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Medical Laboratory Technician

Roaring Spring, Pennsylvania

Req ID 7466-1467 Post Date Apr. 17, 2024 CategoryTechnician FacilityConemaugh Nason Medical Center

Conemaugh Nason Medical Center is seeking a full-time Medical Laboratory Technician or Medical Technologist on night shift. The MLT/MT is responsible for collecting, preparing and analyzing specimens, and reporting this information in a prompt manner to the physician for the diagnosis and treatment of their patients. A complete list of procedures performed is located in the competency assessment. Techs are expected to work independently, without direct supervision. If direct supervision is required to perform any testing or result reporting, this will also be documented on the competency. Section Supervisors/Assistant Section Supervisors are responsible for direct observations of competency testing.

Conemaugh Nason Medical Center is a 45-bed hospital that serves rural and suburban populations in Roaring Spring, Altoona, and parts of Blair, Bedford, and Huntingdon counties.  Caring for the community since 1900, Conemaugh Nason Medical Center prides itself on providing safe, high quality, compassionate care.  With a state-of-the art cardiac catheterization lab, Conemaugh Nason offers a range of inpatient and outpatient cardiac services close to home when every minute matters. The hospital provides 24/7 emergency care as an accredited chest pain center, and offers comprehensive outpatient, imaging, diagnostic, and specialty services. As a LifePoint Health National Quality Leader, Conemaugh Nason is leading the way among peers by delivering the highest quality of care for patients. 

Conemaugh Nason is also a member of the Conemaugh Health System, a Duke LifePoint Healthcare system. Conemaugh Health System serves more than a half-million patients each year through the Nason Physician Group, Conemaugh Physician Group and Medical Staff, a network of four hospitals, specialty clinics and patient-focused programs.

Essential Functions:

Able to perform/knowledge of all items in the Competency Assessment Booklet and takes initiative to complete competencies within different areas (blood bank, histology, etc.)

Accuracy in performing patient testing.

Proficiency testing scores of 95%.

Accuracy in performing QC/corrective action/failures/documentation with less than 5 errors per year.

Maintains phlebotomy proficiency and meets collection time standards.

Meets turn-around-time standards.

Completes all testing following state and federal guidelines.

Organizational Expectations:

Demonstrates support of the mission, vision, values, goals and general policies of Conemaugh Nason Medical Center.

Complies with corporate compliance guidelines and requirements of federal, state and local regulatory and accrediting agencies.

Adheres to the standards of professional ethics and handles confidential information in strict conformance with departmental and Medical Center policies.

Provides quality care and services consistent with Medical Center standards and participates in the Medical Center’s Continuous Quality Improvement Program.

Demonstrates flexibility and adaptability in response to unexpected changes in the workload, emergencies, staffing and scheduling.

Uses tact, sensitivity, sound judgment and a professional attitude when relating with co-workers, patients, families, and visitors.

Performs duties in a self-directed and cooperative manner with minimal need for supervision. Uses time constructively for maximum productivity.

Treats all co-workers, patients, families, and visitors with consideration to their rights, cultural diversity, privacy, comfort and emotional needs. Serves as a patient advocate and fosters a work culture of Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion.

Attends all mandatory trainings and completes all required Life Talent education assignments within a timely manner. Keeps updated regarding Medical Center changes through meeting attendance and review of posted information; attends briefs, debriefs, and huddles.

Abides by and references the Employee Handbook and other pertinent facility policies, including clinical, non-clinical, safety, and infection control.

Job Requirements:

Minimum Education

Medical Technologist: Bachelor of Science degree with appropriate training required. ASCP or CLS certification or a minimum of 15 years of direct experience is required.

Medical Laboratory Technician: Associate degree and appropriate training. ASCP, CLS or HEW certification or a minimum of 15 years of direct experience is required.***Training prior to 1988 -Certification program or Military training. ASCP or HEW certification is required.

BLS certified or willing to obtain within 6 months.

Required Skills:

Requires critical thinking, decisive judgement, and the ability to work with minimal supervision.

Working irregular hours at times

Good computer skills

Must be able to work in a stressful environment and take appropriate action.

Attention to detail.

Competitive wage, benefits package, 401K, PTO, and onsite occupational health!

$15,000 Sign-On Bonus! 

Equal opportunity and affirmative action employers and are looking for diversity in candidates for employment: Minority/Female/Disabled/Protected Veteran

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