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Medical Laboratory Tech - PRN

Sylva, North Carolina

Req ID 7463-11622 Post Date Apr. 19, 2024 CategoryTechnician FacilityHarris Regional Hospital

Who We Are:
People are our passion and purpose. Come work where you are appreciated for who you are not just what you can do. Harris Regional Hospital is an 86-bed acute care facility, including orthopedics, cardiology, general surgery, women’s care, and emergency medicine, as well as sports medicine, physical therapy, imaging and laboratory services, and many other areas of subspecialty care. 

Where We Are:
Located in western North Carolina, picturesque Sylva offers local restaurants, stores, & breweries with convenient access to Asheville & the Blue Ridge Parkway. The landscape is highlighted by waterfalls, rocky peaks and the Great Smoky Mountains National Park, providing opportunities for whitewater rafting, hiking, and biking throughout the region. Sylva is home to Southwestern Community College and Western Carolina University, a mid-size four-year public college offering both undergraduate and graduate programs, located 5 miles away in Cullowhee. Both Asheville, NC, and Gatlinburg, TN, are just 50 miles away and Atlanta, GA is 150 miles from Sylva.

Why Choose Us:
·    Health (Medical, Dental, Vision) and 401K Benefits for full-time employees
·    Competitive Paid Time Off / Extended Illness Bank package for full-time employees
·    Employee Assistance Program – mental, physical, and financial wellness assistance
·    Tuition Reimbursement/Assistance for qualified applicants
·    Opportunities for education and training through partnership with Duke LifePoint Healthcare
·    And much more…


Performs chemical, bacteriological, serological and microscopic procedures for which competency has been verified.  Maintains in a timely manner, records of procedure performance, patient results, and quality control.  Follows defined protocol for investigating out-of-control runs and implements necessary remedial action.  Reviews relevant laboratory reports for extraordinary results and clerical errors before they are reported to the patient's medical record.  Maintains equipment in accordance with defined policies and protocols and logs preventive and remedial maintenance of equipment.  Continuously helps to monitor job performance of peers or other employees.   Performs secretarial, phlebotomy and specimen reception duties.


Associates degree required.
Medical Laboratory Technician/accredited MLT program (ASCP), or
Medical Laboratory Technician with associate degree in Biology or Chemistry and five years experience in Medical Laboratory areas or
Registry eligible, passing registry within 4 years of hire date.


1.    Sufficient sight (includes color discrimination), manual dexterity and mobility to function efficiently in exercising job responsibilities.
2.    Stands or sits for long periods and walks short distances for most of work shifts.
3.    Uses tools and electrical devices to repair instruments and check equipment.
4.    Able to lift 25 lbs. as required to stock reagents and various lab supplies.
5.    Ability to effectively communicate (verbal and written).
6.    Ability to remain calm, continue to function effectively and develop priorities during stressful situations.
7.    Works scheduled hours that include weekends, holidays, and nights as necessary.

EEOC Statement:
Harris Regional Hospital is committed to providing Equal Employment Opportunities for all applicants and employees and complies with all applicable laws prohibiting discrimination against any employee or applicant for employment because of color, race, sex, age, religion, national origin, disability, genetic information, gender identity, sexual orientation, veterans' status or any other basis protected by applicable federal, state or local law.

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

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