Overview M Health Fairview is looking for a 1.0 FTE- Medical Laboratory Technician (MLT) to work at the Elk River Clinic lab and other North Clinic labs as needed. This position is a closing position. The hours for this position are 10am-630pm Monday-Thursday, 9am-530pm on Friday. The position is a day/evening position that includes one weekend rotation a month. We offer competitive Benefits , including Tuition Assistance and Reimbursement. Responsibilities/Job Description The Medical Laboratory Technician (MLT) plays an important role in providing quality, proficient and professional laboratory services to diverse populations within an integrated healthcare environment. The MLT performs waived or moderate complexity testing, correlates data based knowledge of technical and instrumental conditions affecting testing results and performs quality control procedures within established parameters. This position also may be involved in laboratory specimen collection, safe and secure specimen handling, ensuring efficient workflow and may schedule tests and provide results, as appropriate. The MLT works independently under general supervision. Follows established guidelines to obtain specimens, perform waived, moderate or high complexity testing and report results. Collect and process biological specimens with appropriate technique following established Standard Operating Procedures (SOP) Perform testing analysis and verify assay/analyzer performance according to SOP in an efficient, cost effective manner. Any combination of the following areas may be included: Hematology, Coagulation, Chemistry, Microbiology, Urinalysis and Phlebotomy. Document and communicate lab test results thoroughly and accurately according to SOP. Perform and document maintenance procedures plus maintain adequate supplies. Seeks assistance appropriately for problem or unusual situations. Consistently implement and adhere to the laboratory customer service standards. The standards include maintaining confidentiality, promoting teamwork, successful communication and conflict resolution. This may include: Scheduling tests/procedures according to SOPs Verifying patient demographic and billing insurance information for lab only employees Explaining test procedures when applicable to patients in a manner geared to gain their confidence and cooperation and relieve anxiety about the test. Other duties as assigned. Supports and adheres to laboratory SOPs, quality assurance, performance improvement and compliance programs recognizing trends and identifying when additional reporting, communication or other action is appropriate. Demonstrates competency and compliance with all regulatory agency policies. Qualifications Requirred Education - Associate degree in a lab science or medical laboratory technology from an accredited institution. Qualified to work in a highly complex laboratory as mandated in the Clinical Laboratory Improvement Act of 1988 (CLIA). License/Certification/Registration - Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) approved laboratory certification such as ASCP or AMT. If not certified at time of hire, must obtain certification within 12 months. - BLS certification Preferred - One year of experience as a Medical Laboratory Technician in an integrated healthcare environment Desired Skills - Phlebotomy experience. - Demonstrate the ability to work under stress in a variety of situations. - Ability to exercise independent judgment. - Demonstrate good manual dexterity. We can recommend jobs specifically for you! Click here to get started. Internal Number: 2021-67690
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