Medical Technician Mercy Health

    Mercy Health
    Toledo, OH
    Full-time
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    Job Description

    RequisitionR034316MarketToledo, OHDepartmentCore Laboratory - St. Anne - Lab SylvaniaShiftAllScheduleFull-time

    Thank you for considering a career at Mercy Health

    GENERAL SUMMARY:

    Performs complex clinical laboratory procedures and interprets and analyzes results. Analyzes test systems for accuracy and clinical value. Provides care to neonate, pediatric, adult and geriatric patients. Is a highly organized, self-motivated individual with strong technical, and communication abilities. Possesses strong customer service skills that are essential for this role. Must possess sufficient skills and initiative to function independently. Weekend coverage is required.

    KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES REQUIRED:

    Minimum Education -Associate's Degree in Laboratory Science

    Minimum Experience -Sufficient previous experience.

    Required Courses/Training -Completion of a training program for lab technicians.

    RequiredCertification/Registration-Certified as a Medical Laboratory Technician/MLT or registry eligible.

    Key Job Duties, Responsibilities

    Performs testing in all areas of laboratory as assigned. Actively coordinate with coworkers for coverage of all areas.

    Reviews and evaluates patient test results making decisions on dilutions, repeats, or instrument performance. Be able to recognize abnormal, critical, or delta check failures and notify appropriate healthcare provider. When necessary consults with MT/MLS, Coordinator, or Supervisor.

    Perform quality control and survey testing and insure controls and instrument checks are within acceptable limits before verifying patient and survey results. Based on QC results and instrument function check, perform basic QC trouble shooing. Consult when necessary with Medical Technologist, MLS, Coordinator, or Supervisor before proceeding with additional trouble shooting.*

    Perform preventative maintenance and calibration as required and perform basic troubleshooting as needed. Consult as needed with instrument vendor hotline for additional troubleshooting.

    Reviews pending results at appropriate intervals during and at end of shift. Enters results in computer accurately both manually and through instrument interfaces.*

    Properly identifies patient. Draws blood from patient by venipuncture, heelstick, or capillary (depending on age of patient) observing strict principles of asepsis and antisepsis to prevent infection of patient and contamination of specimens. Properly labels specimens. Wears proper protective equipment while drawing specimens and follows OSHA standards.*

    Report patient and unusual incidents using hospital incident report system. Assist in data collection and departmental performance improvement activities.

    Enhances professional growth and development through participation in educational programs, current literature, inservices, and workshops and mandatory readings. Document in a timely manner. Attends meetings as required.

    Maintains established department and hospital policies and procedures, objectives, qualityassurance/improvementprogram, TQM program, safety, environmental and infection control standards.

    Assist with training orientation of new employees and students following statedobjectives/checklists.

    Maintains confidentiality of patient and personnel information as per hospital policy

    Maintains acceptableabsenteeism/tardinessrecord per hospital policy.

    Demonstrates behaviors consistent with stated Mission and Core Values of Mercy Health Partners.

    Embraces Standards of Behavior in order to provide and promote excellent customer service for both internal and external customers. Holds self and others accountable for behaviors that promote service excellence.

    Adheres to the standards and policies of the Corporate Responsibility Program, including the duty to comply with applicable laws and regulations, and reporting to designated Manager, or employee hotline, any suspected unethical, fraudulent, or unlawful acts or practices.

    Adheres to all standards and policies regarding safety/patient safety initiatives

    MercyHealth is an equal opportunity employer.

    We'll also reward your hard work with:
    • Comprehensive, affordable medical, dental and vision plans
    • Prescription drug coverage
    • Flexible spending accounts
    • Life insurance w/AD&D
    • An employer-matched 403(b) for those who qualify.
    • Paid time off
    • Educational Assistance
    • And much more
    Scheduled Weekly Hours:

    0

    Work Shift:

    All

    Department:

    Core Laboratory - St. Anne - Lab Sylvania

    All applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, national origin, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, genetic information, or protected veteran status, and will not be discriminated against on the basis of disability. If you'd like to view a copy of the affirmative action plan or policy statement for Mercy Health - Youngstown, Ohio or Bon Secours - Ashland, Kentucky, which is an Affirmative Action and Equal Opportunity Employer, please emailrecruitment@mercy.com.If you are an individual with a disability and would like to request a reasonable accommodation as part of the employment selection process, please contact The Talent Acquisition Team atrecruitment@mercy.com

    Posting ID: 552791342Posted: 2020-05-21