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Medical Lab Technician

Company: BJC HealthCare
Location: O Fallon
Posted on: May 3, 2021

Job Description:

Additional Job Information

  • PRN Schedule -

  • Job ID: 1215577
    Employment Status: PRN
    More Information:

Progress West HealthCare Center opened in February 2007 in one of the fastest-growing areas of St. Charles County. Progress West uses hospital design, clinical practices and technology to support the delivery of patient-centered care.
 

Laboratory Services provide on-site services 24 hours per day, 7 days per week. Point of Care Testing provides immediate diagnostics for emergency situations and On-site patient testing services include: Chemistry -- Hematology, Blood Bank -- Coagulation, Urinalysis, Clinical Microscopy Mobile Care Units used for bedside, in-patient blood work, patient identification, and accurate specimen labeling. Outpatient lab draw services 7 a.m.-7 p.m. Monday-Friday. This department, along with all departments within the hospital, supports the guiding principles of the hospital in providing care that is customized and reflects the patient's needs, values, and choices.


Overview

Role Purpose

The Medical Lab Technician (MLT) II (REG) performs specimen processing and routine / complex testing on blood and other specimens which requires a knowledge and understanding of quality control, basic instrument maintenance, and procedure methodologies and reference ranges. Maintains appropriate documentation of all activities as required. Demonstrates good laboratory practice


Responsibilities

  • Reports and maintains record of patient test results through the laboratory computer system accurately, meeting published turn around times for routine testing and stats.
  • Documents patient test management problems/concerns on quality documents and initiates corrective action. 
  • Performs quality controls for all equipment and troubleshoots malfunctioning instrumentation as necessary. Monitors quality control performance and corrects any problems and or reports any problems to  the appropriate department.
  • Operates all instrumentation in assigned areas to deliver precise, timely, and accurate laboratory results. Performs laboratory procedures for specimen collection, processing, test analysis.
  • Trains new personnel in methods, procedures and use of equipment and instruments specific to the assigned area.
  • BJC has determined this is a safety-sensitive position. The ability to work in a constant state of alertness and in a safe manner is an essential function of this job.

Minimum Requirements

 

Degree

  • Associate's Degree
  • - Physical/Life Science/related

 

Supervisor Experience

  • No Experience

 

Licenses & Certifications

  • ASCP, AMT,AAB or equiv or elig

 

Preferred Requirements and Additional Job Information

 

Experience

  • <2 years

 


Benefits Statement

Note: not all benefits apply to all openings

-  Comprehensive medical, dental, life insurance, and disability plan options
-  Pension Plan*/403(b) Plan
-  401(k) plan
-  Tuition Assistance
-  Health Care and Dependent Care Reimbursement Accounts
-  On-Site Fitness Center (depending on location)
-  Paid Time Off Program for vacation, holiday and sick time

*Pension does not apply to Memorial Hospital, Memorial Hospital East, Alton Memorial or Parkland Health Center


Legal Statement

The above information on this description has been designed to indicate the general nature and level of work performed by employees in this position. It is not designed to contain or be interpreted as an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, duties and qualifications required of employees assigned to this job.

 

Equal Opportunity Employer

Keywords: BJC HealthCare, O'Fallon , Medical Lab Technician, Other , O Fallon, Missouri

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