• Medical Lab Technician MLT or MLS

    Job Number
    226233
    Facility
    North Colorado Medical Ctr
    Department
    Laboratory-Hosp
    Address : Street
    1801 North 16th St
    Address : Location
    US-CO-Greeley
    Work Schedule
    Other
    Position Type
    FT: Full-Time
    Posting Category
    Laboratory
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    Laboratory careers with Banner Health span our nation’s great western horizon. Not only will you enjoy great benefits, but you’ll get the chance to experience a variety of communities and get to work with great people. With technology playing an important role in our laboratories and our day-to-day operations, we let our staff focus on what they do best. And, that’s only one reason people love working for us. Apply today!

     

    The Laboratory at North Colorado Medical Center is a fully automated, state of the art, fast paced laboratory.  We service the Northern Colorado area as well as several labs in surrounding states.  NCMC laboratory provides full clinical testing services in Hematology, Coagulation, Chemistry, Blood Bank, Urinalysis and Pathology.  Our patient population comes from routine and emergency needs of the hospital, physician’s offices, clinics, and the community while performing the majority of tests in house.  We offer two campus locations within Greeley to better serve the community. 

     

    There are immense opportunities for our staff to cross train and learn and grow their careers as much as possible including customer service, phlebotomy, specimen processing, laboratory tech, MLT and MLS. 

     

    Our mission is to improve patient lives one test at a time!

     

    To learn more about this and other great opportunities call or email our Recruiter, Greta McGough, at 307-534-7108 or greta.mcgough@bannerhealth.com. 

     

    Your pay and benefits (Total Rewards) are important components of your Journey at Banner Health. Banner Health offers a variety of benefit plans to help you and your family. We provide health and financial security options so you can focus on being the best at what you do and enjoying your life.

     

     

     

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    About North Colorado Medical Center
    A 378-bed Level II trauma center and acute care facility with over 3000 employees, North Colorado Medical Center is the largest hospital in the region. As a regional medical center, we provide community-based and specialty services for a service area that includes southern Wyoming, western Nebraska, western Kansas and northeastern Colorado. In order to provide the most compassionate and innovative care possible, we bring together state-of-the-art technology and an exceptional team of health care professionals. For the healthcare professional, our Greeley, Colorado location offers access to a wide variety of recreational activities in an inviting, close-knit community.

     

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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 make health care easier, so life can be better. 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 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.

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