Clinical Lab Technician PRN in Rutherfordton, NC at LifePoint Health

Date Posted: 6/23/2021

Job Snapshot

Job Description

Rutherford Regional Health System

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.

Performs specialized techniques/projects under the supervision of the Lab Manager and Laboratory Director.

Collects samples and analyzes 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 and 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.

Participates in continuing and mandatory educational activities in a timely manner, meeting expected deadlines on own initiative.

Assists laboratory perform functions to meet regulatory compliance.

Job Requirements

Minimum Education
Associate's Degree in Medical Lab Technician or Clinical Lab Technician required.

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 or AMT required within 3 months of hire.

 Minimum Work Experience
 1-3 years laboratory experience preferred.

LifePoint Health 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.