Medical Technologist
Olmsted Medical Center - Rochester, MN

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Statement of Position: This position is responsible for accurate laboratory testing in a hospital based clinical lab to include Blood Bank, Chemistry, Special Chemistry, Coagulation, Hematology, Microbiology, Phlebotomy, and Urinalysis. This individual must demonstrate a working knowledge of laboratory practice, safety and quality management.

Minimum Qualifications:
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Medical Technologist (ASCP or equivalent certification)
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Prior experience preferred
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Requires good communication skills and ability to exercise independent judgment and decision making in problem identification and resolution
Core Competencies:

1. Technical Knowledge
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Demonstrates job appropriate technical skills
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Demonstrates job appropriate computer skills
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Follows instructions, policies and procedures
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Complies with safety and infection control guidelines
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Complies with CAP/CLIA standards for Clinical Laboratory
2. Problem Solving
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Anticipates problems and takes appropriate preventive action
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Identifies problems, evaluates alternatives and responds appropriately
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Follows through with actions and communications
3. Customer Service
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First Impressions : We make everyone feel welcome, comfortable, and respected.
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Patient-Centered Care : Patient expectations and needs come before internal convenience.
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Consistent Processes : We design, implement, and maintain consistent, patient-centered processes.
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Communications : We deliver timely, accurate, consistent, and understandable communications to everyone.
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Teamwork and Relationship Building : We are committed to being team players.
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Accountability : We are committed to excellence. Each of us is responsible for creating remarkable experiences for those we interact with.
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Responsiveness : I am responsive to the needs of the patients I serve, the colleagues I work with, and others who seek my assistance.
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OMC Champion : I am an ambassador for OMC.

Job Responsibilities:
  • Demonstrates leadership in all aspects of laboratory practice and serves as a technical resource
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Demonstrates proficiency in general laboratory practice including Chemistry, Special Chemistry, Coagulation, Hematology, Blood Bank, Limited Microbiology, Phlebotomy and Urinalysis
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Demonstrates working knowledge in contemporary laboratory accreditation and regulations and actively participates in the accreditation process
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Successfully performs required quality control and proficiency testing and actively participates in evaluation of QC/PT data and development of corrective actions and follow-up, as needed
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Actively participates in Quality Management process, as needed
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Performs required preventative maintenance on analytical equipment and troubleshoots problems with appropriate follow-up
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Maintains accurate records of testing, quality control, maintenance and troubleshooting
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Serves as resource for Clinicians and Branch Clinic Laboratory personnel, as needed
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Instructs patients in proper collection procedures
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Actively participates in review/revision of laboratory procedures and policies on an ongoing basis
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Assists with the evaluation and development of new or improved test systems, as assigned
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Assists with new employee orientation and competency assessment with performance evaluation and documentation
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Complies with organization/department mandatory education, as required
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Actively participates in maintaining a safe work environment
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Actively participates in maintenance and management of adequate inventory with required documentation
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Performs other duties as requested
Minimum Qualifications:
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Medical Technologist (ASCP or equivalent certification)
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Prior experience preferred
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Requires good communication skills and ability to exercise independent judgment and decision making in problem identification and resolution

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