Medical Lab Technician - Medical Technologist

  • Fairfield Medical Center
  • Lancaster, OH 43130
  • Jul 17, 2021

Job Description

The technician performs and interprets standard, complex and specialized tests.  Performs all duties and responsibilities in accordance to the established FMC policies, procedures and guidelines. Job Qualifications Education:       An associate’s degree in Medical Laboratory Technology or one of the chemical, physical or biological sciences and experience required for ASCP certification is required. Licensure/Certification: American Society of Clinical Pathology (ASCP) required.   Experience:       Job-related Skills:        Strong interpersonal and communication skills; ability to problem-solve and facilitate resolution to issues; demonstrates ability to handle multiple priorities; ability to make independent decisions. Comprehensive understanding of information systems. Organizational Expectations and Responsibilities: Mission and Service Values Empathy – Demonstrates a willingness to understand others’ perspectives, without labeling or judging; treats others with compassion and is personally engaged in providing patient and family-centered care. Integrity—Takes responsibility for own words and actions; has passion and courage to do the right thing; delivers on promises and commitments; is honest and achieves excellence in all things through ethical and legal behavior. Stewardship—Uses FMC resources wisely; respects the time and resources of patients, family and peers; shows pride in FMC and gives back to the Center and community with time, talent and /or money. Agility—Demonstrates courage to take initiative to find creative solutions; anticipates concerns and responds promptly; minimizes bureaucracy and explores opportunity for growth. Teamwork—Works collaboratively, not in silos; treats others with courtesy and respect; assumes good intent and welcomes differing viewpoints; creates a spirit of belonging and fellowship within FMC; embraces the FMC culture. Commitment and Engagement Quality—Demonstrates commitment to improve individual performance and contributes to team accomplishments and quality improvement initiatives. Safety—Creates and maintains a safe and clean work environment and reports unsafe conditions to the appropriate individuals. Service—Recognizes and anticipates the needs of customers and strives to surpass customer expectations; utilizes AIDET, TeamSTEPPS and other tools to avoid and/or resolve concerns with the best possible outcome. Sustainability—Demonstrates timely, accurate and cost-conscious use of resources in the daily work. Personal Engagement Organization Commitment—Complies with FMC policies, procedures, work instructions and guidelines; reports compliance or ethical concerns to appropriate personnel; does not gossip but works to create a positive work experience with others. Personal Commitment—Demonstrates ownership of the job; willing to step up and help others; works across departmental lines; is fully present at work—physically and emotionally; maximizes own talents and that of others. Personal Growth—Demonstrates a commitment to ongoing learning; completes all mandatory education and participates in learning events/opportunities/experiences to enhance on-the-job performance. Essential Job Functions Job Expectations and Responsibilities: Performs full range of chemical, microbiologic, immunologic, hematologic, and immunohematologic laboratory procedures. Evaluates test results and follow-up with appropriate action. Performs instrument calibrations, maintenance, QC & troubleshooting procedures. Completes all internal and external documentation as per policies and procedures. Provides administrative and technical consulting on laboratory testing. Assists in the training of laboratory personnel, other healthcare professionals and consumers. Participates in evaluation of new techniques and procedures in the laboratory. Physical Capacity Demand Medium Work:  Exerting up to 20-50 pounds of force occasionally, and/or up to 10-25 pounds of force frequently, and/or a negligible up to 10 pounds amount of force often.  Job Considerations Psychological/Mental – analytical abilities, memory, problem-solving and creativity                 Physiological- Potential Exposures:  Electrical equipment Cognitive-Communication and collaboration with other co-workers, physicians, other employees, and patients and families;  prioritizing and time management;  persuasiveness and judgment                 Environmental-no special considerations                 Protective Equipment- no special considerations

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