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Posted on Apr 8, 2019 by KentuckyOne Health

Lexington, KY 40508
Health Care
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This position is for a full time Medical Technologist on third shift at Saint Joseph Hospital in Lexington, KY.

Job Position Summary:
Perform a variety of chemical, microscopic, and bacteriologic procedures of a moderately and highly complex nature, following established standards and practices to obtain data for use in diagnosis and treatment of disease. Provide direct care of patients of all ages.

Essential Functions:

1. Direct observations of routine patient test performance, including, as applicable, patient identification
and preparation; and specimen collection, handling, processing and testing
2. Monitoring the recording and reporting of test results, including, as applicable, reporting critical
3. Review of intermediate test results or worksheets, quality control records, proficiency testing results,
and preventive maintenance records
4. Direct observation of performance of instrument maintenance and function checks
5. Assessment of test performance through testing previously analyzed specimens, internal blind testing
samples or external proficiency testing samples
6. Evaluation of problem-solving skills
7. Performs quality control procedures to ensure accuracy of test results.
8. Analyzes patient samples according to approved standards of testing.
9. Maintains equipment to ensure accurate, consistent results in the performance of tests.
10. Provides teaching and education to clinical laboratory scientist students and other laboratory
11. Demonstrates the knowledge and skills necessary to provide care appropriate to the age of the
patients served. Collects and processes laboratory specimens.
12. Follow standards of safety dictated by the laboratory, the hospital and regulatory agencies.
13. Contributes to the efficient operation of the laboratory.
14. Participates in continuing education programs for the upgrade of educational experience.

Additional Responsibilities:
  • Demonstrates a commitment to service, hospital values and professionalism through appropriate conduct and demeanor at all times
  • Adheres to and exhibits Catholic Health Initiatives core values:
    Reverence: Having a profound spirit of awe and respect for all creation, shaping relationships to self, to one another and to God and acknowledging that we hold in trust all that has been given to us.
    Integrity: Moral wholeness, soundness, uprightness, honesty and sincerity as a basis of trustworthiness.
    Compassion: Feeling with others, being one with others in their sorrows and joys, rooted in the sense of solidarity as members of the human community.
    Excellence: Outstanding achievement, merit, virtue; continually surpassing standards to achieve/maintain quality.
  • Maintains confidentiality and protects sensitive data at all times.
  • Adheres to organizational and department specific safety standards and guidelines.
  • Works collaboratively and supports efforts of team members.
  • Demonstrates exceptional customer service and interacts effectively with physicians, patients, visitors, staff and the broader health care community.

Position Type: Regular
Scheduled Hours per 2 week Pay Period: 80
Tier two employees would have a maximum of one year to become accredited by either ASCP, CLS or equivalent regulatory body. Failure to become accredited within the allotted time period will lead to dismissal.

Have earned an Bachelor's Degree in Medical Technology or related science from an accredited school.

Adequate conversational English is required in order that the individual be able to take direction from management, understand how to complete job tasks, communicate adequately with patients and co-workers as necessary, understand and follow safety guidelines, and understand the Associate Handbook and all hospital policies.

Additional Information
  • Requisition ID: 2019-R
  • Schedule: Full-time
  • Shift: Night Job
  • Market: CHI Saint Joseph Health

Reference: 689958326

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