Penn State Health St. Joseph Regional Health Network
Work Type: Part Time
Shift: Varied Hours: Eight (8) hours
The medical laboratory technician, under minimal supervision, is responsible for independently performing complex laboratory tests on blood, body fluids, cells, and tissues that includes standardized microscopic, chemical, and/or bacteriological testing. All testing is performed in accordance with laboratory policies and procedures, FDA, CAP, OSHA, CLIA, and Joint Commission regulations and guidelines. Test results are used in the diagnosis, treatment, and prevention of disease.
Ability to operate, maintain, and troubleshoot laboratory equipment
Ability to identify bacteria, parasites, and other microorganisms
Ability to perform blood bank testing functions
Ability to perform chemistry, hematology, coagulation testing
Assess the validity of test results, preserves proper records of the results, and makes a report of the result
Assures the testing method follows established quality control procedures
Ability to participate in and understand laboratory quality assurance and process improvement activities
Assists in the teaching of new employees and students.
Associates degree for Medical Laboratory Technician or bachelor's degree in a chemical, physical, or biological science from an accredited institution required.
MLT(ASCP)- Medical Laboratory Technician, American Society of Clinical Pathology Certification (ASCP) required
Excellent computer skills
Proficient in Work and Excel
Excellent organizational skills
Excellent teaming skills
Excellent problem solving skills
Ability to work independently
KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS & ABILITIES:
Extensive knowledge of the principles, methods, materials, equipment, and techniques of clinical laboratory science.
Working knowledge of recent laboratory developments, current literature, and sources of information in medical technology appropriate to the field of specialization.
Ability to perform assigned tasks according to procedures and to make accurate observations and records of test result.
Skilled in the use of medical laboratory equipment in the performance of required tests and examinations.
St. Joseph Hospital offers an exceptional benefit package including but not limited to:
Health, Vision, and Dental plans effective first day of hire
Generous Paid time off for work/life balance
About Penn State Health St. Joseph Hospital:
Located in the heart of Berks County in Reading, PA, St. Joseph Medical Center first opened its doors in 1873. The new 204 bed state of the art hospital, located on Bernville Road, opened in 2004 and in 2015 became the first hospital to join the Penn State Health organization. Penn State Health St. Joseph is dedicated to the health, education and wellness of the community.
This job description is a general outline of duties performed and is not to be misconstrued as encompassing all duties performed within the position. All individuals (including current employees) selected for a position will undergo a background check appropriate for the position's responsibilities.
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