TECH - MLT Lab PRN in Georgetown, KY at LifePoint Health

Date Posted: 2/19/2021

Job Snapshot

Job Description

Georgetown Community Hospital
  • Demonstrates knowledge of OSHA regulations and follows the laboratories safety policies by utilizing the safety items/equipment provided by the facility.
  • Performs laboratory work in assigned areas in a prompt and accurate manner.
  • Performs quality control as described in the policy/procedure manuals taking necessary corrective action when controls are not within the labs quality standards.
  • Notifies Laboratory Manager when corrected reports are issued.
  • Maintains daily instrument maintenance & troubleshooting and communicates any problems to personnel on other shifts.
  • Monitors inventory of supplies and relays impending shortages to the Laboratory Manager.
  • Performs phlebotomies as needed, and requests any assistance as needed.
  • Instructs and supervises new employees and students as assigned.
  • Trained on proper billing procedures according to hospital/laboratory policies and procedures.
  • Knows how and when to use or request ABN’s, and follows policies on standing orders, verbal orders, and incomplete orders.
  • Understands billing compliance as important role for Medicare, Medicaid and other federally funded programs.
  • Knowledge of how to use billing hotline for violations or billing questions/concerns. Demonstrates knowledge of hospital emergency policies.
  • Works 40 hours/wk and assists on weekends as workload indicates.
  • Rotates “on call” as assigned.
  • Assists other areas in completing workload, including areas outside of the laboratory, only when testing and maintenances are finished and primarily to not leave the lab without coverage.
  • Assists in evaluation of new modified methods or procedures, when requested.
  • Is knowledgeable & possesses the ability to understand & react effectively to the unique needs, growth & development of patients in any of the following age groups: neonatal, pediatric, adolescent, geriatric and patients who have restraints.
  • Expressing or exchanging ideas by spoken word required.

Job Requirements

Education:      AS degree or certificated inMedical Lab Technician and be ASCP registered or board eligible.

Experience:     Previous hospital experiencepreferred.

SpecialQualifications:  Demonstrates knowledgeof principals of growth and development over  the lifespan.

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