Medical Technologist/Medical Lab Technician - Full-Time - Upmc Cole (Coudersport)

Upmc Coudersport , PA 16915

Posted 2 weeks ago

Description

UPMC Susquehanna - Cole (Coudersport) is looking for a Regular Full-Time Medical Technologist or Medical Lab Technician to help support its laboratory!

*Applicants will be placed in the appropriate job title & salary based on their experience and education.

Medical Lab Technician salaries start at $17.17/hr
Medical Technologist salaries start at $21.90/hr and are eligible for up to a $9,000 sign-on bonus !

Purpose:

In this role, you will provide authority, responsibility and accountability for the accurate performance of laboratory testing of a routine and advanced nature. These tests are used in the diagnosis and treatment of patients and in the evaluation of a patient's response to treatment. Apply competent clinical knowledge to achieve accurate clinical testing which leads to quality patient care outcomes.

Responsibilities:

All duties inclusive of an MLT (Medical Laboratory technician), and:
Interact with all laboratory customers courteously and professionally; respond to telephone inquiries in a timely manner.
Adhere to established laboratory and hospital policies in areas of procedures, methods, quality control, quality assurance, safety, compliance, and personnel policies. Follow established procedures for the collection (including phlebotomy, as required) and processing of specimens for analysis including the appropriateness and stability of the sample. Perform qualitative and quantitative analytical procedures according to established protocols with precision and accuracy in a timely and efficient manner.
Recognize critical, abnormal and unacceptable test results and follow-up according to established protocols. Recognize factors that affect measurements and results and initiate the necessary corrective action according to established protocols. Identify problems with instrumentation, methodology, specimens, supplies, or results and take action as outlined in predetermined protocols.
Operate and maintain equipment within the scope of training utilizing defined schedules and written instructions to perform quality control checks, preventive maintenance, and calibration. Perform minor repairs. Use reagents and supplies in a cost-effective manner; monitor and maintain an appropriate supply inventory.
Maintain in-depth knowledge of techniques, principles, and instruments and their interrelationships as well as physiological conditions affecting test results.
Conduct, direct or assist with test development and methodology/equipment evaluation, selection and implementation.
Performs High Complexity Testing (as defined by PA DOH) without direct supervision.
Assume responsibility for first-line supervision of the section/department on a temporary basis as delegated.
Train and orient new employees, students and residents, as applicable and as assigned.

Standard Responsibilities:

Performs in accordance with system-wide competencies/behaviors.
Performs other duties as assigned.

Qualifications
Applicants will be placed in the appropriate job title & salary based on their experience and education.

Medical
Technologist:

Bachelor
of Science degree from an accredited college/university AND successful
completion of a CAHEA accredited Medical Technology program,
OR
Bachelor of Science degree from an accredited college/university with a
major in biological, chemical, physical or clinical laboratory science
AND ASCP categorical certification,
OR
Bachelor of Science degree from an accredited college/university with a
major in biological, chemical, physical, or clinical laboratory science
AND at least two years' experience in a role equivalent to that of a
Medical Laboratory technician (MLT) in a clinical laboratory,
OR
equivalent education and experience as defined by CLIA '88 and PA Bureau
of Laboratories for technologist performing high complexity
testing.
Prefer
1 year experience in a hospital laboratory.
Knowledge
of medical terminology and laboratory information systems preferred.

Medical
Lab Technician:

Associate degree in a laboratory
science with certification (or eligible new graduate) from an accredited
institution as either a Medical Laboratory Technician (MLT), or as a
Clinical Laboratory Assistant (CLA),
OR
Bachelor of Science degree from an accredited institution with a major in
biological, chemical, physical, or clinical laboratory science AND ASCP
or equivalent certification,
OR
equivalent education and experience as defined by CLIA '88 for
individuals performing high complexity testing.
Minimum
1 year's experience in a hospital laboratory preferred.
Familiarity
with medical terminology and laboratory information systems preferred. Licensure, Certifications, and Clearances:

Medical
Technologist MT(ASCP),
Medical
Laboratory Scientist MLS (ASCP), or equivalent certification
preferred.
New
York License Required for NY Locations.
Medical
Laboratory Technician MLT(ASCP), or
Clinical
Laboratory Assistant (CLA) certification preferred.
Act
34

UPMC is an equal opportunity employer. Minority/Females/Veterans/Individuals
with Disabilities

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