Jack Hughston Memorial Hospital Medical Technologist II in Phenix City, Alabama

This job was posted by https://joblink.alabama.gov : For more information, please see: https://joblink.alabama.gov/ada/r/jobs/2410894 Jack Hughston Memorial Hospital is seeking a Medical Technologist II for a PRN position.Shift: Varies (PRN)Position Goal:To insure that quality diagnostic services are provided to the patient population for health maintenance and/or improvement. Cooperate and coordinate activities with the laboratory staff, medical staff, other health care professionals, clinical affiliations, administration and other disciplines as necessary for the provision of quality patient care. Responsible for the efficient, accurate identification and technical analysis of various constituents or organisms present in the human body that may be responsible for and/or related to disease.Position Responsibilities:Follow laboratory procedures for specimen handling and processing, test, analyses, reporting and maintaining records of patient test results.Proficient in all applicable areas of testing in the departments; proficient in troubleshooting all applicable instruments/procedures in the departmentDemonstrate adequate proficiency testing when required.Analyze specimens using approved testing procedures as outlined in department SOP'sReview and release test results with regard to proper quality control guidelines.Follow CLIA, HIPAA, OSHA and safety guidelines.Adhere to laboratory's quality control policies, document all quality control activities, instrument and procedural calibrations and all maintenance performed.Follow established policies and procedures whenever test systems are not within the laboratory's established acceptable levels of performance.Identify problems that may adversely affect test performance or reporting of test results, correct the problems encountered or immediately notify the senior technologist, supervisor, or lab director.Document all corrective actions taken when test systems deviate from the laboratory's established performance specificationsFollow departmental procedure in reporting STATs or critical results to clients.Maintain complete records of all testing performedMaintain general appearance of the laboratory departmentMake sure reagents/test kits have received dates, expiration dates, opened dates if applicableReview/train on new procedures, keeping up to date on current and new proceduresAttend department and any additional training/education meetings.Participate in all applicable safety training sessions to include but not limited to fire drills, emergency preparedness drills, disaster drill. Know the locations and contents of safety manuals, MSDS manuals, Emergency Disaster Kardex.If needed, participate in government, state, JCAHO, and any other regulatory agency inspections.Keep required certifications current; inform Lab Director and Human Resources of any changes or updates to certification status.Ensure timely completion of work by adhering to turn around time guidelines, using pending logs as a check off of completing daily work loads.Be aware of inventory control and avoid over usage of suppliesPerform phlebotomy services as necessaryAssist in the training of department employeesAssist in implementing QAP programs and other Quality Control Improvement processes.Assist in inventory control when necessaryAssist supervisors/Lab Director in various projects as needed or as assigned.Participate in competency assessments during probationary period and on an annual basis.Other duties as assigned. Experience: 3 years clinical experience (moderate to high complexity testing) preferredEducation: B.S. Degree in Medical Technology/Clinical Laboratory Science preferred, or B.S. in one of the Chemical, Physical, or Biological sciences, with completion of an accredited Medical Technology Internship or equivalent combination of education and experience. Foreign educated candidates must provide a detailed credentia ling evaluation from IERF.Special Qualifications: MT (ASCP), MT (AMT), MT/CLS (NCA), HEW Certification, Accrediting Bureau of Health Education Schools, or equivalent. BLS required. Meets CLIA testing personnel requirements for High Complexity Testing The Hughston Clinic, The Hughston Foundation, The Hughston Surgical Center, Hughston Clinic Orthopaedics, and Jack Hughston Memorial Hospital participate in E-Verify. This company is an equal opportunity employer that recruits and hires qualified candidates without regard to race, religion, color, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, national origin, ancestry, citizenship, disability, or protected veteran status. This company is a VEVRAA Federal Contractor.