Sign-On/Retention incentives:up to $8000*
for night shift position
Independently performs a variety of diagnostic tests in theClinical Laboratory to obtain data for use in diagnosis and treatment ofdisease. Performs venipunctures andcapillary draws on Inpatients, Emergency Room patients, and Outpatients asneeded.
This is a full-time, 40-hour per week, night-shiftposition working from 8:30pm-7:00am rotating mid-week and weekend shifts over 4 days. The night shift receives a 20% shift differential mid-week and a 35% shift differential at the weekend.
Responsibilities: Alisting of the key responsibilities:
- Demonstratesthe knowledge, skills and abilities to perform a variety of laboratory tests ina timely manner yielding accurate and precise results with a low error rate.
- Abilityto appropriately troubleshoot and resolve problems. Ensures that patient results are not reporteduntil systems are functioning properly. Clearly communicates resolutions or next steps.
- Possessessolid knowledge, skills and theory to perform job duties in the clinicallaboratory.
- Performsand evaluates quality control and instrument functioning checks usingestablished quality control practices to assess the functioning of the testsystem(s). Identifies when a QC problem existsand is able to troubleshoot and resolve issues in a timely manner.
- Operatesand maintains laboratory equipment according to established laboratoryprocedures and/or manufacturers recommendations, including maintainingsupplies. Identifies when sample,instrument, and/or procedural problems exist and takes appropriate actions toremedy the issue.
- Isable to appropriately troubleshoot problems and communicate resolutions or nextsteps.
- Orientsand trains new laboratory staff. Trainsbench personnel when new procedures or systems are put into routine use. Trains MLS or MLT/CLT students in benchprocedures, basic theory, and advanced skills. Helps develop teaching and training tools.
- Activelyparticipates in the D-HH member’s laboratory’s continuing education program.
- Assistin outpatient/in-patient phlebotomies, specimen processing, non-patientregistration, and requisition checks, as needed. Must demonstrate the knowledge and skillsnecessary to determine phlebotomy technique appropriate for the age andcondition of the patient.
- Demonstratesknowledge of and acts in accordance with all hospital safety requirements.
- Performsother duties as required or assigned.
*External hires only andcertain conditions apply
- ASdegree and minimum of 4 years of Clinical Laboratory experience or Bachelors ofScience Degree and a minimum of 2 years of Clinical Laboratory experience.
- Minimumof 2 years of relevant technical experience required.
- Abilityto work independently and adhere to deadlines and manage changing volumes. Basic knowledge of computer software systems.
- Nationallyrecognized certification within 1 year of date of hire.
- CurrentBLS certification required within 30 days of hire for the CLS employees locatedat Community Group Practice laboratory locations.