Medical Technologist ASCP PRN
Company: Lee's Summit Medical Center
Location: Lees Summit
Posted on: March 3, 2019
Description SHIFT: PRN
SCHEDULE: PRN/Per Diem
Lee's Summit Medical Center
Lee's Summit Medical Center serves Lee's Summit and surrounding areas. The 80 -bed advanced technology facility is both a Joint Commission Chest Pain Certified Hospital and a Joint Commission Certified Primary Stroke Center. All services are supported by a medical staff of more than 300 physicians representing over 40 specialties, by more than 500 highly trained staff members and more than 50 volunteers.
Additional features include an Emergency Department with 14 private treatment rooms; Orthopedic and Spine Center, cardiovascular services with a cardiac catheterization lab, cardiac rehabilitation, vascular surgery and more; rehabilitation services with physical, occupational and speech therapy and sports medicine; women's services; surgical service, including bariatrics, orthopedics, colorectal and robotic assisted procedures; imaging services; the Sarah Cannon Cancer Institute at Lee's Summit Medical Center; and more.
Under the general supervision of the Director/Section Manager/Operations Manager/Lead Technologist performs pre-analytic testing responsibilities including clerical duties, date entry, and specimen processing.
Performs moderate complexity and high complexity testing on blood and body fluids as defined by CLIA 1988. Performs post-analytic testing responsibilities including test reporting, verification, investigation of technical, instrumental, and/or physiologic causes of unexpected test results. Monitors quality control. Maintains inventory of supplies and reagents.
Maintains non-analytic equipment such as refrigerators, freezers, and centrifuges.
Maintains a safe work area.
Demonstrates professional work habits, interpersonal skills and great customer service.
Participates in performance improvement activities, evaluation of new test methodologies/instrumentation, and management of laboratory data.
Correlates abnormal laboratory data with pathologic states to determine validity and/or whether follow-up tests should be performed.
Teaches theory and procedures using educational methodology to clinical laboratory science (medical technology) students. Assists with the orientation and training of LTA, LTA, LSC, CLT/MLT, MT Non-registered, and CLS/MT Registered employees.
The Medical Technologist provides care for birth to pediatric, pediatric/child patients between 1 to 11 years of age; adolescent patients between 12 to 17 years of age; adult patients between 18 to 64 years; and geriatric patients 65 years and older.
This employee may or may not be required to perform specimen collections as defined by their individual competencies. Performs other duties as assigned.Qualifications Minimum Requirements:
Education: Bachelor degree in laboratory science or related science required OR "Grandfathered" as a medical technologist by CLIA 88
Certifications: MT (ASCP), CLS (NCA), MLS (ASCP) or, as appropriate, BB(ASCP), C(ASCP), I (ASCP), H(ASCP), or M(ASCP) certification or equivalent required OR registry/certification eligible. Registry/certification must be obtained within 1 year of hire.
Experience: Experience preferred
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