Medical Lab Scientist Float North Region (Mercy, Unity, Cambridge & Buffalo Hospitals)

Allina Health - Minneapolis, MN (30+ days ago)3.7


Introduction

Allina Health is dedicated to the prevention and treatment of illness and enhancing the greater health of individuals, families and communities throughout Minnesota and western Wisconsin. A not-for-profit health care system, Allina Health cares for patients from beginning to end-of-life through its 90+ clinics, 12 hospitals, 15 pharmacies, specialty care centers and specialty medical services that provide home care, senior transitions, hospice care, home oxygen and medical equipment, and emergency medical transportation services. Allina Health is a vibrant, growing organization with opportunities to suit your professional skills and a diverse work environment to match your specific interests. We believe employees are our greatest asset and are dedicated to helping you develop and maximize your professional skills.

Allina Health Laboratory provides a full menu of essential and specialized laboratory services to customers in Minnesota and western Wisconsin. We provide reference laboratory services to four major metropolitan hospitals, 13 regional hospitals, including Abbott Northwestern – WestHealth (Plymouth), 59+ Allina Health clinics, 40+ hospital-based clinics and outpatient surgery centers. As a local, accessible resource, we provide clinical and anatomic pathology services that support customers diagnostic needs.

Responsibilities

Performs routine and complex laboratory procedures within established guidelines
Performs and documents QC; takes appropriate remedial action following established laboratory guidelines
Evaluates and reviews QC using statistical methods as appropriate
Establishes QC program appropriate for tests performed
Performs proficiency testing as assigned and maintains documentation to comply with regulatory requirements
Develops materials and participates in the instruction/orientation of technologists, technicians, assistants, and students
Specimen collection and processing

Education

4 year degree in medical technology or related science (diploma must be a US diploma, or a Non-US diploma with education equivalency provided), completion of clinical internship, certification eligible, + NO experience OR
HEW MT/CLS per CLIA 88 OR
4 year degree in related science (diploma must be a US diploma, or a Non-US diploma with education equivalency provided) + certification in a lab specialty + 2 years experience in appropriate analytic area OR
4 year degree in medical technology or science (diploma must be a US diploma, or a Non-US diploma with education equivalency provided), completion of clinical internship, + certification as AMT + NO experience

Qualification/Skills

Experience

Completion of training program required of the specialty area
Skills

Excellent communication and customer service skills
Possess a high degree of discretion and confidentiality
Attention to detail andproblem solving skills associated with work area
Ability to train others
Ability to prioritize and organize tasks/assignments to support efficient and effective operation of the laboratory
Ability to work independently and problem solve
Ability to function as a department resource to co-workers and customers
Licensure/Certifications

CLS/MT or AMT certification or Lab Specialty certification, required, within six months of hire date by a recognized agency such as ASCP (Board of Registry) or NCA in speciality area incumbent will be working

Work Schedule

1.0 MLS float pool - North Region
Working 8 - 10 hour shifts; rotating days/evenings/nights as needed
This is a float position that will be floating in the Allina Health laboratories – Part of the Allina Health System in the North region including the hospitals of Unity, Mercy, Cambridge and Buffalo. This position may be scheduled for 2 of 4 weekends and up to 4 Holiday's/year floating through the above listed hospitals.
Location/Community Information

Minneapolis boasts being both cosmopolitan yet small enough that you can find a place to call home whether on a lake, golf course, or in an adjoining suburb. With the fast pace of activity there are professional sports, theater, or enough parks for a quiet walk. The area has numerous schools and colleges, both public or private, and enough teams for all weekend athletes to join.

Located in Minneapolis
Population = 380,000
Service Area = 2,882,245

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Minneapolis St. Paul MagazineSt. Paul Pioneer Press

Twin Cities Living MagazineStar Tribune

Closing

If you are interested in becoming part of our award winning team of professionals, please apply online today. Allina Health is committed to providing Equal Employment Opportunities to all employees and applicants. EOE / AA / Vet / Disabled Employer