Medical Technologist


  • Location: Rochester, MN
  • Posted: Jun 5, 2019

Job Description


This position is responsible for accurate laboratory testing in a hospital-based clinical lab to include Blood Bank, Chemistry, Special Chemistry, Coagulation, Hematology, Microbiology, Phlebotomy, and Urinalysis. This individual must demonstrate a working knowledge of laboratory practice, safety, and quality management.

Job Responsibilities:
Demonstrates leadership in all aspects of laboratory practice and serves as a technical resource
Demonstrates proficiency in general laboratory practice including Chemistry, Special Chemistry, Coagulation, Hematology, Blood Bank, Limited Microbiology, Phlebotomy, and Urinalysis
Demonstrates working knowledge in contemporary laboratory accreditation and regulations and actively participates in the accreditation process
Successfully performs required quality control and proficiency testing and actively participates in evaluation of QC/PT data and development of corrective actions and follow-up, as needed
Actively participates in Quality Management process, as needed
Performs required preventative maintenance on analytical equipment and troubleshoots problems with appropriate follow-up
Maintains accurate records of testing, quality control, maintenance, and troubleshooting
Serves as resource for clinicians and Branch Clinic Laboratory personnel, as needed
Instructs patients in proper collection procedures
Actively participates in review/revision of laboratory procedures and policies on an ongoing basis
Assists with the evaluation and development of new or improved test systems, as assigned
Assists with new employee orientation and competency assessment with performance evaluation and documentation
Complies with organization/department mandatory education, as required
Actively participates in maintaining a safe work environment
Actively participates in maintenance and management of adequate inventory with required documentation
Performs other duties as requested

Qualifications


Medical Technologist (ASCP or equivalent certification)

Prior experience preferred

Requires good communication skills and ability to exercise independent judgment and decision making in problem identification and resolution

Equal Opportunity Employer/Protected Veterans/Individuals with Disabilities.
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The contractor will not discharge or in any other manner discriminate against employees or applicants because they have inquired about, discussed, or disclosed their own pay or the pay of another employee or applicant. However, employees who have access to the compensation information of other employees or applicants as a part of their essential job functions cannot disclose the pay of other employees or applicants to individuals who do not otherwise have access to compensation information, unless the disclosure is (a) in response to a formal complaint or charge, (b) in furtherance of an investigation, proceeding, hearing, or action, including an investigation conducted by the employer, or (c) consistent with the contractor's legal duty to furnish information. 41 CFR 60-1.35(c)

Schedule Information


Schedule: Rotating

Olmsted Medical Center

717 3rd Ave SE
Rochester, MN 55904

Opened: 1949

Phone: (507) 529-6610

Fax: (507) 529-6610

Web: http://www.olmstedmedicalcenter.org

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