Medical Lab Scientist PRN
Henderson, NC 
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Posted 28 days ago
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Maria Parham Health

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. With 205 licensed beds, Maria Parham Health is equipped for every health care need one can encounter. We are fully licensed by Joint Commission, the College of American Pathologists, and Rated Highest in Patient Safety from Leapfrog.

Where We Are:

Henderson offers a great outdoors, including the region's largest lake, providing endless hours of fun boating, fishing, skiing and camping. Throw in great golfing, hunting and two fantastic recreational organizations and you may find yourself having a hard time deciding what to do next!

Why Choose Us:

* Health (Medical, Dental, Vision) and 401K Benefits for full-time employees

* Competitive Paid Time Off, PTO cash out, and PTO donation programs

* Employee Assistance Program - mental, physical, and financial wellness assistance

* Loan Repayment and Tuition Reimbursement/Assistance for qualified applicants

* Robust employee recognition and awards programs

* And much more...

Position Summary:

Performs diagnostic testing on patient samples to aid physicians in the diagnosis and/or monitoring of various disease states.

Reports to: Director of Laboratory

  • Verifies patient and specimen identification before performing any procedure.
  • Follows specimen rejection policies and procedures.
  • Follows standardized procedures and helps prepare samples for testing.
  • Collects samples and analyze bodily fluids and substances for abnormalities. Collects blood and study blood samples used in transfusions
  • Operates laboratory equipment in a high-quality, effective manner.
  • Analyzes test results for accuracy, acceptability, and critical limits, and reports/documents results per organizational standards.
  • Performs automated tests using computerized instruments & automated equipment.
  • Performs manual tests based on detailed instructions from a physician.
  • Runs tests and analyzes the results to be reported to the patient, physician or registered nurse.
  • Performs Quality Assurance work to ensure accuracy of equipment.
  • Maintains technical knowledge and problem solving skills to resolve instrumentation, testing or QC problems.
  • Resolves technical problems and ensures that remedial actions are taken whenever test systems deviate from policies and procedures.
  • Establishes and monitors quality control programs under technical supervisor's directions.
  • Sets up new procedures and instrumentation under technical supervisor's direction.
  • Utilizes the laboratory and hospital QA/PI plans to continually improve processes and designs.
  • Maintains sufficient inventory of supplies and takes steps to reduce waste.
  • Assists with the teaching and training of new employees and may be designated to verify competencies.
  • Assists supervisor with management of operations, human resources, and finances.
  • Other duties assigned.

Qualifications
Minimum Education
Associate's Degree with medical technician training and 5 years experience in medical laboratory required
Bachelor of Science or MT Degree with medical technology clinical training preferred
Certifications: MLS (ASCP) (NCA or HEW MT certification accepted prior 2010)
Required Skills
Requires critical thinking skills, decisive judgment and the ability to work with minimal supervision.

Maria Parham Health 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 NC-Henderson
Schedule Per Diem/PRN
Work Schedule PRN - rotate weekends, various shifts

 

Job Summary
Start Date
As soon as possible
Employment Term and Type
Regular, Full Time
Required Education
Associate Degree
Required Experience
5+ years
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