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Laboratory Aide - Apply Now

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Location: Oaklawn Hospital
Post Date: 10/15/2020 12:00:00 AM

Category: Laboratory Assistant

Description: Job Summary: Laboratory aides assist the Director by performing venipuncture on inpatients and outpatients, processing send-over specimens and general cleaning of the lab. They also perform a variety of other tasks as needed in medical or clinical settings. Essential Functions: Consistently uses an outward mindset and puts forth exemplary effort in accomplishing his/her goals and objectives in a manner that helps others to achieve their goals and objectives. Performs venipuncture on outpatients and inpatients as assigned. Assumes clerical duties in absence of Laboratory Assistant. Answers the phone, greets customers and pulls appropriate orders Requests orders from providers, Call critical results and files orders Assures that the patient or guardian, as outlined by procedure, signs all appropriate paperwork. Assures a payable diagnosis for all Medicare restricted tests or obtains an ABN from the patient if applicable. Accurately enters testing into LIS from requisition Recognizes and solves problems by identifying the cause, synthesizing alternatives, determining solutions and implementing the solution. Inventories, stocks, and cleans all blood drawing booths/trays. Accurately processes send-over specimens. Assists with maintenance on refrigerators and washes all glassware, test for detergent residue. Specimen processing to include send-out testing.

Hospital Affiliation: OAKLAWN HOSPITAL

Qualifications: Minimum Qualifications: High school diploma. Knowledge, Skills & Abilities: Attention to detail and ability to follow instructions. Must have basic computer skills. Ability to carry out instructions furnished in written, oral, or diagram form. Ability to read and interpret documents such as safety rules, and procedure manuals. Exceptional interpersonal skills including cheerfully greeting customers (out-patients) and the ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with other employees. Must be self-motivated, detail oriented, able to work under pressure, and able to multi-task. Proper use of phone etiquette is necessary. Must be able to present oneself positively with professionalism demonstrated thru written and verbal word. Skills for problem solving either individually or as part of a team. Phlebotomy skills preferred. Working Conditions: Work with potentially infectious blood/body fluid and hazardous material in a controlled protective setting. Physical Requirements: Constantly stand, walk, reach, see/visual acuity, handle/grasp/feel, bend/twist, stoop/kneel/crouch, talk/hear, lift/carry 1 to 25 lbs.

Salary & Benefits: Competitive Salary & Benefits


Medical Lab Tech - Apply Now

(Part Time)
Location: Lake Huron Medical Center
Post Date: 10/15/2020 12:00:00 AM

Category: Medical Laboratory Technician

Description: Medical Laboratory Technician (MLT) can perform waived, highly and moderately complex testing, as stated in CLIA (42 CFR 493.1489). Must possess a degree of skill commensurate with individual’s education, training or experience and technical abilities Each individual performing the above procedures must: 1) adhere to the laboratory’s procedures for the collection, processing, analysis, and reporting of patient test results, 2) follow the laboratory’s established quality control policies and procedures in documenting all corrective actions taken when test systems deviate from the laboratory’s established performance specifications, 3) be capable of identifying problems that may adversely affect test performance and either correct the problem or immediately notify your immediate supervisor, Director, or Medical Director, 4) perform waived or highly and moderately complex laboratory procedures using both manual and automated methods in, Hematology, Chemistry, Urinalysis, Coagulation, Microbiology and Immunology, 5) perform and document maintenance – daily, weekly, monthly, or as needed on instruments and equipment as appropriate, 6) review the accuracy of patient results prior to releasing or reporting, 7) recognize age specific differences in expected results for newborns to geriatrics, 8) ensure that the testing of proficiency testing samples are tested in the same manner as patient samples and that collaboration with other laboratories is prohibited prior to the reporting of proficiency testing results to the appropriate agencies, 9) may be required to perform venipuncture or capillary puncture on various age groups from newborn to geriatrics, 10) assist in the development and maintenance of laboratory policies and procedures, 11) adheres to all department and hospital policies and procedures related to safety, infection control, emergency preparedness, and human resources, 12) in the absence of a supervisor, may be assigned/identified as Lead Tech, having responsibility for the section or department during their shift, 13) other tasks or responsibilities may be assigned by the department manager/director.

Hospital Affiliation: PRIME HEALTHCARE

Qualifications: Education and Work Experience: ASCP certification, or equivalent, required within one year of employment. Associates Degree in chemical, physical, biological science, or completion of coursework in a program for MLT. 1 year of hospital laboratory work experience preferred, but not required. Current and Valid State License if the laboratory is located in a state where required.

Salary & Benefits: Competitive Salary & Benefits


Phlebotomy Tech I - Apply Now

(Per Diem)
Location: Garden City Hospital
Post Date: 10/15/2020 12:00:00 AM

Category: Phlebotomist

Description: The Phlebotomy Technician I primarily perform skin puncture or venipuncture on patients of all ages for the purpose of obtaining a blood specimen for analysis in the clinical laboratory and is under the supervision of Laboratory Director / Manager / Supervisor. The PT I; 1) performs computer data entry, filing, telephone communication and other clerical duties, 2) possesses adequate knowledge of the terminology of tests ordered in the laboratory, 3) demonstrates good communication skills and telephone etiquette in greeting patients and other visitors in a polite and friendly manner, 4) demonstrates proper phlebotomy technique and the use of equipment in collecting specimens from newborns to geriatric patients, 5) processes microbiology, immunology, hematology, coagulation, urinalysis, chemistry and blood bank specimens, 6) processes specimens for referral to reference laboratories, 7) stocks and orders routine supplies, 8) maintains the cleanliness of storage areas, trays, centrifuges, refrigerators, freezers and work areas, 9) processes or load specimens on automated laboratory instrumentation in accordance with established policy and procedures, 10) May be assist to Pick up samples at hospital/ OR, assist lab specialty in sorting out samples for analysis and put away samples, assist pathology, inventory, replenish supplies, order supplies, mail pick up/ delivery, faxing, answering phone, product deliveries, etc.. 11) other tasks or responsibilities may be assigned by the department manager/director.

