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Medical Lab Tech / Clinical Lab Scientist

Facility Coshocton Regional Medical Center
Location
US-OH-Coshocton
ID
2022-87422
Category
Clinical Tech
Position Type
Full Time
Shift
Variable
Job Type
Non-Exempt

Overview

At Coshocton Regional Medical Center, our dedicated team of professionals are committed to our core values of quality, compassion, and community. As a member of the Prime Healthcare Foundation, Coshocton Regional Medical Center is actively seeking new members to join its award-winning team!

 

Coshocton Regional Medical Center is a 56-bed, not-for-profit hospital serving East Central Ohio, providing 24-hour emergency services and acute care services, including a network of hospital-based physician clinics. Coshocton Regional is an Accredited Chest Pain and Heart Failure Center and has earned The Joint Commission's Gold Seal of Approval® by demonstrating compliance with national standards for health care quality and safety. For more information, please visit www.coshoctonhospital.org.

Responsibilities

In this role you will perform those waived, moderate, or highly complex tests authorized by CLIA, Bus. & Prof. Code Section 1204, and must possess a degree of skill commensurate with individuals education, training or experience and technical abilities. Each individual must:

  • adhere to the laboratory procedures for the collection, processing, analysis, and reporting of patient test results
  • follow the laboratory’s established quality control policies and procedures in documenting all corrective actions taken when test systems deviate from established performance specifications
  • 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
  • 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
  • perform and document maintenance daily, weekly, monthly, or as needed on instruments and equipment as appropriate
  • review the accuracy of patient results prior to releasing or reporting
  • recognize age specific differences in expected results from newborns to geriatrics
  • 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
  • may be required to perform venipuncture or capillary puncture on various age groups from newborn to geriatrics
  • assist in the development and maintenance of laboratory policies and procedures
  • adhere to all department and hospital policies and procedures related to safety, infection control, emergency preparedness, and human resources
  • in the absence of a supervisor may be assigned/identified as Lead Tech, having responsibility for the section or department during their shift
  • may be assigned responsibilities related to LIS and/or POCT
  • other tasks or responsibilities may be assigned by the department manager/director

 

Qualifications

Education and Work Experience

  • successful completion of a NAACLS accredited Medical Laboratory Scientist program or Medical Laboratory Technician program within the last five years required
  • ASCP certification, or equivalent, required
  • Bachelor’s Degree or Associate Degree from a regionally accredited college/university from an accredited institution, or other educational requirements as stated in CLIA (42 CFR 493.1489)
  • one year hospital laboratory work experience preferred but not required
  • current and valid state license if the laboratory is located in a state where required

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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