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Medical Technologist **$5,000 Sign on Bonus & up to $10,000 Tuition Reimbursement**

Methodist Health System Fremont, NE
  • Purpose of Job
    • Accurately and efficiently perform, evaluate appropriateness, and report tests and analyses requested on patient specimens to provide diagnostic or therapeutic information to the caregiver.
  • Job Requirements
    • Education
      • Bachelors of Science Degree required in Medical Laboratory Science (MLS), or Clinical Laboratory Science (CLS), or Medical Technology (MT); or Bachelors of Science Degree with a Certificate from a National Accrediting Agency for Clinical Laboratory Sciences (NAACLS) accredited MLS/MT/CLS Program.
      • American Society for Clinical Pathology (ASCP) Board of Registry certified, or must earn ASCP Certification within six months of hire or will be demoted to a non-certified Technologist position.

    • License/Certifications
      • Current Board of Registry Certification from the American Society for Clinical Pathology (ASCP) as a Medical Laboratory Scientist (MLS), or Clinical Laboratory Scientist (CLS), or Medical Technologist (MT) required within 6 months of hire.

    • Experience
      • 1 year experience in a clinical laboratory is preferred.

    • Skills
      • Knowledge of medications and treatments used in patient care.
      • Skilled in critical thinking for determining alternative solutions or solving problems.
      • Strong verbal communication skills for positive interaction with staff and customers.
      • Skilled in operating a computer, including a computer mouse and keyboard.
      • Able to follow written and verbal instructions.
      • Able to work in a diverse environment.
      • Able to work as a team.
      • Able to keep patient information confidential.
      • Able to read, write, and comprehend various written reports and documents.
  • Physical Requirements
    • Physical
      • Weight Demands
        • Medium Work - Exerting up to 50 pounds of force.
      • Physical Activity
        • Occasionally Performed (1%-33%):
          • Crawling
          • Sitting
        • Frequently Performed (34%-66%):
          • Climbing
          • Carrying
          • Crouching
          • Keyboarding/typing
          • Kneeling
          • Stooping/bending
          • Twisting
        • Constantly Performed (67%-100%):
          • Balancing
          • Distinguish colors
          • Fingering/Touching
          • Grasping
          • Hearing
          • Lifting
          • Pulling/Pushing
          • Reaching
          • Repetitive Motions
          • Seeing/Visual
          • Speaking/talking
          • Standing
          • Walking

    • Environmental

    • Hazards
      • Not Related: - Radiation Alpha, Beta and Gamma (particles such as X-ray, Cat Scan, Gamma Knife, etc)
      • Rare (1-33%):
        • Chemical agents (Toxic, Corrosive, Flammable, Latex)
        • Physical hazards (noise, temperature, lighting, wet floors, outdoors, sharps) (more than ordinary office environment)
        • Explosives (pressurized gas)
      • Occasionally (34%-66%): - Mechanical moving parts/vibrations
      • Frequent (67%-100%):
        • Biological agents (primary air born and blood born viruses) (Jobs with Patient contact) (BBF)
        • Equipment/Machinery/Tools
        • Electrical Shock/Static
        • Radiation Non-Ionizing (Ultraviolet, visible light, infrared and microwaves that causes injuries to tissue or thermal or photochemical means)
  • Essential Job Functions
    • Essential Functions I

      • Perform duties of a Technologist/Laboratory Scientist.
        • Accurately perform, evaluate appropriateness, maintain documentation and report tests/analyses requested on patient specimens.
        • Performs phlebotomy to obtain specimens by following standardized procedures.
        • Prepares specimens to be processed in-house or sent out by labeling specimens accurately, separating specimens for processing, processing paperwork, and entering data into the computer.
        • Utilizes time efficiently to complete assignments and assist coworkers.
        • Quality control is completed and documented 100% of the time.
        • Calibration is completed and documented 100% of the time.
        • Routine maintenance is completed and documented 100% of the time.
        • Achieves section/organization quality goals.
        • Compliant per PPE guidelines 100% of the time.
        • Identify problems and initiate immediate follow-up as necessary with the Technical Coordinator, Administrative Director, or Medical Director(s) to ensure accurate, timely laboratory services by using critical thinking skills and decisive judgment.
        • Accommodates patient and laboratory needs by professionally responding to requests for flexibility in duties, schedules, and staffing.

      • Document orientation, training, and education to ensure employee competence, provide excellent services, and meet accreditation requirements by effective verbal or written communication.
        • Organizational and department competencies are completed 100% of the time.
        • Evidence that new procedures and major procedure revisions are read and understood.
      • Assist in preparation for and participate in inspections, proficiency testing, Quality Assurance activities, properly maintain records, prepare and update section policies and procedures to fulfill the requirements of accrediting agencies (i.e. College of American Pathologists (CAP), Joint Commission on Accreditation of Healthcare Organizations (JCAHO) by following the provided protocol.
        • Proficiency testing is completed as assigned and submitted by the deadline.
        • Assists technical coordinator or section leader with problem resolution and follow up reports for proficiency tests as requested.
        • Assists with the completion of quality control and Quality Assurance activities.

    • Essential Functions II

      • Participates in mandatory in-services and/or CE programs as mandated by policies and procedures/external agencies and as directed by management.

      • Follows and understands the mission, vision, core values ~ Living Our Values, and company policies/procedures.

      • Other duties as assigned.

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Date Posted September 25, 2022
Date Closes November 24, 2022
Requisition 23699
Located In Fremont, NE
SOC Category 00-0000.00

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