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Clinical Laboratory Scientist - Apply Now

(Full Time Evening)
Location: Sparrow Hospital
Post Date: 9/12/2019 12:00:00 AM

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Description: Performs established laboratory procedures, maintains and operates instrumentation and evaluates, interprets and reports test results while meeting quality assurance parameters. Provides information and related services as needed in assigned areas of the laboratory department. Essential Duties: This job description is intended to cover the minimum essential duties assigned on a regular basis. Caregivers may be asked to perform additional duties as assigned by their leader. Leadership has the right to alter or modify the duties of the position. Performs routine and special clinical laboratory tests in assigned sections of the clinical laboratory, utilizing automated and non-automated equipment. Accepts responsibility as Acting Charge Clinical Scientist when requested. Assesses results with respect to controls, reviews results for accuracy, and communicates results of test performed to physicians and other authorized personnel. Communicates problems or matters of a scientific, technical and/or administrative nature both within the department and interdepartmentally. Analyzes and evaluates laboratory test results to determine inconsistent results and takes appropriate action. Maintains accurate records of tests conducted, results, data and patients tested including calculation of results from supplied data, obtained data and statistics for quality assurance. Assists with accreditation readiness activities. Maintains equipment in operational condition through making minor adjustments, performing scheduled maintenance, and troubleshooting major problems utilizing departmental resources and manufacturer’s telephone trouble lines. Provides instruction in basic theory, laboratory technique, instrumentation, and application of laboratory test procedures to medical residents, new scientists or technicians and students. Performs related duties such as obtaining blood specimens, processing specimens, and clerical activities. Assists supervisors in development of technical procedures and protocols. Maintains clean and efficient work area and replenishes supplies as necessary. Prioritizes workload to maximize efficiency while meeting patient and physician needs. Coordinates Point of Care Testing and/or physician office oversight as needed. Serves as a role model for consistent demonstration of Sparrow Health System’s Customer Service Behavioral Standards of Performance, by respecting the Privacy and Confidentiality of those we serve. Demonstrates knowledge and respects patient, service provider, organizational confidentiality and HIPAA Security procedures and protocols as defined under the HIPAA Privacy and Security Procedures. Follows established HIPAA privacy procedures when using and/or disclosing protected health information. Maintains and protects patients’ rights under the HIPAA Privacy Standards.

Hospital Affiliation: SPARROW HEALTH SYSTEM

Qualifications: Nationally recognized certification or eligible (ASCP) as a MT(ASCP) or MLS (ASCP). Must be certified within 12 months of hire and recertify if/as required. Work Experience: Molecular experience. Education: Bachelor’s degree in Medical Technology, Clinical Laboratory Science, Chemistry, Microbiology, Forensic Science or related and relevant field. Specialized Knowledge and Skills: Nationally recognized certification or eligible (ASCP) as a MT(ASCP), MLS (ASCP) or CLS (ASCP). Must be certified within 12 months of hire and recertify if/as required. If not MB (ASCP) certified; within 3 years from date of hire must be certified as a Molecular Biologist through the ASCP. Demonstrate knowledge of disease processes as related to patient conditions and pertinent laboratory testing performed. Demonstrate ability to perform simultaneous assays, calculations, interpret test results and generate accurate reports. A basic knowledge of accuracy, precision, normal range and correlation with existing methods including evaluation of clinical specimens for suitability for testing and presence of interfering substances. Possess a thorough understanding of the underlying scientific principles of laboratory testing. Sequencing experience. Preferred. Concepts in Molecular Biology (online): BLD 830, 2 credits and Clinical Applications of Molecular Biology (online): BLD 831, 2 credits, or equivalent. Preferred.

Salary & Benefits: Competitive Salary & Benefits


Clinical Laboratory Scientist - Apply Now

(Full Time Evening)
Location: Sparrow Hospital
Post Date: 9/12/2019 12:00:00 AM

Category:

Description: Performs established laboratory procedures, maintains and operates instrumentation and evaluates, interprets and reports test results while meeting quality assurance parameters. Provides information and related services as needed in assigned areas of the laboratory department. Essential Duties: This job description is intended to cover the minimum essential duties assigned on a regular basis. Caregivers may be asked to perform additional duties as assigned by their leader. Leadership has the right to alter or modify the duties of the position. Performs routine and special clinical laboratory tests in assigned sections of the clinical laboratory, utilizing automated and non-automated equipment. Accepts responsibility as Acting Charge Clinical Scientist when requested. Assesses results with respect to controls, reviews results for accuracy, and communicates results of test performed to physicians and other authorized personnel. Communicates problems or matters of a scientific, technical and/or administrative nature both within the department and interdepartmentally. Analyzes and evaluates laboratory test results to determine inconsistent results and takes appropriate action. Maintains accurate records of tests conducted, results, data and patients tested including calculation of results from supplied data, obtained data and statistics for quality assurance. Assists with accreditation readiness activities. Maintains equipment in operational condition through making minor adjustments, performing scheduled maintenance, and troubleshooting major problems utilizing departmental resources and manufacturer’s telephone trouble lines. Provides instruction in basic theory, laboratory technique, instrumentation, and application of laboratory test procedures to medical residents, new scientists or technicians and students. Performs related duties such as obtaining blood specimens, processing specimens, and clerical activities. Assists supervisors in development of technical procedures and protocols. Maintains clean and efficient work area and replenishes supplies as necessary. Prioritizes workload to maximize efficiency while meeting patient and physician needs. Coordinates Point of Care Testing and/or physician office oversight as needed. Serves as a role model for consistent demonstration of Sparrow Health System’s Customer Service Behavioral Standards of Performance, by respecting the Privacy and Confidentiality of those we serve. Demonstrates knowledge and respects patient, service provider, organizational confidentiality and HIPAA Security procedures and protocols as defined under the HIPAA Privacy and Security Procedures. Follows established HIPAA privacy procedures when using and/or disclosing protected health information. Maintains and protects patients’ rights under the HIPAA Privacy Standards.

Hospital Affiliation: SPARROW HEALTH SYSTEM

Qualifications: General Requirements: Nationally recognized certification or eligible (ASCP) as a MT(ASCP), MLS (ASCP) or CLS (ASCP). Must be certified within 12 months of hire and recertify if/as required. Work Experience: None. Education: Bachelor’s degree in Medical Technology or Clinical Laboratory Science. Specialized Knowledge and Skills: Demonstrate knowledge of disease processes as related to patient conditions and pertinent laboratory testing performed. Demonstrate ability to perform simultaneous assays, calculations, interpret test results and generate accurate reports. A basic knowledge of accuracy, precision, normal range and correlation with existing methods including evaluation of clinical specimens for suitability for testing and presence of interfering substances. Possess a thorough understanding of the underlying scientific principles of laboratory testing.

Salary & Benefits: Competitive Salary & Benefits


Phlebotomist - Apply Now

(Full Time)
Location: Sparrow Eaton Hospital
Post Date: 9/12/2019 12:00:00 AM

Category: Phlebotomist

Description: Collects specimens from patients and processes specimens (blood, urine, stool, tissues, etc) for testing, storage, or to be sent to outside labs in accordance with established procedures. Explains specimen collection procedures to patients and their families. Maintains required records and documentation. Performs follow-up on redraws, missing specimens, and incorrect tests. Assists in maintaining work areas; cleans equipment/instruments, restocks supplies, and orders supplies as necessary including specimen collection supplies for other departments. Performs miscellaneous clerical tasks in support of the department including, but not limited to, patient registration, answering phones, maintaining files, and faxing/mailing lab reports to physician offices as directed.

Hospital Affiliation: SPARROW HEALTH SYSTEM

Qualifications: Minimum Requirements: High School Diploma or equivalent. Certification as a phlebotomist. Ability to stand for prolonged periods, lift up to 25 lbs. Written and computer skills, attention to detail, organization skills and the ability to adapt to multiple priorities. At least two years phlebotomy experience desired. Registration experience desired.

Salary & Benefits: Competitive Salary & Benefits


Medical Lab Technician - Apply Now

(Per Diem)
Location: Lake Huron Medical Center
Post Date: 9/5/2019 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


Medical Technologist II - Apply Now

(Full Time Nights)
Location: ProMedica Monroe Regional Hospital
Post Date: 9/5/2019 12:00:00 AM

Category: Medical Technologist

Description: The role of the medical technologist is an integral part for nearly every medical diagnosis and is increasingly in demand as the number of patients increase. The position is ideal for candidates that are in search of roles involving laboratory testing, analyzing results, leadership roles, and continued personal growth. A great position for those analytical thinkers that want to make a real difference in patients’ lives. As a medical lab scientist at ProMedica, you will play an important role in the detection, diagnosis and treatment of many diseases. Aided by advanced technology, you will perform and analyze critical lab tests. You will also confirm test results and help develop data that may be used by a physician to determine the presence, extent and cause of a disease. It is estimated that 70-80% of all medical decisions are made based on the results of laboratory tests. With increasing automation and the use of computer technologies, the work of medical lab scientists has become less hands-on and more analytical. Areas of specialization include biomedical research and development, assistive reproductive technology, organ transplantation, genetic testing, infection control, health information management and forensic testing.