Hospital Affiliation: PRIME HEALTHCARE

Qualifications: High School Diploma, or equivalent, required. Current BCLS (AHA) certificate upon hire and maintain current. Minimum 1 year clinical laboratory experience preferred

Salary & Benefits: Competitive Salary & Benefits


Laboratory Aide II - Apply Now

(On Call)
Location: Munson Medical Center
Post Date: 10/14/2020 12:00:00 AM

Category: Laboratory Assistant

Description: Recognize that he/she is primary contact with nursing units/physician offices and therefore, is responsible for the first and lasting impression of our laboratory. Remain pleasant, professional, and helpful with coworkers and customers, in and out of the laboratory. Perform multiple tasks at once with accuracy, attention to detail, and timeliness, recognizing that patient care, treatment, and outcomes may be dependent on his/her performance. Perform tasks according to procedures. Work frequently under stress due to handling of multiple emergent blood samples and phone calls, yet remains calm and efficient and continues to follow proper procedures. Prioritize work depending on emergent need or acuity of patients. Constantly adjusts workflow and re-prioritizes as emergent situations and/or interruptions occur. Use multiple computer programs to locate information and process samples. Walk, stand or move around the department or hospital much of the day. Promptly answers and processes samples received in the pneumatic tube system. Properly processes samples of many types and different handling requirements including centrifuging, tracking, ordering, distributing, loading on to automated system. Aliquoting, testing, organizing of blood, urine, and handling other body fluids and specimens. Selecting appropriate orders, test codes for specimens received. Properly aliquots and makes pH adjustments as required to urine specimens, including 24 hour collections mixing and measuring and handling other body fluids. Answer phone calls, provides information or transfers calls to appropriate personnel. Communicate with nursing units to obtain orders/resolve order conflicts for specimens received. Find samples for technologists. Clean glassware, hemacytometers, and pipettes according to procedures. Stock supplies as needed. Replace hazardous waste containers as needed. Transport blood products to other areas of the hospital as requested. Record temperatures of refrigerators. Assist client service representatives or other lab personnel with mail, preparing collection kits, forms, stocking inventory, or other tasks as requested. Maintain a well-stocked, clean, orderly work area. Discard old samples as needed.Other tasks/testing as department needs evolve.

Hospital Affiliation: MUNSON HEALTHCARE

Qualifications: High school graduate, preferably with courses in biology and chemistry. Good manual dexterity is essential. Requires concise, legible handwriting, and typing skills. Previous lab experience or medical assistant training and/or certification desired. Must be available for weekend and holiday scheduling.

Salary & Benefits: Competitive Salary & Benefits


Certified Phlebotomy Tech - Apply Now

(On Call)
Location: Munson Medical Center
Post Date: 10/14/2020 12:00:00 AM

Category: Phlebotomist

Description: Supports the Mission, Vision and Values of Munson Healthcare. Embraces and supports the Performance Improvement philosophy of Munson Healthcare. Promotes personal and patient safety. Uses effective customer service/interpersonal skills at all times. Promotes personal and patient safety. Remains calm and efficiently follows proper procedure in stressful and/or emergent situations. Walks or stands most of the day. Walks throughout the Hospital, may need to kneel beside or bend over supine patient to facilitate sample collection. Activities are controlled by defined procedures and predetermined schedules. However, the priority or work must be determined by the individual on a continual basis. The performance of work is subject to constant interruption and re-prioritization due to different emergent situations that frequently arise during the day. Collects blood from inpatients, outpatients, and nursing homes according to established procedures and policies. Includes capillary punctures and venipuncture on infants and adults, and radial arterial punctures on adults. Performs EKG’s. Collects throat swabs for microbiological testing. Travels to other institutions (e.g. nursing homes, off-site clinics, patient homes) to collect blood/pick-up specimens and/or deliver lab reports. Keeps neat and maintains the specimen receiving areas, phlebotomy work-stations, outpatient drawing labs, ensures all supplies being used are not expired by routinely checking expiration dates and consistently checking all areas for expired supplies. Orders storeroom items not on exchange carts, anticipates other supply needs. Informs manager of any supply needs. Performs and records regular maintenance of point-of-care devices. Stays current with all work-related communications and subsequent assignments (email, required responses, etc.) Assists in training of new laboratory employees. Teaches venipuncture, capillary punctures, and arterial punctures, and other work processes to recently hired laboratory aides, medical technologists, med tech students, nursing students, and emergency medical technicians. Performs other duties and responsibilities as assigned.

Hospital Affiliation: MUNSON HEALTHCARE

Qualifications: High school diploma (or GED equivalent). Good work history in customer-service-skills-focused positions, with an emphasis on excellent attendance, strong work ethic, teamwork abilities. Keyboarding ability of 30 wpm minimum. Good vision, manual dexterity, and physical ability to work well in a highly mobile environment, averaging 8 miles of walking and carrying equipment each day, Minimum of 18 months experience with Munson phlebotomy team or similar experience. Has not been in a corrective action step in the last rolling 24 months. National ASCP certification as a Phlebotomy Technician (PBT) preferred but equivalent certification and/or experience acceptable.

