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Winona Health Medical Lab Technician in Winona, Minnesota

3469BRDepartment:LABORATORY Position Overview:

Essential Duties & Responsibilities:

To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. This list of essential functions is not exhaustive and may be supplemented as necessary.

Performs phlebotomy procedures in compliance with NAACLS standards and established laboratory policies and procedures. Fo​llows universal precautions and assures specimen collection protocols and knowledge of patient effects.

Performs moderate and (if applicable) high complexity laboratory testing. Prioritizes work flow, performs multiple analysis in a timely and accurate manner. Documents and reports lab results.

Provides all clerical duties necessary to complete test services assigned.

Performs test system quality assurance, collates data and evaluates results. Takes corrective actions and documents such when appropriate.

Monitors, assesses and troubleshoots test systems.

Understands the operation and maintenance of all equipment pertinent to job performance. Reads and interprets documents to include operating and maintenance instructions and procedure manuals.

Performs required instrumentation maintenance, performance checks, calibration, correction of analytical problems and documentation.

Maintains proficiency in all assigned work duties

Understands and uses PPD (personal protective devices) appropriately. Maintains a safe work environment and holds self and others accountable for safe work practices.

Ensures that work duties are in complete compliance with all regulatory and accreditation standards from agencies that review WH.

Communicates verbally and in writing in a clear and concise manner. Communicates all service issues and concerns to the appropriate individuals.

Participates in teaching of students and other health professionals as required

Auto req ID:3469BRFTE:.9 Job Location:Main Campus Weekend Rotations:YesPosting Title:Medical Lab TechnicianHoliday Rotations:YesAddress 1:855 Mankato AvenuePosition Requirements:Essential skills and experience:

Individual must meet requirements for performing high complexity testing as defined by federal licensing guidelines (CLIA) and accreditation agencies (JCAHO, CAP). · Competent to perform high quality general tests in all assigned laboratory areas with accuracy, skill and dedication.

Able to communicate effectively in English, both verbally and in writing. Ability to be self motivated and to work for periods without direct supervision. Ability to manage time through prioritization of tasks. Ability to perform multiple tasks simultaneously and accurately. Basic computer skills.

Meet one of the three requirements listed below in addition to the required qualifications.

Medical Technologist certification, MT(ASCP) or equivalent, with a bachelor’s degree in clinical laboratory science.

Medical Laboratory Technician certification MLT(ASCP) or equivalent, with an associate degree in biological sciences or Clinical Laboratory Science.

Academic high school diploma, successful completion an accredited medical laboratory training course of at least 50 weeks, HHS(HEW) proficiency exam certification, and have a minimum of three years full-time equivalent experience in a JCAHO or CAP accredited clinical laboratory.Call Requirements:noneBi-Weekly Hours:72 City:WinonaDisclaimer:Winona Health is an equal opportunity employer. Winona Health does not refuse to hire, discharge, or discriminate against a person with respect to tenure, compensation, terms, upgrading, conditions, facilities, or privileges of employment because of race, color, creed, religion, sex, age, national origin, marital status, genetic information, status with regard to public assistance, membership in a local discrimination commission, sexual orientation, disability, veteran status, or any other prohibited basis of discrimination under applicable local, state, or federal law. Winona Health does not tolerate retaliation against any employee, patient/resident, physician, or other individuals pursuing concerns regarding Civil Rights issues. Winona Health adheres to ALL pertinent governmental policies and legislation including the Civil Rights Act of 1964, Title VII, as amended, and the Minnesota Human Rights Act.Shift:600 -2300