Core Lab Med Tech

Requisition ID
2020-118601
Employment Type
Full Time
Department
Laboratory Services
Hours Per Pay Period
80
Facility
CHI St. Vincent Health
Shift
Day
Standard Hours
6am-2:30pm
Work Schedule
8 Hour
Location
AR-LITTLE ROCK

Overview

CommonSpirit Health was formed by the alignment of Catholic Health Initiatives (CHI) and Dignity Health. With more than 700 care sites across the U.S., from clinics and hospitals to home-based care and virtual care services, CommonSpirit is accessible to nearly one out of every four U.S. residents. Our world needs compassion like never before. Our communities need caring and our families need protection. With our combined resources, CommonSpirit is committed to building healthy communities, advocating for those who are poor and vulnerable, and innovating how and where healing can happen, both inside our hospitals and out in the community.

Responsibilities

Under general supervision and direction, perform clinical laboratory procedures.  Performs high, moderate and waived complexity procedures as define in the Clinical Laboratory Improvement Act of 1988.  Maintains working knowledge of theories involved in clinical testing.  With increasing experience, performs specialized tests requiring a high degree of expertise and may serve in a team leader capacity as assigned.

 

Skills:

  1. Thorough knowledge of the principles and practices of the clinical laboratory to include microbiology, biology, hematology, immunohematology, urinalysis and chemistry.
  2. Considerable knowledge of a clinical laboratory as it applies to collecting and processing specimen.  Testing of samples, interpretation of results, and the communication of those results to appropriate personnel.
  3. Thorough knowledge of federal and state regulations governing clinical laboratories.
  4. Knowledge of laboratory chemical and biological safety
  5. Ability to operate and maintain  laboratory equipment
  6. Ability to troubleshoot laboratory equipment and processes
  7. Performs the duties of a General Supervisor, as defined by the Clinical Laboratory Improvement Act, in the absence of a general supervisor in the department.
  8. CLIA Category: Testing Personnel, General Supervisor

Qualifications

For all new employees hired after October 10, 2012.

Required: Bachelor of Science or post-graduate degree in Medical Technology, Chemistry, Biology or Physical Science or

Associate degree in a laboratory science, or medical laboratory technology from an accredited institution or have education and training equivalent to that includes at least 60 semester hours, or equivalent, from an accredited institution that at a minimum include either 24 semester hours of medical laboratory technology courses or 24 semester hours of science course that 6 semester hours of chemistry; 6 semester hours of biology; and 12 semester hours of chemistry, biology, or medical laboratory technology in any combination.

 

Experience:

  1. Graduation from an accredited Medical Technology Program or at least one year of experience in a clinical, analytical, or environmental laboratory.
  2. Registered (or registry eligible*) with a nationally accredited certifying agency (e.g. American Society of Clinical Pathology, American Medical Technology, etc.)

 

*NOTE: Registry eligible employees are expected to complete and pass all requirements for certification within one year of employment.  Failing to meet this requirement within one year will result in the termination of employment with CHI St. Vincent Health System.

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