Penn Highlands Healthcare

Medical Technologist

US-PA-DuBois
2 months ago(11/2/2017 9:50 AM)
Job ID
2017-10762
# of Openings
1
Hours/Pay
80
Department
Laboratory
Shift
2nd and 3rd Shifts
Type
Full Time

Overview

 

The best of modern health care technology, plus the best of small town America!

 

Located in the midst of the beautiful rolling hills and woodlands of Pennsylvania, you don't have to be a native to feel at home here. No matter where your roots, you'll quickly recognize that the staff at DuBois Regional Medical Center (DRMC), like other residents of the community, will make you feel right at home.

 

DuBois Regional Medical Center (DRMC) offers residents of west central Pennsylvania a rare combination of technologically advanced health care in a warm, friendly environment. Widely recognized as one of the leading health centers of its kind in the commonwealth, DRMC is an oasis of clinical and technical excellence, with a focus on patient-centered care. Its rural setting is just far enough from the hustle of the city life to make it peaceful, but close enough to provide easy access to sought-after urban attractions.


The Staff Technologist performs multiple and varied medical laboratory tests, in an accurate, precise, and timely manner. Monitors quality control material and other practices involved with effective laboratory protocol.

 

Responsibilities

  • * Complies with DRMC polices and procedures, with accreditation agency requirements, federal, state, or local law and regulations.
  • Phlebotomy of all types of patients, includes proper ID of the patient and the maintenance and integrity of specimens
  • Receives patient specimens and performs both qualitative & quantitative tests according to documented policy and procedures
  • Performs maintenance and troubleshooting, on equipment as required by policy
  • Performs required quality control and calibrations and takes appropriate documented remedial action when the quality control is not within limits
  • Establishes procedures for new laboratory testing to be introduced into the Laboratory
  • Calls and faxes reports to nursing stations, physicians', and outside healthcare providers, including notification of all panic results
  • Instructs Medical Lab Technicians, Phlebotomists, and employee’s in training (when feasible), in Laboratory techniques and procedures
  • Sends specimens to necessary facilities when test is not performed in-house and coordinates reports from outside laboratories
  • Performs certain clerical and technical functions necessary in reporting patient requests
  • General Duties as directed.

Qualifications

  • Degree in Medical Technology with registry obtained within 1 year of hire with ASCP/AMT or a degree in a related field with previous training and currently registered as a Medical Technologist with ASCP or AMT required.
  • Good reasoning and communication skills with the ability to multi-task required.
  • Familiarity with Microsoft office suite preferred.

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