Medical Laboratory Technician - Per Diem, Evenings, Clinical Laboratory
Company: Adventist Health Simi Valley
Location: Simi Valley
Posted on: February 3, 2020
Job DescriptionAdventist Health is more than an award-winning
health system. We provide whole-person care to our communities and
champion the greater good - from the operating room to the
boardroom, we are driven by our unique passion to live God's love
through health, wholeness and hope. From Oregon to Oahu, we have a
calling to always do more. Now is your chance to apply your passion
to our mission.
We're looking for someone to join our team as a Medical Laboratory
Maintains responsibility for specimen processing, test performance,
test result reporting, clerical and patient care support services
with a high level of accuracy, precision and timeliness while
ensuring compliance with departmental and regulatory agency
standards. Is responsible for working in two or more laboratory
sections, including processing, phlebotomy, and microbiology setups
depending upon laboratory needs. Works under the supervision of a
Laboratory Supervisor, and in their absence, a Clinical Laboratory
Scientist (CLS). Examines and interprets test results to identify
abnormals including blood bank, chemistry, hematology,
microbiology, serology, toxicology and urinalysis.Essential
- Prepares sterile media in plates, jars or test tubes for use in
growing bacterial cultures; incubates culture for specific times at
prescribed temperatures. Prepares solutions, reagents and stains,
following standard laboratory formulas and procedures. Demonstrates
a working knowledge of the specific policies and procedures that
relate to the duties of an Medical Laboratory Technologist (MLT) by
consistently operating within the context of these requirements.
Performs only those technical duties for which training and
orientation has been documented and approval granted (initially and
- Maintains detailed records of tests performed and report
laboratory test results to appropriate personnel; recognize Quality
Control shifts and trends and take appropriate action whenever
necessary. Demonstrates the ability to respond to questions
concerning age/sex specific expected, therapeutic, abnormal and
critical values for departments worked. Follows the critical value
policy, notifying the appropriate personnel/medical doctor (MD)
timely with required documentation including read back of results.
Generates patient reports, including those that are archived, using
both the report generation and print screen functions.
- Calibrates and performs routine maintenance on test equipment.
Cleans and sterilizes laboratory equipment, glassware and
instruments. Maintains laboratory supply of chemicals glassware.
Performs routine maintenance on equipment. Operates automated
instrumentation and performs manual tests timely and accurately.
Performs order entry procedures using the Laboratory Information
System (LIS). Demonstrates an understanding of the HIS registration
'episodes' by accurately selecting the correct one or requests
registration or re-registration if current registration is
- Performs quality control procedures and takes required actions
to out of control situations. Documents results and remedial
actions taken. Follows established schedules for qc testing.
Performs repeats and dilutions appropriately and calculates final
results performed on diluted values accurately. Performs result
entry, collation and certification procedures accurately. Uses
laboratory positive patient identification procedures to ensure the
integrity of each specimen for pre-analytical, analytical and post
- Prints worksheets, incomplete logs and other required
logs/reports. Resolves these logs and communicates pertinent
information to coworkers and/or incoming shift personnel.
Processing incoming specimens (including microbiology, if
required), collected and received, including labeling,
centrifugation, separation, delivering specimens to the correct
department and assisting other departments with testing as
appropriate when time and circumstances permit. Receives incoming
purchased reagents and supplies and documents date and time
- Performs other job-related duties as assigned.
Job QualificationYou'll be successful with the following
- Associate's Degree in medical laboratory technology:
- Bachelor's Degree in medical technology or equivalent:
- Two years Medical Technician experience in hospital setting:
- Current state Medical Lab Technician license: Required
- Current certification from American Society for Clinical
Pathology (ASCP): Preferred
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