Salary & Benefits: Competitive Salary & Benefits


Phlebotomist - Apply Now

(Contingent)
Location: Munson Healthcare Otsego Memorial Hospital
Post Date: 10/14/2020 12:00:00 AM

Category: Phlebotomist

Description: Collects blood and various other specimens from patients at the request of physicians, according to established protocols. Accepts test requisitions and performs clerical duties. Prepares patient for procedure, draws blood, labels specimens, enters information into computer, transports specimens to lab and distributes to proper lab area. Cleans and restocks supplies on phlebotomy tray and in work area. Minimum knowledge, skills and abilities required include: 1.Knowledge of phlebotomy and specimen collection techniques acquired through completion of a phlebotomy training program, medical assistance course or on the job training. 2.Proficiency in blood collection at a level normally obtained through a minimum of 3-6 months previous phlebotomy experience. 3.Ability to read, write, count, add and subtract at a level normally acquired through completion of a high school diploma or equivalent. 4.Interpersonal skills necessary to communicate effectively with the healthcare team. 5.Knowledge, skill and ability to utilize the computer system including basic knowledge of the laboratory and hospital information systems. 6.Ability to maintain composure and calm during stressful, urgent situations. 7.BCLS certification required within 60 days of start date. 8.Ability to provides care for patients in the following age groups: Infant – Birth to 1 year; Child – 2-12 years; Adolescent – 13-18 years; Adult – 19-65 years; Geriatric – over 65 years.

Hospital Affiliation: MUNSON HEALTHCARE

Qualifications: This position is contingent with variable hours, potentially covering all shifts and weekends. Certification preferred. Previous phlebotomy experience of at least six months is required. Must have excellent customer service skills and be willing to work with a variety of patients. Specimen processing duties are included in this position. Must participate in Customer Service classes and continuing education to retain employment.

Salary & Benefits: Competitive Salary & Benefits


Phlebotomy Technician I - Apply Now

(On Call Day)
Location: Munson Healthcare Charlevoix Hosp
Post Date: 10/13/2020 12:00:00 AM

Category: Phlebotomist

Description: Reports to the Phlebotomy Manager. May receive instructions from Phlebotomy Coordinator, Laboratory Director, or any Laboratory Manager. Daily activities are set forth in, but not limited by, a responsibility list and monitored by general and direct supervision from the team leaders, coordinators, and Tech II & III's. Has daily working contact with many other hospital personnel and patients in various departments. ALL AGES OF PATIENTS SERVED. SPECIFIC DUTIES: Supports the Mission, Vision and Values of Munson Healthcare. Embraces and supports the Relationship Based Care philosophy of Munson Healthcare. Promotes personal and patient safety. Uses effective customer service/interpersonal skills at all times. Performs general housekeeping continually on each shift in order to maintain a neat, clean, organized work area. Answers phone with good ESP skills and demonstrates skill in taking messages and referring phone calls to the appropriate people. Attends all mandatory in-service programs as determined by Munson Medical Center. Recognizes the fact that he/she is our primary contact with both outpatients and inpatients and , therefore, is responsible for the first impression the patient has of our laboratory. Smiles, remains pleasant, and empathizes with the patient. Works frequently under stress due to multiple emergent and timed blood testing requests. Remains calm and efficiently follows proper procedure in stressful and/or emergent situations. Walks or stands most of the day. Walks throughout the Hospital, may need to kneel beside or bend over supine patient to facilitate sample collection. Activities are controlled by defined procedures and predetermined schedules. However, the priority or work must be determined by the individual on a continual basis. The performance of work is subject to constant interruption and re-prioritization due to different emergent situations that frequently arise during the day. Collects blood from inpatients, outpatients, and nursing homes according to established procedures and policies. Includes capillary punctures and venipuncture on infants and adults, and radial arterial punctures on adults. Draws blood from children, infants, newborns and neonates, recognizing the fact that the laboratory procedures will enhance the child's well being. Uses technology as related to specimen collection, specimen flow, and specimen referral. Performs and records near-patient laboratory testing procedures. May include instrument checks and quality control procedures. Performs glucose tolerance tests and is responsible in obtaining the timed blood samples. Performs EKG's. Performs bleeding time determinations on inpatients and outpatients of any age. Collects throat swabs for microbiological testing. Travels to other institutions (e.g. nursing homes, off-site clinics, patient homes) to collect blood/pick-up specimens and/or deliver lab reports. Travels to and participates in specimen collection at public/private health screening programs. Administers basic first aid to patients who have fainted during puncture procedure. Recognizes and requests emergent assistance when needed. Keeps neat and maintains the specimen receiving areas, phlebotomy work-stations, outpatient drawing labs, ensures all supplies being used are not expired by routinely checking expiration dates and consistently checking all areas for expired supplies. Orders storeroom items not on exchange carts, anticipates other supply needs. Informs manager of any supply needs. Performs and records regular maintenance of point-of-care devices. Prepares 24 hour urine containers with proper preservatives and labels, with appropriate warning labels. Stays current with all work-related communications and subsequent assignments (email, required responses, etc.) May be assigned additional tasks such as clerical duties, pneumatic tube responsibilities, autologus donor collections, diener services, glassware, bone marrow assistance/processing, or assistance in a specific department of the laboratory. Obtains satisfactory rating on each section of phlebotomy evaluation checklist at end of probationary period. Performs other duties and responsibilities as assigned.

Hospital Affiliation: MUNSON HEALTHCARE

Qualifications: High school diploma (or GED equivalent). Good work history in customer-service-skills-focused positions, with an emphasis on excellent attendance, strong work ethic, teamwork abilities. Keyboarding ability of 30 wpm minimum. Must have legible handwriting and/or printing. Ability to communicate verbally, comprehend verbal instructions, and have good telephone etiquette. Good vision, manual dexterity, and physical ability to work well in a highly mobile environment. Experience with on-line computer systems is desirable. General clerical skills.

