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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 and

external 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.

Education:

Graduate of accredited MLT Program

MLT Degree or Certification Preferred

Experience:

Will train a graduate of the school.

Prefer one (1) year of hospital clinical experience or demonstrated clinical efficiency.

License(s)/Certification(s):

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.

Knowledge/Skills/Abilities:

Writes, reads, comprehends and speaks fluent English.

Multicultural sensitivity.

Microsoft Office – basic computer skills.

Customer/patient focused.

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

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