Medical Lab Tech - Medical Tech - Part Time (.500FTE) - Variable - Longmont, CO

Centura Health

Longmont , CO  

2018-04-24 2018-05-24
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Centura Health connects individuals, families and neighborhoods across Colorado and western Kansas with more than 6,000 physicians and 17,000 of the most talented hearts and minds in medicine, leadership and business.

Through Centura Health’s 15 hospitals, six senior living communities, health neighborhoods, physician clinics, Flight for Life® Colorado, home care and hospice services, we offer a diverse range of work settings in a Colorado or western Kansas community you will love to call home.



Centura Health connects individuals, families and neighborhoods across Colorado and western Kansas with more than 21,000 of the most talented hearts and minds in medicine.















Through Centura Health’s 17 hospitals, two senior living communities, health neighborhoods, physician clinics, Flight for Life® Colorado, home care and hospice services, we offer a diverse range of work settings in a Colorado or Kansas community you will love to home.







Enjoy amazing people, competitive pay, some of the best benefits in the industry and plenty of opportunity for professional growth and development.















If you’re ready to discover the difference of working for a fully-integrated health system with a non-profit, faith-based mission to care, we look forward to receiving your application.







*_Job Description/Job Posting ID: 124156_*







*_Recruiter Contact: Amy S. Donnelly amydonnelly@centura.org_*







*_Schedule: Part Time_*







*_Shift: Variable_*





*_POSITION SUMMARY_*







A laboratory professional responsible for performance of all levels of general testing within the analytical laboratory. Provides a high level of technical knowledge and application of that knowledge to department testing and clinical relevance. Consistently functions in a self-directed manner and exhibits complex problem solving skills.















*_MINIMUM EDUCATION REQUIREMENTS_*







Associates Degree or completion of a U.S. Military 50-week course leading to specialty of Medical Laboratory Specialist or equivalent role and ASCP MLT certification or equivalent OR Bachelors Degree in a Science field with applicable clinical experience.















*_MINIMUM EXPERIENCE REQUIREMENTS_*







1 year of related work experience preferred















*_LICENSE/CERTIFICATIONS_*







MLT with ASCP, AMT, or equivalent certification required within 6 months of hire















Position Duties (Essential Functions)















ANALYTIC TESTING AND RESULT REPORTING:







■ Maintains a safe and clean working environment.*







■ Follows laboratory, hospital, and regulatory agency policies, procedures, and guidelines.*







■ Performs cytogenetic testing with a high level of competency according to established protocols.*







■ Generates and reports results which are used for making accurate diagnoses and prognoses which influences patient care and management.*







■ Performs job duties in an efficient and organized manner within required timeframe.*







■ Actively seeks to promote and help maintain (through interactions with all others within and outside the department) a positive, team oriented and service conscious environment which contributes to the goals of the department and reflects the mission and values of the system.*







■ Demonstrates knowledge and competency of laboratory computer systems.*







■ Responsible for accurate and timely result reporting, including communication and documentation of critical results.*







■ Utilizes critical thinking skills and exercises independent judgment to correlate and interpret data.*







■ Compiles and reviews LIS reports to ensure all samples are collected, processed, and tested in appropriate timeframe.*







■ Assists with resolution of unusual test orders by following up with care giver, reference lab, pathology, referring to lab leadership when appropriate.*







■ Actively participates in new associate and student training and orientation.*







■ May be assigned lead responsibilities in various areas.







■ Participates in inspections.*







■ May be required to participate in laboratory and/or hospital projects, teams, or committees.*







■ Attends department, laboratory, and hospital meetings and forums.*







INSTRUMENTATION, MAINTENANCE, AND QUALITY:







■ Responsible for operation, maintenance, troubleshooting of instruments and appropriate documentation of activities.*







■ Completes required QC and maintenance, consistently recognizing variances and documenting appropriate corrective action.*







■ Participates in detecting and documenting occurrences that deviate from defined procedures.*







SAMPLE HANDLING/PROCESSING:







■ Acknowledges receipt of specimens in laboratory information system.*







■ Receives specimens, assesses priority, assures appropriate specimen identification, and appropriate specimen type. May include ordering and processing of hospital registered and outreach patients.*







■ Centrifuges, aliquots, and distributes samples to appropriate testing area.*







■ As Defined by Site: Prepares samples for off-site testing, to include assessing appropriate sample type, container, and temperature. Completes related paperwork and/or computer documentation.*







■ Packages samples for courier transport to off-site testing locations.*







■ Participates in detecting and documenting occurrences that deviate from defined procedures.*







STEWARDSHIP:







■ Acts as a steward of finances through appropriate uses of supplies, materials, and productive activities.*







■ Adheres to assigned schedule while responding to work load demands and staffing needs by maintaining flexibility.*







■ Recognizes and provides input for opportunities to improve productivity, lab workflow, supply management, and cost containment.*







CUSTOMER RELATIONS:







■ Serves as a liaison with other laboratory departments and hospital services.*







■ Responds to customer inquiries for laboratory results, status of patient testing, test requirements, and other laboratory information.*







■ Consistently monitors Centura email account and provides timely response or action when appropriate.*







■ Maintains inter- and intra-department relations by appropriate communication, teamwork, and cooperation.*







■ Handles and resolves customer complaints in a timely manner, referring when appropriate.*







■ Assumes and demonstrates management responsibilities in the absence of on-site leadership.*























*_PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS_*







Sedentary Work - prolonged periods of sitting and exert/lift up to 10 lbs. force occasionally.













*Important notification to applicants as of Nov. 20, 2014:* Effective Jan. 1, 2015, Centura Health will no longer hire tobacco users in Colorado and Kansas. The change to our policy does _not apply to associates hired on or before Dec. 31, 2014_. Centura Health is an Equal Opportunity Employer, M/F/D/V.
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