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Allina Health System Medical Lab Technician in Apple Valley, Minnesota

Advertisement Medical Lab Technician Requisition # 68767BR Physical Location Apple Valley, Minnesota Posted Date 23-Oct-2020 Dept. Name AmbulatoryLab-SouthCentral Hub Hours Per Week 36 Contract Noncontract Introduction Allina Health is dedicated to the prevention and treatment of illness and enhancing the greater health of individuals, families and communities throughout Minnesota and western Wisconsin. A not-for-profit health care system, Allina Health cares for patients from beginning to end-of-life through its 90+ clinics, 12 hospitals, 16 pharmacies, specialty care centers and specialty medical services that provide home care, senior transitions, hospice care, home oxygen and medical equipment, and emergency medical transportation services. Allina Health is a vibrant, growing organization with opportunities to suit your professional skills and a diverse work environment to match your specific interests. We believe employees are our greatest asset and are dedicated to helping you develop and maximize your professional skills. Allina Health Laboratory provides a full menu of essential and specialized laboratory services to customers in Minnesota and western Wisconsin. We provide reference laboratory services to four major metropolitan hospitals, 13 regional hospitals, including Abbott Northwestern - WestHealth (Plymouth), 59+ Allina Health clinics, 40+ hospital-based clinics and outpatient surgery centers. As a local, accessible resource, we provide clinical and anatomic pathology services that support customers diagnostic needs. Responsibilities Req ID: 68767 Perform technical and diagnostic laboratory procedures that provide prompt and accurate test results for providers use in the diagnosis and treatment of patients in a clinic setting Collect and obtain satisfactory specimen samples Correct processing of specimens in a timely manner Perform tests authorized by the clinic lab director Prepare and maintain supplies to efficiently collect specimens Maintain lab equipment per established protocol Perform, evaluate and document all quality control on each test system Participate in the laboratory Quality Assurance Plan Orient and train new employees and students as assigned Maintain high level of customer service through communication vehicles Perform other duties as assigned Education Graduate of an accredited MLT or MLS/MT program Qualification/Skills Skills Ability to: Demonstrate basic knowledge of laboratory procedure and instrumentation Follow federal regulations for quality control, quality assurance, competency, and proficiency testing Adhere to CLIA 88 and OSHA requirements and additional requirements for compliance that apply to the department in which assigned Communicate effectively with patients, providers and staff Adherence to Allina Health confidentiality policy and laboratory policies Work effectively in an independently and in a team setting Work in a highly detail-oriented environment Demonstrate good customer services skills Assess accuracy of testing in regard to patient test results, quality control and troubleshooting Display strong interpersonal skills to handle unusual or stressful situations Distinguish between colors Demonstrate computer skills to navigate within an EMS and laboratory information system Licensure/Certification MLT or MLS/MT certified by ASCP or equivalent New graduates must pass the ASCP board within 6 months of employment BLS within 6 months of hire May be a CLA with 5+ years of experience Note: Must maintain current certification; those certified in 2004 or after are required to complete the certification maintenance program Work Schedule Shifts include Monday-Friday 7:30am-9:00pm with diffe