Carolinas HealthCare System is Atrium Health. Our mission remains the same: to improve health, elevate hope and advance healing - for all. The name Atrium Health allows us to grow beyond our current walls and geographical borders to impact as many lives as possible and deliver solutions that help communities thrive. For more information, please visit atriumhealth.org.
We are currently seeking Medical Laboratory Technologists who are MLT (ASCP) or registry eligible; or possess an Associate’s degree in chemical, biological or physical science and 1 year of clinical laboratory experience; or HEW license or MT (AMT) certification required. Hospital setting laboratory experience preferred.
Atrium Health Laboratory Network offers over 18 locations where a clinical laboratory professional can select to begin their career. Our laboratories are located in hospitals, in freestanding emergency rooms, and a freestanding high volume reference (core) laboratory. Performing over 11 million laboratory tests annually, testing is performed in all disciplines including cytogenetics, molecular and flow analysis. With the focus on our patients our laboratory professionals strive continuously to improve quality and deliver exceptional service.
If you join Atrium Health, you will be joining one of Becker’s Hospital 150 Top Places to Work in Healthcare. Becker’s Hospital 2019 list highlights hospitals, health systems, and healthcare companies that promote diversity within the workforce, employee engagement, and professional growth. Atrium Health is featured on this list because they offer benefits and opportunities for employees to build successful careers, encourage professional development, and offer unique wellness and personal benefits to ensure employees strike a positive work/life balance.
Job Summary Performs routine and complex laboratory procedures with minimal to moderate supervision. Recognizes unusual test results and difficulties while performing these procedures and makes necessary simple corrections. Teaches others performance of routine procedures.
Assesses the urgency of a test and uses this assessment to prioritize workload.
Prepares specimens for testing, verifies patient identification on samples and test requisition before testing, applies rules of specimen rejection and arranges for recollection.
Uses and maintains equipment and instruments used in test performance, documents quality controls, performs minor troubleshooting, and maintains clean work area.
Prepares reagents as required for test performance.
Calculates, reports, and records test results. Analyzes results for critical values and reports results immediately.
Physical Requirements Works in an environment interacting with physicians, patients, technologist, and other healthcare teammates. Works in an area that contains biohazardous (infectious) materials along with chemical, fire, and mechanical hazards. Each teammate has the responsibility to work in a safe manner. May be required to stoop, reach and lift light (20 pound) to moderately heavy (50 pound) loads.
Education, Experience and Certifications MLT (ASCP) or registry eligible; or Associates degree in chemical, biological or physical science and 1 year of clinical laboratory experience; or HEW license or MT (AMT) certification required. Hospital setting laboratory experience preferred.
At Atrium Health, formerly Carolinas HealthCare System, our patients, communities and teammates are at the center of everything we do. Our commitment to diversity and inclusion allows us to deliver care that is superior in quality and compassion across our network of more than 900 care locations.
As a leading, innovative health system, we promote an environment where differences are valued and integrated into our workforce. Our culture of inclusion and cultural competence allows us to achieve our goals and deliver the best possible experience to patients and the communities we serve.
Internal Number: 183963
About Atrium Health
In February 2018, Carolinas HealthCare System became Atrium Health. Our mission remains the same: to improve health, elevate hope and advance healing – for all. The name Atrium Health allows us to grow beyond our current walls and geographical borders to impact as many lives as possible and deliver solutions that help communities thrive.
Atrium Health, formerly Carolinas HealthCare System, one of the nation’s leading and most innovative healthcare organizations, provides a full spectrum of healthcare and wellness programs throughout the Southeast United States. Its diverse network of facilities includes academic medical centers, 40 hospitals, freestanding emergency departments, more than 700 physician practices, behavioral health centers, surgical and rehabilitation centers, home health agencies, hospice and palliative care services, and nursing homes. For nearly 70 years, our system of exceptional facilities has been providing care that improves our community and the lives of our patients and employees.
At Atrium Health, we are one team, delivering care through more than 11 million patient encounters. Our teammates share millions of reasons to be proud of their work and the ...contributions they make every day. We invite you to learn more about Atrium Health, formerly Carolinas HealthCare System, and discover all the possibilities our system has to offer?.