Full Job Description
St. Luke's is proud of the skills, experience and compassion of its employees. The employees of St. Luke's are our most valuable asset! Individually and together, our employees are dedicated to satisfying the mission of our organization which is an unwavering commitment to excellence as we care for the sick and injured; educate physicians, nurses and other health care providers; and improve access to care in the communities we serve, regardless of a patient's ability to pay for health care.
The Medical Laboratory Technician (MLT) performs waived, moderate and highly complex laboratory tests. Performs routine maintenance and quality control testing. Performs special assignments as delegated.
JOB DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:
Performs laboratory tests according to established protocols as designated by section/site supervisor.
Operates laboratory instrumentation as necessary to perform laboratory tests. Recognizes instrument malfunction and initiates appropriate action toward the solution.
Performs routine tests in other laboratory sections as assigned.
Performs phlebotomy duties as assigned.
Monitors inventory of supplies and reports low volume to Technical Coordinator/ Lead Technologist.
Accurately transcribes test results or enters results into the laboratory information system.
Follows established policies regarding proper documentation of critical values, reagent lot numbers, and other quality assurance data.
Recognizes and notifies supervisors and/or Technical Coordinators/Lead Technologists of technical problems.
Attends continuing education or training session inside and/or outside of the hospital campus to meet minimum standards of accrediting agencies.
Demonstrates competency in assigned areas of responsibilities.
PHYSICAL AND SENSORY REQUIREMENTS:
Sitting up to 7 hours per day - 2 hour increments. Standing up to 5 hours per day - 2 hour increments. Walking - up to 7 hours per day - short increments. Frequently uses fingers to manipulate small vials, pipetting, etc. Continuous use of hands for operation of laboratory equipment and computer keyboard. Occasional lifting of boxes/equipment up to 30 lbs. Occasional pushing/pulling of equipment. Frequent stooping, bending. Occasional crouching. Frequent reaching above shoulder level and stretching across work area (30" depth). Hearing as it relates to normal, high and low frequencies. Seeing as it relates to general, far, near, color peripheral vision. Depth perception. Ability to palpate veins.
MLT (ASCP) or equivalent.
TRAINING AND EXPERIENCE:
Successful completion of an accredited MLT program or equivalent work experience.
Please complete your application using your full legal name and current home address. Be sure to include employment history for the past seven (7) years, including your present employer. Additionally, you are encouraged to upload a current resume, including all work history, education, and/or certifications and licenses, if applicable. It is highly recommended that you create a profile at the conclusion of submitting your first application. Thank you for your interest in St. Luke's!!
St. Luke's University Health Network is an Equal Opportunity Employer.