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Clinical Lab Technologist PRN

Rutherfordton, North Carolina

Req ID 7462-8150 Post Date Sep. 18, 2023 CategoryTechnician FacilityRutherford Regional Health System

The Clinical Lab Tech performs diagnostic testing on patient samples to aid physicians in the diagnosis and/or monitoring of various disease states. Will perform a variety of routine and complex testing ranging from waived to high complexity testing in all sections of the laboratory including Hematology, Chemistry, Blood Bank and Microbiology. Participates in patient testing, quality control, CAP surveys, policy and procedure development and equipment maintenance.

Essential Functions: 

  • Follows standardized procedures and helps prepare samples for testing.
  • Recognizes and acts immediately to correct errors in the performance of tests and procedures, reporting promptly to the immediate supervisor.
  • Performs Quality Assurance work to ensure accuracy of equipment to include QC and preventive and corrective maintenance and associated documentation.
  • Participates in continuing and mandatory educational activities in a timely manner, meeting expected deadlines on own initiative.
  • Performs specialized techniques/projects under the supervision of the Lab Manager.
  • Assists laboratory perform functions to meet regulatory compliance.
  • Collects samples and analyze bodily fluids and substances for abnormalities. Collects blood and tests blood samples used for pre-transfusion testing.
  • Operates laboratory equipment in a high-quality, effective manner.
  • Analyzes test results for accuracy, acceptability, and critical limits, and reports/documents results per organizational standards.
  • Performs automated tests using computerized instruments & automated equipment.
  • Performs manual tests based on established policies and procedures and accepted laboratory practice.
  • Runs tests and analyzes the results to be reported to the provider or registered nurse in a timely manner.
  • Assists in the training and education of MLT students.

Minimum Education:
  • Bachelor's Degree required or in lieu of BA Degree HEW designation as technologist required.
  • Completion of Medical Technology Program preferred.
Required Skills:
  • Requires critical thinking skills, decisive judgment and the ability to work with minimal supervision. Must be able to work in a stressful environment and take appropriate action.
  • ASCP preferred.
Minimum Work Experience:
  • 1-3 years experience working in a laboratory strongly preferred.

Company Description:

Rutherford Regional Health System is a 143-bed acute care facility that offers a broad array of inpatient and outpatient care. Rutherford Regional is dedicated to providing patients with a full range of services to meet their healthcare needs.  We provide our services in a caring, professional environment through the teamwork of our medical staff and employees.

Rutherford Regional Health System’s partnership with Duke LifePoint Healthcare is bringing the pieces together to transform healthcare in Rutherford County. Duke LifePoint Healthcare is a joint venture of Duke University Health System, one of the country’s leading academic health systems, and LifePoint Health, a leading healthcare company dedicated to Making Communities Healthier. These two forces joined because of the shared interest in collaborating with hospitals, healthcare providers and patients to bring high quality, innovative healthcare services to communities. Duke LifePoint combines Duke’s unparalleled expertise in clinical excellence and quality care with LifePoint's extensive resources and knowledge and experience operating community hospitals and healthcare organizations.

Why join our team?

We are dedicated to providing patients with a full range of services to meet their healthcare needs, and we believe our employees are our most valuable assets in accomplishing this goal. Rutherford Regional is growing its team of dedicated health care professionals. If you are looking to start a career that cares, are passionate about changing lives, and ready to work in a supportive environment in a close-knit community, apply today!

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

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

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