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Allina Health System Medical Lab Technician - Float in Hastings, Minnesota

Advertisement Date Posted: January 06, 2021 Department: 72346301 United Lab Shift: Day/Evening (United States of America) Hours Per Week: 40 Union Contract: Non-Union Weekend Rotation: Every 3rd Job Summary: Performs routine medical laboratory testing and is trained in one or more of the following areas of the laboratory: reception/registration, phlebotomy, specimen collection/processing, and analytical testing departments. May perform manual and automated waived, moderate, and high complexity testing. May serve as a trainer for students and new employees in work areas. CLIA Role: Testing Personnel Moderate complexity testing Testing Personnel High Complexity testing Job Description: Principle Responsibilities Performs routine and complex laboratory procedures. Performs waived, moderate and highly complex analytical tests. Evaluates results for accuracy and resolves test problems. Recognizes, communicates, and documents results that require action. 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. Customer service and patient order management. Greets patients, performs check-in process, and responds to patients needs. Evaluates patient orders for completeness and follows up as needed. Manages patient orders to ensure adherence to regulatory and billing requirements. Performs scheduling, ordering, and releasing patient's orders in the electronic medical record. Collection and processing of specimens. Reviews orders and verifies patient identification. Instructs customers on collection, procedures and protocols. Identifies and uses appropriate collection method to obtain samples for testing (venipuncture or capillary puncture). Collects samples and labels specimens. Evaluates acceptability of specimens. Performs processing of specimens. Administrative duties. Participates in departmental or system wide meetings, projects, or committees as required. Performs various clerical duties. Education, Regulatory, and Safety. Participates in the training of employees and students. Performs proficiency testing as assigned. CLIA Defined Responsibilities: * 493.1425 Standard; Testing personnel responsibilities. Moderate complexity. * 493.1495 Standard; Testing personnel responsibilities. Other duties as assigned. Job Requirements Associate's or Vocational degree in medical laboratory science from an accredited institution required and CLIA Defined Qualifications: * 493.1423 Standard; Testing personnel qualifications CLIA Defined Qualifications: * 493.1489 Standard; Testing personnel qualifications Certified Medical Laboratory Technician - American Society for Clinical Pathology Board of Certification (ASCP BOC) required or Clinical Laboratory Technician (CLT) by a recognized agency such as ASCP, NCA, or AMT within 180 Days Leadership Capabilities See the Big Picture: Know where we are going as an organization. Use sound judgement and critical thinking to make good decisions that support our mission. I know where Allina is going and how my role fits into this picture I capture important lessons and share them to foster innovation I am good at anticipating the implications of my decisions I understand and apply the disciplines of continuous improvement Inspire Greatness: Inspire others by connecting their purpose to the broader mission. Lead others through change and celebrate success. I help my team connect to the broader mission I see and fulfill my role in motivating the team around me I celebrate success and help my partners see what is possible with change I call out and address unexpected roadblocks or problems Foster Learning and Growth: Role model growth, ongoing development and self-care. Empower, coach and encourage others to be at their best selves.