Sherwood Laboratory Med Tech

Requisition ID
2020-115046
Employment Type
Full Time
Department
Laboratory Services
Hours / Pay Period
80
Shift
Evening
Standard Hours
2pm-10:30pm
Facility / Process Level : Name
CHI St. Vincent Health
Location
AR-SHERWOOD

Overview

Opened in Sherwood in October 1999, CHI St. Vincent North offers private rooms and serves the community with 24-hour emergency service. More than 200 coworkers and physicians at the facility provide medical care for Sherwood, North Little Rock, Jacksonville and surrounding communities. We share the campus with the CHI St. Vincent Rehabilitation Hospital.

The creation of the CHI St. Vincent Neurosciences Institute in central Arkansas involved the renovation of CHI St. Vincent North and the design and construction of the research and education facility. Our Neuroscience program treats patients from all 75 counties in Arkansas and all 50 states. We strive to advance the field of neuroscience by educating and collaborating with neurosurgeons from around the globe to develop the skills necessary to tackle the most complex cases and improve patient outcomes.

CHI St. Vincent is currently sourcing for multiple Medical Technologist candidates to provide service and expertise in our clinical laboratories. 

Responsibilities

Under general supervision and direction, perform clinical laboratory procedures. Perform high, moderate and waived complexity procedures as defined in the Clinical Laboratory Improvement Act of 1988. Maintain working knowledge of theories involved in clinical testing. Perform Specimen Processing/Testing: follow laboratory procedures for specimen handling and processing, test analysis, reporting and maintenance of records of patient test results as authorized by the supervisor. Monitor test systems for proper performance and accuracy regarding reporting of test results and reports problems that may adversely affect test performance or reporting results.  Perform quality control procedures, instrument function checks and any necessary calibration and maintenance procedures.  Correlate complete sample data prior to reporting results and documents irregularities. Monitor quality control results to assure that acceptable levels of analytic performance are maintained. Maintain records to ensure proper documentation of activities and results. Document all corrective actions taken when tests systems deviate from the laboratory's established performance specifications. Quality Assurance: perform quality assurance on laboratory testing. Quality assurance areas include turnaround time verification, sample evaluation, and others as defined in the Quality Assurance Policy. Information Systems: enter data accurately and in accordance with laboratory policies. Retrieve results and information. Maintain patient confidentiality. Equipment Maintenance: Operate various complex instrumentation. Perform preventative maintenance protocols. With minimal assistance, investigate and correct equipment malfunction. Record appropriate documentation. Education: participate in continuing education opportunities. Demonstrate technical procedures to laboratory personnel as requested by supervisor. Materials Management: perform inventory ordering, receiving, and stocking of designated supplies as directed by section supervisor.

Qualifications

Bachelor’s degree in Medical Technology. Employer will also accept an individual with a Bachelor’s degree in Chemistry, Biology or Physical Science with at least one year of experience in a clinical, analytical, or environmental laboratory. Special Requirements: registered (or registry eligible) with a nationally accredited certifying agency (e.g. American Society of Clinical Pathology, American Medical Technology, etc.). Registry eligible employees are expected to complete and pass all requirements for certification within one year of employment.

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