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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…

 

Position Summary:

Sovah Martinsville is seeking a full-time Medical Lab Technician to perform routine laboratory tests in various sections of the laboratory.

  • Verifies patient and specimen identification before performing any procedure.
  • Performs common testing procedures and reports test results.
  • Performs instrument maintenance and troubleshooting.
  • Phones Critical Values according to policy.
  • Performs proficiency testing as assigned by supervisor and according to policy.
  • Performs quality control testing.
  • Follows specimen rejection policies and procedures.
  • Follows troubleshooting procedures to resolve instrumentation, testing, or QC problems.
  • Documents remedial actions whenever test systems deviate from policies and procedures.
  • Utilizes the laboratory and hospital QA/PI plans to continually improve processes and designs.
  • Maintains supplies needed for performance of tests.
  • Assists with the teaching and training of new employees.

Minimum Education:

  • Associate's Degree with medical technician training, preferred.
  • 50 week US military medical laboratory training course and minimum of 2 years experience acceptable.

 

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.

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. Also requires high degree of mental alertness and the ability to handle a high degree of stress and/or irregular work hours.

 

Required Certification: 

  • MLT certification (ASCP) , AMT, NCA, or other national certification preferred.

 

Minimum Work Experience:

  • 1 year medical laboratory experience post training preferred.

 

EEOC Statement:

SOVAH Health - Martinsville is committed to providing Equal Employment Opportunities for all applicants and employees and complies with all applicable laws prohibiting discrimination against any employee or applicant for employment because of color, race, sex, age, religion, national origin, disability, genetic information, gender identity, sexual orientation, veterans' status or any other basis protected by applicable federal, state or local law.


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