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Medical Laboratory Technician - PartTime- Day Shift

Company: Trinity Health
Location: Mishawaka
Posted on: November 17, 2021

Job Description:

Employment Type:Part timeShift:Day ShiftDescription:-JOB SUMMARY 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 immediate action.JOB DUTIES

  • Actively demonstrates the organizations mission and core values and conducts oneself at all times in a manner consistent with these values.
  • 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 established protocols.
  • 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 expected range.
  • 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 laboratorys established procedure, maintain records that demonstrate the proficiency testing is handled in the same manner as patient results, adhere to the laboratorys QC policies, documents all QC activities, instrument calibrations and maintenance performed, follow the laboratorys 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 director.
  • Performs other duties consistent with purpose of job as directed.JOB SPECIFICATIONS AND CORE COMPETENCIES Education: Associate degree in Medical Laboratory Technology or equivalent.Licensure: Registered as MLT by a nationally recognized professional registry. Certification within 1 year of employment is recommended.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 needs.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 solutions.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.

Keywords: Trinity Health, Mishawaka , Medical Laboratory Technician - PartTime- Day Shift, Professions , Mishawaka, Indiana

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