Medical Lab Technologist/ Medical Lab Scientist- Laboratory- Springfield Regional Acute CareRequisition R077732 Market Springfield, Ohio Department Core Laboratory - Springfield Shift Days/Nights Schedule Full-time
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Performs routine and complex laboratory analyses, identifies and corrects problems within the scope of training and education. Stays current in laboratory theory and techniques, and assumes responsibility for problem solving. Requires exercise of independent judgment and interpretation. Works under the supervision of the manager and the technical guidance of the lead technologist.
Duties & Responsibilities:
- 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.
- Operates, maintains, and troubleshoots clinical laboratory analyzers and equipment within the scope of training including: routine preventative maintenance, reagent preparation, calibrations, and safety checks.
- Keeps appropriate persons informed of instrument problems and resolutions.
- Remains current in the field through completion of all mandatory competencies and training modules, regular review of departmental policies and procedures and participation in continuing education opportunities.
- Able to assist in training new staff and students under the lead tech's supervision.
- Performs and records all quality control.
- Evaluates the results of quality control and implements corrective action when indicated.
- Keeps appropriate persons informed of ongoing problems and resolution of problems under lead tech supervision.
- Accessions and processes specimens in preparation for testing and transit.
- Evaluates samples for acceptability.
- Demonstrates competency in obtaining blood specimens by venipuncture or skin puncture within scope of training.
- 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.
Education & Requirements:
- 2-year Associates (Medical Lab Technologist), or 4-year Degree (Medical Lab Scientist)/Vocational Degree (Medical Lab Scientist) in Clinical Laboratory Science
- MLT Certification or eligible
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
Scheduled Weekly Hours:37.5
Department:Core Laboratory - Springfield
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