Medical Lab Scientist MLS/ Medical Lab Tech MLT

Job Number
200552
Ogallala Community Hospital
Shift
Other
Department
Ogallala Community Hospital - Laboratory-Hosp
Position Type
FT: Full-Time
Street Address
2601 North Spruce Street
City & State
US-NE-Ogallala
Posting Category
Laboratory

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Medical Lab Scientist MLS/ Medical Lab Tech MLT 

 

Medical Lab Scientist MLS/ Medical Lab Tech MLT need for an outdoor enthusiast’s playground.  Ogallala Community Hospital is seeking a Medical Lab Scientist MLS/ Medical Lab Tech MLT to join our team.  This 18 bed facility is consistently ranked among Banner Health's top rural hospitals.  

 

Laboratory covers Banner Medical Group (BMG), Outpatient, Emergency Department and Med/Surg in house M-F 6 am to 11 pm and Saturday's 7 am to noon with all other time covered on call.

 

Come joing a team that prides itself on providing excellent patient care in an area that is known for Lake McConaughy. Popular for outdoor activities such as: fishing, hunting, hiking, golfing, water sports, snowmobiling and white water rafting to name a few. This diverse landscape has a lot to offer.

 

For questions please contact Christen Files at christen.files@bannerhealth.com or 970-506-6539.

 

Don’t forget to sign up today to join our Banner Health Western Region locations Virtual Event on September 21st from 1pm-3pm to discuss current openings at our Banner hospitals with our recruitment staff: https://app.brazenconnect.com/a/bannerhealth/e/Glzlv

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About Ogallala Community Hospital
Ogallala Community Hospital combines tradition and technology in the charming small town of Ogallala, Neb. Our 18-bed facility is at the heart of a well-integrated, total care system from primary care to specialty care and is committed to meeting the health care needs of western Nebraska. Serving a patient population from newborns through geriatric patients, we operate a very busy outpatient clinic as well as a specialty clinic with a variety of visiting specialists, including cardiology, urology, OB/GYN, podiatry, ENT and ophthalmology. Our commitment to compassionate, innovative patient care is evidenced in our receiving the Recognition of Quality Award from Blue Cross Blue Shield of Nebraska in 2007, 2008 and 2009. We also provide a uniquely rewarding lifestyle for healthcare professionals. In fact, we are located just a few miles from the shore of beautiful Lake McConaughy, Nebraska's largest body of water. With more than 100 miles of shoreline and white sand beaches you'll enjoy recreational opportunities for all seasons.

 

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About Banner Health
Banner Health is one of the largest, nonprofit health care systems in the country and the leading nonprofit provider of hospital services in all the communities we serve. Throughout our network of hospitals, primary care health centers, research centers, labs, physician practices and more, our skilled and compassionate professionals use the latest technology to change the way care is provided. The many locations, career opportunities and benefits offered at Banner Health help to make the Banner Journey unique and fulfilling for every employee.

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Job Summary

This position is responsible for a high level of technical knowledge and application of that knowledge to department testing, clinical relevance, and complex problem solving skills. This position serves as a department resource, and is responsible for assisting with department compliance with all pertinent laboratory accrediting agency and regulatory requirements (e.g., CLIA 88, JCAHO, CAP, OSHA).

 

Essential Functions

  • Utilizes leadership skills to organize and perform patient testing and facilitate overall function of the lab. Ensures quality results through the use and evaluation of control materials, proper instrument maintenance, and collection and analysis of appropriate samples.

 

  • Evaluates waived, moderately complex and highly complex test results and provides clinical expertise to patient care staff in interpretation of results and/or complex lab problems.

 

  • Recognizes abnormal results or unusual circumstances and takes appropriate actions. Utilizes available resources to maintain and fix instruments and assist other laboratory personnel in resolving issues.

 

  • Identifies current professional and technical issues and their impact on lab practices.

 

  • Maintains appropriate accreditation as required by regulatory agencies. Provides input into developing new methods and instruments. Maintains current knowledge and skills applicable to job assignment through continuing education or professional organizations.

 

  • Orders and maintains inventory of testing supplies in designated area. Recognizes and provides input for opportunities for improvements in financial performance.

 

  • May provide input into hiring, orientation, educational needs, performance reviews and disciplinary functions of other laboratory personnel.

 

 

Minimum Qualifications

Students may be hired at the job title equivalent to their future certification under the following conditions: Student is enrolled in a clinically recognized program (MLS), Students Clinical rotation in the core area must be completed prior to working in that core area and Student must complete program and pass certification test within one year of hire. Where no certification is available a Bachelors Degree with two years experience is required.

MLS/ASCP certification or equivalent. (Equivalent is defined as ASCP, AMT, HEW, AAB.) If no current U.S. certification, it must be obtained within one year. Individuals with specialty certification may only work in the discipline of their specialty. A current license in state practiced as required by state law.

Demonstrates excellent problem solving skills, and high level of self-motivation. Communicates effectively in oral and written formats sufficient to demonstrate comprehension. Use of mathematics, performance of detailed work; working with frequent interruptions, multi-tasking, problem solving, and memorization, Ability to take direction and assimilate instructions quickly.

Basic computer skills are required.

Preferred Qualifications

Bachelor's Degree in Clinical Laboratory Science preferred. Specialty certification in departments area and Bachelors degree in a chemical or biological science preferred with exceptional skills and highly developed interpersonal skills.

Additional related education and/or experience preferred.