Alomere Health Medical Lab Technician - Casual in Alexandria, Minnesota
The Medical Laboratory Technician is responsible for accurately collecting specimens and performing provider ordered lab tests, reporting timely results, and aiding the provider in patient diagnosis and management. The Medical Laboratory Technician will be responsible for maintaining laboratory equipment in accordance with established policies and procedures. Specimen Collection Will be proficient in capillary, venous and arterial blood collection. Will be knowledgeable in proper specimen collection; to include: specimen requirements, integrity of specimen, isolation precautions, timed blood draws, and aseptic technique. Understand the importance of patient identification and correct specimen labeling. Will obtain or collect body fluids, tissue and other substances to aid the laboratory in determining normal and abnormal findings. Will interpret, research, and carryout Physician/Provider laboratory testing orders. Able to give instructions clearly and accurately for patient collected specimens. Maintain an environment of privacy, safety and integrity for all patients, at all times. Maintenance and Quality Control Maintain quality results by ensuring that all laboratory equipment and analyzers are performing as expected. Responsible for quality control, standards, calibrations, etc. to ensure that all systems are performing within established laboratory guidelines. Perform Lab Testing Osakis Medical Clinic performs Waived Testing, Alexandria Clinic Laboratory performs Moderate Complexity testing and Alomere Health performs High Complexity testing. Responsibilities will be assigned according to the facility CLIA license. Process and perform testing of lab specimens to aid in the diagnosis and treatment of patients. Provide lab testing in: Blood Bank, Chemistry, Hematology, Immunology, Microbiology, Pathology, Toxicology, Urinalysis. Process and direct laboratory specimens to the appropriate reference lab when needed. Report Lab Results Report normal and abnormal test results to Physician/Provider/Nurse as required. Report Alert or Critical value results to the appropriate personnel. Alomere Health Laboratory technicians may be certified to perform Urine Drug Screen collections and Breath Alcohol Testing. Train students and new employees as needed. Other Duties Performs other duties as requested. Participates in departmental or organizational meetings and trainings. Demonstrates ability to use equipment relevant to the position.