Salary & Benefits: Competitive Salary & Benefits


Phlebotomy Technician I - Apply Now

(Full Time Days)
Location: Munson Healthcare Charlevoix Hosp
Post Date: 10/13/2020 12:00:00 AM

Category: Phlebotomist

Description: Reports to the Phlebotomy Manager. May receive instructions from Phlebotomy Coordinator, Laboratory Director, or any Laboratory Manager. Daily activities are set forth in, but not limited by, a responsibility list and monitored by general and direct supervision from the team leaders, coordinators, and Tech II & III's. Has daily working contact with many other hospital personnel and patients in various departments. ALL AGES OF PATIENTS SERVED. SPECIFIC DUTIES: Supports the Mission, Vision and Values of Munson Healthcare. Embraces and supports the Relationship Based Care philosophy of Munson Healthcare. Promotes personal and patient safety. Uses effective customer service/interpersonal skills at all times. Performs general housekeeping continually on each shift in order to maintain a neat, clean, organized work area. Answers phone with good ESP skills and demonstrates skill in taking messages and referring phone calls to the appropriate people. Attends all mandatory in-service programs as determined by Munson Medical Center. Recognizes the fact that he/she is our primary contact with both outpatients and inpatients and , therefore, is responsible for the first impression the patient has of our laboratory. Smiles, remains pleasant, and empathizes with the patient. Works frequently under stress due to multiple emergent and timed blood testing requests. Remains calm and efficiently. Follows proper procedure in stressful and/or emergent situations. Walks or stands most of the day. Walks throughout the Hospital, may need to kneel beside or bend over supine patient to facilitate sample collection. Activities are controlled by defined procedures and predetermined schedules. However, the priority or work must be determined by the individual on a continual basis. The performance of work is subject to constant interruption and re-prioritization due to different emergent situations that frequently arise during the day. Collects blood from inpatients, outpatients, and nursing homes according to established procedures and policies. Includes capillary punctures and venipuncture on infants and adults, and radial arterial punctures on adults. Draws blood from children, infants, newborns and neonates, recognizing the fact that the laboratory procedures will enhance the child's well being. Uses technology as related to speicmen collection, specimen flow, and specimen referral. Performs and records near-patient laboratory testing procedures. May include instrument checks and quality control procedures. Performs glucose tolerance tests and is responsible in obtaining the timed blood samples. Performs EKG's. Performs bleeding time determinations on inpatients and outpatients of any age. Collects throat swabs for microbiological testing. Travels to other institutions (e.g. nursing homes, off-site clinics, patient homes) to collect blood/pick-up specimens and/or deliver lab reports. Travels to and participates in specimen collection at public/private health screening programs. Administers basic first aid to patients who have fainted during puncture procedure. Recognizes and requests emergent assistance when needed. Keeps neat and maintains the specimen receiving areas, phlebotomy work-stations, outpatient drawing labs, ensures all supplies being used are not expired by routinely checking expiration dates and consistently checking all areas for expired supplies. Orders storeroom items not on exchange carts, anticipates other supply needs. Informs manager of any supply needs. Performs and records regular maintenance of point-of-care devices. Prepares 24 hour urine containers with proper preservatives and labels, with appropriate warning labels. Stays current with all work-related communications and subsequent assignments (email, required responses, etc.) May be assigned additional tasks such as clerical duties, pneumatic tube responsibilities, autologus donor collections, diener services, glassware, bone marrow assistance/processing, or assistance in a specific department of the laboratory. Obtains satisfactory rating on each section of phlebotomy evaluation checklist at end of probationary period. Performs other duties and responsibilities as assigned.

Hospital Affiliation: MUNSON HEALTHCARE

Qualifications: High school diploma (or GED equivalent). Good work history in customer-service-skills-focused positions, with an emphasis on excellent attendance, strong work ethic, teamwork abilities. Keyboarding ability of 30 wpm minimum. Must have legible handwriting and/or printing. Ability to communicate verbally, comprehend verbal instructions, and have good telephone etiquette. Good vision, manual dexterity, and physical ability to work well in a highly mobile environment. Experience with on-line computer systems is desirable. General clerical skills.

Salary & Benefits: Competitive Salary & Benefits


Laboratory Aide II - Apply Now

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Location: Munson Healthcare Cadillac Hospital
Post Date: 9/9/2020 12:00:00 AM

Category: Laboratory Assistant

Description: Under direct supervision of technical director and section manager; also may receive instructions from pathologists, technologists, and technicians and section managers. Has daily working contact with laboratory staff, nursing personnel, inpatients and outpatients.

Hospital Affiliation: MUNSON HEALTHCARE

Qualifications: High school graduate, preferably with courses in biology and chemistry. Good manual dexterity is essential. Concise, legible handwriting. Ability to use typewriter keyboard. Previous laboratory experience or medical assistant training and/or certification or satisfactory completion of laboratory introductory phlebotomy course, if offered. Available for weekend and holiday scheduling.

Salary & Benefits: Competitive Salary & Benefits


Laboratory Coordinator - Apply Now

(Full Time)
Location: Kalkaska Memorial
Post Date: 9/9/2020 12:00:00 AM

Category: Laboratory Coordinator

Description:

Hospital Affiliation: MUNSON HEALTHCARE

Qualifications: College graduate with major in Medical Technology/Medical Laboratory Scientist. Certified by the American Society of Clinical Pathologists or other national accrediting agency. A minimum of two years’ experience in a hospital clinical laboratory. Strong critical thinking and problem solving skills. Demonstrate experience with performing improvement methodologies. Must be able to adapt to frequently changing work priorities. Proficiency with Windows-based computers. Previous managerment experience preferred.

