Medical Lab Tech PRN in Henderson, NC at LifePoint Health

Date Posted: 8/6/2022

Job Snapshot

Job Description

Maria Parham Health
Coordinates activities of the appropriate laboratory section including responsibility for problem solving, systems control, equipment maintenance, performance of complex procedures, writing and updating procedure manuals, inventory/ordering supplies, and teaching as assigned. Performs routine laboratory analysis as appropriate; performs other related duties as assigned.

Verifies patient and specimen identification before performing any procedure. Follows specimen rejection policies and procedures

Follows standardized procedures and helps prepare samples for testing. Collects samples and analyze bodily fluids and substances for abnormalities.

Collects blood and study blood samples used in transfusions Operates laboratory equipment in a high-quality, effective manner.

Analyzes test results for accuracy, acceptability, and critical limits, and reports/documents results per organizational standards.

Performs automated tests using computerized instruments & automated equipment.

Performs manual tests based on detailed instructions from a physician. Runs tests and analyzes the results to be reported to the patient, physician, or registered nurse.

Performs Quality Assurance work to ensure accuracy of equipment.

Maintains technical knowledge and problem-solving skills to resolve instrumentation, testing or QC problems Resolves technical problems and ensures that remedial actions are taken whenever test systems deviate from policies and procedures.

Establishes and monitors quality control programs under technical supervisor's directions.

Sets up new procedures and instrumentation under technical supervisor's direction.

Utilizes the laboratory and hospital QA/PI plans to continually improve processes and designs.

Maintains sufficient inventory of supplies and takes steps to reduce waste.

Assists with the teaching and training of new employees and may be designated to verify competencies

Assists supervisor with management of operations, human resources, and finances.

Job Requirements

Minimum Education
Associate's degree with medical laboratory technician training or 4 years of Laboratory training and experience to be eligible to obtain national certification in the Medical Technologist (Clinical Laboratory Scientist) category required Bachelor of Science or MT Degree with medical technology clinical training preferred

Minimum Work Experience
One year of experience as a Medical Laboratory Technician in the pertinent section, preferably obtained at Maria Parham Hospital.

Required Skills
Requires critical thinking skills, decisive judgment and the ability to work with minimal supervision.


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