HealthEast Medical Lab Technician- Oakdale Clinic in United States

Medical Lab Technician- Oakdale Clinic

Medical Lab Technician- Oakdale Clinic

Job ID 2016-6111

Job Location US-MN-Oakdale

Category Laboratory

Contract Status NG

FTE 1.00

Authorized Hours 80

Shift Days

Department Oakdale Clinic

Overview:

Performs designated routine and some complex laboratory procedures, phlebotomy, and other procedures as defined by the clinic.

This is a full-time MLT opportunity to join our Oakdale Clinic, Monday - Friday from 9am to 5:30pm.

Responsibilities:

  • Maintains knowledge of, and complies with, all relevant laws, regulations and policies, procedures and standards

  • Actively participates in creating and implementing improvements to achieve clinical, satisfaction and/or efficiency outcomes

  • Performs and evaluates diagnostic testing to provide accurate and reliable laboratory results

  • Treats abnormal results according to policies and procedures

  • Completes orders, enters and verifies test results. Documents all written data, files or sorts paperwork. Completes other clerical functions accurately to ensure accurate test ordering and reporting of patient results

  • Completes routine maintenance, troubleshoots and repair procedures on laboratory instruments to ensure proper operation. Completes appropriate documentation. Consults with technical support as required

  • Performs specimen collection and processing to ensure the accurate and appropriate performance of patient testing while maintaining patient dignity, comfort and confidentiality

  • Complies with laboratory safety and infection control policies to ensure a safe work environment

Qualifications:

  • Completion of an MLT/CLT program or equivalent

  • Certified Medical Lab Technician (MLT) ASCP or eligible to sit for exam. Certification must be completed within one year of hire

  • BLS for Healthcare Providers from American Heart Association

  • Must meet CLIA 88 specifications

  • 1 to 2 years clinical laboratory experience performing routine laboratory testing

  • Additional education may be substituted for up to one year of experience

  • Comprehensive knowledge of routine laboratory procedures, techniques and instruments

  • Attention to Detail: Achieves thoroughness and accuracy when accomplishing a task

  • Computer Skills Basic: Ability to use a computer and applications that are associated with performing basic work tasks (use a mouse, navigate in Windows, Outlook, etc)

  • Inspection: Critical appraisal skills including examination, measurement, and testing of quality and condition of equipment, materials, or services

  • Interpersonal Communication: Skilled in developing effective rapport with customers, co-workers, or families, actively listening to develop a positive connection

  • Patient Safety: Demonstrates practices that support safety with recognition of variations in populations served, preventing harm to patients, families, employees, and themselves

  • Professional Practice: Demonstrates behavior consistent with the standards, scope of practice, ethics, and characteristics of a licensed professional

About HealthEast

At HealthEast, our patients are our neighbors and we are dedicated to their, and our, optimal health and well-being. We are guided by our faith-based heritage, a call to healing that respects the dignity and culture of every person. We empower our patients with user-friendly access to their health information, dependable service, and affordable, high-quality care.

We put new, more efficient models of care into practice, allowing our 7,500 employees and 850 physicians to focus on what’s important: providing compassionate health care that puts the patient and their needs first. With 14 clinics, home care, a medical transportation center, and four hospitals — Bethesda Hospital, St. John’s Hospital, St. Joseph’s Hospital, and Woodwinds Health Campus — we provide excellent family health and specialization, including primary, maternity, orthopaedics and post-acute care.

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