Salary & Benefits: Competitive Salary & Benefits


Medical Technologist - Apply Now

(On Call Day/PM)
Location: Munson Healthcare Cadillac Hospital
Post Date: 9/9/2020 12:00:00 AM

Category: Medical Technologist

Description: Interacts and communicates effectively, professionally and respectfully with co-workers and all other contacts. Prioritizes work appropriately. Continually interprets priority or work activity meeting expected turn- around-time for ER, STATS and in-patient testing. Responsible for participating in the continuous quality improvement of the laboratory through review of processes. Responsible for blood draws. Responsible for preparing samples for send out. Responsible for the cleanliness of the area. Required to undertake additional responsibilities as the needs of the laboratory change. Has risk for exposure to contagious diseases, hazardous chemicals, and bloodborne pathogens. Complies with regulations and guidelines of relevant governmental and non-governmental agencies. Establishes and uses quality assurance and performance measurement to develop solutions to problems. Assures validity and accuracy of laboratory data generated both within and external to the laboratory.

Hospital Affiliation: MUNSON HEALTHCARE

Qualifications: ENTRY REQUIREMENTS: A Bachelor’s degree in Medical Technology or related degree. Registered Medical Technologist / Medical Laboratory Scientist with the American Society of Clinical Pathologists or NCA registered or registry eligible with successful completion of a NAACLS accredited hospital internship. (Generalist with work experience in hospital Clinical Laboratory is desired).

Salary & Benefits: Competitive Salary & Benefits


Medical Technologist - Apply Now

(Casual)
Location: Midmichigan Medical Center Alpena
Post Date: 9/9/2020 12:00:00 AM

Category: Medical Technologist

Description: This position is responsible for analysis of biological specimens in the laboratory, including comprehensive knowledge of collecting specimens (such as venipuncture or collecting hazardous or infectious materials for culture). Prepares reagents, organizes daily workload and performs quality control. Appraises results to distinguish normal and abnormal values, performs calculations, prepares and distributes written, LIS, and verbal reports. Performs preventative maintenance of instruments, troubleshooting methodologies and teaches new technologists. Maintains daily and monthly workload and inventory of reagents and materials. Enters data into LIS as required. Follows all safety policies and procedures. (60%)* Analyzes and processes biological specimens, organizes workload and sets-up test procedures. (20%)* Evaluates appropriateness of patient and quality control results and enters into the Laboratory information system. Strictly follows critical notification policy when results meet stated criteria. (15%)* Maintains inventory and reorders reagents. Stocks shelves. Disposes of biohazards, chemicals, etc. in a safe manner following department procedure. (5%)* Maintains and troubleshoots instruments. OTHER DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES: Performs and monitors quality control. Enters results into LIS. Monitors results using LIS reports. Follows all laboratory safety policies and procedures. Acts as backup to phlebotomy team and may perform venipuncture and/or collect cultures. Demonstrates knowledge and ability and competence in treating patients who range in age from birth to 100+ years. Works with section leaders to organize workflow and optimize patient care. Supervision Exercised: Limited in the absence of Technical Specialist and/or Manager. MidMichigan Health is a technology driven organization and employees need to demonstrate competency in Microsoft Windows. An employee may be required to participate in further learning opportunities offered by MidMichigan Health. For High complexity tests, this position may serve as a General supervisor (CLIA definition), defined in laboratory policy, to ensure: remedial actions are taken when test systems deviate from the laboratory's established performance specifications patient test results are not reported until all corrective actions have been taken and the test system functions properly. Orientation is provided to all testing personnel. annual personnel performance evaluations and documentation of testing personnel performance competency.

Hospital Affiliation: MIDMICHIGAN HEALTH

Qualifications: REQUIRED EDUCATION, EXPERIENCE, TRAINING AND SKILLS: Medical Technologist (MT) = Bachelor's Degree Required. Those certified prior to 2004 by the Department of Health Services (HHS formally HEW), the American Association of Bioanalysts (AAB) and the American Medical Technologists (AMT), or the American Society of Clinical Pathologists (ASCP). No requirement to recertify. Medical Laboratory Scientist (MLS) = Associate's Degree Required. Those certified after 2004 by the American Society of Clinical Pathologists (ASCP). Certification will remain valid for a period of three years. In order to maintain certification, must complete the Certification Maintenance Program (CMP) every three years. Must be registered as an MT or MLS with the ASCP, NCA and/or HEW within 6 months of hire or transfer. Organizational skills needed to prioritize daily workload. Written and interpersonal skills needed to communicate successfully with individuals and groups and interact with employees at all levels within the Medical Center to communicate ideas and concepts in a clear and understandable manner. Basic knowledge of laboratory instruments needed to trouble shoot problems. Basic knowledge of personal computer for inputting patient information. Mandatory Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) training must also be completed annually according to the Exposure Control Plan. PHYSICAL/MENTAL REQUIREMENTS AND TYPICAL WORKING CONDITIONS: Exposure to stressful situations, including those involving public contact, as well as, trauma, grief and death. Able to wear personal protective equipment that includes latex materials or appropriate substitute if required for your position. Is able to move freely about facility with or without an assisted device and must be able to perform the functions of the job as outlined in the job description. Overall vision and hearing is necessary with or without assisted device(s). Frequently required to sit/stand/walk for long periods of time. May require frequent postural changes such as stooping, kneeling or crouching. Some exposure to blood borne pathogens and other potentially infectious material. Must follow MidMichigan Health bloodborne pathogen and TB testing as required. Ability to handle multiple tasks, get along with others, work independently, regular and predictable attendance and ability to stay awake. Overall dexterity is required including handling, reaching, grasping, fingering and feeling. May require repetition of these movements on a regular to frequent basis. Physical Demand Level: Light. Must be able to occasionally (0-33% of the workday) lift or carry 11-20 lbs., frequently (34-66% of the workday) 10 lbs. and or Walk/Stand/Push/Pull of Arm/Leg controls.

