Medical Lab Tech - MLT or MLS

Job Number
205359
Community Hospital Torrington
Shift
Other
Department
Community Hospital Torrington - Laboratory-Hosp
Position Type
FT: Full-Time
Street Address
2000 Campbell Drive
City & State
US-WY-Torrington
Posting Category
Laboratory
New Grad
Yes

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About Torrington Community Hospital Laboratory:

  • The Clinical Laboratory is part of a 25 bed Critical Access Hospital
  • Patient population consists of both in-patients and out-patients of all ages with a wide variety of conditions and diagnoses.
  • The Lab staff consists of phlebotomists, MLT, and MLS.
  • Staff are committed to delivering professional, compassionate care at all touch points throughout a well- coordinated stay at TCH.

Qualified candidates have the opportunity to be involved in QC/QA activities within the lab, and to participate in facility teams working to lead change and process improvements in order to provide the highest quality of patient outcomes.

  • Call Schedule: TCH lab techs take call every night - and rotate that among 5 techs. Call typically runs from 12:00 a.m. To 6:00,  10:30p.m. - 06:00 on weekends.

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About Community Hospital Torrington
Community Hospital in Torrington, Wyo. is a 25-bed critical access hospital. We take pride in providing thoughtful medical care to residents in southeast Wyoming and bordering Nebraska communities, and we live our commitment to these communities in many ways. In fact, with the recent completion of an extensive expansion and remodel initiative, we are at an exciting and pivotal point in our development. We offer an innovative environment that includes digital mammography, a state-of-the-art emergency department, electronic medical records and a computerized OB system designed to reduce the chances of complications during labor and delivery. In addition, our location in close proximity to the Black Hills, Rocky Mountains and Denver offers a wide variety of lifestyle advantages, including small town charm and limitless recreational activities.

 



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Job Summary

This position performs waived and non-waived tests as defined by CLIA 88 in an accurate and timely manner with supervision. Assists with department compliance with all pertinent laboratory accrediting agencies and regulatory requirements (e.g., CLIA 88, JCAHO, CAP, OSHA).


Essential Functions

  • Organizes and performs or supports patient testing and facilitates overall efficient function of the entire lab. Ensures quality results through the collection and analysis of appropriate samples, use and evaluation of control materials, testing consistent with state licensure requirements, and proper instrument maintenance.

  • Recognizes abnormal results or unusual circumstances and takes appropriate actions. Utilizes available resources to maintain and fix instruments or problem solve issues in collaboration with the Medical Technologist.

  • Maintains current knowledge and skills applicable to job assignment through continuing education or professional organizations.

  • Demonstrates knowledge of all automated systems used in the department and can perform basic troubleshooting of system problems. Demonstrates competence and complies with pertinent accrediting agency and regulatory requirements.

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

  • May be required to perform basic phlebotomy. May hire, train, conduct performance reviews, and direct the workflow for the department staff.

  • Minimum Qualifications

    High school diploma/GED or equivalent working knowledge. Successfully completed an official military medical laboratory procedures course of at least 50 weeks duration and have held the military enlisted occupational specialty of Medical Laboratory Specialist (Laboratory Technician) OR a student in a recognized MLT program who has completed a clinical rotation in the area of hire and will receive MLT (ASCP or equivalent) certification within one year from completion of the program.

    MLT/ASCP certification or equivalent. (Equivalent is defined as ASCP, AMT, HEW, AAB.)

    Demonstrates highly developed interpersonal skills and is proficient in basic computer skills. Demonstrates excellent problem solving skills, and high level of self-motivation. Use of mathematics, perform detailed work; work with frequent interruptions, multi-task, problem solve and memorization, Ability to take direction and assimilate instructions quickly.

    Preferred Qualifications

    Bachelors degree in a chemical or biological science and applicable laboratory experience.

    Additional related education and/or experience preferred.