Medical Technologist or Medical Lab Technician
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POST DATE 9/17/2017
END DATE 3/13/2018
Marthas Vineyard Hospital (MVH)
Oak Bluffs, MA
JOB DESCRIPTIONPURPOSE OF YOUR JOB DESCRIPTION:
To perform accurate, precise testing to assist in patient care in a timely manner. To assist in all functions of laboratory services.
DELEGATION OF AUTHORITY:
The Laboratory Manager will oversee your position and see that you are carrying out your duties of this position.
Every effort has been made to make your job description as complete as possible. However, it in no way states or implies that these are the only duties you will be required to perform. The omission of specific statements of duties does not exclude them from the position if the work is similar, related or is a logical assignment to the position.
Performs laboratory tests using established procedures in accordance with State and Federal regulations.
Good blood collection techniques for venipuncture, capillary collection, and pediatric collection.
Reviewing results and logs for technical or clerical oversights/errors.
Generate complete and accurate reports.
Verify, report, and document alarm values in a timely manner.
Participates in QA/QI studies as necessary.
Performs and review Quality Control Values.
PERFORMANCE REQUIREMENT / DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:
Helps maintain inventory of technical supplies.
Performs and documents daily and periodic maintenance.
Performs calibrations when necessary.
Troubleshoots and document instrument problems.
Use Hot lines and call in service when necessary.
Willingness to help others with their assigned duties when needed.
Flexibility to changes, duties, call, shifts when emergency situations arise.
Maintains good working relations with areas of service physicians, outside facilities, and the general public.
Maintains a satisfactory attendance record.
Works well independently.
Satisfactory availability and response when on call.
Complies with department and hospital policy and procedure in accordance with State and Federal regulation.
Complies with OSHA standards and universal precautions.
Performs all duties when requested to assist the manager, pathologist, and CEO.
Assists in training and guiding new staff technologists.
ASCP certified or equivalent Medical Technologist or Medical Laboratory Technician certification
New Grads welcome!
Generalist with some Microbiology experience
Experience using Sunquest LIS system
Life is good on the Vineyard. Work at a stunning facility, in an amazing community, with great pay and benefits. Marthas Vineyard Hospital is pleased to offer an extensive Health/Dental/Vision benefit package which includes a 403b, Pension, Free Life and Long Term Disability insurances as well as a generous vacation, sick, and holiday time off package. Housing assistance can be available for a candidate who is relocating to the island to take the position.