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Medical Technologist 1, 2 / Medical Laboratory Technician - Sign on bonus available

Employer
Northern Arizona Healthcare
Location
Flagstaff, Arizona, US
Salary
Competitive
Closing date
Jan 15, 2022

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Sector
Consultancy/Private Sector
Field
Conservation science
Discipline
Other
Salary Type
Salary
Employment Type
Full time
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3k sign on bonus available

Full time, part time and relief positions available

Under general supervision, the Medical Technologist performs waived, moderate and high complexity analyses as specified under CMS Standards and Certification: Laboratory Requirements (42 CFR 493)

Quality Control
* Performs waived, moderate and high complexity testing using manual and automated processes following policies/procedures.

* Prepares reagents, quality control materials and other testing materials.

* Performs required equipment maintenance.

* Assists in data evaluation, and correlation of new instruments/procedures.

* Demonstrates knowledge of open and expiration dates and storage of specimens, QC and reagents.

Computer/Documentation
* Demonstrates the understanding of the concept "need to know" for HIPAA for the purpose of relaying information to patients.

* Enters comments, uses RBV for result reporting.

* Calls all critical values to appropriate personnel, using patient full name, second identifier, test name, results and identity of person receiving results.

* Assesses patient results using inquiry and able to print patient reports.

* Recognizes computer problems and reports to IT/ or troubleshoots within capabilities.

* Demonstrates/understands documentation process during downtimes.

* Demonstrates the ability to print and review shift pending reports, notes critical patients or those having testing issues.

Data Integrity
* Reviews and records quality control and steps in troubleshooting for acceptability.

* Complies with all protocols, SOPs and regulatory agency guidelines.

* Identifies, resolves problems and takes corrective action in the evaluation of testing procedures, patient results and specimen integrity.

* Performs correct identification of all specimens by matching name, and Medical Record Number.

* Reviews and records patient results for acceptability before verification.
People Management
* Assists Manager/Director in writing/reviewing laboratory policies and procedures.

* Assists in training new personnel.

* Assists with preparing/maintaining facility accreditation readiness for CAP/DNV visits.

Compliance/Safety
* Responsible for reporting any safety-related incident in a timely fashion through the Midas/RDE tool; attends all safety-related training programs; performs work in a safe manner; monitors work environment for possible safety issues and ensures others are also performing work in a safe manner.

* Stays current and complies with state and federal regulations/statutes and company policies that impact the employee's area of responsibility.

* If required for the position, ensures all certifications and/or licenses are up-to-date and valid prior to expiration dates.

* Completes all company mandatory modules and required job-specific training in the specified time frame.

Education:

Medical Lab Technician
Associate Degree- In Clinical laboratory science, microbiology, chemistry or biological science- Required

Medical Technologist/Medical Laboratory Scientist 1, 2
Bachelor's in Clinical laboratory Science, Microbiology, chemistry or biological science- Required
OR
MLT must be eligible to sit for and pass MT/MLS ASCP, AMT or equivalent boards within 6 months- Required

Certification and Licensure:

Medical Laboratory Scientist / Medical Technologist 1

Medical Technologist, or Medical Laboratory Scientist certification from ASCP, AMT, HEW, or equivalent certification- Required
New Graduates- 6 months to pass boards for certification

Medical Lab Scientist 2 / Medical Technologist 2

Medical Technologist, or Medical Laboratory Scientist certification from ASCP, AMT, HEW, or equivalent certification- Required

Medical Laboratory Technician 1
MLT certification from ASCP, or equivalent certification- Required
New Graduates- 6 months to pass boards for certification

Medical Laboratory Technician 2
MLT certification from ASCP, or equivalent certification- Required

Experience:

Medical Laboratory Scientist / Medical Technologist 1

1 year- Preferred
New Graduates- 6 months to pass boards for certification

Medical Laboratory Scientist / Medical Technologist 2

3 years in an acute care facility- Preferred

Medical Laboratory Technician 1
1 year- Preferred
New Graduates- 6 months to pass boards for certification

Medical Laboratory Technician 2

1 year- Preferred
New Graduates- 6 months to pass boards for certification
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