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CommonSpirit Health Medical Lab Technician - MLT in CORNING, Iowa

Overview

CommonSpirit Health was formed by the alignment of Catholic Health Initiatives (CHI) and Dignity Health. With more than 700 care sites across the U.S., from clinics and hospitals to home-based care and virtual care services, CommonSpirit is accessible to nearly one out of every four U.S. residents. Our world needs compassion like never before. Our communities need caring and our families need protection. With our combined resources, CommonSpirit is committed to building healthy communities, advocating for those who are poor and vulnerable, and innovating how and where healing can happen, both inside our hospitals and out in the community.

Your time at work should be fulfilling. Rewarding. Inspiring. That’s what you’ll find when you join one of our non-profit CHI facilities across the nation. You’ll find challenging, rewarding work every day alongside people who have as much compassion as you. Join us and together we’ll create healthier, stronger communities. Imagine your career at Catholic Health Initiatives! (http://catholichealthinitiatives.org/find-a-career)

Responsibilities

Supports the mission and vision of CHI Health by performing clinical laboratory procedures to aid the physician in the assessment, diagnosis and treatment of patients according to established standards and practices of laboratory medicine. Identifies problems ( technical, instrumental, physiological), evaluates alternatives, and determines solutions.

  1. Transports, collects, receives, prepares and accurately tests biological specimens using procedures consistent with safe work practices and proper laboratory technique while maintaining integrity of specimens.

  2. Critically evaluates specimens and correlates all lab results to the clinical picture of each individual. Communicates and documents all testing and results in a timely manner to clinical personnel involved in patient care.

  3. Maintains and operates test systems for optimal performance, being able to identify and resolve technical problems, utilizing quality control methods and troubleshooting techniques.

  4. Follows CAP and all regulatory guidelines, demonstrating consistent adherence to national patient safety goals. May assist in training technical and support staff, residents, and students.

Qualifications

Associate degree in Medical Laboratory Technology or equivalent.

OR

Have had their academic degrees obtained outside the United State and its territories validated as by an approved member of the National Association of Credential Evaluations Services, Inc. (NACES) as equivalent to those granted by an accredited college or university in the United States.

OR

Successful completion of an official US military medical laboratory procedures training course of at least 50 weeks duration and have held the military enlisted occupational specialty of Medical Laboratory Specialist (Lab Technician).

OR

Meet the requirements of highly complex testing by CLIA’88.

Certified eligible or certified by ASCP, AMT, NCA, or HEW

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Requisition ID 2020-119769

Employment Type Part Time

Department Laboratory Services

Facility MERCY-CORNING HOSPITAL

Shift Varied

Standard Hours Varied

Work Schedule Varies

Location IA-CORNING

Equal Opportunity CommonSpirit Health™ is an Equal Opportunity/ Affirmative Action employer committed to a diverse and inclusive workforce. All qualified applicants will be considered for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, disability, marital status, parental status, ancestry, veteran status, genetic information, or any other characteristic protected by law.

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