Tri-County Health Care MLT/MT/MLS Full-Time, Permanent in Wadena, Minnesota
When you join the Tri-County family, you become an integral part of one of the leading employers in the area. We believe in fostering a positive workplace culture and bringing employees together for a common goal: to deliver high-quality health care. Serving patients for more than 90 years, Tri-County Health Care is a private, not-for-profit health care system that offers care to Todd, Wadena and Otter Tail counties. With Joint Commission accreditation and a full range of inpatient and outpatient primary and specialty services, TCHC strives every day to achieve its mission of improving the health of the communities it serves. At Tri-County Health Care, caring for our patients is our purpose and our privilege. We are looking for a permanent MLT, MT or MLS who is motivated, enthusiastic and looking for a place to call home. Our laboratory staff are responsible for obtaining blood samples, performing laboratory testing including quality control and maintenance and reviewing work performed by co-workers. In addition to providing safe and high-quality care for our patients, you will also: Will interpret and carry out provider orders for laboratory tests. Display proficient microscopic techniques to perform urinalysis, serology, hematology, chemistry and bacteriology procedures. Will perform laboratory testing in: Hematology, Chemistry, Blood Bank, Urinalysis, Serology, Microbiology, Molecular Urine Drug Screens and Breath Alcohol Testing. Will be proficient in venous, capillary and arterial blood collection. Supervise either directly or indirectly all laboratory services, both inpatient and outpatient. Evaluates services of the Laboratory Department to ensure safe quality care. Assist in investigation and follow-up, including corrective action when necessary, in response to complaints and/or concerns from patients, families, staff or providers. Responsible for quality control, calibrations, etc. to make sure all analyzers and tests are performing as expected. Participates in departmental and organizational meetings and training. Performs other duties assigned by the laboratory manager. TCHC offers a comprehensive benefits package including health, dental, vision, life and retirement. We also support work-life balance through benefits such as paid time off, short- and long-term disability and our employee wellness initiative. Tri-County Health Care is an Equal Opportunity/ Affirmative Action employer. We provide equal employment opportunities to all qualified employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, religion, sex, age, marital status, national origin, sexual orientation, citizenship status, veteran status, disability or any other legally protected status. We prohibit discrimination in decisions concerning recruitment, hiring, compensation, benefits, training, termination, promotions, or any other condition of employment or career development.