Job Description

Location: Trumbull Regional Medical Center
Posted Date: 8/5/2022

At Trumbull Regional Medical Center, we are committed to improving the health of our communities by delivering exceptional, personalized health care with dignity, compassion and respect. Our continued focus on the patient experience informs our caregivers in how to provide care that is respectful of and responsive to individual patient and family preferences, needs and values.

We dedicate ourselves in the communities we serve to delivering affordable health care to all and being responsible partners. No matter what your role, as a member of the Steward family, you are a specialist in the making every patient and family feel right at home, every co-worker a key to our success, and every referring practice, a team of prized colleagues.

In support of this, we commit ourselves to the following values:

Compassion

Accountability

Respect

Excellence

Stewardship

If you are seeking a fast-paced, challenging position in an organization committed to achieving and maintaining a standard of excellence in all we do, our organization may be a good fit for you.

JOB SUMMARY

Responsible to Trumbull Regional Medical Center for supporting the corporate mission, vision and values. Responsible to the Laboratory for performance of all standard procedures performed by the laboratory to which he/she may be assigned or scheduled at any given time. Responsible to the customer for courteous, accurate, timely service.

Medical Lab Technician Requirements:

  • Associate’s degree in Biology, Chemistry, or Medical Laboratory Technician required.
  • One year of experience is preferred.
  • Certification as a medical laboratory technician by ASCP or NCA required or must obtain certification within one year of hire date.

Medical Technologist Requirements:

  • Bachelor’s degree in Biology, Chemistry, or Medical Technology required.
  • Certification as a medical technologist by ASCP or NCA required or obtained within 1 year of hire date.

RESPONSIBILITIES AND MAJOR DUTIES

  • Performs a variety of waived, moderately complex and highly complex laboratory tests in one or more sections of laboratory medicine as assigned using approved methodologies adhering to all prescribed policies and procedures related to testing.
  • Reviews results for accuracy; prepares test reports and enters results into Laboratory Information Computer System. Notifies supervisor or appropriate health care professional of atypical test results exceeding test parameters in a timely manner. Seeks guidance from Medical Technologists when necessary.
  • Maintains equipment in good working order. Performs and documents scheduled and necessary maintenance and calibration. Performs minor troubleshooting of instruments and takes corrective actions. Refers problems requiring advanced technical knowledge to a higher level.
  • Reviews and records quality control values on tests performed to ensure reliability and accuracy in reporting patient results. Completes corrective action when necessary before reporting patient results. Assures proper documentation is completed. Refers unresolved issues to a higher level.
  • Performs duties of MLT as needed; performs a variety of related clerical and support tasks such as requisitioning supplies, stocking supplies, answering telephones, etc. Participates in investigative projects. Ensures patient and client satisfaction with laboratory operations.
  • Monitors specimen workflow at assigned workstation and laboratory in general to assure timely completion of testing.
  • Performs all functions required for the laboratory to meet Standards specified by accrediting agencies with respect to written, technical and administrative procedures and policies covering test methodologies.
  • Performs other duties as assigned.

The above statements reflect the general duties considered necessary to describe the principal functions of the job as identified and shall not be considered as a detailed description of all the work assignments that may be inherent in the job.

Important COVID message

Please note, Steward Health Care is taking additional, necessary preparations to ensure patients can receive compassionate care in a safe, carefully managed environment - with confidence and without fear. Our Safe and Ready program consists of a rigorous [five-point] standard ensuring patient safety, confidence, and convenience: Expanded hours will allow previously canceled procedures to be scheduled as quickly as possible. Any COVID-19 related care takes place in designated areas away from other patients and their families. Emergency Departments are reorganized to be a safe place to treat all emergency patients. A stringent cleaning policy has been implemented throughout the hospital. A strictly controlled visitor and masking policy is required for patient safety. You can rest assured that we have made the necessary preparations to provide care in a safe, controlled, and professional way.

Steward Health Care is an Equal Employment Opportunity (EEO) employer. Steward Health Care does not discriminate on the grounds of race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability, veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity and/or expression or any other non-job-related characteristic.

This position is subject to the COVID-19 Vaccination Policy for Steward Health Care Workforce. Employees in this position will be required to provide adequate proof of vaccination for COVID-19 by an FDA-approved vaccine prior to starting work. Steward will consider requests for exemptions from this vaccine requirement because of medical condition or sincerely held religious belief in accordance with applicable Federal laws.

Application Instructions

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