Medical Technologist
Munson Healthcare - Traverse City, MI

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ENTRY REQUIREMENTS

A Bachelors degree in Medical Technology or related degree.

Registered Medical Technologist / Medical Laboratory Scientist with the American Society of Clinical Pathologists or NCA r egistered or registry eligible with successful completion of a NAACLS accredited hospital internship. (Generalist with work experience in hospital Clinical Laboratory is desired).

Work experience in a hospital clinical laboratory is desired.

ORGANIZATION

Under direct supervision of technical director and section manager; also may receive instruction from pathologists, technologists, and technicians and section managers.

Has daily working contact with laboratory staff, nursing personnel, inpatients and outpatients, and physicians.

AGE OF PATIENTS SERVED

Cares for patients in the age category(s) checked below:

X

All ages (birth & above)

SPECIFIC DUTIES

1.

Supports the Mission, Vision and Values of Munson Healthcare

2. Embraces and supports the Performance Improvement philosophy of Munson Healthcare.

3. Promotes personal and patient safety.

4. Has basic understanding of Relationship-Based Care (RBC) principles, meets expectations outlined in Commitment To My Co-workers, and supports RBC unit action plans.

5. Uses effective customer service/interpersonal skills at all times.

6. Analyzes patient samples through established laboratory procedures and techniques.

A. Develops, established, oversee and perform pre-analytical, analytical and post analytic phases of laboratory testing.

B. Observes Quality Control guidelines, recognizes need for and initiates appropriate action when required.

Activities are governed by procedural controls and recommended policy.

7.

Interpret priority of work activity in keeping with departmental goals and needs.

8. Review patient data to correlate with critical values or other physiological states.

9. Troubleshoot equipment when necessary and determine appropriate corrective action. Communicate with other healthcare personal regarding laboratory results, testing and protocol, etc.,.

General A. Interacts and communicates effectively, professionally and respectfully with co-workers and all other contacts.

B. Prioritizes work appropriately. Continually interprets priority or work activity meeting expected turn- around-time for ER, STATS and in-patient testing.

C. Responsible for participating in the continuous quality improvement of the laboratory through review of processes.

D. Responsible for blood draws.

E. Responsible for preparing samples for send out.

F. Responsible for the cleanliness of the area.

G. Required to undertake additional responsibilities as the needs of the laboratory change.

H. Has risk for exposure to contagious diseases, hazardous chemicals, and bloodborne

pathogens.

I. Complies with regulations and guidelines of relevant governmental and non-governmental

agencies.

J. Establishes and uses quality assurance and performance measurement to develop solutions to problems.

K. Assures validity and accuracy of laboratory data generated both within and external to the

laboratory.

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