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Allina Health System Medical Lab Technician in Cambridge, Minnesota

Advertisement Medical Lab Technician Requisition # 68749BR Physical Location Cambridge, Minnesota Posted Date 22-Oct-2020 Dept. Name Cambridge Lab Hours Per Week 40 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: 68749 Customer service and patient order management. Greets patients, performs check-in process, and is responsive to questions and patient needs. Evaluates patient orders for completeness and follows up as needed. Effectively and accurately manages patient orders to ensure adherence to regulatory and billing requirements. Performs scheduling, ordering and releasing as appropriate in Electronic Medical Record, following policies and procedures. Accurate and timely collection and processing of specimens. Reviews orders and verifies patient identification. Demonstrates the ability to assess and react effectively to unique patient needs. Instructs patients accurately on procedures and protocols. Identifies and uses appropriate collection method to obtain samples for testing (venipuncture or capillary puncture). Collects samples and labels specimens correctly, in accordance with appropriate procedures and protocols. Evaluates acceptability of specimens Performs processing of specimens with strict adherence to the quality control and quality assurance policies of AHL. Routine and complex laboratory procedures within established guidelines. Prioritizes work assignments/tasks. Performs waived, moderate and highly complex analytical tests according to policies and procedures. Evaluates results for accuracy within set guidelines and resolves test problems. Recognizes, communicates, and documents results that require action according policies/procedures. Follows all federal regulations including CAP, OSHA, COLA, CLIA, and HIPAA. Performs and documents required and advanced instrument maintenance, and quality control; takes appropriate remedial action. Ensures appropriate record retention. Stocks, rotates and requests supplies (as assigned) on a regular basis to ensure proper availability in the work area. Perform other duties as assigned Additional duties may include, but are not limited to: Trains others in work area(s). Serves as student preceptor. Participates in AHL and/or hospital projects and committees. Performs various clerical duties Attends and participates in department and other meetings, as assigned Maintain required safety, education, and competency requirements Performs proficiency testing as assigned, per AHL policy