Medical Lab Scientist
Elko, NV 
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Northeastern Nevada Regional Hospital
Description Northeastern Nevada Regional Hospital - Medical Technologist

Who We Are:

People are our passion and purpose. Come work where you are appreciated for who you are not just what you can do. Northeastern Nevada Regional Hospital is a 75-bed facility located in Elko, Nevada. We offer a wide range of healthcare services, including emergency medicine, heart care, maternity care, sleep medicine, surgical services, and more. We are recognized by the American College of Cardiology as an accredited Chest Pain Center. We believe that health care should be effective, safer, and more available to all people. We are committed to providing our patients with the highest quality, family-friendly care available.

Where We Are:

Elko is the largest city of Elko County, Nevada. Located near the Lamoille Canyon and the Ruby Mountains, Elko is called the Swiss Alps of Nevada. Here you'll find year-round access to recreation and more than 20 alpine lakes. The city's economy is heavy with gold mining, ranching, tourism, and casinos. The entertainment capital of the world, Las Vegas, Nevada is located approx. six hours away. With us is where you want to be.

Why Choose Us:

  • Health (Medical, Dental, Vision) and 401K Benefits for full-time employees
  • Competitive Paid Time Off / Extended Illness Bank package for full-time employees
  • Employee Assistance Program - mental, physical, and financial wellness assistance
  • Tuition Reimbursement/Assistance for qualified applicants
  • Professional Development and Growth Opportunities
  • And much more...

Position Summary:

Northeastern Nevada Regional Hospital is seeking a professional Medical Technologist to work in our busy laboratory. Predominantly working 10-hour shifts.

The successful candidate will be able to work independently and perform standard routine, complex, automated and manual lab techniques without direct supervision; insures proper functioning of lab equipment by performing preventative and corrective maintenance, and troubleshooting basic instrument malfunctions; calibrates and assesses the accuracy of lab equipment; performs, evaluates, and records quality control measures and institutes corrective action as appropriate; assists in maintaining inventory and supplies; performs phlebotomy using age specific techniques; collects, prepares and determines acceptability of specimens; prioritizes assignment of test results and coordinates general work flow; recognizes normal, abnormal or unexpected results, errors and problems with patient test results; evaluates, interprets and reports test results; observes principles of data security/patient confidentiality; assists in training of new assistants and technologists; supervises Laboratory Assistants; assists in evaluation of new methods and equipment; interacts with other healthcare workers to solve problems and interpret patient lab results; attends and participates in department meetings.

Qualifications

Minimum Qualifications:

Minimum Education: Baccalaureate degree from approved Medical Technologist program. Non-traditional route may be accepted by State after review of education and experience.

Minimum Experience: 3-year experience as a Med Tech preferred.

Licensure: Successful completion of National Registry Exam for Medical Technologist such as ASCP. Must meet requirements for certification as a Nevada General Laboratory Supervisor (3 years min experience) and have started the application process prior to hire.

Certifications: American Heart Association BLS required on hire.

Physical Demands: Prolonged standing/walking, Ability to lift/carry 50 lbs. Ability to detect color differences under normal lighting conditions.

EEOC Statement:

Northeastern Nevada Regional Hospital is committed to providing Equal Employment Opportunities for all applicants and employees and complies with all applicable laws prohibiting discrimination against any employee or applicant for employment because of color, race, sex, age, religion, national origin, disability, genetic information, gender identity, sexual orientation, veterans' status, or any other basis protected by applicable federal, state, or local law.

Job Laboratory
Primary Location Nevada-Elko
Schedule Full-time
Work Schedule Day shift, 10+ hr/shift, rotate weekends

 

Job Summary
Start Date
As soon as possible
Employment Term and Type
Regular, Full Time
Required Education
Bachelor's Degree
Required Experience
3+ years
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