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Medical Lab Tech MT/MLT/MLS/CLS - 24 36 - 7A - 7P

Company: St. Elizabeths Hospital
Location: Covington
Posted on: May 15, 2023

Job Description:

Job Description Understand basic principle(s) involved in assigned procedures. Evaluates specimens for acceptability for proper testing. Investigates and documents problems with unacceptable specimens. Understands special handling requirements for test results that meet outlying criteria. Performs and documents instrument maintenance as scheduled in assigned area(s), performs and documents calibration according to scheduled intervals or receipt of reagents, trouble-shoots instruments as assigned by supervisor or designee. Reports results within time limits established for procedures, reports results for STAT, critical values and other categories as defined by Laboratory policy, records patient data and other information quickly and accurately to ensure appropriate turnaround time andeffective retrieval Collects specimens according to laboratory policies and procedures for timely and accurate testing Performs and documents/records quality control as specified for each procedures meeting established internal and regulatory guidelines. Participates in Quality Assurance activities to meet quality improvement standards. Performs proficiency testing in the same manner as patient specimens. Ensures all incidents that do not meet standard operating procedures are documented in the appropriate QA software for follow-up and investigation Cleans, organizes and stocks lab work stations so work can be performed in a safe and orderly manner and follows all Safety policies and procedures, i.e. personal protective clothing, face shields, etc. Enhances professional growth development of self, department staff, other hospital personnel, community and students by but not limited to, participation in continuing education and in-service training. Complies with established laboratory and hospital policies for universal precautions and safety procedures. Safety policies and procedures will be followed when using chemicals, blood or body fluids, follows all MSDS requirements for any chemical or reagent, disinfects laboratory benches, properly disposes of hazardous waste, reports safety hazards to the appropriate supervisor. Attends all required Safety training programs, describes his/her responsibilities related to general safety, departmental safety and specific job related hazards. Participates in required Fire Drills or other safety related processes as determined by the department or organization. Ensures a safe environment by demonstrating knowledge of techniques, procedures and correct use of protective barrier equipment Performs other duties as assigned. Qualifications Education, Credentials, Licenses: Associate's Degree in a Relevant Science with technician training program in a school accredited/approved by HHS or MLT eligible under Medicare/CLIA regulation(s) and has certification from a nationally recognized certifying agency as a Medical Laboratory Technician OR Associate's degree in a Relevant Science with completion of a technician training program in a school accredited/approved by HHS or MLT eligible under Medicare/CLIA regulation(s) with ASCP Certification ORIf Registry Eligible - Associate's Degree and has completed a Medical Laboratory Technician training program in a school accredited/approved by HHS or MLT eligible under Medicare/CLIA regulation(s) and must be certified within a year of eligibility or be certified one year from date of hire.ORBe a high school graduate or equivalent who successfully completed an official military medical laboratory course of (50) weeks and have held the military enlisted occupational specialty of (Medical Laboratory Specialist (Laboratory Technician) with ASCP Certification.

Keywords: St. Elizabeths Hospital, Covington , Medical Lab Tech MT/MLT/MLS/CLS - 24 36 - 7A - 7P, Healthcare , Covington, Kentucky

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