VIRTUA HEALTH,INC. Medical Lab Technician Extern EOW 3rd Shift - Chem/Hema / Voorhees in Voorhees, New Jersey
At Virtua Health, we exist for one reason - to better serve you. That means being here for you in all the moments that matter, striving each day to connect you to the care you need. Whether that's wellness and prevention, experienced specialists, life-changing care, or something in-between - we are your partner in health devoted to building a healthier community.If you live or work in South Jersey, exceptional care is all around. Our medical and surgical experts are among the best in the country. We assembled more than 14,000 colleagues, including over 2,850 skilled and compassionate doctors, physician assistants, and nurse practitioners equipped with the latest technologies, treatments, and techniques to provide exceptional care close to home. A Magnet-recognized health system ranked by U.S. News and World Report, we've received multiple awards for quality, safety, and outstanding work environment.In addition to five hospitals, seven emergency departments, seven urgent care centers, and more than 280 otherlocations, we're committed to the well-being of the community. That means bringing life-changing resources and health services directly into our communities through ourEat Well food access program, telehealth, home health, rehabilitation, mobile screenings, paramedic programs, and convenient online scheduling. We're also affiliated with Penn Medicine for cancer and neurosciences, and the Children's Hospital of Philadelphia for pediatrics.Employment Type:EmployeeEmployment Classification:RegularTime Type:Part timeWork Shift:3rd Shift (United States of America)Total Weekly Hours:8Location:Voorhees - 100 Bowman DriveVoorhees, NJAdditional Locations:*Job Information:*Work Schedule:Chemistry/Hematology LabNight Shift, Every Other WeekendSat 11pm-7amSun 11pm-7amJob Summary:Under direct supervision, the extern participates in a three month rotation, in each applied clinical area to train, analyze, interpret, and validate Laboratory procedures of various complexities on biological material such as blood, body fluids, and tissues for Virtua customers. This role will interact consistently with the department manager, supervisor, lead tech, and staff.Position Responsibilities:Participates in clinical rotation, training, and competency assessment in applied areas with the intent to perform moderate and high complexity testing accurately and precisely according to established procedure under direct supervision.Once fully trained with sign off in a clinical lab area, posts analytically; validates results using established indicators; investigates deviations from the norm; recognizes trends or shifts; and applies corrective action.Performs reviews and documents all quality control according to established policies and procedures. Performs pre-analytical processes including patient ID, phlebotomy, specimen labeling, specimen verification, receipt and shipment.Operates, maintains and troubleshoots laboratory equipment as required.Provides outstanding customer service by demonstrating effective and appropriate communication and interpersonal skills.Position Qualifications Required:Required Experience: Basic computer and customer service skills. Previous lab experience preferred.Required Education: BS in Biology, Chemistry, or other relevant science with at least 24 semester hours of sciences to include six credits of Chemistry, 6 credits of Biology, and additional 12 credits in chemistry, biology, or medical laboratory science in any combination.Training / Certification / Licensure: Training in Chemistry/Hematology or Microbiology should be completed in six months not to exceed seven months.All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, sex, color, religion, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, protected veteran status, or on the basis of disability.