Medical Technologist | Senior | 40 Hours, 1St Shift | Benefits

Day Kimball Hospital Putnam , CT 06260

Posted 2 months ago

Job Title: Medical Technologist | Senior

Department: Laboratory

Position Type: Staff

Hours/Week: 40 hours, 1st shift

Weekends Required: as needed

JOB SUMMARY: Medical Technologist

Provides testing on patient samples, providing physicians with quality results using a variety of clinical laboratory equipment. Has total understanding of patient safety and laboratory techniques necessary to guarantee complete patient safety and anonymity.

SKILLS AND ABILITIES

  • Maintains and operates Clinical Lab equipment according to manufacturer and laboratory policy. Interprets results and provides appropriate feedback when results are abnormal or per special request.

  • Accurately identifies patient samples and accessions them into Laboratory Information System using correct account numbers and test alpha codes.

  • Uses and disposes of hazardous and bio hazardous materials as stated in laboratory policies and State and Federal Guidelines.

  • Runs controls and understands the importance of controls to verify the quality of testing before releasing results.

  • Provides phlebotomy services to patients during shift as needed.

  • Responds to deficiencies identified by regulatory agencies and helps monitor these corrections

  • Maintains procedure manuals and orders supplies

  • Assists the supervisor with completing staff competencies

QUALIFICATIONS

Education

  • ASCP Medical Technologist or AMT Medical Technologist required.

  • Bachelors Degree required

Experience

  • 5 years of experience in a hospital lab preferred.

Day Kimball Healthcare is a non-profit, integrated medical services provider comprised of Day Kimball Hospital, healthcare centers in Danielson, Dayville, Plainfield and Putnam, Day Kimball HomeCare, Hospice & Palliative Care of Northeastern CT, Day Kimball HomeMakers, and Day Kimball Medical Group. Its service area includes Northeast Connecticut as well as nearby Massachusetts and Rhode Island communities. Day Kimball Healthcare's comprehensive network offers more than 1,400 employees including nearly 300 associated, highly-skilled physicians, surgeons and specialists. Its website is daykimball.org.

Day Kimball Healthcare is an Affirmative Action / equal opportunity employer committed to providing equal opportunity to all applicants for all positions without regard to race, color, religion, gender, national origin, age, disability, veteran status or any other status protected under local, state or federal laws.

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