Prime Healthcare

Medical Technologist / Medical Technician

Facility Lake Huron Medical Center
Location
US-MI-Port Huron
ID
2022-104429
Category
Clinical Professional
Position Type
Full Time
Shift
Evenings
Job Type
Non-Exempt

Overview

At Lake Huron Medical Center, our dedicated team of professionals are committed to our core values of quality, compassion, and community. As a member of Prime Healthcare, a Top-15 hospital system in the United States, Lake Huron Medical Center is actively seeking new members to join its award-winning team!

 

Lake Huron Medical Center is a 144-bed community hospital that provides a wide range of inpatient and outpatient health care services to residents of St. Clair and Sanilac counties including emergency services, cancer and comprehensive breast care, bariatric surgery, physical therapy and rehabilitation services, pulmonary rehabilitation, and specialized diabetes programs.

 

Lake Huron Medical Center affiliated with Lake Huron Medical Group which offers patient-centered care through primary and specialty care physician practices located throughout the Blue Water Area. Raising the bar for quality health care, Lake Huron Medical Center received the Women's Choice Award for Emergency Care, Leapfrog Group's grade "A" in hospital safety, Healthgrades Patient Safety Excellence Award, rated five stars by the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services and earned The Joint Commission's Gold Seal of Approval® for Hospital Accreditation by demonstrating continuous compliance with its performance standards. Learn more at www.mylakehuron.com.

Responsibilities

10k Retention Bonus available!

 

The Medical Technologist / Medical Technician ( CLS ) performs only those waived, moderate, or highly complex tests authorized by CLIA, Bus. & Prof. Code Section 1204, and must possess a degree of skill commensurate with individual’s education, training or experience and technical abilities. Each individual performing the above procedures must: 1) adhere to the laboratory’s procedures for the collection, processing, analysis, and reporting of patient test results. 2) follow the laboratory’s established quality control policies and procedures in documenting all corrective actions taken when test systems deviate from the laboratory’s established performance specifications. 3) be capable of identifying problems that may adversely affect test performance and either correct the problem or immediately notify your immediate supervisor, Director, or Medical Director, 4) perform a wide variety of laboratory procedures requiring independent judgment using both manual and automated methods in Hematology, Blood Bank, Chemistry, Urinalysis, Coagulation, Microbiology, Immunology, and any other discipline as introduced into the laboratory, 5) perform and document maintenance; daily, weekly, monthly, or as needed on instruments and equipment as appropriate, 6) review the accuracy of patient results prior to releasing or reporting, 7) recognize age specific differences in expected results for newborns to geriatrics, 8) ensure that the testing of proficiency testing samples are tested in the same manner as patient samples and that collaboration with other laboratories is prohibited prior to the reporting of proficiency testing results to the appropriate agencies, 9) may be required to perform venipuncture or capillary puncture on various age groups from newborn to geriatrics, 10) assist in the development and maintenance of laboratory policies and procedures, 11) adheres to all department and hospital policies and procedures related to safety, infection control, emergency preparedness, and human resources, 12) in the absence of a supervisor, may be assigned/identified as Lead Tech, having responsibility for the section or department during their shift, 13) may be assigned responsibilities related to LIS and/or POC. 14) other tasks or responsibilities may be assigned by the department manager/director.

Qualifications

Education and Work Experience

  1. ASCP certification, or equivalent required, MT or MLT.
  2. Minimum two years of hospital laboratory work experience preferred but not required.
  3. Associates Degree or Bachelor's Degree in chemical, physical, biological science, or Medical Laboratory Technology from an accredited institution, or other educational requirements as stated in CLIA (42 CFR 493.1489).

 

We are an Equal Opportunity/ Affirmative Action Employer and do not discriminate against applicants due to veteran status, disability, race, gender, gender identity, sexual orientation or other protected characteristics. If you need special accommodation for the application process, please contact Human Resources. EEO is the Law: https://www.eeoc.gov/sites/default/files/migrated_files/employers/poster_screen_reader_optimized.pdf

 

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