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Moundview Medical Technologist (Weekend)

Company: Moundview Hosp & Clinics
Location: Friendship
Posted on: May 15, 2022

Job Description:

Love + medicine is who we are, it's what we do, it's why people want to work here. If you're looking for a job to love, apply today.Scheduled Weekly Hours:40Job Description:Top of FormJob DescriptionPosition Title: Medical Technologist (MT)Last Reviewed: 2/22/2021Salary Class:Non-ExemptDepartment: LaboratoryPosition Code:4713Reports To:Laboratory ManagerBASIC FUNCTIONPerform all laboratory procedures as assigned in a prompt, accurate and reliable manner according to the established hospital and departmental policies and procedures. Collect samples in accordance with established practices. Perform clinical laboratory testing which involves the application of sophisticated analytical knowledge in a wide range of the Clinical Laboratory including, Chemistry, Hematology, Serology, Urinalysis, Microbiology, Immunohematology, Virology and Coagulation. In the performance of testing, skills of instrumentation use and maintenance, quality control, calibration, and microscopy are employed. The Medical Laboratory Technologist (MT) will also participate in supportive functions of teaching, troubleshooting, Quality Assurance, Quality Improvement, and problem resolution.MAJOR RESPONSIBILITIESCollect, receive, properly identify, evaluate integrity, and solve problems as related to specimens as they are processed for routine and emergent assays. Receive and process requests/orders from providers, departments, and clients for laboratory testing. Ability to evaluate the orders for accuracy, completeness, and medical necessity. Place orders in LIS in an efficient manner with accuracy to the test requested, ordering physician, date/time collection, diagnosis provided, and ordering/report location. Perform accurate analysis in a timely fashion with result data reported within defined criteria for quality. Follow critical value policy and lab testing protocols. Ability to perform testing with no direct supervision, minimal number of errors, and to perform work in a neat, legible manner to facilitate staff follow-up regardless of workload. Collection of legal blood alcohols, genetic tests, DOT and non-DOT drug screens and breath alcohols. Review current quality control data and patient results for acceptability. Recognize problem situations and initiate appropriate corrective action to maintain accuracy and precision of test methods. Follow through with documentation and communication to the Laboratory Manager. Analyze accurately and report result data to designated coordinator for proficiency surveys as demonstrated by acceptable evaluation of such data. Assist with survey preparation, distribution, and collation as assigned. Answer inquiries regarding test results and methodology, test specificity and sensitivity, and specific factors that can influence test results. Evaluate test results in context of disease processes and other laboratory data. Correlate results for quality assurance, recognize discrepancies, and perform confirmation of abnormal results. Operate/Maintain instrumentation and methods. Perform routine and non-routine maintenance on equipment as assigned, function as a lead operator on select assigned instruments. Review, write and/or revise procedures. Participate in the evaluation of new techniques and procedures. Assist in reagent/supply inventory. Use reagents and supplies in cost effective manner to reduce waste, reduce cost, and assure adequate supply of working reagents is available for use. Maintain accurate and timely records. Record proper documentation in appropriate logbooks, properly label reagents and supplies, complete and document technical competency on an annual basis. Participate in education, instruction, and professional development. Assist with teaching of students, employees, and other medical personnel. Demonstrate a continued interest in self-improvement, attend lab meetings, assume personal responsibility for maintaining skills and knowledge in low volume procedures. Participate in quality assurance and quality improvement initiatives. Perform duties and maintain confidentiality consistent with policies and outlined in the Compliance Plan.SCOPE OF THE JOBAge Specific Population Served:Pediatric (1 - 12 years)Adolescent (13 - 17 years)Adult (18 - 64 years)Geriatric (65 years & older)Infant (less than 1 year)OSHA CategoryCategory I - All Employees in this job