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  • MLT - Helen Keller Hospital, Lab, PRN

    Job Locations US-AL-Sheffield
    Hospital Helen Keller
    Requisition ID
    2018-12782
    Position Type
    PRN - 20% Differential
    Department Number
    HK-63195
    Department Name
    Laboratory
  • Overview

    Conducts routine tests for use in diagnosis and treatment of disease, and performs related duties, following established standards and practices. Under limited supervision, performs blood tests and studies morphology of constituents of blood to obtain data for use in diagnosis and treatment of disease. Performs various bacteriological mycological virological and parasitological tests to provide data on cause and progress of disease.

    Responsibilities

    Responsibilities



    Provide quality specimens for testing assuring correct patient identification, using proper tubes and filling properly, documentation of all performance improvement forms and/or logs.
    Perform maintenance and updates on instrument and be familiar with all instrument operations and limitations.
    Assure accurate results by performing quality control and instrument troubleshooting procedures.
    Perform testing in a timely manner to include stat, urgent and routine turnaround time requirements. Validate all specimen results prior to reporting.
    Assume departmental responsibilities to assure that the department is maintained to CAP standards at all times.
    Follows safety standards and uses safe work practices.
    Assist in continuing education and procedure updates.
    Assume departmental responsibilities to assure that the department is maintained to CAP standards at all times.

    Qualifications

    Qualifications



    Minimum Knowledge, Skills, Experience Required
    Education:
    Associate Degree in one of the sciences is preferred. Successful completion of an approved medical laboratory technician training program or equivalent. Proof of highest level diploma.
    Experience:None Required.
    Additional Skills/Abilities:
    Certified or eligible as a medical laboratory technician by the ASCP, AMT, NCA, AAB. Completes hospital and departmental orientation. Ability to work in a stressful environment. Ability to remember multiple procedures and policies. Willingness to work irregular hours with varying assignments. Understanding of safe work practices.

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