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Medical Laboratory Technician - RT

Company:
Absolute Opportunities
Location:
Davenport, Iowa, 52801, United States
Posted:
February 14, 2018
Description:

Medical Laboratory Technician - RT

Davenport, Iowa 52801

Several 3rd shift opportunities available throughout the health system locations including Davenport, IA and Silvis, IL.

Purpose: Performs only moderate diagnostic testing in some or all areas of the Laboratory, including Hematology, Chemistry, Microbiology, and Serology. Medical Laboratory Technicians key responsibilities include proper patient and specimen identification, adherence to testing policies and procedures, instrument use and trouble shooting, and computer functions. Work closely with Phlebotomists, Medical Technologist, Nursing and Physicians to provide patient care. Meets qualifications for testing personnel performing moderate complexity testing as specified in C.L.I.A. Subpart M. Sec. 493.1423.

Report To: Manager, Laboratory Services

Supervisory Responsibility: Guidance: The job requires the provision of occasional guidance and training to others. The job does not have formal or official supervisory responsibilities.

Materials Responsibility: Limited: Work requires limited responsibility for material resources. Examples of resources could include supplies, equipment, inventories, small budgets, and other similar material assets. The employee has a limited amount of control over these resources. The cost of errors is also limited in terms of damage, waste or financial loss. Problems associated with material resources are not complex. The volume of resources may vary, but the level of difficulty in dealing with these resources is uncomplicated.

Key Relationship: Co-workers/Health System Employees, Outside Agencies/Other Health Care Providers, General Public/Visitors/Volunteers, Physicians/Medical Office Staff, Students/Interns/Residents/Outside Instructors, Patients, Families, and Significant Others, Auditors/Review Agencies.

POSITION SPECIFICATION

Education: 2 year college program or equivalent experience

Field Of Study: Medical Technology / Laboratory Science or equivalent

Special Training: Minimum of 24 hours of medical lab tech courses or 6 hours chemistry and 6 hours biology and 12 hours chemistry, biology or medical lab tech. Basic Life Support.

Experience: No experience required.

Interpersonal Skills: Interaction is with a variety of people inside or outside the organization. Communications are of moderate difficulty and sensitivity. Contact with others may involve detailed & lengthy dialogues & exchanges of information. Requires a moderate amount of interpersonal skills. Interactions involve dealing with moderately complicated problem situations or stressful encounters.

Working Conditions: There is routine exposure to highly adverse environmental conditions including physical hazards, health and safety risks, and otherwise undesirable characteristics in the environment. Personal risks require safety equipment or precautions to be followed closely. The time the employee may be exposed to these conditions is limited to 70% or less of the work day.

Possible Exposure to Blood Borne Pathogens: Yes

Required Knowledge, Skills, and Abili

1. Education: 2 year college program or equivalent experience

2. Field Of Study: Medical Technology / Laboratory Science or equivalent

3. Special Training: Minimum of 24 hours of medical lab tech courses or 6 hours chemistry and 6 hours biology and 12 hours chemistry, biology or medical lab tech.

4. Interaction is with a variety of people inside or outside the organization. Communications are of moderate difficulty and sensitivity.

5. Contact with others may involve detailed & lengthy dialogues & exchanges of information.

6. Requires a moderate amount of interpersonal skills. Interactions involve dealing with moderately complicated problem situations or stressful encounters.

7. What is your expected Salary?

8. Must be a US Citizen or Green Card holder?