HCA, Hospital Corporation of America Medical Laboratory Technician PRN in Portsmouth, New Hampshire

Knows, understands, and puts into practice general lab policies/procedures as well as department/section specific policies/procedures. Reviews all posted policy changes as required. Adheres to all regulatory guidelines.

Demonstrates the ability to assess a situation, consider the options, and formulate an appropriate course of action. Recognizes and performs duties in an independent manner with little or no supervision.

· Demonstrate initial and annual competency in all appropriate designated lab sections within set deadlines.Accurately performs proficiency testing when scheduled. Participates in continuing education activities.

· Participates in all facility/corporate mandatory annual training within set deadlines.

· Is cooperative in assisting the laboratory team in the completion of miscellaneous duties. This may include specimen receiving and putting away supplies when received in the department.

· Organizes and completes daily tasks in assigned area{s}.

· Troubleshoots/resolves instrument problems and documents corrective action in appropriate log; when necessary, performs instrumentation repairs. Effectively investigates/resolves specimen collection problems using Outstanding Specimen Report (OSR) and specimen tracking tool when appropriate.

· Assures quality control is properly performed and logged, works within quality control limits and trends, and follows proper department procedure for corrective action.

· Preventative maintenance and safety checks of equipment are performed and documented according to schedule.

· Demonstrates the knowledge and skills to train new employees and/or students in general lab policies/procedures as well as department/section specific policies/procedures.

· Demonstrates cultural competence by being able to explain procedures by utilizing communication interventions as appropriate for all customers across all ages and populations.

· Demonstrates knowledge and adheres to all policies relating to the JCAHO National Patient Safety Goals for the Laboratory, including, but not limited to critical call read back and patient identification.

EXPERIENCE Required - Graduate of accreditedschoolofClinical Laboratory Science.

Preferred - 1-2 years of experience as Medical Technician

EDUCATION* * Required – Technical/Vocational diploma in Medical Laboratory Technician/Technology program**

Preferred - Associates degree


Required- Registry eligible, ASCP or equivalent. Successful completion of MLT registry within 6 months of eligibility of hire. Continuing education to maintain registry/licensure is required. Preferred- MLT(ASCP) or equivalent. Registry/Licensure in a specialty area will be considered. Continuing education to maintain registry/licensure is required.

Title: Medical Laboratory Technician PRN

Location: New Hampshire-Portsmouth-Portsmouth Regional Hospital - Portsmouth

Requisition ID: 00147-6033