Job Information

AdventHealth Medical Technologist FT Nights in Hendersonville, North Carolina

Description

Medical Technologist - AdventHealth Hendersonville

Location Address: 100 Hospital Drive, Hendersonville, NC 28792

Top Reasons To Work At AdventHealth Hendersonville

Community Involvement

Located in the beautiful mountains of Western North Carolina

Great Benefits

Co-workers that feel like family

Faith Based

Work Hours/Shift:

FT Nights

What You Will Be Responsible For:

· Responsible for test performance in applicable laboratory departments as determined by training, competency, and supervisory discretion / departmental needs, to include manual and automated procedures.

· Reports test results using appropriate documentation methods; ensures timely communication of critical and other significant laboratory results to the appropriate patient care unit or patient care provider.

· Performs quality control procedures as indicated by departmental policy; performs review to ensure accuracy of test system performance prior to patient testing; documents appropriately.

· Performs instrument maintenance as indicated by departmental policy and/or supervisory discretion; ensures proper instrument performance prior to patient testing; documents appropriately.

· Applies critical thinking skills to identify problems with test performance; performs troubleshooting of test systems and instrumentation independently or with minimal supervision; documents corrective action in accordance with laboratory policy.

· Demonstrates ability to identify and resolve issues related to age-appropriate and disease-specific care.

· Consults with other departments, as appropriate, to collaborate in patient care and quality assurance activities.

· Performs preanalytical processes of laboratory testing including phlebotomy, registration, ordering, and/ or specimen receipt according to departmental needs and supervisor discretion.

· Uses appropriate PPE and other laboratory safety equipment as indicated by policy.

· Maintains current knowledge of departmental and hospital policy, JC, CLIA, and other regulatory requirements.

· Represents the Laboratory department in a professional manner in all patient, employee, visitor, and physician interactions.

· Demonstrates the ability to be flexible, organized and professional under stressful situations.

· Assures workflow continuity through communication.

· Maintains regular dialog with Laboratory supervisory / managerial staff concerning quality, safety, and customer service issues within the department and the facility.

· Acts as technical resource for laboratory and facility staff; has capacity to serve as technical supervisor according to CLIA guidelines.

· Performs other duties as assigned by direct supervisor and laboratory supervisory personnel.

Qualifications

What You Will Need:

· Basic to moderate computer skills required.

· Able to communicate effectively in English, both verbally and in writing required.

KNOWLEDGE AND SKILLS PREFERRED:

· Additional languages preferred.

EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE REQUIRED :

· B.S. degree in Clinical Laboratory Science or completion of accredited Medical Technology/Medical Laboratory Science program with B.S. degree in related science required.

EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE PREFERRED:

· Previous clinical laboratory experience strongly preferred.

· Phlebotomy experience and competency preferred.

LICENSURE, CERTIFICATION OR REGISTRATION REQUIRED :

· Current CLS, MLS or MT licensure with approved national registry organization (ASCP, NCLS, etc.) required.

Job Summary:

Responsible for performance of preanalytical, analytical, and post analytical process of clinical laboratory testing and related quality control / quality assurance duties. Utilize critical thinking skills to ensure the quality of patient test results.

This facility is an equal opportunity employer and complies with federal, state and local anti-discrimination laws, regulations and ordinances.

Category: Laboratory

Organization: AdventHealth Hendersonville

Schedule: Full-time

Shift: 3 - Night

Travel: Hendersonville

Req ID: 21036387

We are an equal opportunity employer and do not tolerate discrimination based on race, color, creed, religion, national origin, sex, marital status, age or disability/handicap with respect to recruitment, selection, placement, promotion, wages, benefits and other terms and conditions of employment.