MLT $20,000 Sign On Bonus $5,000 Relocation Stipend
The MLT/MLS/MT will accomplish the Laboratory’s Mission by obtaining and accurately analyzing specimens in a timely manner. In doing so the Laboratory team will continue to provide the community with quality test results and aid in the diagnosis and monitoring of patients.
Desired Education, Certifications and/or Experience
Medical Laboratory Techs
o High School graduate or equivalent.
o Completed a 2-year program for Medical Laboratory Technician with an Associate’s Degree in Laboratory Science or Medical Technology.
o Certified registry such as ASCP, H.E.W., A.M.T. or ASMT or eligible. Must be certified within 90 days of position acceptance.
o CPR Certified
Medical Technologist/ Medical Laboratory Scientist
o High School graduate or equivalent.
o Bachelors of Science Degree in Medical Technology or Medical Laboratory Science.
o Certified registry such as ASCP, H.E.W., A.M.T. or ASMT
o CPR Certified
o Must be capable of collecting and processing blood samples and other fluids.
o Generalist experience preferred.
Responsibilities / Functional Job Description
General: Performance Expectations
1. Responsible - works independently, in a safe and appropriate manner. Demonstrates both problem-solving and problem-prevention skills.
2. Sensitive - displays sensitivity to the needs of patients and co-workers. Demonstrates good communications skills and empathy.
3. Timely - recognizes time as a customer's most valuable resource and responds promptly to patients' and co-workers' needs.
4. Accurate - works carefully and precisely, with attention to detail.
5. Coordinated - organizes and delivers service in the proper order. Displays good organization skills and utilizes resources wisely.
6. Thorough - meets all the requirements of his/her position. Is able to evaluate and follow up on his/her services.
General: Standards of Behavior
1. Demonstrates a commitment to living the SLHD standards of behavior through exemplifying in action, a commitment to the values of SLHD, namely:
a. Innovation – continually seeking the latest advances in cost effective healthcare and customer service.
b. Compassion – concern for the individual, empathy for the situation, action to provide service
c. Integrity – doing the right thing; always.
d. Community – supporting, giving and acting to improve where we live, serve, and work.
e. Passion for Healthcare – fervently, avidly, and zealously seeking the improvement of human health
2. Displays this commitment to the standards of behavior through actions and words, by demonstrating the following behavior traits:
a. Adaptability – Responding resourcefully to changes in direction, priorities, schedules, approaches and responsibilities for the good of everyone. Maintaining a positive attitude when faced with a difficult or challenging situation and providing an uplifting and realistic outlook on the opportunities the future may present.
b. Communication – Listening attentively and seeking clarification, being friendly in words and actions, responding to others in a timely manner to ensure satisfaction, comfort and quality care. Utilizing AIDET and the promise to explain the experience the patient can expect, and communicate how the patient will receive excellent and timely care.
c. Professional Conduct and Attitude – Keeping personal conversations to an appropriate volume for the area I am working in, treating everyone in a courteous manner – rudeness is never acceptable, addressing conflict with others privately and respectfully and utilizing the appropriate chain of command. Doing the right thing, even when no one is watching, keeping frustration separate from patient care and professional activities, and recognize that patients are not an interruption, they are our reason for being here.
d. Commitment to Team Members/Patients – Assist patients in finding their destinations, walking with them when possible, interacting constructively with team members and supporting a blame free environment, recognizing there is no place for “it’s not my job”, finding the right person to support a patient or coworker if I am unable to support or help them. I will not spread negativity, being positive starts with me.
e. Personal and Career Development – Demonstrating a curiosity toward learning and practicing self-development. Supporting co-workers by sharing knowledge, expertise and encouragement to help them be successful in their role. Finding ways to improve the quality of my work even when things are going well. Seeking creative solutions to problems and encouraging creativity in others.
f. Sense of Ownership – Admitting and correcting mistakes, taking personal responsibility to help the organization to succeed. Ensuring cleanliness by maintaining a clutter free environment. Refraining from behavior or conversations that undermine the confidence of the community in our facility. Utilizing resources effectively and maintaining financial responsibility.
Role Specific: Work role responsibilities
1. Positive and supportive team member to staff members and the hospital.
2. Participates in interdepartmental process improvements and process evaluation.
3. Attend monthly staff meetings.
4. Interaction with other departments in solving problems and working as a team.
5. Acts as an internal consultant and educator to hospital staff in areas of expertise as needed.
6. Demonstrates a professional and caring attitude to patients and coworkers.
7. Strives to ensure continual compliance with Departmental and Hospital Policies and Procedures and State/Federal Regulations.
8. Employee participates in mandatory in-services.
9. Adheres to policies and procedures for infection control, HIPPA, safety and risk management.
10. Assures that SDS sheets are current and available.
11. Participates in mandatory emergency planning drills.
12. Perform Phlebotomy tasks including preparing specimens to be sent out.
13. Proficiently performs therapeutic spec/paperwork.
14. Prepare IP, OP, ER, Clinics spec/paperwork as needed.
15. Answer all phones professionally and promptly.
16. Accurately take orders from physicians (local and out of town).
17. Accurately prepare chain of custody specimen collection.
18. Maintain par level supplies and restock as needed.
19. Write/amend/review updates policies and procedures to reflect practice and CLIA requirements.
20. Proper disposal of sharps/broken/contaminated glassware.
21. Proficient operation of all analyzers.
22. Determine good collection vs. poor vs. rejection on all specimens.
23. Perform routine UA procedures and backup tests.
24. Proficiently and accurately perform micro procedures.
25. Perform routine/special hematology, blood bank, chemistry, and serology and coagulation procedures.
26. Proficient LIS operation.
27. Troubleshooting of results and correlate with diagnosis.
28. Maintain professional physician interaction.
29. Critical values: identify, repeat, report to proper person and document.
30. Participates in proficiency testing.
31. Takes on-call rotation based on staffing needs.
32. Performs other duties as assigned.
Desired Knowledge, Skills & Abilities
1. Ability to operation various office equipment
2. Skill in accuracy and attention to detail
3. Ability to perform public relations and public speaking in a professional manner
4. Ability to maintain confidentiality
5. Ability to read, write legibly and calculate mathematical figures
6. Ability to solve practical problems and deal with a variety of variables
7. Ability to work with, lead and supervise others
8. Ability to manage multiple assignments/projects; meet timelines and prioritize responsibility
9. Ability to handle stressful situations and react appropriately
10. Ability to maintain a driver’s license and ability to travel distances for multiple days as necessary
11. Ability to exercise good judgement in appraising situations and making decisions
12. Ability to work and interact effectively and positively with other staff members to build and enhance teamwork across SLHD departments
13. Ability to communicate to complete responsibilities effectively
14. Ability to see to use computer efficiently and read computer reports and correspondence
15. High proficiency with Microsoft office products (excel, word, PowerPoint, etc.)
Equal Employment Opportunity
South Lincoln Hospital District will provide equal opportunity employment to all employees and applicants for employment. No person shall be discriminated against in employment because of race, color, gender, age, national origin, ancestry, religion, physical or intellectual disability, marital status, parental status, sexual orientation or any other category protected by law.
Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) Statement
Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to sit; use hands to finger, handle, or feel; reach with hands and arms; and talk or hear. The employee is occasionally required to stand; walk; stoop, kneel, or crouch. The employee must regularly lift and/or move up to 20 pounds.
Position Type : Full Time
Shift : Other
Korinne Costello - HR Benefit & Education Coordinator