Position: Medical Laboratory Technician
Status: Part Time (60%/48 hours per two week period)
Location: Adena Regional Medical Center – Chillicothe
272 Hospital Road, Chillicothe, OH 45601
The MLT assists in the collection of laboratory specimens and is the initial analyst for routine laboratory testing. This position has access to confidential patient information and performs direct patient care. This position does not have access to funds.
Demonstrates effective, accurate and professional communication with customers.
Processes orders and obtains and distributes acceptable laboratory specimens and required information in a timely manner.
Performs laboratory analysis and ensures the distribution of test information in a timely and efficient manner consistent with department and regulatory standards.
Evaluates the validity of the entire testing process and consults with supervisory personnel for corrective action.
Ensures proper functioning of laboratory instrumentation and methods. Troubleshoots and resolves malfunctions in methods and instruments.
Actively participates in the development of new laboratory methods and/or special projects.
Assists with educational activities and promptly resolves critical and problem prone situations.
Professionally manages the reception process including: proper phone etiquette, timely and accurate handling of messages and answering general inquiries.
Associate degree in Laboratory Sciences with certification as a MLT from ASCP or equivalent certifying agency required.
Clinical experience in a clinical laboratory as part of the associate degree program.