Medical Laboratory Tech - Swain - $2,000 sign on in Bryson City, NC at LifePoint Health

Date Posted: 3/6/2021

Job Snapshot

Job Description

Swain Community Hospital
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.
This position is located at Swain Community Hospital - associated with Harris Regional Hospital in Sylva, NC.

Job Requirements

QUALIFICATIONS:
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.

PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS:
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.

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.