Medical Lab Tech PRN in Athens, TN at LifePoint Health

Date Posted: 5/26/2023

Job Snapshot

  • Employee Type:
    Per Diem
  • Location:
    Athens, TN
  • Job Type:
  • Experience:
    Not Specified
  • Date Posted:

Job Description

Starr Regional Medical Center

Our Athens campus is currently seeking talent to fill the position of Medical Lab Tech (MLT) This job is permanent, PRN.

Benefits Include:

  • Competitive Pay

  • Health Benefits (Medical, Dental, Vision) for full-time employees

  • Competitive Paid Time Off / Extended Illness Bank package for full-time employees

  • 401(k) plan with company match

  • Paid Training

  • Tuition Reimbursement/Assistance for qualified applicants

Core competencies for the position include, but are not limited to the following:

  • Performs common testing procedures and reports test results.
  • Performs instrument maintenance and troubleshooting.
  • Performs quality control testing.
  • Maintains supplies needed for performance of tests.
  • Labels, processes and delivers specimens for testing.
  • Collects blood specimens using age-appropriate techniques.
  • Assists with receiving, identifying, accessioning, processing and transporting specimens.
  • Maintains work area in a safe, aseptic and organized manner.

Job Requirements

Minimum Education

Associate of Applied Science degree in Clinical Laboratory Technology or equivalent and certification by a CLIA approved credentialing organization MLT(ASCP), CLT(NCA), MLT(HEW), MLT(AMT) ORAAS equivalency by passing a certification exam given by a CLIA approved credentialing organization MLT(ASCP), CLT(NCA), MLT(HEW), MLT(AMT):

□ Preferred, X Required

Required Licenses

[Tennessee, United States] Clinical Laboratory Personnel Technician
MLT (ASCP) certification OR equivalent (AMT) OR State of Tennessee Medical Laboratory Technician license:

□ Preferred X Required

Required Skills/Certifications:

The below certifications will be required at the time of hire:

X Basic Life Support (BLS)

Requires critical thinking skills, decisive judgment and the ability to work with minimal supervision. Must be able to work in a stressful environment and take appropriate action.

LifePoint Health is committed to providing Equal Employment Opportunities for all applicants and employees and complies with all applicable laws prohibiting discrimination against any employee or applicant for employment because of color, race, sex, age, religion, national origin, disability, genetic information, gender identity, sexual orientation, veterans’ status or any other basis protected by applicable federal, state or local law.

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