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Medical Lab Technician

Methodist Health System Omaha, NE
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  • Purpose of Job
    • A Medical Laboratory Technician that conducts diagnostic laboratory tests that are important in detecting, analyzing, and treating a wide variety of diseases and medical conditions.
  • Job Requirements
    • Education
      • Associate of Applied Science (AAS) or Associate of Science (AS) degree in Medical Laboratory Technology
      • or
      • Associate degree AND completion of a National Accrediting Agency for Clinical Laboratory Science (NAACLS) accredited Medical Laboratory Technician (MLT) program
      • or
      • Associate degree or 60 semester hours (90 quarter hours) of academic credit from a regionally accredited college/university with 6 semester hours (9 quarter hours) in chemistry and 6 semester hours (9 quarter hours) in biology AND completion of a 50 week U.S. military medical laboratory training course
      • or
      • Associate degree or 60 semester hours (90 quarter hours) of academic credit from a regionally accredited college/university with 6 semester hours (9 quarter hours) in chemistry and 6 semester hours (9 quarter hours) in biology AND three years of full time acceptable clinical experience in blood banking, chemistry, hematology, microbiology, immunology, and urinalysis/body fluids in an acceptable laboratory required.

    • Experience
      • 1 year of experience in applicable section of laboratory is preferred.

    • License/Certifications
      • Current Medical Laboratory Technician (MLT) Certification from the American Society for Clinical Pathology (ASCP) or equivalent is required within 6 months or will be demoted to a non-certified position.

    • Skills/Knowledge/Abilities
      • Knowledge of medications and treatments used in patient care required.
      • Skilled in critical thinking for determining alternative solutions or solving problems required.
      • Strong verbal communication skills for positive interaction with staff and customers required.
      • Skilled in operating a computer, including a computer mouse and keyboard, required.
      • Able to follow written and verbal instructions required.
      • Able to work in a diverse environment required.
      • Able to work as a team required.
      • Able to keep patient information confidential required.
      • Able to read, write, and comprehend various written reports and documents required.
  • Physical Requirements
    • Weight Demands
      • Medium Work - Exerting up to 50 pounds of force.

    • Physical Activity
      • Occasionally Performed (1%-33%):
      • Frequently Performed (34%-66%):
      • Constantly Performed (67%-100%):

    • Job Hazards
      • Not Related:
      • Rare (1-33%):
      • Occasionally (34%-66%):
      • Frequent (67%-100%):
  • Essential Job Functions
    • Essential Functions I
       

      • Perform duties of a Medical Laboratory Technician.
        • Accurately perform, evaluate appropriateness and report tests/analyses requested on patient specimens on all assigned routine benches.
        • 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.
        • Compliant per PPE guidelines 100% of the time.
        • 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.

      • Maintains knowledge of regulatory and accreditation agency requirements and in quality assurance activities.
        • 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.
        • Achieves section/organization quality goals.

    • 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, Employee Standards of Behavior and company policies/procedures.

      • Other duties as assigned.








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Date Posted October 5, 2022
Date Closes December 4, 2022
Requisition 26374
Located In Omaha, NE
SOC Category 00-0000.00
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