Medical Technologist
Hennepin County Medical Center - Minneapolis, MN

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Hennepin County Medical Center (HCMC) offers employment opportunities in a variety of settings, including our downtown Minneapolis hospital and clinics, and neighborhood clinics throughout the metro area. We are committed to creating a culturally competent and inclusive work and care environment for patients, families, and staff, and we encourage interested applicants with bilingual and bicultural skills to apply for positions at HCMC.

This is a full-time, overnight with night weekends position.

Minimum Education/Work Experience:
· Bachelor's degree in medical technology or clinical laboratory science.
· Completion of a CLS/MT training program approved by the National
Accrediting Agency for Clinical Laboratory Sciences (NAACLS),
OR
· An approved equivalent combination of education and experience.
Knowledge/Skills/Abilities:
· Customer service skills
License/Certifications:
· Current certification (or eligible) as a Medical Technologist MT(ASCP)
· As a condition of employment, those hired as "or eligible" must take the first available examination after their date of hire and must pass one of these certifying exams within three consecutive administrations of the exam within a 12 month period.
-- Perform standard procedures in patient identification
-- Perform blood drawing procedure including venipuncture and capillary collection.
-- Document specimen collections according to standard procedures in hospital information system and label specimen accurately.
-- Perform routine clinical diagnostic laboratory tests of the laboratory.
-- Competent in five work stations
-- Use of the lab and hospital computer systems to accurately report test results, including critical results, according to established protocol.
-- Act as charge tech when assigned when supervisor staff not on site
-- Trouble shoot instrument, reagents and patient specimen problems as they occur
-- Recognize abnormal or unusual test results, communicate such results and follow established procedures for reporting critical/panic values to appropriate personnel.
-- Operate, conduct performance checks on, calibrate and maintain testing equipment and instrumentation.
-- Participate in the preparation and evaluation of maintenance schedules and operating procedures for new instrumentation.
-- Establish and monitor quality assurance and record keeping systems to assure accuracy and validity of test results while participating in quality improvement programs.
-- Define problems and evaluate methods for solutions
-- Assist in writing technical standard operating procedures according to regulatory and credentialing protocol.
-- Monitor inventory and evaluate reagents, supplies and standards. Notify Lab inventory staff of area needs.
-- Stay abreast of changes and new developments in the field of laboratory science.
-- Instruct and monitor CLS/MTs, CLT/MLTs, students and residents in technical skills and theory application through lectures, workshops and bench rotations.
-- Evaluate new technology and methodology to adapt new tests for routine use.
-- Perform and document proficiency testing
-- Demonstrate patient and family centered care behaviors
You've made the right choice in considering Hennepin County Medical Center for your employment! HCMC offers a wealth of opportunities for our ever-changing population and is a place you'll feel challenged, rewarded, and appreciated. We are dedicated to providing Equal Employment Opportunities for both current and future employees, who want to make an impact in our patients' lives. Thanks for choosing HCMC!
HCMC has the following Success Factors that apply to all our employees to ensure competency. They are: exhibits accountability, demonstrates ethics and trustworthiness, delivers customer service, embraces differences, uses resources wisely, communicates clearly, builds and strengthens relationships, champions change and seeks continuous growth. Employees must be able to demonstrate competency in these areas.
Please Note: external applicants selected for an interview with Hennepin County Medical Center must provide data for a Criminal Background Study. Offers of employment from Hennepin County Medical Center are conditional and contingent upon successful clearance of all background studies.
You've made the right choice in considering Hennepin County Medical Center for your employment! HCMC offers a wealth of opportunities for our ever-changing population and is a place you'll feel challenged, rewarded, and appreciated. We are dedicated to providing Equal Employment Opportunities for both current and future employees, who want to make an impact in our patients' lives. Thanks for choosing HCMC!
HCMC has the following Success Factors that apply to all our employees to ensure competency. They are: exhibits accountability, demonstrates ethics and trustworthiness, delivers customer service, embraces differences, uses resources wisely, communicates clearly, builds and strengthens relationships, champions change and seeks continuous growth. Employees must be able to demonstrate competency in these areas.
Please Note: external applicants selected for an interview with Hennepin County Medical Center must provide data for a Criminal Background Study. Offers of employment from Hennepin County Medical Center are conditional and contingent upon successful clearance of all background studies.

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