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Company: Marvel Medical Staffing
Location: Winnemucca
Posted on: January 22, 2023

Job Description:

Position the direction of the Clinical Laboratory Management, the Medical Technologist is accountable for ensuring that appropriate and timely specimen handling, delivery, specimen testing, results reporting, and customer service are provided in an efficient and cost-effective manner in accordance with laboratory and hospital policies and procedures.The Medical Technologist is also responsible for ensuring that all laboratory procedures being performed in areas of responsibility will comply with all regulatory, accrediting, and licensure requirements.Humboldt General Hospital Laboratory is a 24-hour/7-days a week operation, providing laboratory services to both inpatient and outpatient populations.Primary the subspecialties of Bacteriology, Mycobacteriology, Virology and Parasitology.Core Laboratory 1: includes General and Special Chemistry, Blood gases, Immunology, and Serology, knowledge of manual and automation line.Core Laboratory 2: includes Hematology, Coagulation, Special Coagulation and Urinalysis.Transfusion Services (Blood Bank): includes Blood Transfusion medicine, and Blood Utilization and Waste.Phlebotomist: Venipuncture and skin puncture. Specimen preparation for reference laboratories.Quality Management and Quality Control: Directs the collection of data for studies related to quality improvement; including monitoring of patient turn-around times (TAT). Manages inspections with oversight of laboratory Quality Control and Quality Assurance document control to meet accreditation standards.Knowledge and : Experience with CERNER Laboratory Information System is favorablePreferred, 5 years of experiencing working as a Laboratory Technologist at a Critical Access HospitalEducationRequires a bachelor's degree in Medical Technology, or a closely related field according to current applicable state and federal regulations.LicenseA current State of Nevada Clinical Laboratory Technologist license as a General Supervisor isrequired.Shifts: 0700-1530, 1300-2130 Monday - Friday (some weekends, rotating)Specific Duties and Responsibilities:1. Performs routine and special laboratory tests. 2. Recognizes test inconsistencies and takes appropriate corrective action. 3. Calls critical test results to physicians or nurses immediately and accordingto established criteria. 4. Performs quality-control tests within designated areas and within designatedguidelines. Holds patient results until out-of-control situations are resolved.Reports an unresolved situation to the laboratory manager. 5. Performs preventive maintenance and troubleshooting followingdepartment preventive maintenance schedules. Performs and documents allinstrument checks, preventive maintenance, routine maintenance, problemsand maintains corrective action log. 6. Helps evaluate new techniques and procedures in terms of space andpersonnel requirements, method comparison, cost analysis, and theestablishment of reference intervals. 7. Performs clerical functions associated with the designated laboratory area. 8. Performs specimen collection and processing duties as needed or assignedand according to policies established in the phlebotomy area. 9. Utilizes techniques of infection control, including proper hand washing andobserving standard precautions. 10. Keeps work area neat and clean, and restocks daily supplies. Performslaboratory cleanup as requested. Assists in inventory control and supplyrequisition. 11. Maintains harmonious relationship and open line of communication within theunit and with other departments, staff, physicians and other support personnelproviding support and assistance to ensure quality patient care. 12. Demonstrates appropriate judgment in notifying/communicating with physicians. 13. Communicates clearly and tactfully with patients, their families and other staffmembers. 14. Demonstrates technical competency through equipment certification, attendingmanufacturers sponsored in-services, and additional training as required. 15. Satisfactorily completes competencies as required/requested to maintain anddemonstrate current, accurate and appropriate knowledge when performinglaboratory procedures and/or management skills. 16. Actively participates in the review of policies and procedures for the laboratorydepartment on an annual basis. 17. Is resourceful and calm in emergencies. 18. Participates in rotation of stand-by call and responds according to departmentpolicies and procedures. 19. Maintains confidentiality of all patient/resident/staff information. 20. Performs other related duties as requested or assigned. Position Start Billing string = Humboldt General Hospital

Keywords: Marvel Medical Staffing, Sparks , MLT, Healthcare , Winnemucca, Nevada

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