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Lab Technician - Samaritan Hospital

Company: Trinity Health Corporation
Location: Troy
Posted on: June 7, 2021

Job Description:

Employment Type:

Full time

Shift:

Rotating Shift

Description:

Medical Lab Technician - Chemistry

If you are looking for a full time position in medical technology, this could be your opportunity. Here at Samaritan Hospital, a part of St. Peter's Health Partners, we care for more people in more places.

Position Highlights:

  • Recognized leader: Magnet Hospital in the Capital Region
  • Quality of Life: Where career opportunities and quality of life converge
  • Advancement: Strong orientation program, generous tuition allowance and career development

What you will do:

The Lab Technician will be performing a variety of clinical laboratory procedures and related duties in one or more laboratory sections following established procedures and protocols, which are used by physicians in the diagnosis and treatment of disease.

Responsibilities:

  • Requires minimal support in understanding the basic operation of all

  • instrumentation, and using equipment according to SOP and department

  • policies and procedures.

  • Evaluates test results/microorganism growth for validity within defined protocol and makes appropriate decisions with minimal support.

  • Keeps up to date on policies, procedures, skills, documentation requirements for continuing education, checklists and successful completion of competency surveys in a timely manner.

  • Maintains correct patient ID throughout testing.

  • Able to access and follow procedure and policy manuals within department.

  • Understands the differences and limitations age puts on the many aspects of lab testing.

  • Precisely and accurately enters patient/QC results.

  • Develops a complete understanding of the basic operation of all instrumentation /equipment used according to SOP, department policies and procedures.

  • Evaluates test results/microorganism growth for validity within defined protocol and makes appropriate decisions.

  • Able to understand procedure and policy manuals within department.

  • Able to troubleshoot/problem solve minor/major/unusual problems in a timely manner.

  • Makes suggestions and provides feedback in a timely manner for issues and/or problems.

  • Recognizes, appropriately resolves and documents QA issues in a timely fashion.

  • Performs/documents quality control testing, calibration and limited preventative maintenance as defined by established protocol and takes appropriate remedial action.

  • Understands lab specific monitors and QA programs and participates in the evaluation of specialized reports for QC, QA.

  • Utilizes SUNQUEST functions to appropriately track specimens (overdue, pending logs, etc.).

  • Utilizes the system to find patient/test information and test results (MIQ, IQ, ANIQ, etc.).

What you will need:

  • Associate's degree in Medical Technology is required.
  • NYS MLT is required, ASCP registered.
  • Previous clinical laboratory experience preferred.

Trinity Health's Commitment to Diversity and Inclusion

Trinity Health employs about 133,000 colleagues at dozens of hospitals and hundreds of health centers in 22 states. Because we serve diverse populations, our colleagues are trained to recognize the cultural beliefs, values, traditions, language preferences, and health practices of the communities that we serve and to apply that knowledge to produce positive health outcomes. We also recognize that each of us has a different way of thinking and perceiving our world and that these differences often lead to innovative solutions.

Trinity Health's dedication to diversity includes a unified workforce (through training and education, recruitment, retention and development), commitment and accountability, communication, community partnerships, and supplier diversity.

Keywords: Trinity Health Corporation, Troy , Lab Technician - Samaritan Hospital, Other , Troy, New York

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