UnityPoint Health Medical Laboratory Technician-Chemistry in Sioux City, Iowa
Performs clinical tests and procedures in one or more functional sections of the laboratory. Maintains records of performance as defined by the Laboratory’s administrative and sectional standard operating procedures. Performs and records QC on Equipment as trained. Be aware of and follow CAP, CLIA, HIPAA, and DNV guidelines and standards.
Demonstrates technical and operational expertise
Interprets quality control results and instrument function
Completes scheduled preventive maintenance duties
Provides assistance and guidance involving repairs, validations, and function checks
Organizes, prioritizes, executes and interprets workload. Actively assists coworkers with interpretations and troubleshooting and possible follow-up corrective action
Participates in quality assurance (QA). Attends and participates in QA laboratory meetings as requested.
Resource management: Assists and monitors necessary supplies and kit availability for patient testing. Responsible for following manufacturer’s recommended instructions for utilizing testing material and kits. Assists with reagent orders from vendors.
Technical and teaching assistance: Provides operational training for coworkers involving manual, automated, and organizational skills for patient testing. Provides knowledge acquired thru experience and training to assist new hires and current coworkers
Be available and help Phlebotomy services draw blood from patients in the Out-Patient area located in the laboratory.
Work weekend shifts on a normal rotation
Practices good communication skills with internal and external customers.
a. Practices FOCUS Values and principles with all customers
b. Communicates hand-off details to coworkers at shift change
c. Maintains composure and professionalism involving conflicts with internal andexternal customers.
- Unusual conditions/conflicts
a. Organizes and adapts to changes in workflow due to instrumentation or computer downtimes
b. Provides solutions and technical support to aid in delivery of patient care
- Assures patient care in unusual conditions/conflicts is not compromised.
Graduate of accredited MLT Program
MLT Degree or Certification Preferred
Will train a graduate of the school.
Prefer one (1) year of hospital clinical experience or demonstrated clinical efficiency.
Current ASCP or Certification in good standing to practice as a Medical Laboratory Technician
Valid driver’s license when driving any vehicle for work-related reasons.
Writes, reads, comprehends and speaks fluent English.
Microsoft Office – basic computer skills.
Critical thinking skills using independent judgment in making decisions.
Requisition ID: 2021-90857
Street: 2720 Stone Park Blvd
Name: 7520 UnityPoint Heath SC St Lukes
Name: Chemistry- SLRMC
FLSA Status: Non-Exempt
Scheduled Hours/Shift: Days
External Company Name: UnityPoint Health
External Company URL: http://www.unitypoint.org