MT / MLS

Date Opened: 2022-04-28

Do you strive to continually exceed expectations?

Do you demonstrate respect and concern for all individuals?

Are you willing to care for our community with honest, positive, and ethical behavior?

If yes, you might be the team member we are looking for!

At Chadron Community Hospital, we are driven by our Mission Statement, “Provide and support health care and community service programs of excellence in the communities we serve”.

 


Position Details:

Medical Technologist / Medical Laboratory Scientist

Full-time, 30-40 hours a week, Benefited position

Position Summary: 

The Medical Technologist/Medical Laboratory Scientist works under the supervision of the Lab Manager. Ultimate responsibility is to the Laboratory Director. This Medical Technologist position performs laboratory testing in all departments of the laboratory as required. This position performs all the responsibilities for testing personnel conducting high complexity testing as defined by CLIA 88. Also performs other duties as assigned.

Job Duties & Responsibilities

  1.  Function as the testing personnel for the daily operation of the Laboratory.  Follows laboratory’s established policies and procedures for performing laboratory analysis to assure that acceptable levels of analytical performance are met. May function as a general supervisor in the absence of a Lab Manager in accordance with the CLIA 88 general supervisor guidelines. Demonstrate competency and proficiency in all laboratory testing performed.
  2. Maintain phlebotomy skill to include venipuncture, capillary draws, and arterial punctures. As required, draw appropriate blood specimens from patients following standard operating procedure for the identification of patients, specimen collection, labeling, and handling.
  3. Adhere to laboratory’s quality control policies and procedures, documenting all quality control activities, instrument calibration and maintenance.
  4. Follows laboratory’s established corrective action policies and procedures whenever test systems are not within the laboratory’s defined acceptable level of performance.
  5. Recognize and respond to abnormal test results and follow established policies of notification and documentation of these abnormal results.
  6. Capable of identifying problems that may adversely affect test performance or reporting of test results and either correct the problems or immediately notify a supervisor or medical director.
  7. Demonstrate competency and proficiency in performance of testing, maintenance procedures, performance of quality control, and problem solving.
  8. Participate in the orientation and training of new staff.
  9. Participate in performance improvement activities.
  10. Demonstrate flexibility in adjusting to variable work load and job duties including troubleshooting instruments.
  11. Knowledge and involvement of yearly laboratory performance improvement plan as well as other committee activities. 

EDUCATION:

            Bachelor’s Degree in Medical Technology/Medical Laboratory Science or a related field or equivalent combination of post-secondary education and work experience (including comparable military training) in the field of Medical Technology/Medical Laboratory Science. Required to meet all personnel requirements for testing personnel under CLIA 88.

LICENSURE/CERTIFICATION:

            Certification as a Medical Technologist/Medical Laboratory Scientist by a recognized certifying agency or registration as a Medical Laboratory Technologist/Medical Laboratory Scientist is desirable.

EXPERIENCE:

            Prior work experience desirable, but not required.

ESSENTIAL TECHNICAL MOTOR SKILLS:

            Must be able to palpate a vein or artery and possess skills to perform a needlestick. Able to select, enter, and retrieve correct information into Laboratory Information System. Must be able to operate a motor vehicle. Must be able to operate laboratory instruments to conduct testing and perform maintenance and troubleshooting procedures.


For full job description, please contact Human Resources. 

We would like to welcome you to our team! We would like to welcome you to our team! Excellent benefit package, employee benevolent fund and employee recognition program. For more information regarding benefit information, please contact Human Resources.

Pre-employment drug screen and background check upon conditional job offer required.

 04/28/2022

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