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MT / MLT / Medical Technologist II - Laboratory Services - Full Time - Afternoons

Company: ProMedica
Location: Litchfield
Posted on: January 24, 2023

Job Description:

ProMedica Coldwater Regional Hospital has been providing high-quality health care services to the Branch County community since 1939. Located in Coldwater, Michigan, ProMedica Coldwater has 71 acute medical beds and 16 adult psychiatric beds to care for patients and their families. POSITION SUMMARY Performs routine and complex analytical procedures, recognizes deviations and provides interpretation following established standards and practices. ACCOUNTABILITIES

  • Performs testing
  • Maintains established hospital and departmental policies and procedures. Complies with requirements of accreditation and regulatory agencies.
  • Process biological specimens for analysis. Evaluate and solves problems related to specimen collection and processing.
  • Performs routine and complex analytical procedures, recognizes deviations, and provides interpretation.
  • Operates instruments and performs procedures within the scope of training.
  • Maintenance
  • Performs scheduled maintenance procedures.
  • Recognizes equipment malfunctions and acts according to established protocols.
  • Quality Control
  • Performs, records, and maintains accurate quality control records. Recognizes out of control results and takes appropriate actions.
  • Knowledge Resource
  • Answers inquiries regarding results and factors affecting results. Acts as a liaison and fosters effective communication between laboratory and health care team, maintaining patient confidentiality.
  • Computer System
  • Performs routine inquiry and data input on the laboratory computer systems.
  • Ensures accuracy of information in the computer systems and is responsible for corrective actions.
  • Utilizes computer software to enhance specialty area.
  • Training/Competency Assessment
  • Instructs new associates and students as required.
  • With respect to experience and education, assesses competencies of other test performers.
  • Continuing Education
  • Must complete required number of CE units
  • Must complete mandatory in-services
  • Mantains and upgrades personal professional development.
  • Team Leader
  • Provides guidance to co-workers in the absence of an on-site Supervisor regarding staffing and technical issues that arise.
  • Other duties as assigned. REQUIRED QUALIFICATIONS Education : Doctoral, Master's or Bachelor's degree in a chemical, physical, biological or clinical laboratory science or medical technology from an accredited institution or transcripts showing 60 semester hours from an accredited institution indicating 24 semester hours of medical technology courses or 24 semester hours of science courses that include 6 semester hours in chemistry, 6 semester hours of biology, and 12 semester hours of chemistry, biology, or medical technology in any combination OR meet an alternate qualification route for Testing Personnel for High Complexity Testing as detailed in 493.1489 Years of Experience : Completion of a clinical laboratory training program approved or accredited by the ABHES, the CAHEA, or other organization approved by HHS OR meet an alternate experience route for High Complexity Testing Personnel as detailed in 493.1489. Certification : American Society of Pathology (ASCP) MLS or Categorical eligible at time of hire with certification achieved within one year of hire. WORKING CONDITIONS Personal Protective Equipment: Lab Coat, Gloves, Protective Eyewear, as required. Physical Demands: Must be able to move continuously about hospital and between workstations; and prolonged periods of standing. Must be able to tolerate exposure to disease bearing specimens, odorous chemicals, carcinogens, mutagens, low-level radiation, electrical hazards, and flammable liquids. Must be able to differentiate colors. Must be able to move, lift or carry materials weighing up to 50 lbs., 5% of the time. May have to stand continuously for the entire shift. Must be able to input and retrieve information from computer. ProMedica is a mission-based, not-for-profit integrated healthcare organization headquartered in Toledo, Ohio. For more information, please visit Qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, national origin, ancestry, religion, sex/gender (including pregnancy), sexual orientation, gender identity or gender expression, age, physical or mental disability, military or protected veteran status, citizenship, familial or marital status, genetics, or any other legally protected category. In compliance with the Americans with Disabilities Act Amendment Act (ADAAA), if you have a disability and would like to request an accommodation in order to apply for a job with ProMedica, please contact Equal Opportunity Employer/Drug-Free Workplace

Keywords: ProMedica, Kalamazoo , MT / MLT / Medical Technologist II - Laboratory Services - Full Time - Afternoons, Healthcare , Litchfield, Michigan

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