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Medical Technologist Full Time Nights

Company: Saint Alphonsus Medctr Ontario
Location: Ontario
Posted on: November 12, 2021

Job Description:

Employment Type:Full timeShift:Description:At Saint Alphonsus Health System, we are looking for people who are living out their calling. We want you to be passionate about coming to work, and challenged to achieve your potential. Living by these virtues, we pride ourselves on exceptional service and the highest quality of care.Under general direction, responsible for independently performing and reporting all test analyses according to physician orders in accordance with laboratory policies and procedures, FDA, CAP, AABB, OSHA, CLIA and JCAHO regulations to facilitate optimum quality patient care.SKILLS, KNOWLEDGE, EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE:Education and Experience: Bachelor's degree required in Biology, Chemistry or related sciences.Entry-level positions do not require experience; however, experience in a clinical lab setting is preferred.ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS:Knows, understands, incorporates, and demonstrates the Organization's Mission, Vision, and Values in behaviors, practices, and decisions.Performs all laboratory tests accurately and in a timely fashion following established guidelines and physician orders.Reports all tests in a timely, efficient, and accurate manner in compliance with documented laboratory procedures.Maintains QA policies and procedures to ensure validity of results. Recognizes factors that affect measurements and results and takes appropriate action according to predetermined protocols.Performs quality control for all testing and meets established ranges before patient results are released.Determines acceptability of specimens by performing visual inspections or by recognizing abnormal/ unusual results.Documents unacceptable specimens according to appropriate policy. Communicates specimen requirements to appropriate personnel.Informs appropriate personnel of department supply needs ensuring uninterrupted service.Maintains clinical competency and current professional knowledge by reading relevant journal articles and attending training sessions.Maintains a safe and efficient working environment by performing equipment maintenance and checks, cleaning work area, and monitoring temperatures in accordance with regulatory agencies and hospital policies.Recognizes and troubleshoots malfunctions of advanced technological equipment and initiates corrective action.Supervises phlebotomist functions in areas of urinalysis and blood gases.Performance Improvement: Understands and actively supports the organizational and departmental Performance Improvement Initiatives.Evaluates new testing methodology and contributes to writing technical laboratory procedures.Identifies and resolves problems that may adversely affect test analyses and/or notifies the Department Coordinator or Laboratory Director when appropriate.Documents corrective actions taken when test systems deviate from the laboratory's acceptable guidelines.Enters test results into the Laboratory Information System in order for standardized reports to be generated for physician's review and interpretation.Performs other related duties as assigned in order to expedite the testing process and support the achievement of department goals and objectives.Good knowledge in all areas of the laboratory and familiarity with applicable clinical laboratory equipment.Must possess comprehensive knowledge of at least one specialty such as Hematology or Chemistry or have considerable knowledge in many sections of the laboratory.Colleagues of Saint Alphonsus Health System enjoy competitive compensation with a full benefits package and opportunity for growth throughout SAHS and Trinity Health!Visit to learn more about the benefits, culture, and career development opportunities available to you at Saint Alphonsus Health System.Saint Alphonsus and Trinity Health are committed to promoting diversity in its workforce and to providing an inclusive work environment where everyone is treated with fairness, dignity and respect. We are committed to recruit and retain a diverse staff reflective of the communities we serve. Saint Alphonsus and Trinity Health are equal opportunity employers and prohibit discrimination against any individual with regard to race, color, religion, gender, marital status, national origin, age, disability, sexual orientation, or any other characteristic protected by law.Trinity Health's Commitment to Diversity and InclusionTrinity Health employs about 133,000 colleagues at dozens of hospitals and hundreds of health centers in 22 states. Because we serve diverse populations, our colleagues are trained to recognize the cultural beliefs, values, traditions, language preferences, and health practices of the communities that we serve and to apply that knowledge to produce positive health outcomes. We also recognize that each of us has a different way of thinking and perceiving our world and that these differences often lead to innovative solutions.Trinity Health's dedication to diversity includes a unified workforce (through training and education, recruitment, retention and development), commitment and accountability, communication, community partnerships, and supplier diversity.

Keywords: Saint Alphonsus Medctr Ontario, Nampa , Medical Technologist Full Time Nights, Healthcare , Ontario, Idaho

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