UnityPoint Health Medical Laboratory Technician-Chemistry-Meth in Des Moines, Iowa
The Medical Technologist (MT)/ Medical Laboratory Scientist (MLS) provide accurate and timely clinical diagnostic information to healthcare professionals in order to ensure high quality patient care and customer service.
Demonstrates the knowledge that patient and workplace safety is a priority by preventing errors, accidents and infections and reporting potential or actual concerns immediately. Obtains, labels, and delivers specimens in accordance with standards. Supports, participates in and complies with LEAN work and productivity standards. Prioritizes, performs, judges, and reports routine and esoteric procedures within established time guidelines. Maintains equipment, inventory, and work area, and documents appropriately. Performs, evaluates, and documents advanced troubleshooting and problem-solving activities; liaisons with clients and nursing personnel, and interprets data for appropriate health professionals.
Bachelor’s Degree in Science must be obtained which is sufficient to allow certification under one of the Medical Technologist (MT)/Medical Laboratory Scientist (MLS) Certifying Agencies’ examination routes. Must meet Clinical Laboratory Improvement Amendments (CLIA) requirements to perform highly complex testing. Additionally, any regulatory agency personnel standards, which are applicable to the position, must be met. Certifying Agencies include but are not limited to the American Society for Clinical Pathology (ASCP) Board of Certification (BOC), American Medical Technologist (AMT) Certification, and American Association of Bioanalysts (AAB) Board of Registry (ABOR). As long as these are met, any exam may be taken. Experience in clinical laboratory disciplines sufficient to allow certification under one of the Medical Technologist (MT)/Medical Laboratory Scientist (MLS) Certifying Agencies’ examination routes is required. Technologist/Scientist (MT/MLS) Certification within one (1) year of employment.
Requisition ID: 2021-87082
Street: 1200 Pleasant St
Name: 3020 UnityPoint Health Des Moines
Name: Chemistry- Meth
FTE (Numeric Only; Ex. 0.01): 1.0
FLSA Status: Non-Exempt
Scheduled Hours/Shift: Overnight shift, 8.5 hour shifts, Start time varies from 9:30p to 10:30p.
External Company URL: http://www.unitypoint.org