Full-time position .9 FTE (36 hours per week). Night shift is 9:00 p.m. – 7:00 a.m. Monday,
Tuesday, and Wednesday. Thursday and Friday shift is 10:00 p.m. – 7:00 a.m. Weekend shift is
6:00 p.m. to 6:00 a.m. The typical work week for these positions will be 7 on and 7 off starting
Thursday night and working through the following Wednesday morning. $3.00/hour shift
premium. Daytime hours will be required during orientation. Holiday rotation is required.
The Laboratory Technologist is responsible for the management of the laboratory functions which include the general procurement and dispatch of specimens, quality control procedures, and fiscal management. The Laboratory Technologist identifies, prepares, and instructs patients prior to, during, and after collecting specimens. The Laboratory Technologist performs phlebotomy collections using patient age-specific assessments. The Laboratory Technologist has skills in the areas of body fluid analysis, hematology, chemistry, urinalysis, microbiology, serology, and coagulation. The Laboratory Technologist manages the blood bank, performs miscellaneous functions, and complies with health and safety policies. The Laboratory Technologist communicates with the patient, family, registered nurse, and other members of the healthcare team.
Department is currently staffed 24/7/365. Call coverage is limited to unexpected changes in schedule. Call response time is 30 minutes.
Duties Include (not an exhaustive list):
*Perform phlebotomy and/or specimen collection – such as: capillary collection; arterial puncture; and aseptic blood culture collection
*Manage laboratory testing - executes quality control procedures. Also performs the following: hematology testing; blood chemistry testing; blood gas analysis; urinalysis; analysis of body fluids; blood bank services; coagulation testing; microbiology testing; serology testing and miscellaneous laboratory testing
*Demonstrate organizational skills - prioritize patient care responsibilities; gives rationale for clinical decisions
*Demonstrate communication responsibilities – communicate patient information to physician, nurse, or other health care professionals.
*Demonstrate ability to adapt to emergency situations
*Compliance with health and safety standards and guidelines
Must be certified or eligible for certification as medical lab technician, medical technologist or equivalents. ASCP certification preferred. Previous experience is preferred.
Apply ASAP - interviews will begin as qualified candidates are received.