Salary & Benefits: Competitive Salary & Benefits


Medical Technologist - Apply Now

(Full Time)
Location: MidMichigan Medical Center Gratiot
Post Date: 9/9/2020 12:00:00 AM

Category: Medical Technologist

Description: This position is responsible for analysis of biological specimens in the laboratory, including comprehensive knowledge of collecting specimens (such as venipuncture or collecting hazardous or infectious materials for culture). Prepares reagents, organizes daily workload and performs quality control. Appraises results to distinguish normal and abnormal values, performs calculations, prepares and distributes written, LIS, and verbal reports. Performs preventative maintenance of instruments, troubleshooting methodologies and teaches new technologists. Maintains daily and monthly workload and inventory of reagents and materials. Enters data into LIS as required. Follows all safety policies and procedures. (60%)* Analyzes and processes biological specimens, organizes workload and sets-up test procedures. (20%)* Evaluates appropriateness of patient and quality control results and enters into the Laboratory information system. Strictly follows critical notification policy when results meet stated criteria. (15%)* Maintains inventory and reorders reagents. Stocks shelves. Disposes of biohazards, chemicals, etc. in a safe manner following department procedure. (5%)* Maintains and troubleshoots instruments. OTHER DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES: Performs and monitors quality control. Enters results into LIS. Monitors results using LIS reports. Follows all laboratory safety policies and procedures. Acts as backup to phlebotomy team and may perform venipuncture and/or collect cultures. Demonstrates knowledge and ability and competence in treating patients who range in age from birth to 100+ years. Works with section leaders to organize workflow and optimize patient care. Supervision Exercised: Limited in the absence of Technical Specialist and/or Manager. MidMichigan Health is a technology driven organization and employees need to demonstrate competency in Microsoft Windows. An employee may be required to participate in further learning opportunities offered by MidMichigan Health. For High complexity tests, this position may serve as a General supervisor (CLIA definition), defined in laboratory policy, to ensure: remedial actions are taken when test systems deviate from the laboratory's established performance specifications patient test results are not reported until all corrective actions have been taken and the test system functions properly. orientation is provided to all testing personnel. annual personnel performance evaluations and documentation of testing personnel performance competency.

Hospital Affiliation: MIDMICHIGAN HEALTH

Qualifications: REQUIRED EDUCATION, EXPERIENCE, TRAINING AND SKILLS: Medical Technologist (MT) = Bachelor's Degree Required. Those certified prior to 2004 by the Department of Health Services (HHS formally HEW), the American. Association of Bioanalysts (AAB) and the American Medical Technologists (AMT), or the American Society of Clinical Pathologists (ASCP). No requirement to recertify. Medical Laboratory Scientist (MLS) = Associate's Degree Required. Those certified after 2004 by the American Society of Clinical Pathologists (ASCP). Certification will remain valid for a period of three years. In order to maintain certification, must complete the Certification Maintenance Program (CMP) every three years. Must be registered as an MT or MLS with the ASCP, NCA and/or HEW within 6 months of hire or transfer. Organizational skills needed to prioritize daily workload. Written and interpersonal skills needed to communicate successfully with individuals and groups and interact with employees at all levels within the Medical Center to communicate ideas and concepts in a clear and understandable manner. Basic knowledge of laboratory instruments needed to trouble shoot problems. Basic knowledge of personal computer for inputting patient information. Mandatory Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) training must also be completed annually according to the Exposure Control Plan. PHYSICAL/MENTAL REQUIREMENTS AND TYPICAL WORKING CONDITIONS: Exposure to stressful situations, including those involving public contact, as well as, trauma, grief and death. Able to wear personal protective equipment that includes latex materials or appropriate substitute if required for your position. Is able to move freely about facility with or without an assisted device and must be able to perform the functions of the job as outlined in the job description. Overall vision and hearing is necessary with or without assisted device(s). Frequently required to sit/stand/walk for long periods of time. May require frequent postural changes such as stooping, kneeling or crouching. Some exposure to blood borne pathogens and other potentially infectious material. Must follow MidMichigan Health bloodborne pathogen and TB testing as required. Ability to handle multiple tasks, get along with others, work independently, regular and predictable attendance and ability to stay awake. Overall dexterity is required including handling, reaching, grasping, fingering and feeling. May require repetition of these movements on a regular to frequent basis. Physical Demand Level: Light. Must be able to occasionally (0-33% of the workday) lift or carry 11-20 lbs., frequently (34-66% of the workday) 10 lbs. and or Walk/Stand/Push/Pull of Arm/Leg controls.

Salary & Benefits: Competitive Salary & Benefits


Phlebotomist - Apply Now

(Casual)
Location: MidMichigan Medical Center Gratiot
Post Date: 9/9/2020 12:00:00 AM

