Northeastern Nevada Regional Hospital is seeking a professional Medical Technologist to work in our busy laboratory. The successful candidate will be able to work independently and perform standard routine, complex, automated and manual lab techniques without direct supervision; insures proper functioning of lab equipment by performing preventative and corrective maintenance, and troubleshooting basic instrument malfunctions; calibrates and assesses the accuracy of lab equipment; performs, evaluates, and records quality control measures and institutes corrective action as appropriate; assists in maintaining inventory and supplies; performs phlebotomy using age specific techniques; collects, prepares and determines acceptability of specimens; prioritizes assignment of test results and coordinates general work flow; recognizes normal, abnormal or unexpected results, errors and problems with patient test results; evaluates, interprets and reports test results; observes principles of data security/patient confidentiality; assists in training of new assistants and technologists; supervises Laboratory Assistants; assists in evaluation of new methods and equipment; interacts with other healthcare workers to solve problems and interpret patient lab results; attends and participates in department meetings.
ABOUT US: At Northeastern Nevada Regional Hospital's 75-bed facility, you're more than just an employee; you're part of our family.
Community population approximately 35,000. We are located at the base of the beautiful Ruby Mountains, elevation level 5,000. www.nnrhospital.com
BENEFITS OVERVIEW: Medical/Dental/Vision insurance, company paid basic life and AD&D insurance, Supplemental and Voluntary insurance options, 401K with employer match, Paid Time Off/Holidays, tuition reimbursement program, cell phone discounts, and Flexible Health Spending Account/Dependent Care Account options.
Minimum Education: Baccalaureate degree from approved Medical Technologist program. Non-traditional route may be accepted by State after review of education and experience.
Minimum Experience: 1 year experience as a Med Tech preferred.
Licensure: Successful completion of National Registry Exam for Medical Technologist such as ASCP. Must meet requirements for certification as a Nevada General Laboratory Supervisor, and have started the application process prior to hire.
Certifications: American Heart Association BLS required on hire.