Hospital Affiliation: PROMEDICA

Qualifications: MLT (ASCP) or MT (ASCP) or Bachelor's degree plus an appropriate categorical ASCP registry. Previous clinical experience. Must become registered within 6 months of hire. Tolerate exposure to disease bearing specimens, odorous chemicals, carcinogens, mutagens, low-level radiation, electrical hazards and flammable liquids. Ability to differentiate between colors. Ability to occasionally move, lift and/or carry light weight materials and equipment weighing up to 50 pounds up to 5% of the time. Ability to input and retrieve information from computer.

Salary & Benefits: Competitive Salary & Benefits


Non-Certified Phlebotomist - Apply Now

(Part Time)
Location: Lake Huron Medical Center
Post Date: 9/5/2019 12:00:00 AM

Category: Phlebotomist

Description: CPT I must meet the regulatory requirements of CA Codes (Business and Professions Code: 1246); (California Code of Regulations: 1034) to work in the clinical laboratory. The Certified Phlebotomy Technician I primarily performs 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 licensed person(s) identified under CCR 1034 or designee licensed or certified under chapter-3.The CPT-1; 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: Education and Work Experience. Current and valid state certification as a CPT I or CPT II required. Current BCLS (AHA) certificate upon hire and maintain current. Minimum 1 year clinical laboratory experience preferred, but new graduate acceptable.

Salary & Benefits: Competitive Salary & Benefits


Lab Assistant/Phlebotomist - Apply Now

(Part Time)
Location: North Ottawa Community Hospital
Post Date: 8/8/2019 12:00:00 AM

Category: Laboratory Assistant

Description:

Hospital Affiliation: NORTH OTTAWA COMMUNITY HEALTH

Qualifications:

Salary & Benefits: Competitive Salary & Benefits


Medical Technologist - Apply Now

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Location: Oaklawn Hospital
Post Date: 8/8/2019 12:00:00 AM

Category: Medical Technologist

Description: Job Summary: Analyze samples of blood, tissue and body fluids to determine chemical content, cell count, drug levels or blood type; they may also search for specific microorganisms like bacteria or parasites. 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. Prepares reagents, QC, and calibrators from predetermined procedures for use in routine and special tests. Performs routine and safety program checks and preventative maintenance on instrumentation. Performs patient testing in all areas of the laboratory. Performs and reports QC and calibrations as required; recalibrates if necessary. Draws blood specimens from patients as required by the supervisor. Calls critical results per procedure. Performs other related duties as required or directed. Logs and processes specimens, keeps accurate records, prepares and transmits reports clearly and completely. Participates in proficiency testing. Assists lab aides and other hospital staff with testing information and collection criteria. Answers phones, relays information as needed in a courteous professional manner.

Hospital Affiliation: OAKLAWN HOSPITAL

Qualifications: Minimum Qualifications: Bachelor of Science degree in Clinical Laboratory Sciences or Chemistry. ASCP or equivalent certified within six (6) months of hire. Knowledge, Skills & Abilities: Attention to detail and ability to follow instructions. 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. Good communication skills. Must be self-motivated, detail oriented, able to work under pressure, and able to multi-task. Proper use of phone etiquette is necessary. Skills for problem solving either individually or as part of a team. Phlebotomy experience preferred. Working Conditions: Work with potentially infectious blood/body fluid and hazardous material in a controlled protective setting. Physical Requirements: Constantly walk, see/visual acuity, handle/grasp/feel, talk/hear. Frequently stand. Occasionally lift/carry 25 to 49 lbs.

