Medical Technologist or Medical Laboratory Tech (full time, nights)
Catholic Health Initiatives - Lincoln, NE

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Job Summary:
Records, collects, prepares, performs, evaluates & reports various diagnostic testing to obtain data for use in diagnosis and treatment of disease. Reports directly to the Director of Laboratory Services.

ATTENTION:
Completion of both application and

the

Gallup Clinical Interview

are required to be considered an applicant for this position.

The interview can be found on web site

https://gx.gallup.com/healthcareclinicalinsight.gx?LOCATION=1999

or located under step # 2 on the employment page of our website (

www.saintelizabethonline.com

) under

“Applying at Saint Elizabeth”.

Essential Duties:
Oversee technical operation of laboratory equipment.

Perform laboratory testing in the areas of chemistry, hematology, urinalysis, coagulation, immunoassay, microbiology, and blood bank.

Organizes and prioritizes workload to meet the quality standards of the laboratory.

Troubleshoot and perform preventative maintenance of laboratory equipment.

Understands the physiological differences created by age, sex, or diagnosis and applies this knowledge to the preanalytic, analytic and post analytic components of laboratory testing.

Trains new employees and instructs students in departmental procedures and theories as assigned.

Collection of samples for testing (including phlebotomy).

Evaluate appropriateness of specimens received for testing.

Maintain inventory and assist in ordering supplies.

Maintain work area in a neat and organized manner.

Communicate technical issues to co-workers, Technical Supervisor, and Director of Laboratory Services as appropriate.

Performs, evaluates, and records necessary quality control procedures.

Participates in the quality assurance program of the laboratory and the hospital.

Participate in the development of procedures.

Perform proficiency testing as assigned.

Review and chart test results using the Laboratory Information System.

Understand the use of the Hospital Information System in ordering and reporting of laboratory tests and results.

Comply with safety policies.

Understand and comply with the Corporate Responsibility Program.

Maintain confidentiality of patient information.

Participate in and successfully complete annual competency review. (Required every 6 months for the first year).

Serve as "Technologist-in-Charge" as assigned.

Participate in staff meetings and laboratory committees as assigned.

Function as a resource person for phlebotomists, laboratory assistants, and other technologists and technicians.

Demonstrate ability to evaluate each situation and handle it with the utmost professionalism, dedication, and concern for the health and welfare of others.

Qualifications

Education:
Bachelor's degree in Medical Technology or sciences with appropriate certification in medical technology. Registered Medical Technologist (ASCP) preferred. Or Associate degree in Medical Laboratory Technician, or graduate of an accredited Medical Laboratory Technician Program with 3 years of experience demonstrating technical skills in all areas of the laboratory.

.

Experience:
Must support the Ethical and Religious Directives for Catholic Health Care Services.

Must meet the CLIA education requirements.

Previous clinical laboratory experience preferred.

Able to communicate effectively with physicians, patients and staff.

Due to the legal exposure of testing, confidentiality and accuracy in processing specimens, and reporting results, it is critical no errors be made in handling and testing laboratory specimens.

License/Certification:
Certification as a Medical Laboratory Technician (MLT, ASCP) preferred.

Additional Responsibilities:
Demonstrates a commitment to service, hospital values and professionalism through appropriate conduct and demeanor at all times

Adheres to and exhibits Catholic Health Initiatives core values:

Reverence:
Having a profound spirit of awe and respect for all creation, shaping relationships to self, to one another and to God and acknowledging that we hold in trust all that has been given to us.

Integrity:
Moral wholeness, soundness, uprightness, honesty and sincerity as a basis of trustworthiness.

Compassion:
Feeling with others, being one with others in their sorrows and joys, rooted in the sense of solidarity as members of the human community.

Excellence:
Outstanding achievement, merit, virtue; continually surpassing standards to achieve/maintain quality.

Maintains confidentiality and protects sensitive data at all times.

Adheres to organizational and department specific safety standards and guidelines.

Works collaboratively and supports efforts of team members.

Demonstrates exceptional customer service and interacts effectively with physicians, patients, visitors, staff and the broader health care community.

Catholic Health Initiatives and its organizations are Equal Opportunity Employers

Job

Licensed/Registered Medical Professionals (Non-Nursing)

Primary Location

NE-Lincoln-Saint Elizabeth Reg Med Ctr

Shift

Nights

Scheduled Hours per 2-week Pay Period

80

Weekends Required

Every Other

Status

Every Other

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For Catholic Health Initiatives (CHI), returning sick people to good health is more than a business -- it's a mission. Formed in 1996...