) of academic credit from a college or university accredited by a recognized regional or national accreditation agency and have successfully completed a medical lab technician program by a nationally accredited agency

Completed a 50-week U.S. military medical laboratory training course within the past ten years

Work Experience

5 years of technical experience in a clinical laboratory setting (required)

Training

None

Skills

Active Listening

Service Orientation

Coordination

Verbal and Written Communication

Problem Solving

Customer Service

Organization

Time Management

Data Entry

Microsoft Office

Telephone Skills

Lab Information Systems

Laboratory Diagnostic Tests

Analyze data

Laboratory equipment

Quality assurance and control

Chemistry

Biology

Phlebotomy

Patient care

Working Conditions

Periods of high stress and fluctuating workloads may occur

May be exposed to physical altercations and verbal abuse

May be required to use physical restraints

May be exposed to high noise levels and bright lights

May be exposed to limited hazardous substances or body fluids*

May be exposed to human blood and other potentially infectious materials*

May have periods of constant interruptions

Required to car travel to off-site locations, occasionally in adverse weather conditions

Prolonged periods of working alone

* Individuals in this position are required to exercise universal precautions, use personal protective equipment and devices, and learn the policies concerning infection control.

Physical Requirements

Lifting/Carrying (0-50 lbs.)   1-33%

Lifting/Carrying (50-100 lbs.)    0%

Push/Pull (0-50 lbs.)    1-33%

Push/Pull (50-100 lbs.)    1-33%

Stoop/Kneel   1-33%

Crawling    0%

Climbing    0%

Balance    1-33%

Bending    1-33%

Sitting    34-66%

Walking    67-100%

Standing   67-100%

Additional Physical Requirements/Hazards

Manual dexterity (eye/hand coordination)

Perform shift work

Hear alarms/telephone/audio recorder

Reach above shoulder

Repetitive arm/hand movements

Finger Dexterity

Color Vision

Acuity - far

Acuity - near

Depth perception

Use of latex products

Exposure to toxic/caustic/chemicals/detergents

Exposure to moving mechanical parts

Exposure to dust/fumes

Exposure to potential electrical shock

Exposure to x ray/electromagnetic energy

Exposure to high pitched noises

Gaseous risk exposure

Patient Population

Neonates (0-4 weeks)

Infant (1-12 months)

Pediatrics (1-12 years)

Adolescents (13-17 years)

Adults (18-64 years)

Geriatrics (65 years and older)

Bon Secoursis an equal opportunity employer.

Many of our opportunities reward* your hard work with:

  • Comprehensive, affordable medical, dental and vision plans
  • Prescription drug coverage
  • Flexible spending accounts
  • Life insurance w/AD&D
  • Employer contributions to retirement savings plan when eligible
  • Paid time off
  • Educational Assistance
  • And much more

*Benefits offerings vary according to employment status

Scheduled Weekly Hours:

40

Work Shift:

Days/Afternoons

Department:

Microbiology - Richmond Health Source

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 Employers, please email recruitment@mercy.com. 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 recruitment@mercy.com.

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