title have a reasonably anticipated risk of occupational exposure to blood and/or other potentially infectious materials.POSITION QUALIFICATIONSEducation and Learning:RequiredBachelor's Degree in Medical Laboratory TechnologyCertification or eligibility for certification by a nationally recognized certifying agencyEmployee may not at any time have been or be excluded from participating in any federally funded program, including Medicare and MedicaidWork Experience:RequiredCurrent knowledge of laboratory procedures and equipment expectedDesiredPrevious laboratory experience is recommended and experience with Laboratory Information Systems is beneficial.Skills and Knowledge:RequiredThe personal attributes required are: ability to use logical reasoning to arrive at solutions to work related problems, maintain self-control under workload pressures without exhibiting negative behavior, learn new technical skills related to the position to maintain satisfactory performance, and establish and maintain effective working relationships by using appropriate interpersonal skillsReasoning/Decision MakingMust be flexibleMust be professional, honest and have personal integrityMust be self-directedMust be decisiveMust participate in and support professional organizationsAppreciates people whose values, goals, and cultures are different from your ownDevelops additional knowledge by attending workshops and seminarsCommunicationCommunicates with ease on a professional levelMust have excellent oral and written communication skillsProvide timely, courteous, and informative communications to all customers, and direct individuals to appropriate resourcesLeadershipEstablishes priorities in accordance with organizational strategic plans and management objectives while meeting deadlinesWorks independently: self-disciplinedUse effective time managementPlan, organize, execute assignments to meet deadlinesProblem solve - evaluate, analyze, negotiate and recommend alternativeslegal and regulatory standardsGeneral - All PositionsWork cooperatively with a wide variety of peopleMust have a professional attitude in regard to motivation, cooperation, flexibility, confidentiality, ethics and personal developmentPerceives and respond sensitively to the needs of othersUse listening skills to identify important information in oral communicationComputer Systems/Software/ApplicationsMicrosoft Office Products, Adobe, Patient Record Systems, Laboratory Information System, and other similar applications.License and Certifications:RequiredCertification from a nationally recognized certifying agency (i.e. ASCP)PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS/DEMANDS OF THE POSITIONSittingFrequently (34-66% or 5.5 hours)Static StandingOccasionally (6-33% or 3 hours)Walking/StandingFrequently (34-66% or 5.5 hours)DrivingRarely (1-5% or .5 hours)Stooping/BendingOccasionally (6-33% or 3 hours)SquattingOccasionally (6-33% or 3 hours)Kneeling/Half KneelOccasionally (6-33% or 3 hours)Climbing StairOccasionally (6-33% or 3 hours)Reaching - Shoulder LevelFrequently (34-66% or 5.5 hours)Reaching - Below ShoulderFrequently (34-66% or 5.5 hours)Reaching - Above ShoulderOccasionally (6-33% or 3 hours)Repetitive Actions - Fine ManipulationFrequently (34-66% or 5.5 hours)Repetitive Actions - Grip ForcesOccasionally (6-33% or 3 hours)Pounds of force 0-25Repetitive Actions - Fine ManipulationFrequently (34-66% or 5.5 hours)Balance - Right LegOccasionally (6-33% or 3 hours)Balance - Left LegOccasionally (6-33% or 3 hours)Lifting - OtherOccasionally (6-33% or 3 hours)Number of lbs. 0-25Carrying - Short CarryOccasionally (6-33% or 3 hours)Number of lbs. 0-25Push/Pull (Static Force)Occasionally (6-33% or 3 hours)Number of lbs. 0-25ENVIRONMENTAL CONDITIONSSubject to inside environmental conditions.Exposed to infectious diseases. Regular exposure to blood, body fluids, and unpleasant odors.Exposure to high levels of stress and activity. Sources of stress include patient treatment, phone calls, reduced staffing, and increased patient activity.Need to deal with people of varying mental status, some may be combative.If you need assistance with any portion of the application or have questions about the position, please contact the recruiter listed below:Primary Recruiter:Steve CragerRecruiter Email Address:sscrager@gundersenhealth.orgEqual Opportunity Employer

Keywords: Moundview Hosp & Clinics, Madison , Moundview Medical Technologist (Weekend), Healthcare , Friendship, Wisconsin

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