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Estimated Pay $27 per hour
Hours Full-time, Part-time
Location Martinsville, Virginia

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Martinsville, VA.

Who We Are:

People are our passion and purpose. Come to work where you are appreciated for who you are not just what you can do. Licensed for 220 beds, SOVAH Health – Martinsville is a full service, acute-care hospital providing over 22 medical specialties. Among the services we offer are a home health & hospice agency, advanced wound healing center, cardiac rehabilitation center, two cardiac catheterization labs, and medical & radiation oncology services.                         

 

Where We Are:      

In Martinsville, explore culture and arts; enjoy kayaking or hiking and so much more in the foothills of the Blue Ridge Mountains. From the river to the racetrack, we offer plenty of activities to guarantee that you and your family have a fun-filled time!

                        

Why Choose Us:

· Health (Medical, Dental, Vision) and 401K Benefits for full-time employees

· Competitive Paid Time Off / Extended Illness Bank package for full-time employees

· Employee Assistance Program – mental, physical, and financial wellness assistance

· Tuition Reimbursement/Assistance for qualified applicants

· Professional development, Growth opportunities, and Mentor-based training

· And much more…

 

SOVAH Health in Martinsville, VA., is seeking a full-time Medical Technologist to perform diagnostic testing on patient samples to aid physicians in the diagnosis and/or monitoring of various disease states.

  • Verifies patient and specimen identification before performing any procedure.
  • Follows standardized procedures and helps prepare samples for testing.
  • Follows specimen rejection policies and procedures.
  • Collects samples and analyze bodily fluids and substances for abnormalities. Collects blood and study blood samples used in transfusions
  • Operates laboratory equipment in a high-quality, effective manner.
  • Analyzes test results for accuracy, acceptability, and critical limits, and reports/documents results per organizational standards.
  • Performs automated tests using computerized instruments & automated equipment.
  • Performs manual tests based on detailed instructions from a physician.
  • Runs tests and analyzes the results to be reported to the patient, physician or registered nurse.
  • Performs Quality Assurance work to ensure accuracy of equipment.
  • Maintains technical knowledge and problem solving skills to resolve instrumentation, testing, or QC problems
  • Resolves technical problems and ensures that remedial actions are taken whenever test systems deviate from policies and procedures.
  • Establishes and monitors quality control programs under technical supervisor’s direction.
  • Sets up new procedures and instrumentation under technical supervisor’s direction.
  • Utilizes the laboratory and hospital QA/PI plans to continually improve processes and designs.
  • Maintains sufficient inventory of supplies and takes steps to reduce waste.
  • Assists with the teaching and training of new employees and may be designated to verify competencies.
  • Assists supervisor with management of operations, human resources, and finances.

Minimum Education:
  • Bachelor of Science or MT Degree with medical technology clinical training, preferred.

 

Required Skills:

  • Requires critical thinking skills, decisive judgment and the ability to work with minimal supervision.
  • Must be able to work in a stressful environment and take appropriate action.

 

Required Certifications:

  • MT(ASCP), MLS(ASCP) AMT, (NCA or HEW MT certification accepted prior 2010); certification preferred.


Typical Physical Demands:

  • May require extended periods of standing or sitting. Some bending, stooping, or stretching is required. May require lifting and carrying 5-25 pounds.
  • Requires full range of motion including eye-hand coordination and manual dexterity.
  • Requires corrected vision and hearing within normal ranges.
  • Requires ability to communicate and interact with others in person and on the phone.
  • Requires high degree of mental alertness and the ability to handle a high degree of stress and/or irregular work hours.

Equal opportunity and affirmative action employers and are looking for diversity in candidates for employment: Minority/Female/Disabled/Protected Veteran