Medical Lab Technician/MLS

Jamestown Regional Medical Center   Jamestown, ND   Full-time     Health Care Provider
Posted on July 5, 2024
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Overview

!!$35,000 SIGN ON BONUS AVAILABLE FOR NEW EMPLOYEES!!

Starting Pay: $24.66 to $30.82 DOE

Full-time, benefited position working typically 72 hours per two week pay period. Days of work are variable, Sunday - Saturday with day/evening rotation with night shift coverage as needed. Weekend work is every 4th weekend. Holiday work is every 3rd holiday. Night call is rotating depending on schedule.

Performs clinical laboratory testing in the following areas: bloodbanking, microbiology, serology, chemistry, hematology, coagulation, and urinalysis. Obtains or receives specimens, performs clinical laboratory procedures, preventive maintenance, and quality control. Interprets results as to accuracy, acceptability, and critical limits. Works independently, organizing work to meet established deadlines, records all data obtained, and maintains job competence. The position also involves effective communication and interpersonal skills.

Responsibilities
  • Collects and processes specimens according to laboratory policy.
  • Has computer skills to use Lab information system for processing results, running analyzers and reporting out results in microbiology.
  • Performs clinical laboratory test procedures. Evaluates results and reports results to proper unit.
  • Performs quality control as specified. Analyzes quality control data. Makes decisions regarding accepting/rejecting of patient results based on quality control data.
  • Responsible for continually seeking ways to assess and improve quality.
  • Operates technical instruments. Responsible for calibration, maintenance, and troubleshooting equipment malfunctions.
  • Provides appropriate laboratory services and care to the following age groups: infants, pediatrics, adolescents, adults, and geriatrics. This care will be delivered in accordance with established standards of performance.
  • Responsible for maintaining current knowledge of job.
  • Responsible for maintaining interpersonal skills, initiative, and attitude.
  • Adheres to hospital and department policies.
  • Adhere to hospital/department exposure control policies and safety policies.
  • Performs other related duties as assigned or requested.
  • Job duties are limited to certain areas of the laboratory.
  • Works within the Healthy Roots written by JRMC employees
Qualifications

Medical Technologist/MLS/CLS - Baccalaureate Degree in Medical Technology or related science with 12

months of clinical education in an approved school of medical technology. Must be currently registered

or eligible for registration as a MT/MLS/CLS(ASCP) or equivalent. Must currently hold or be eligible for

ND Licensure.

Medical Lab Technician- Associates Degree from an accredited 2 year college. Must be currently

registered or eligible for registration as a MLT(ASCP) or equivalent. Must currently hold or be eligible for

ND Licensure.

Medical Technologist (HEW) - successful completion of a qualifying exam offered by the Department of

Health, Education, and Welfare.

Six to 12 months in a hospital training program.

Position requires the individual to provide a vehicle for transportation. Must hold a valid North Dakota

Driver's License.

Background check is required.