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Medical Lab Technician

Alexandria Emergency Hospital
3.3 out of 5
Alexandria, LA
Full-time

Location

Alexandria, LA

Benefits
Pulled from the full job description

  • Dental insurance
  • Health insurance
  • Life insurance
  • Paid time off
  • Vision insurance

Full job description

Here at Alexandria Emergency Hospital, our goals are simple: to offer top-tier, compassionate care while serving our community efficiently. We strive to keep minimal to non-existent wait times and pride ourselves on the friendly and comfortable experience we provide patients.

We seek a dependable, direct-care-oriented Medical Lab Technician to join our team!

The Medical Lab Technician performs and oversees various laboratory tests/procedures as assigned. He or she uses critical thinking skills and resolves issues concerning the laboratory's day-to-day technical operation.

Qualifications required:

  • Associate Degree in Medical Technology or Laboratory Science and documentation of clinical laboratory training.
  • MLT (ASCP)
  • At least three years experience in a hospital setting.

Essential Job functions and responsibilities:

  • Performs and documents test results, quality control, maintenance procedures, and associated corrective actions according to policy/procedure
  • Follows the laboratory’s procedures for specimen handling and processing, test analyses, reporting maintenance records of patient test results
  • Identifies problems that may adversely affect test performance or reporting of test results and either must correct the problems or immediately notify their manager.
  • Documents all corrective actions taken when test systems deviate from the Laboratory’s established performance specifications.

Nonessential Job functions:

  • Performs other duties as assigned by immediate supervisor/department director.
  • Attend staff meetings or other company-sponsored or mandated meetings as required.

Job Competencies:

  • Ability to Navigate/Utilize Electronic Medical Record
  • Understand/Comply with Hospital Policy and Procedures.
  • Maintains skill level by continuing education, collaborative training with co-workers and physicians, and annual skills check-offs.

Physical Requirements:

  • Constant: Vision (close, distance, color, peripheral, depth, and ability to adjust focus); hearing; speaking; using hands to finger, handle, or feel objects, tools, or controls; walking; sitting; balance; repetitive motions; using arm, leg, and back muscles for extended periods.
  • Frequent: Bend, Squat, Twist, Push/Pull up to 20 pounds without assistance; up to 50 with assistance; Lift/Carry up to 20 pounds without assistance; up to 50 pounds with assistance
  • Occasional: Climb, Kneel, Crouch, Distinguish Colors, Exposure to noise/high-pitched noise, Exposure to hazards, allergens, toxins/chemicals/detergents/radiation
  • Rarely: Exposure to potential electric shock; Work in a confined area
  • Other: Must be able to wear personal protective equipment, including gloves, gowns, goggles, and masks.
  • Potential exposure to communicable diseases.
  • Potential for cuts and bruises.

Work environment:

  • OSHA Category I: Normal routine involves exposure to blood, bodily fluid, or tissue as part of their employment.

Job Type: Full-time

Benefits:

  • Dental insurance
  • Health insurance
  • Life insurance
  • Paid time off
  • Vision insurance

Healthcare setting:

  • Hospital
  • Medical laboratory

Schedule:

  • 8 hour shift
  • Monday to Friday

Experience:

  • Hospital: 3 years (Required)

License/Certification:

  • MLT Certification (Required)

Ability to Relocate:

  • Alexandria, LA: Relocate before starting work (Required)

Work Location: In person