Ephraim McDowell Regional Medical Center MED LAB TECH (ASCP) in Harrodsburg, Kentucky
The primary responsibility of this position is to perform all pre-analytical, analytical and post-analytical procedures in a prompt, accurate and reliable manner according to established hospital and laboratory policies and procedures; including moderate and high complexity laboratory testing commensurate with education, training and experience. Exhibits the F.I.R.S.T. values (Friendliness, Innovation, Respect, Service, and Trust).
Working Conditions, Hazards and Physical Effort
- Standard clinical laboratory environment.
Daily contacts with hospital personnel in all departments at all levels.
Daily contacts with reference labs and other off-site agencies.
Contacts with patients.
Mostly sitting and standing at lab bench, computer work stations, clinical analyzers; some walking and bending. Ability to perform physical maintenance on bench top and free-standing equipment with moving parts and hazardous chemicals. Ability to lift up to 50 pounds and carry up to 25 pounds.
Frequent contact with water/hand cleansers, biohazardous body fluids, hazardous chemicals.
Minimum Qualifications or Equivalents
Education: Associate's Degree of Science (MLT) (ASCP), biology, chemistry, or related science. Scientific analytical method, mathematical, computer, reasoning and language skills at the college level (2 years).
EQUIPMENT USED/SPECIAL SKILLS REQUIRED: Automated and non-automated laboratory instrumentation and tools.
Licenses, Certifications, and/or Registrations
ASCP registration as MLT or equivalent.