Category: Phlebotomist

Description: The phlebotomist is responsible for the collection of quality biological specimens for laboratory testing, distribution of specimens to proper departments, and proper preparation and handling of specimens for laboratory analysis. (25%)* Provides superior customer service by maintaining positive relations with patients during invasive procedures. Responds to the needs of customers of all ages and helps to resolve exceptions. Helps maintain laboratory market share with direct, professional communication with patients, physicians, nurses, and hospital departments and outreach customers. Educates patients and other laboratory clients in proper test protocol. (25%)* Accurately interprets physician orders to collect high quality specimens. (25%)* Performs invasive procedures including venipuncture, micro-capillary collections, central line draws (where applicable) and other test procedures on patients of all age groups by following exact protocols and procedures, including patient preparation prior to testing and administration of various glucose dosages. (25%)* Handles specimens including selection of the appropriate specimen type to ensure high quality, reliable test results. Provides the timely distribution of specimens to ensure the shortest possible turnaround time in order to reduce expenses within hospital departments and improve patient care. Communicates with and prepares esoteric specimens for shipment to reference laboratories. Maintains specimen integrity. OTHER DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES: Follows patient registration procedures where required. Follows strict identification policies to accurately identify specimens. Demonstrates competency in Infection Prevention and Control practices and policies. Follows hand hygiene policies and utilizes personal protective equipment as required. Computer skills: knows multiple functions in the Laboratory Information System (LIS) and Hospital Information System (HIS), and reference lab computers. Uses the LIS computer to schedule work load and inpatient rounds; interprets test orders and places them into the computer, retrieves billing information and assists with patient registration, communicates test results according to strict confidentiality standards. Adheres to all laboratory policies and procedures. Maintains confidentiality of all medical information. Adheres to all Federal CLIA, CAP, and OSHA regulations. Demonstrates knowledge and ability and competence in treating patients who range in age from birth to 100+ years. In the performance of the regular job duties, it is appropriate for this position to have access to the medication room for the purpose of using the pneumatic tube station (where applicable). All other duties as assigned.

Hospital Affiliation: MIDMICHIGAN HEALTH

Qualifications: REQUIRED EDUCATION, EXPERIENCE, TRAINING AND SKILLS: High School Diploma or GED Required. Requires the completion of a formal phlebotomy program that includes both classroom and practical (on-the-job) experience or has equivalent education or experience. Driver's License Required - In order to drive the company vehicle, must be eligible under the hospital insurance guidelines. Fingerprinting Required. Communication, customer service, and organizational skills required. MidMichigan Health is a technology driven organization and employees need to demonstrate competency in Microsoft® Windows. An employee may be required to participate in further learning opportunities offered by MidMichigan Health. Knowledge of specimen integrity guidelines; laboratory test and medical terminology; current laboratory policies, procedures, and protocols preferred. PHYSICAL/MENTAL REQUIREMENTS AND TYPICAL WORKING CONDITIONS: Exposure to stressful situations, including those involving public contact, as well as, trauma, grief and death. Able to wear personal protective equipment that includes latex materials or appropriate substitute if required for your position. Is able to move freely about facility with or without an assisted device and must be able to perform the functions of the job as outlined in the job description. Overall vision and hearing is necessary with or without assisted device(s). Frequently required to sit/stand/walk for long periods of time. May require frequent postural changes such as stooping, kneeling or crouching. Some exposure to blood borne pathogens and other potentially infectious material. Must follow MidMichigan Health bloodborne pathogen and TB testing as required. Ability to handle multiple tasks, get along with others, work independently, regular and predictable attendance and ability to stay awake. Overall dexterity is required including handling, reaching, grasping, fingering and feeling. May require repetition of these movements on a regular to frequent basis. Physical Demand Level: Light. Must be able to occasionally (0-33% of the workday) lift or carry 11-20 lbs., frequently (34-66% of the workday) 10 lbs. and or Walk/Stand/Push/Pull of Arm/Leg controls.

Salary & Benefits: Competitive Salary & Benefits


Medical Lab Assitant - Apply Now

(Full Time)
Location: Metro Health Hospital
Post Date: 8/19/2020 12:00:00 AM

Category: Laboratory Assistant

Description: To perform clerical tasks pertaining to the Laboratory Outreach Program, processes specimens coming into the laboratory, answers phones, tube system and other duties as needed. Registers office outpatient and contract specimens accurately and promptly utilizing laboratory computer system. Orders laboratory tests correctly using appropriate codes. Labels specimens accurately, follows procedure for handling unlabelled or mislabeled specimens. Logs specimens received without orders in the hold over bucket. Accurately fills supply request orders by compiling supplies in correct quantities as requested by physician office within 24 hours of request when needed. Communicates with the PM Shift Supervisor immediately if there is a problem with a specimen or order.

Hospital Affiliation: METRO HEALTH SYSTEM

Qualifications: Requires High School diploma or equivalent. Completion of Medical Assistant training preferred. Previous laboratory experience preferred.

Salary & Benefits: Competitive Salary & Benefits


Laboratory Assitant - Apply Now

(Part Time)
Location: Mercy Health St. Anne Hospital
Post Date: 8/14/2020 12:00:00 AM

Category: Laboratory Assistant

Description: Performs phlebotomy and specimen collection. Uses LIS and HIS to conduct functions related to phlebotomy, patient registration, order entry, result look-up and report generation. Processes specimens for diagnostic testing and referral testing. Sorts specimen drop-offs according to insurance. Ensures accurate registration of specimens as needed. Performs various clerical tasks. ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONS Obtains blood specimens by venipuncture with syringe, vacutainer or capillary puncture. Monitors the workflow to insure specimens are drawn in a timely manner. Audits, evaluates, interprets, labels, processes and registers all specimens and orders for testing. Assists technical staff by preparing specimens and/or loading analyzers. In the outpatient setting, also collects nasal smears, glucose tolerances, and urines on all age groups, and may perform EKG, assist with EMG and collect nasopharyngeal and throat swab specimens. Sets up collecting tray. Responsible for maintaining general appearance of working area. Notifies appropriate chain of command of inventory shortages, orders supplies as necessary, and restocks supplies. Performs various customer service and clerical and computer duties, such as answering and directing phone calls, relaying test results, taking messages, ordering tests, delivering results, and troubleshooting specimen problems including missing orders and specimens. Monitors LIS reports and logs for compliance to assure pre-analytical processes are of highest quality, and generates computer specimen labels, collection lists, pending reports, and overdue tests lists. Processes patient specimens for testing. Prepares specimens for transports to facilities, receives specimens from other facilities and delivers specimens to various testing departments. Performs courier functions as assigned. (See Driver's License requirement, where applicable.)

