St. Luke's Hospital Rad-Lab Technologist-Miller Creek U in DULUTH, Minnesota
The Rad/Lab Technologist, under the direction of the Lead Rad/Lab Technologist at the Clinic site, the technical direction of the Laboratory Outreach Manger and the X-ray Outreach Technician, and the administrative direction of the site Clinic Manager, is responsible for performing x-ray examinations and for laboratory specimen collection and testing, performing EKGs, urine drug screening and breath alcohol testing. The Rad/Lab Technologist also maintains x-ray and laboratory quality controls and participates in laboratory proficiency testing and performs other related duties to support patient care.
Education: Graduate of two (2) year accredited radiologic technology program.
Licensure/Certification/Registration: WI Locations: Must have Wisconsin Radiographer License. Also Radiologic Technologist Registered RT(R) within 90 days of hire into the position. Wisconsin Background Study upon hire and renewed per Wisconsin state law. MN Locations: Radiologic Technologist Registered RT(R) within 90 days of hire. Must have Wisconsin Radiographer License and Wisconsin Background Study upon hire and renewed per Wisconsin state law if floating to WI Clinic Location All Locations: Within ninety (90) days of hire, BLS Certification with a designation of either BLS Provider or Healthcare Provider from either the American Heart Association or American Red Cross or Military Training Network. If applicable, current certification in urine drug screening and breath alcohol technician or certified within six (6) months of hire.
Experience: One (1), preferably in physician office setting.
Licensure/Certification/Registration: Medical Laboratory Technician (MLT).
KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES
Knowledge of laboratory and x-ray functions in a Physician office setting. Knowledge of Universal Precautions, generally accepted safety practices, radiation safety and quality control practices for laboratory and x-ray services. Knowledge of medical record documentation practices related to lab and x-ray services. Knowledge of personal computing application and customer relations principles. Ability to perform x-rays and develop films, perform phlebotomies and collect blood specimens according to testing requirements. Ability to accurately complete waived and moderate complexity laboratory examinations. Ability to work independently under general administrative and medical direction. Ability to prioritize tasks without compromising patient care. Ability to demonstrate positive customer relations behaviors and to present a professional image. Ability to maintain patient confidentiality. Ability to perform routine computer data entry functions. Ability to participate in orientation of new personnel and teaching of students. Ability to write legibly, to see, perform visual microscopic analysis, read, hear, walk, and speak English.
READING - Intermediate: Ability to read and interpret documents such as operating and maintenance instructions and procedure manuals.
WRITING - Intermediate: Ability to write routine reports, correspondence, or procedures.
SPEAKING - Intermediate: Ability to effectively present information in one-on-one, small group situations or before groups of customers, clients, and other employees of the organization.
MATHEMATICAL SKILLS - Basic Skills: Ability to add and subtract two-digit numbers and to multiply and divide with 10's and 100's. Ability to perform these operations using units of American money and weight measurement, volume, and distance.
REASONING ABILITY - Intermediate Skills: Ability to apply common sense understanding to carry out instructions furnished in written, oral, or diagram form. Ability to deal with problems involving several concrete variables in standardized situations.
AGE SPECIFIC COMPETENCIES - Skilled at assessment and knowledgeable of growth and development. Provides appropriate care respective to the ages of the patients served per clinical environment.
PHYSICAL DEMANDS AND ENVIRONMENT
Prolonged, extensive or considerable bending or standing. Lifts, positions, pushes and/or transfers patients. Lifts objects up to thirty-five (35) pounds. Work more than eight (8) hours but less than twelve (12) hours.
Stand - Continuously Over 2/3 (5.5 – 8 hours)
Walk - Continuously Over 2/3 (5.5 – 8 hours)
Sit - Frequently 1/3 to 2/3 (2.5 – 5.5 hours)
Use hands to finger, handle, or feel - Continuously Over 2/3 (5.5 – 8 hours)
Reach with hands and arms - Continuously Over 2/3 (5.5 – 8 hours)
Stoop, Squat, Kneel, or Crouch - Frequently 1/3 to 2/3 (2.5 – 5.5 hours)
Bending-repetitive forward - Frequently 1/3 to 2/3 (2.5 – 5.5 hours)
Talk or hear - Continuously Over 2/3 (5.5 – 8 hours)
Up to 10 pounds - Continuously Over 2/3 (5.5 – 8 hours)
Up to 25 pounds - Frequently 1/3 to 2/3 (2.5 – 5.5 hours)
Up to 35 pounds - Occasionally Under 1/3 (1-2.5 hours)
Typical Noise Level - Moderate noise (examples: business office with computers and printers, light traffic)
Regularly exposed to the risk of blood borne diseases. Exposed to hazardous radiological chemicals and hazards from electrical and mechanical equipment. May be exposed to/occasionally exposed to patient elements. Work assignments may include more than one Clinic/Urgent Care setting. May take off-premise call as required.