Job Description

Location: Carney Hospital
Posted Date: 4/19/2024
Job Type: Flex
Department: 0401.51520 CARN Core Lab

About Steward Health Care
Over a decade ago, Steward Health Care System emerged as a different kind of health care company designed to usher in a new era of wellness. One that provides our patients better, more proactive care at a sustainable cost, our providers unrivaled coordination of care, and our communities greater prosperity and stability.

As the country's largest physician-led, minority-owned, integrated health care system, our doctors can be certain that we share their interests and those of their patients. Together we are on a mission to revolutionize the way health care is delivered - creating healthier lives, thriving communities and a better world.

Based in Dallas, Steward currently operates more than 30 hospitals across Arizona, Arkansas, Florida, Louisiana, Massachusetts, Ohio, Pennsylvania, and Texas.

For more information, visit steward.org

POSITION SUMMARY:

Medical Lab Technician III's perform a variety of routine and specialized diagnostic medical lab tests as requested by healthcare staff according to established protocols and procedures.

KEY RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Plans and organizes all assigned work according to defined policies/procedures for a specific laboratory or as directed by immediate supervisor.
  • Evaluates test results using laboratory specific procedures defined in the dept. policy/procedure manual.
  • Performs stat testing according to laboratory policy or as directed by immediate supervisor.
  • Telephone all panic results immediately to appropriate nursing or medical staff member as directed by laboratory policy/procedure manual and as directed by immediate supervisor.
  • Complete all work sheets related to assigned work according to instructions in the laboratory policy/procedure manual or as directed by immediate supervisor before the end of shift.
  • Perform required preventive maintenance according to procedure and schedules defined in department manuals.
  • Initiate appropriate action as indicated by shifts in QC data.
  • Correctly run proper controls for each assay concurrent with all patient assays.
  • Plot values on quality control charts and enters data into laboratory computer immediately upon completion of quality control procedure.
  • Evaluate, according to specific instructions for individual laboratory, quality control results prior to reporting any patient results.
  • Document all corrective actions taken as a result of control values exceeding tolerance limits 100% of the time.
  • Complies with all safety policies, and procedures 100% of the time.
  • Maintains universal precautions with no incidence of failure to comply with lab policies and procedures.
  • Practices segregation of biohazard trash with no incidences of failure.
  • Safely handles needles and biological specimens with no incidence of failure to comply with policies and procedures.

REQUIRED KNOWLEDGE & SKILLS:

  • ASCP board certification preferred.
  • Candidate must be generalist with some transfusion medicine knowledge.

EDUCATION/EXPERIENCE/LICENSURE/TECHNICAL/OTHER:

  1. Education: Candidate must have completed an MLT or MT degree program.
  2. Experience (Type & Length): Experience in basic transfusion medicine is also required. This is a generalist position and knowledge of all aspects of clinical laboratory is expected.
  3. Certification/Licensure: ASCP board certification preferred.
  4. Software/Hardware:

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