HCA, Hospital Corporation of America Medical Technologist - Per Diem in Low Moor, Virginia

  • Knows, understands, and puts into practice general lab policies/procedures as well as department/section specific policies/procedures. Reviews all posted policy changes as required. Adheres to all regulatory guidelines.
  • Demonstrates the ability to assess a situation, consider the options, and formulate an appropriate course of action. Recognizes and performs duties in an independent manner with little or no supervision.
  • Demonstrate initial and annual competency in all appropriate designated lab sections within set deadlines.Accurately performs proficiency testing when scheduled. Participates in continuing education activities.
  • Participates in all facility/corporate mandatory annual training within set deadlines.
  • Is cooperative in assisting the laboratory team in the completion of miscellaneous duties. This may include specimen receiving and putting away supplies when received in the department.
  • Organizes and completes daily tasks in assigned area{s}.
  • Troubleshoots/resolves instrument problems and documents corrective action in appropriate log; when necessary, performs instrumentation repairs. Effectively investigates/resolves specimen collection problems using Outstanding Specimen Report (OSR) and specimen tracking tool when appropriate.
  • Assures quality control is properly performed and logged, works within quality control limits and trends, and follows proper department procedure for corrective action.
  • Preventative maintenance and safety checks of equipment are performed and documented according to schedule.
  • Demonstrates the knowledge and skills to train new employees and/or students in general lab policies/procedures as well as department/section specific policies/procedures.
  • Demonstrates cultural competence by being able to explain procedures by utilizing communication interventions as appropriate for all customers across all ages and populations.
  • Demonstrates knowledge and adheres to all policies relating to the JCAHO National Patient Safety Goals for the Laboratory, including, but not limited to critical call read back and patient identification.*

EXPERIENCE Required - Graduate of accreditedschoolofClinical Laboratory Science. Preferred - 1-2 years of experience as Medical Technologist

EDUCATION Required - Bachelors Degree in Medical Technology or related science Preferred - Bachelors Degree in Medical Technology

CERTIFICATION Required- Registry eligible, ASCP or equivalent. Successful completion of MT registry within 6 months of eligibility or hire. Continuing education to maintain registry/licensure is required. Preferred- MT(ASCP) or equivalent. Registry/Licensure in a specialty area will be considered. Continuing education to maintain registry/licensure is required.

Title: Medical Technologist - Per Diem

Location: Virginia-Low Moor-LewisGale Hospital Alleghany

Requisition ID: 02962-16054