Hospital Affiliation: MERCY HEALTH OF NW OHIO

Qualifications: REQUIRED MINIMUM EDUCATION: High School Diploma or GED SPECIALTY/MAJOR: PREFERRED EDUCATION: 2 Year/ Associates Degree. SPECIALTY/MAJOR: Preferred in Toledo Mercy College only. LICENSING/ CERTIFICATION - If registration, certification or licensure is required, include the name of the accrediting or licensing body. LICENSURE/CERTIFICATION REQUIRED: In the Springfield, OH region, must have valid Ohio Driver's license and able to pass Mercy Health driver's license check. LICENSURE/CERTIFICATION PREFERRED: Phlebotomy Certificate. MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS: MINIMUM YEARS AND TYPE OF EXPERIENCE: Documented phlebotomy training or related experience. OTHER KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES REQUIRED: Computer keyboard and basic computer experience. Basic knowledge of medical and laboratory terminology. Analytical and problem solving skills to organize work and resolve daily problems. OTHER KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES PREFERRED: One year of lab assistant or phlebotomist experience.

Salary & Benefits: Competitive Salary & Benefits


Laboratory Assitant - Apply Now

(Part Time)
Location: Mercy Health St. Vincent
Post Date: 8/14/2020 12:00:00 AM

Category: Laboratory Assistant

Description: Performs phlebotomy and specimen collection. Uses LIS and HIS to conduct functions related to phlebotomy, patient registration, order entry, result look-up and report generation. Answers phone and forwards appropriate problems to proper area. May perform Waived and Moderately Complex lab tests and associated duties. Provides care to neonate, pediatric, adult and geriatric patients.

Hospital Affiliation: MERCY HEALTH OF NW OHIO

Qualifications: High School diploma or equivalent. Documented phlebotomy training or experience. Computer keyboard and basic computer experience. Basic knowledge of medical and laboratory terminology. Interpersonal skills which support effective and professional interactions with staff and clients. Analytical and problem solving skills to organize work and resolve daily problems. Working knowledge of insurances and managed care requirements. (Site spe cific) Manual dexterity and color discrimination for safe operation of instruments and handling of specimens. This position includes holiday and weekend rotations and up to 4 on calls per month.

Salary & Benefits: Competitive Salary & Benefits


Medical Lab Technician - Apply Now

(Full Time)
Location: Mercy Health Defiance Hospital
Post Date: 8/14/2020 12:00:00 AM

Category: Medical Laboratory Technician

Description: Performs complex clinical laboratory procedures and interprets and analyzes results. Analyzes test systems for accuracy and clinical value. Provides care to neonate, pediatric, adult and geriatric patients. Is a highly organized, self-motivated individual with strong technical, and communication abilities. Possesses strong customer service skills that are essential for this role. Must possess sufficient skills and initiative to function independently. Weekend coverage is required. Performs testing in all areas of laboratory as assigned. Actively coordinate with coworkers for coverage of all areas. Reviews and evaluates patient test results making decisions on dilutions, repeats, or instrument performance. Be able to recognize abnormal, critical, or delta check failures and notify appropriate healthcare provider. When necessary consults with MT/MLS, Coordinator, or Supervisor. Perform quality control and survey testing and insure controls and instrument checks are within acceptable limits before verifying patient and survey results. Based on QC results and instrument function check, perform basic QC trouble shooing. Consult when necessary with Medical Technologist, MLS, Coordinator, or Supervisor before proceeding with additional trouble shooting.* Perform preventative maintenance and calibration as required and perform basic troubleshooting as needed. Consult as needed with instrument vendor hotline for additional troubleshooting. Reviews pending results at appropriate intervals during and at end of shift. Enters results in computer accurately both manually and through instrument interfaces.* Properly identifies patient. Draws blood from patient by venipuncture, heelstick, or capillary (depending on age of patient) observing strict principles of asepsis and antisepsis to prevent infection of patient and contamination of specimens. Properly labels specimens. Wears proper protective equipment while drawing specimens and follows OSHA standards.* Report patient and unusual incidents using hospital incident report system. Assist in data collection and departmental performance improvement activities. Enhances professional growth and development through participation in educational programs, current literature, inservices, and workshops and mandatory readings. Document in a timely manner. Attends meetings as required. Maintains established department and hospital policies and procedures, objectives, quality assurance/improvement program, TQM program, safety, environmental and infection control standards. Assist with training orientation of new employees and students following stated objectives/checklists. Maintains confidentiality of patient and personnel information as per hospital policy. Maintains acceptable absenteeism/tardiness record per hospital policy. Demonstrates behaviors consistent with stated Mission and Core Values of Mercy Health Partners. Embraces Standards of Behavior in order to provide and promote excellent customer service for both internal and external customers. Holds self and others accountable for behaviors that promote service excellence. Adheres to the standards and policies of the Corporate Responsibility Program, including the duty to comply with applicable laws and regulations, and reporting to designated Manager, or employee hotline, any suspected unethical, fraudulent, or unlawful acts or practices. Adheres to all standards and policies regarding safety/patient safety initiatives.

Hospital Affiliation: MERCY HEALTH OF NW OHIO

Qualifications: MINIMUM EDUCATION - Associate’s Degree in Laboratory Science. MINIMUM EXPERIENCE - Sufficient previous experience. REQUIRED COURSES/TRAINING - Completion of a training program for lab technicians. REQUIRED CERTIFICATION/REGISTRATION - Certified as a Medical Laboratory Technician/MLT or registry eligible.

Salary & Benefits: Competitive Salary & Benefits


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