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Job ID: 72140
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.
The Medical Laboratory Scientist II (ASCP Certified) 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.
• Receives specimens, maintaining traceability and clear recordkeeping. Ensures proper specimen identification and labeling. Scans and sorts specimens for appropriate laboratory section routing.
• Troubleshoots instrumentation when parameters fall outside of tolerances, up to and including contact and facilitation of on- or offsite vendor assistance.
• Trains and orients new staff to section processes and expectations. Provides limited peer direction and supervises laboratory technicians in daily work.
• 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.
• Bachelor’s Degree required.
• Certified as a Medical Laboratory Scientist as issued by the American Society for Clinical Pathology (ASCP) Board of Certification.
• Two (2) years of experience working 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: No
The UNC Health System and the UNC School of Medicine are committed to valuing all people throughout our organization, regardless of background, lifestyle, and culture. A diverse and inclusive work environment for staff and culturally appropriate care for our patients, are essential to fulfilling our UNC Health vision of improving the health of all North Carolinians.
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