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HealthPartners Medical Laboratory Technician in Eden Prairie, Minnesota

Medical Laboratory Technician

  • Job ID:

56882

  • Department:

Central Lab

  • City:

Eden Prairie, MN

  • Location:

HP - Eden Prairie Office Building

  • Position Type:

Part-Time

  • Anticipated Work Schedule:

Work hours will be 3:00p.m.-11:00p.m. with 6 shifts per pay period. Weekend and holiday hours are also included and hours will be either 7:00a.m.-3:00p.m. or 3:00p.m.-11:00p.m., as needed.

  • Hrs/Pay Period:

45

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Job Description:

We have an exciting opportunity for a Medical Laboratory Technician to support our Central Laboratory! Service excellence is to be centered on patient care and patient relationships and is the responsibility of all employees. Teamwork is the norm and all employees will be held accountable to work as effective team members. This individual serves all (internal and external) customers by performing a variety of laboratory procedures in accordance with HealthPartners philosophy, policies and procedures and in accordance with all regulatory agencies.

Join our growing organization on our exciting mission to improve health and wellbeing! At HealthPartners, you will find a culture of excellence, compassion, integrity and most importantly, partnership. By working together in the spirit of partnership, we will improve health and wellbeing, create exceptional experiences for those we serve and make care and coverage more affordable. Picture yourself at HealthPartners and imagine the future successes we could achieve together!

ACCOUNTABILITIES:

  1. Collect and process biological specimens with appropriate technique following established Standard Operating Procedures (SOP).

  2. 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, Computer Operation, EKG and Reception.

  3. Document and communicate lab test results thoroughly and accurately according to SOP.

  4. Perform and document maintenance procedures plus maintain adequate supplies.

  5. Demonstrate competency and comply with all regulatory agency policies.

  6. Consistently implement and adhere to the laboratory customer service standards. The standards include maintaining confidentiality, promoting teamwork, successful communication and conflict resolution.

  7. Respond proactively to stressful circumstances, customer needs and department/clinic changes.

  8. Demonstrate professional development through participation in continuing education, special projects and community / corporate / professional organizations. Demonstrate personal development through dependability, professional appearance and cooperative attitude.

  9. Perform other tasks as assigned.

REQUIRED:

  • Associate degree in a lab science or medical laboratory technology from an accredited institution, or graduate from a 12-month approved school for Certified Laboratory Assistants and eligible to be certified. Documentation of experiences performing high complexity testing prior to 9/1/92.

  • Certification by an agency approved by the ASCP Board of Certification or AMT. If not currently certified must register for certification with 45 days of hire and must obtain certification within 6 months of hire. .

  • Qualified to work in a highly complex laboratory as mandated in the Clinical Laboratory Improvement Act of 1988 (CLIA).

  • Promote teamwork through demonstration of a courteous and cooperative attitude to all customers.

PREFERRED:

  • Six months of related medical training or experience.

  • Typing or keyboard skills.

HealthPartners is recognized nationally for providing outstanding care and experience for patients and members. We offer an excellent salary and benefits package. For more information and to apply go to www.healthpartners.com/careers and search for job ID #56882.

Additional Information:

Looking for a motivated, team-oriented, experienced MLT who is able to multi-task and work with several different testing systems and methodologies on our busy evening shift. Must be able to work and think independently when needed and possess basic computer skills. Ability to work with Microsoft Office programs such as Word and Excel is a plus.

We are an Equal Opportunity Employer and do not discriminate against any employee or applicant for employment because of race, color, sex, age, national origin, religion, sexual orientation, gender identity, status as a veteran, and basis of disability or any other federal, state or local protected class.

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