Medical Technologist FT Nights at AdventHealth

Date Posted: 11/24/2021

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  • Job Schedule
    Full-Time
  • Date Posted:
    11/24/2021
  • Job ID:
    21036387
  • Job Family
    Laboratory
  • Shift
    3 - Night

Job Description


Description

Medical Technologist -  AdventHealth Hendersonville

Location Address: 100 Hospital Drive, Hendersonville, NC  28792

 

Top Reasons To Work At AdventHealth Hendersonville

Community Involvement

Located in the beautiful mountains of Western North Carolina

Great Benefits

Co-workers that feel like family

Faith Based

 

Work Hours/Shift:

FT Nights

 

What You Will Be Responsible For:

•               Responsible for test performance in applicable laboratory departments as determined by training, competency, and supervisory discretion / departmental needs, to include manual and automated procedures.

•               Reports test results using appropriate documentation methods; ensures timely communication of critical and other significant laboratory results to the appropriate patient care unit or patient care provider.

•               Performs quality control procedures as indicated by departmental policy; performs review to ensure accuracy of test system performance prior to patient testing; documents appropriately.

•               Performs instrument maintenance as indicated by departmental policy and/or supervisory discretion; ensures proper instrument performance prior to patient testing; documents appropriately.

•               Applies critical thinking skills to identify problems with test performance; performs troubleshooting of test systems and instrumentation independently or with minimal supervision; documents corrective action in accordance with laboratory policy.

•               Demonstrates ability to identify and resolve issues related to age-appropriate and disease-specific care.

•               Consults with other departments, as appropriate, to collaborate in patient care and quality assurance activities.

•               Performs preanalytical processes of laboratory testing including phlebotomy, registration, ordering, and/ or specimen receipt according to departmental needs and supervisor discretion.

•               Uses appropriate PPE and other laboratory safety equipment as indicated by policy.

•               Maintains current knowledge of departmental and hospital policy, JC, CLIA, and other regulatory requirements.

•               Represents the Laboratory department in a professional manner in all patient, employee, visitor, and physician interactions.

•               Demonstrates the ability to be flexible, organized and professional under stressful situations.

•               Assures workflow continuity through communication.

•               Maintains regular dialog with Laboratory supervisory / managerial staff concerning quality, safety, and customer service issues within the department and the facility.

•               Acts as technical resource for laboratory and facility staff; has capacity to serve as technical supervisor according to CLIA guidelines.

•               Performs other duties as assigned by direct supervisor and laboratory supervisory personnel.

Qualifications

What You Will Need:

 

•         Basic to moderate computer skills required. 

•         Able to communicate effectively in English, both verbally and in writing required.

KNOWLEDGE AND SKILLS PREFERRED:

•         Additional languages preferred.

EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE REQUIRED:

 

•         B.S. degree in Clinical Laboratory Science or completion of accredited Medical Technology/Medical Laboratory Science program with B.S. degree in related science required.

EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE PREFERRED:

•         Previous clinical laboratory experience strongly preferred.

•         Phlebotomy experience and competency preferred.

 

LICENSURE, CERTIFICATION OR REGISTRATION REQUIRED:

 

•         Current CLS, MLS or MT licensure with approved national registry organization (ASCP, NCLS, etc.) required.


Job Summary:

 

Responsible for performance of preanalytical, analytical, and post analytical process of clinical laboratory testing and related quality control / quality assurance duties.  Utilize critical thinking skills to ensure the quality of patient test results.



This facility is an equal opportunity employer and complies with federal, state and local anti-discrimination laws, regulations and ordinances.

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