Ephraim McDowell Regional Medical Center MED LAB TECH (ASCP) in Danville, Kentucky
Under the general to moderate direction of the System Director Lab & Pathology Services and other members of the departmental leadership team, performs a wide variety of laboratory analyses by methodologies that vary from basic and moderately complex to highly complex, according to established standards and procedures in order to obtain valid data for use in the diagnosis and treatment of disease. Utilizes and maintains high technology, scientific equipment and recognizes and resolves testing problems and invalid or inconsistent test data. Exhibits the F.I.R.S.T. values (Friendliness, Innovation, Respect, Service, and Trust).
Working Conditions, Hazards and Physical Effort
Works standard work week with overtime as necessary to meet workload and staffing requirements; rotating weekends and holidays. Workload and staffing may require alteration in regularly scheduled shift. Moderate physical exertion with moderate to marked stress levels. Moderate noise level due to centrifuges and other instrumentation. Light to moderate lifting of supplies. Works with toxic, caustic, and flammable chemicals and reagents. The task of this job involves exposure to blood, body fluids and tissues. Must be able to lift 25 lbs. independently.
Minimum Qualifications or Equivalents
Education: Associate’s Degree of Science (MLT) (ASCP); completion of approved clinical rotations, or equivalent.
EQUIPMENT USED/SPECIAL SKILLS REQUIRED: Automated and non-automated laboratory instrumentation and tools.
Licenses, Certifications, and/or Registrations
ASCP registration as MLT or equivalent.