Steward Health Care System Medical Laboratory Tech - Microbiology - 32 hours - 230pm-1100pm in Brockton, Massachusetts
At Steward Health Care System, we are committed to improving the health of our communities by delivering exceptional, personalized behavioral health care with dignity, compassion and respect. Our continued focus on the patient experience informs our caregivers in how to provide care that is respectful of and responsive to individual patient and family preferences, needs and values. We dedicate ourselves in the communities we serve to delivering affordable health care to all and being responsible partners. No matter what your role, as a member of the Steward family, you are a specialist in the making every patient and family feel right at home, every co-worker a key to our success, and every referring practice, a team of prized colleagues. In support of this, we commit ourselves to the following values: Compassion Accountability Respect Excellence Stewardship If you are seeking a fast-paced, challenging position in an organization committed to achieving and maintaining a standard of excellence in all we do, our organization may be a good fit for you.
Medical Laboratory Tech Part Time benefits eligibility 32 hrs11:00pm-7:00am
Job Summary: Performs routine clinical laboratory analyses. Recognizes problems, identifies basic causes, and makes corrections by using present strategies. Correlates data based on knowledge of technical and instrumental conditions affective test results. Performs Quality Control procedures within predetermined parameters.
Performs lab testing in the areas of Chemistry, Hematology, Urinalysis, Bloodbank and Coagulation. Checks the quality control of each test prior to running and reporting patient results. Calls worklists on the computer, does editing of results and data enters test results. Confirms abnormal results prior to releasing and bring any "rare and improbable" test results to the attention of a supervisor. Processes specimens and logs requisitions as needed. Reviews daily specimen management reports. Assists in maintaining an adequate inventory of supplies and ensures compliance with state requirements for documentation of lot numbers with quality control and specimen records. Troubleshoots problems (client, instrument, computer) as needed. Performs maintenance on the automated Chemistry, Hematology, Coagulation and Urinalysis instrumentation as needed. Records the quality control and maintains the QC records on all assays performed. Data enters results into the computer. Ensures that QC is within appropriate limits and brings problems to supervisor. Reviews worklists and work from automated analyzers to ensure accuracy and timely reporting of patient results. Performs differentials and urine sediments as needed. Performs other tasks and procedures that are commensurate with education, training and abilities. Responsible for all clerical functions associated with specimen integrity, testing, identification and reporting of department testing. Follows all safety protocols as outlined in safety manual. Identifies and pursues self improvement needs Seeks coaching/mentoring when appropriate Performs other duties as assigned. Qualifications:
MT/MLT, HEW, ASCP or equivalent certification or eligibility required. Bloodbanking experience required.