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Allina Health System Medical Lab Technician in Minneapolis, Minnesota

Advertisement Medical Lab Technician Requisition # 68203BR Physical Location Minneapolis, Minnesota Posted Date 02-Oct-2020 Dept. Name Central Lab-Core 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: 68203 Accurate and timely processing of specimens. Reviews orders and verifies patient identification. 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 and procedure. Completes required annual CEU for job position per AHL policy. Completes training and competency requirements in a timely manner. Follows and demonstrates understanding of policies and procedures in daily work. Education 2 year Associates Degree in Medical Laboratory Science, completion of clinical internship, certification eligible (to be obtained within 6 months of employment if new grad). OR Completion of comprehensive military laboratory science program, certification as CLT/MLT/AMT OR 4 year degree in related science + 2 years clinical lab experience in appropriate analytic area + certification as CLT/MLT. MLT certification required by a recognized agency such as ASCP or NCA in specialty area incumbent will be working. Qualification/Skills Abilit