Performs medical laboratory tests, procedures, and analyses to provide data for diagnosis, treatment, and prevention of disease by performing the following duties.
ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES
Ability to access, manage and update patient medical records through Hospital Electronic Medical Record Information System.
Identifies patients, collects, labels, transports and stores all lab specimens according to established policies.
Accurately and reproducibly conducts chemical analyses of body fluids such as blood, urine, and spinal fluid, to determine presence of normal and abnormal components.
Calls panic values per established policy.
Correlates and interprets test results and enters findings in computer.
Maintains appropriate inventory of supplies.
Performs quality control studies to ensure accuracy of clinical data.
Performs routine preventative maintenance on assigned instruments and equipment according to established schedule and procedure.
Verifies instrument functioning by checking and calibrating specific lab instruments and documents data.
Records on instrument logs any repairs, replacement, and maintenance needed of equipment.
Demonstrates practices to keep all medical record information protected and confidential.
Demonstrates behaviors consistent with organizational mission and goals.
Follows all applicable hospital policies and procedures.
Participates in facility Quality Improvement/IOP Program
Follows policies and procedures for infection control and facility safety in accordance with regulatory guidelines.
Follows "Patients Rights Policy" at all times.
Demonstrates knowledge of information management as appropriate.
CERTIFICATES, LICENSES, REGISTRATIONS
CLS and Montana licensure
Friends and Family BLS within 3 months of hire
EDUCATION and/or EXPERIENCE
Bachelor's degree (B. A.) from four-year college or university; or combination of education and training. Clinical education in school of CLS . Certification by ASCP.