Performs technical laboratory functions including Chemistry,
Hematology, Urinalysis, Immunology and Microbiology testing.
Receives and processes specimens, examines specimens and records
test results. Provides test result information to approved callers
and alerts appropriate personnel to abnormal test results for
Actively demonstrates the organization's mission and core values
and conducts oneself at all times in a manner consistent with these
Knows and adheres to all laws and regulations pertaining to
patient health, safety and medical information.
Collects blood specimens by venipuncture and capillary puncture.
Evaluates the suitability of the specimen for testing. Instruct
outpatients in proper clean catch collection technique for urine
specimens. Gives instructions for other collections according to
Performs a variety of routine testing procedures in Chemistry,
Hematology, Urinalysis and Immunology. Reads gram stains and sets
up cultures in microbiology.
Transmits results of critical values, stats and timed tests to
appropriate personnel in a timely manner. Verifies results of all
tests before reporting.
Performs quality control testing according to established
procedures and takes appropriate action when results are outside
Demonstrates technical proficiency by processing and accurately
reporting CAP survey samples as unknowns on a rotating basis with
other technical staff. Annually reviews the CAP surveys and Check
Sample critique to keep knowledge current.
Each person performing high complexity tests must: Follow the
laboratory's established procedure, maintain records that
demonstrate the proficiency testing is handled in the same manner
as patient results, adhere to the laboratory's QC policies,
documents all QC activities, instrument calibrations and
maintenance performed, follow the laboratory's established policies
when test systems are unacceptable, be capable of identifying
problems affecting test performance or reporting test results and
must correct or notify the supervisor, Document all corrective
action taken when systems deviate from established specifications
and if qualified, performs high complexity testing only under the
onsite direct supervision of the supervisor or failing that, have
work results reviewed within 24 hours.
May perform only those tests authorized by the laboratory
- Performs other duties consistent with purpose of job as
JOB SPECIFICATIONS AND CORE COMPETENCIES
Education: Associate degree in Medical Laboratory Technology or
Licensure: Registered as MLT by a nationally recognized
professional registry. Certification within 1 year of employment is
Experience: Clinical laboratory experience of at least six
months is preferred. Must qualify as Testing Personnel for High
Complexity Testing as defined by the Clinical Laboratories
Improvement Act (CLIA).
Other Job Requirements:
Computer skills. Ability to exercise independent judgment,
decision-making and discretion in reporting and distributing
results. Maintains equipment and supplies as needed.
Assigned hours within your shift, starting time, or days of work
are subject to change based on departmental and/or organizational
Trinity Health's Commitment to Diversity and Inclusion
Trinity Health employs about 133,000 colleagues at dozens of
hospitals and hundreds of health centers in 22 states. Because we
serve diverse populations, our colleagues are trained to recognize
the cultural beliefs, values, traditions, language preferences, and
health practices of the communities that we serve and to apply that
knowledge to produce positive health outcomes. We also recognize
that each of us has a different way of thinking and perceiving our
world and that these differences often lead to innovative
Trinity Health's dedication to diversity includes a unified
workforce (through training and education, recruitment, retention
and development), commitment and accountability, communication,
community partnerships, and supplier diversity.