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Clinical Lab Technologist

Company: Trinity Health
Location: Ontario
Posted on: November 19, 2021

Job Description:

Employment Type:Full timeShift:Description:At Saint Alphonsus Health System, we are looking for people who are living out their calling. We want you to be passionate about coming to work, and challenged to achieve your potential. Living by these virtues, we pride ourselves on exceptional service and the highest quality of care.GENERAL SUMMARY AND PURPOSE:Provides services of both a technical and non-technical nature in the laboratory service areas. Performs Moderate and High complexity laboratory tests in any assigned department of the clinical laboratory to provide physicians with rapid and accurate laboratory test results. This position is qualified to perform duties of quality control reviews, quality assurance activities and direct observation of competency assessments.SKILLS, KNOWLEDGE, EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE: Bachelor's degree in Chemistry, Biochemistry, Biology or Health Related Science field required. ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS: Meets Health System's Guiding Behaviors and Caring Standards including interpersonal communication and professional conduct expectations. Performs waived, moderate, and highly complex analytic processes without direct supervision. Uses laboratory procedures and techniques for which he/she is qualified, trained, and demonstrates competency according to established lab standard operating procedures (SOPs). Operates, calibrates, and performs minor troubleshooting on laboratory instruments and ensures proper functioning of laboratory equipment. Performs quality control procedures as specified in lab section SOPs and maintains QC records and documentation necessary to meet the standards of accrediting agencies. Follows appropriate specimen collection, handling, transport, and recording procedures. Resolves sample handling problems or refers problems to a Certified Medical Technologist and/or Supervisor. Processes data, verifies accuracy, and enters data in the laboratory computer system in a timely manner. Appropriately performs internal and external proficiency testing (PT). Meets output measures as defined by individual group policy. Assists with workload in any section where competency has been verified and is current. Recognizes critical patient results and follows the defined process for reporting them. Recognizes abnormal, unexpected or implausible results, errors, and problems with patient tests. Consults with a Certified Medical Technologist, or Supervisor to resolve problems. Appropriately prioritizes order of testing and assists with the coordination of general workflow in assigned area. Evaluates QC results to determine validity of testing using defined parameters. Responds to technical questions consistent with level of training. Trains new and current employees in procedures and policies Maintains adequate inventory of reagents and supplies. Reviews laboratory procedures and suggests improvements and efficiencies. Collaborates with and directs Technicians and Technologist Trainees as assigned. Performs test validation review as assigned in areas of competency. Colleagues of Saint Alphonsus Health System enjoy competitive compensation and opportunity for growth throughout SAHS and Trinity Health! Visit www.saintalphonsus.org/careers to learn more about the benefits, culture, and career development opportunities available to you at Saint Alphonsus Health System. Saint Alphonsus and Trinity Health are committed to promoting diversity in its workforce and to providing an inclusive work environment where everyone is treated with fairness, dignity and respect. We are committed to recruit and retain a diverse staff reflective of the communities we serve. Saint Alphonsus and Trinity Health are equal opportunity employers and prohibit discrimination against any individual with regard to race, color, religion, gender, marital status, national origin, age, disability, sexual orientation, or any other characteristic protected by law. Trinity Health's Commitment to Diversity and Inclusion Trinity Health employs about 133,000 colleagues at dozens of hospitals and hundreds of health centers in 22 states. Because we serve diverse populations, our colleagues are trained to recognize the cultural beliefs, values, traditions, language preferences, and health practices of the communities that we serve and to apply that knowledge to produce positive health outcomes. We also recognize that each of us has a different way of thinking and perceiving our world and that these differences often lead to innovative solutions.Trinity Health's dedication to diversity includes a unified workforce (through training and education, recruitment, retention and development), commitment and accountability, communication, community partnerships, and supplier diversity.

Keywords: Trinity Health, Rochester , Clinical Lab Technologist, Healthcare , Ontario, New York

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