Salary & Benefits: Competitive Salary & Benefits


Medical Technologist - Apply Now

(On Call Day/PM)
Location: Munson Healthcare Cadillac Hospital
Post Date: 8/8/2019 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: 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

(Full Time Days)
Location: Munson Healthcare Grayling Hospital
Post Date: 8/8/2019 12:00:00 AM

Category: Medical Technologist

Description: Responsible for the accurate and precise performance of both routine and complex laboratory procedures. Report results in an accurate and timely manner. Perform or recommend follow-up testing. Maintain laboratory instruments, quality control testing, and records of activity as well as evaluate records for trends and problems. Position Accountabilities: Perform routine and complex testing. Validate accuracy of test results and initiate follow-up activities. Interpret abnormal test results and initiate follow-up appointment when necessary. Report and communicate test results in an accurately and timely manner. Ensure routine quality control on all testing procedures and routine mainenance on all instruments to ensure accurate test results. Obtain patient specimens. Prepare and evaluate reagents and test materials. Maintain sufficient test materials. Assist with orientation of new employees and students. Guide the MLT's and laboratory assistants in organizing work flow and resolution of complex testing or problems. Develop, evaluate, or revise new test procedures. Participates in laboratory Unit Based Council or other hospital related quality improvement initiatives. Other duties as requested or assigned.

Hospital Affiliation: MUNSON HEALTHCARE

Qualifications: Minimum Requirements: Bachelor of Science in Medical Technology or Clinical Laboratory Science. ASCP certification. Current BCLS/CPR or obtained within 3 months of hire. Skills, Talents and Abilities: Work is performed in accordance with standard procedures or routines. However, some operating freedom is used to organize work, set priorities and adapt to routine operational situations. Significant analytical ability is required. Typical analysis involves the application of diverse conceptual data requiring a comprehensive understanding of the subject matter.

Salary & Benefits: Competitive Salary & Benefits


Medical Technologist - Apply Now

(Contingent Days/PM)
Location: Munson Healthcare Grayling Hospital
Post Date: 8/8/2019 12:00:00 AM

Category: Medical Technologist

Description: Job Summary: Responsible for the accurate and precise performance of both routine and complex laboratory procedures. Report results in an accurate and timely manner. Perform or recommend follow-up testing. Maintain laboratory instruments, quality control testing, and records of activity as well as evaluate records for trends and problems. Position Accountabilities: Perform routine and complex testing. Validate accuracy of test results and initiate follow-up activities. Interpret abnormal test results and initiate follow-up appointment when necessary. Report and communicate test results in an accurately and timely manner. Ensure routine quality control on all testing procedures and routine mainenance on all instruments to ensure accurate test results. Obtain patient specimens. Prepare and evaluate reagents and test materials. Maintain sufficient test materials. Assist with orientation of new employees and students. Guide the MLT's and laboratory assistants in organizing work flow and resolution of complex testing or problems. Develop, evaluate, or revise new test procedures. Participates in laboratory Unit Based Council or other hospital related quality improvement initiatives. Other duties as requested or assigned.

Hospital Affiliation: MUNSON HEALTHCARE

Qualifications: Minimum Requirements: Bachelor of Science in Medical Technology or Clinical Laboratory Science. ASCP certification. Current BCLS/CPR or obtained within 6 months of hire. Skills, Talents and Abilities: Work is performed in accordance with standard procedures or routines. However, some operating freedom is used to organize work, set priorities and adapt to routine operational situations. Significant analytical ability is required. Typical analysis involves the application of diverse conceptual data requiring a comprehensive understanding of the subject matter.

Salary & Benefits: Competitive Salary & Benefits


Medical Technologist - Apply Now

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Location: Munson Medical Center
Post Date: 8/8/2019 12:00:00 AM

Category: Medical Technologist

Description: The laboratory at Munson Medical Center is a dynamic fast-paced clinical laboratory that utilizes some of the most innovative technology available, with state of the art instrumentation/automation and annual test volumes of over 4 million. Our laboratory scored nationally in the top 25% for laboratory Services based on physician opinion. In 2016 we received a Four Star Excellence Award from Professional Research Consultants, Inc., and our pathology group is nationally recognized for their referral services. The laboratory's focus on quality services provides excellent patient care for the Northern Michigan Region.

Hospital Affiliation: MUNSON HEALTHCARE

Qualifications: A Bachelor's degree in Medical Technology/Medical Laboratory Science. Registered Medical Technologist / Medical Laboratory Scientist with the American Society of Clinical Pathologists 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


Phlebotomy Technician - Apply Now

(On Call)
Location: Munson Medical Center
Post Date: 8/8/2019 12:00:00 AM

Category: Phlebotomist

Description: 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: ENTRY REQUIREMENTS: 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. ORGANIZATION: Reports to the Phlebotomy Manager. May receive instructions from Phlebotomy Coordinator, Laboratory Director, or other Laboratory Manager. Has daily working contact with many other hospital personnel and patients in various departments.

