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Job ID: 59987
Location: Hendersonville, NC
Facility/Division: Pardee UNC Health Care
Status: Full Time
Shift: Evening Job
Become part of an inclusive organization with over 40,000 diverse employees, whose mission is to improve the health and well-being of the unique communities we serve.
Under supervision of a Medical Laboratory Scientist, Medical Lab Technician II processes and analyzes specimens for testing in a laboratory setting, verifies results for accuracy, and maintains and calibrates equipment using standards.
• Performs analysis by loading specimens onto a wide range of instruments covering a range of testing sections including blood bank, coagulation, hematology, chemistry, urinalysis, and microbiology. Reviews and records results of analysis into lab information system. Approves results and performs additional analysis as warranted.
• Maintains and calibrates instruments in accordance with quality control standards. Performs proficiency testing. Participates in root cause analysis for deviance from proficiency norms.
• Troubleshoots instrumentation when parameters fall outside of tolerances, up to and including contact and facilitation of on- or offsite vendor assistance.
• Receives specimens, maintaining traceability and clear recordkeeping. Ensures proper specimen identification and labeling. Scans and sorts specimens for appropriate laboratory section routing.
• Ensures quality of specimen through visual examination to quality standards. Prepares specimens for analysis with appropriate equipment.
• Prepares reagents, controls, and other standards. Checks and maintains consumable levels for instrumentation.
• Promotes a safe, clean and secure hospital environment for all, including the application of standard precautions and principles of infection control. Maintains laboratory integrity through the application of standard precautions and proper chemical hygiene as per regulatory guidelines.
• Follows laboratory protocols/policies in each section of the laboratory as assigned.
• Associate’s Degree from an accredited college/university.
• Certification as a Medical Laboratory Technician (MLT) as issued by the American Society of Clinical Pathology (ASCP) Board of Certification.
• One (1) year of experience working as a Medical Laboratory Technician in a laboratory setting
Legal Employer: Pardee - HCHC
Entity: Pardee UNC Health Care
Organization Unit: Laboratory
Work Type: Full Time
Standard Hours Per Week: 40.00
Work Schedule: Evening Job
Location of Job: PARDEEHOSP
Exempt From Overtime: Exempt: Not Applicable
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