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Medical Technologist/Technician day shift

Company: Riverview Health
Location: Noblesville
Posted on: June 11, 2024

Job Description:

Job Summary

Responsible for following the laboratory's policies and procedures regarding all preanalytic, analytic and postanalytic processes including: acceptable specimens and specimen handling, quality control of test systems, instrument maintenance and instrument function, testing analysis and monitoring of test performance to detect discrepancies before resulting, and reporting of test results. This position is eligible for a $5K sign-on bonus!

Job Responsibilities

  • Communicate with all customers in a positive, professional and courteous manner. Cooperates with Lab Assistants, Nursing, Physician Office Staff and Supervisory Staff to facilitate accurate test ordering, specimen integrity, and timely results reporting.
  • Evaluate specimen adequacy before test performance, including specimen labeling, condition and document specimen integrity in LIS when appropriate
  • Perform analytic tests according to standard operating procedures
  • Adhere to the laboratory quality control policies and procedures, perform appropriate daily quality control, troubleshoot and initiate resolution to quality control problems, and document all quality control activities
  • Perform instrument maintenance according to established schedule and document maintenance activities
  • Correlate data and monitor test performance and results for reasonableness. Document all corrective actions taken when test systems deviate from the laboratory's established performance specifications, including clinician notification and instrument troubleshooting
  • Recognize critical test results, notify the appropriate clinician and document notification
  • Proactively investigate the status of all pending, delayed or recollected specimens and communicate pending tests to coworkers before taking breaks and before end of shift
  • Perform proficiency testing according to standard operating procedures
  • Assists in maintaining adequate supply inventory and follows laboratory policies and procedures on optimal supply use and storage requirements
  • Use personal protective equipment in accordance with hospital and laboratory policies
  • Ability to recognize when operational demands require supervisory intervention
  • Sensitive to the needs, feelings and capabilities of others. Approaches others in a non-threatening and pleasant manner and treats everyone with respect. Fulfills commitments to team members. Demonstrates behaviors listed in the Standards of Excellence.
  • Comply with all applicable policies and procedures, including, but not limited to: all departmental and functional policies and procedures, maintaining acceptable attendance records, arriving for duty punctually and leaving on time, safety and waste disposal, and following dress code.
  • Perform other duties as assigned. Education Requirements
    • Minimum Required: Associate or Bachelor of Science in one of the chemical, physical or biological sciences and at least one year full-time laboratory training or experience or both. Employee must meet the requirements of Testing Personnel under Clinical Laboratory Improvement Act '88 (CLIA)
    • Preferred: Bachelor of Science in Medical Technology from an accredited college or university Experience Requirements
      • Minimum Required: General or specific technical experience in one or more of the following areas: Chemistry, Hematology, Coagulation, Microbiology, Serology, Urinalysis and/or Transfusion Medicine
      • Preferred: Two (2) years experience in the above areas License/Certification Requirements
        • Minimum: MLT (ASCP or AMT), or certification to be obtained within six (6) months of hire into the position.
        • Preferred: MT/MLS (ASCP or AMT)

Keywords: Riverview Health, Noblesville , Medical Technologist/Technician day shift, Healthcare , Noblesville, Indiana

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