These functions are considered essential functions for one or more of the following reasons:
The performance of this function is the reason that the job exists.
There are limited employees among whom the performance of this function can be distributed.
This function occupies a great deal of the employee’s time.
This function is highly specialized. Employees are hired for the skill/ability to perform this function.
Failure to perform this function may have serious consequences.
Nothing in this job description restricts HRRMC’s ability to assign, reassign or eliminate duties and responsibilities of this job at any time. HRRMC does not restrict the tasks that may be assigned. Critical features of this job have been described; those features may be changed at any time due to reasonable accommodation or other reasons deemed appropriate by HRRMC. Other duties may be assigned.
Performs established protocol for instrument preventive maintenance/function verification.
Organizes work load so as to complete testing in the most appropriate manner.
Follow the laboratory's procedures for specimen handling and processing, test analyses
Maintain records that demonstrate that proficiency testing samples are tested in the same manner as patient specimens.
Adheres to established quality control policies, documents all quality control activities, instrument and procedural calibrations performed.
Adheres to the laboratory's established policies and procedures whenever test systems are not within the laboratory's established acceptable levels of performance and is responsible for assuring that all remedial actions are taken whenever test systems deviate.
Identifies problems that may adversely affect test performance or reporting of test results and either must correct the problems or immediately notify the technical supervisor, clinical consultant or director.
Documents all corrective actions taken when test systems deviate from the laboratory's established performance specifications.
Provides legible, meaningful reports.
Follow established protocol in maintaining records of patient test results.
Is responsible to review all testing performed during their shift to ensure that acceptable levels of analytic performance are maintained.
Explain rationale for laboratory tests and patient preparation to patients.
Collect all types of specimens following prescribed guidelines.
Evaluate and solve problems related to specimen collection.
Perform Pre-analytic specimen handling
Accession and distribute specimens to laboratory departments according to prescribed guidelines.
Measure, aliquot and label specimens when appropriate.
Prepare samples for transport to reference laboratory.
Evaluate and solve problems related to pre-analytic specimen handling.
Perform Receptionist/Clerk functions
Answer and direct phone calls.
Complete laboratory requisitions & billing forms.
Follow laboratory's procedures for reporting, retrieving and maintaining records of patient test results.
Evaluate and solve problems related to billing and laboratory records.
Use computers to manage data through input, storage and retrieval.
EDUCATION and/or EXPERIENCE
Minimum of Associate's Degree in Medical Technology and two years of experience in high complexity testing in all clinical laboratory departments.
CERTIFICATES, LICENSES, REGISTRATIONS
National recognized laboratory certification such as ASCP or NCA
Current CPR/BLS Certification
Internal Number: 1234
About Heart of the Rockies Regional Medical Center
Heart of the Rockies Regional Medical Center has a full-time (40 hrs/wk) night shift position for a Medical Technologist/Medical Lab Technician. This job has a sign on bonus of $2500.00. This position is eligible for our benefits package including medical insurance, employer matching retirement and paid time off all within your first 30 days of hire!