MEDICAL TECHNOLOGIST

  • Owensboro, KY
  • OWENSBORO HEALTH REGIONAL HOSPITAL
  • LABORATORY
  • Full-time - Nights
  • Work Hours: 11p-7:30a
  • FTE: .9 (72 hrs/biweekly)
  • Req #: 14237
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Job Summary

Performs complex clinical laboratory tests and procedures. Maintains and calibrates equipment. Provides teaching and education to students and other team members.
 
Job Responsibilities
  • Performs clinical laboratory tests according to established procedures of verification, processing, testing, and reporting.
  • Performs the pertinent quality control procedures to validate test results according to established standards and records results appropriately.
  • Assists in delivery of physicians reports via phone and electronic distribution in a timely manner.
  • Responds to ''technical question'' calls from units and physicians.
  • Performs preventive maintenance and monitoring of all equipment to ensure that it is working properly and maintains related records.
  • Records on instrument logs any repairs, replacement, and maintenance needed of equipment.
  • Maintains adequate supply inventories by rotating stock, checking for expiration dates, and ordering replacement stock..
  • Performs venipuncture on patients of all age groups and other specimen collection using proper therapeutic skills and according to procedures.
  • Assists supervisors in additional duties, which support the lab's quality program.
Qualifications
  • Bachelor's degree or higher in Science required upon hire OR
  • Bachelor's degree or higher in related field required upon hire
  • A minimum of 1 years' internship in a Hospital Laboratory required
  • MT - Certified as a Medical Technologist required within 6 months of employment in this position OR
  • MLS - Certified as a Medical Laboratory Scientist required within 6 months of employment in this position
Skills and Attributes
  • Requires critical thinking skills and decisive judgment.
  • Works under minimal supervision.
  • Must be able to work in a stressful environment and take appropriate action.
  • Ability to meet requirements for "High Complexity Testing Personnel" per the Clinical Laboratory Improvement Amendments (CLIA).
Physical Demands
  • Standing: Frequently
  • Walking: Frequently
  • Sitting: Occasionally
  • Lifting 0-25 lbs: Frequently
  • Lifting 25-75 lbs: Rarely
  • Lifting over 75 lbs: Rarely
  • Carrying 0-25 lbs: Frequently
  • Carrying 25-75 lbs: Rarely
  • Carrying over 75 lbs: Rarely
  • Pushing/Pulling 0-25 lbs: Frequently
  • Pushing/Pulling 25-75 lbs: Frequently
  • Pushing/Pulling over 75 lbs: Frequently
  • Climbing: Occasionally
  • Bending/Stooping: Frequently
  • Kneeling: Occasionally
  • Crouching/Crawling: Occasionally
  • Reaching: Frequently
  • Talking: Frequently
  • Hearing: Frequently
  • Repetitive Foot/Leg Movements: Rarely
  • Repetitive Hand/Arm Movements: Frequently
  • Keyboard Data Entry: Frequently
  • Running: Occasionally
  • Vision: Depth Perception: Frequently
  • Vision: Distinguish Color: Frequently
  • Vision: Seeing Far: Frequently
  • Vision: Seeing Near: Frequently
Owensboro Health Core Commitments

INTEGRITY - We conduct ourselves with a high level of responsibility, reliability and honesty because we take seriously the trust of our patients and coworkers.

RESPECT - We value and accept the unique talents and contributions of every patient, customer and team member in the Owensboro Health community.

TEAMWORK - We build a spirit of connectivity and fellowship by striving together to overcome obstacles, surpass goals, celebrate accomplishments and plan the future.

INNOVATION - We foster original ideas and creative solutions that improve our daily work and promote the mission of Owensboro Health.

SERVICE - We focus on service to patients, customers and team members by anticipating their needs, thoughtfully meeting those needs and continually improving the quality of everything we do.

EXCELLENCE - We reach beyond basic expectations to expand our knowledge and awareness, produce exceptional work and provide outstanding service.

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Recruiter Information

Jessie Horsley

Phone: 270-685-7709

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