Catholic Health Initiatives Medical Lab Tech (MLT or MT) in LONDON, Kentucky

Medical Lab Tech (MLT or MT)

Description

Job Summary:

Essential Duties: Job Summary :

This job is responsible for performing various collection and laboratory analysis on blood, urine and other body specimens to obtain data for use in diagnosis and treatment of disease. Specific areas of accountability may include all or one of the following disciplines: microbiology, urinalysis, coagulation, toxicology, chemistry, serology, hematology, phlebotomy and specimen processing.

Essential Duties :

  • Performs specimen collections (when indicated) and laboratory analysis according to established protocol.

  • Assesses the plausibility of results.

  • Performs scheduled maintenance and troubleshooting of laboratory equipment.

  • Operates LIS functions as pertains to assigned duties.

  • Maintains appropriate levels of supplies and reagents.

  • Keeps abreast of new technical and theoretical procedures, departmental policies and procedures, and continuing education.

  • Assists with the orientation and training of new employees and students.

  • Performs similar and incidental duties as assigned.

  • Demonstrates competency in adjusting interactions and the delivery of care and/or clinical technique appropriate to address the age specific needs of the patient and/or customer.

Qualifications

Education :

  • Associate degree and completion of an approved Medical Laboratory Technician program,

  • OR Associate degree and three years experience within the last five years, preferably in a Clinical Laboratory setting.

Experience :

  • Successful completion of a six-month internship in a clinical laboratory setting within the last five years.

  • One to two years of clinical laboratory experience in the last five years is preferred.

License/Certification :

  • National Registration as an MLT (ASCP), CLT (NCA) or equivalent, or current application submitted for registry, pending exam.

Additional Responsibilities :

  • Demonstrates a commitment to service, organization values and professionalism through appropriate conduct and demeanor at all times

  • Adheres to and exhibits our core values: Reverence : Having a profound spirit of awe and respect for all creation, shaping relationships to self, to one another and to God and acknowledging that we hold in trust all that has been given to us. Integrity : Moral wholeness, soundness, uprightness, honesty and sincerity as a basis of trustworthiness. Compassion : Feeling with others, being one with others in their sorrows and joys, rooted in the sense of solidarity as members of the human community. Excellence : Outstanding achievement, merit, virtue; continually surpassing standards to achieve/maintain quality.

  • Maintains confidentiality and protects sensitive data at all times

  • Adheres to organizational and department specific safety standards and guidelines

  • Works collaboratively and supports efforts of team members

  • Demonstrates exceptional customer service and interacts effectively with physicians, patients, residents, visitors, staff and the broader health care community

Job Laboratory

Primary Location KENTUCKY-LONDON-SAINT JOSEPH LONDON

Daily Schedule 3

Scheduled Hours per 2-week Pay Period 72

Weekends Required Every Other

Req ID: 2017-R0116510