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Allina Health System Medical Lab Tech in Shakopee, Minnesota

Advertisement Medical Lab Tech Requisition # 68553BR Physical Location Shakopee, Minnesota Posted Date 23-Oct-2020 Dept. Name St Francis Lab Hours Per Week 40 Contract STF SEIU Technicals 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: 68553 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. 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. 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. 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. 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 sci