Fairview Health Services Medical Laboratory Technician in Bloomington, Minnesota
Fairview Health Services is looking for a Medical Laboratory Technician atFairview Clinics - Bloomington Oxboro (https://www.fairview.org/locations/fairview-clinics-bloomington-oxboro) . This is a fulltime, benefit eligible position, 80hours/2 weeks, including every 6th weekend.
We offer competitive Benefits (https://www.fairview.org/Careers/Benefits/Noncontract) , including Tuition Assistance and Reimbursement.
The MLT plays an important role in providing quality, proficient and professional laboratory services to diverse populations within an ambulatory healthcare environment. The Medical Laboratory Technician performs waived, moderate or high complexity testing, correlates data based knowledge of technical and instrumental conditions affecting testing results and performs quality control procedures within established parameters. This position is also involved in laboratory specimen collection, safe and secure specimen handling, ensuring efficient workflow and provides 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, Microbiology, Serology, Immunology, Immunohematology, Chemistry, Special Chemistry, Urinalysis, Phlebotomy, EKG.
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.
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)
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.
- 1 year of experience as a Medical Laboratory Technician in an ambulatory or acute healthcare environment
Other Required Skills
Effective team member
Strong Customer Service skills
Good phlebotomy skills
Demonstrate the ability to work under stress in a variety of situations
Ability to exercise independent judgment
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Fairview Health Services (fairview.org) is an award-winning, nonprofit health system providing exceptional care across the full spectrum of health care services. Fairview is one of the most comprehensive and geographically accessible systems in the state, with 12 hospitals—including an academic medical center and long-term care hospital—serving the greater Twin Cities metro area and north-central Minnesota.
Its broad continuum also includes 56 primary care clinics, specialty clinics, senior living communities, retail and specialty pharmacies, pharmacy benefit management services, rehabilitation centers, counseling and home health care services, medical transportation, an integrated provider network and health insurer PreferredOne. In partnership with the University of Minnesota, Fairview’s 32,000 employees and 2,400 affiliated providers embrace innovation to drive a healthier future through healing, discovery and education.
EEO/AA Employer/Vet/Disabled All qualified applicants will receive consideration without regard to any lawfully protected status.
Job Locations US-MN-Bloomington
Requisition Post Information* : Posted Date 3 months ago (11/20/2020 12:23 PM)
Requisition ID 2020-64626
Profession Clinical/Direct Patient Care (non-nursing/allied Health)
Location Fairview Clinics-Bloomington
Hours per 2 weeks 80
Department Labs - Acute Care
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