Salary & Benefits: Competitive Salary & Benefits


Phlebotomist - Apply Now

(Contingent)
Location: Otsego Memorial Hospital
Post Date: 8/8/2019 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


Medical Technologist - Apply Now

(Casual - Hours vary)
Location: MidMichigan Medical Center Gratiot
Post Date: 7/16/2019 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. ESSENTIAL: (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.

Hospital Affiliation: MIDMICHIGAN HEALTH

Qualifications: EXPERIENCE, TRAINING AND SKILLS: MLT: Associate degree and certification as a Medical Laboratory Technician (MLT) by the American Society of Clinical Pathologists (ASCP) or will complete within six (6) months of hire. 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. MT: Bachelor degree and certification as a Medical Laboratory Scientist (MLS) by the American Society of Clinical Pathologists or will complete within six (6) months of hire). 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.

Salary & Benefits: Competitive Salary & Benefits


Phlebotomist - Apply Now

(Full Time)
Location: Kalkaska Memorial
Post Date: 7/16/2019 12:00:00 AM

Category: Phlebotomist

Description: Serves patients of all ages (birth and above). Supports the mission, vision, and values of both Munson Healthcare and KMHC. Demonstrates adherence to all KMHC policies and procedures. “People use us because they are proud of us.” We will provide services that meet our customers’ requirements every time. Adheres to KMHC and department behavior standards at all times and principles of commitment to co-worker in working relationships. Promoted safety for patients, residents, visitors, co-workers, and self. Supports the National Patient Safety Goals and our KMHC initiatives. Has a basic understanding of relationship based care (RBC) principles; supports all RBC initiatives. Uses exceptional customer service/interpersonal skills at all times. This includes comprehensible verbal communication, effective listening skills, and excellent phone etiquette. As a member of the Laboratory team and in support of departmental goals or customer satisfaction, you may be asked to perform additional duties and functions other than those listed below. Recognizes the fact that you are our primary contact with customers and, therefore, are 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. Tasks are controlled by defined standards, procedures, and predetermined schedules. Therefore, optimal workload and time management is required. Collects blood from inpatients, outpatients, and LTC residents according to established procedures and policies, assuring optimal specimens. Includes capillary punctures and venipunctures 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 our hospital computer system as realted to specimen collection, specimen, flow, and specimen referral. Documents work using either manual log-sheets or the computer system as outlined in the procedures. Properly collects timed specimens, including glucose tolerance specimens. Administers basic first aid to patients who have fainted during puncture procedure. Recognizes and request emergent assistance when needed. Prepared 24-hour urine containers with proper preservatives and tablets, with appropriate warning labels. Follows up on specimens that are misplaced or unacceptable for analysis. This may involve redrawing the inpatient, call the outpatient back to the laboratory, or traveling to the patient’s home or workplace. Keeps the patient access and specimen receiving areas neat, clean, and tidy. Stocks phlebotomy supplies and anticipates other supply needs. Assists other lab staff with clerical and cleaning duties. These may include answering the phone, filing, scanning, computer entry, and hauling trash/recyclables. May be asked to teach these tasks and skills to students or new employees. May process specimens for shipment and testing at reference laboratories. This may involve communications with referral labs and couriers. Obtains satisfactory rating on each section of phlebotomy evaluation checklist at end of probationary period. Please note this job description is not designed to cover or contain a comprehensive listing of activities, duties or responsibilities that are required of the employee for their job. Duties, responsibilities, and activities may change at any time with or without notice.

Hospital Affiliation: MUNSON HEALTHCARE

Qualifications: High school graduate, preferably with courses in biology and chemistry. Ability to perform basic and uncomplicated venipunctures. A positive attitude and evidence of excellent customer service temperament. Computer knowledge and the ability to use a keyboard. Certification or satisfactory completion of laboratory introductory phlebotomy course, and/or laboratory experience or medical assistant training. Other experience may be considered. Available for weekend and holiday scheduling.

Salary & Benefits: Competitive Salary & Benefits


Phlebotomist - Apply Now

(Part Time)
Location: MidMichigan Medical Center Gratiot
Post Date: 7/16/2019 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. ESSENTIAL: (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: Education Essential: * High School Diploma or GED. In Education specialization: Essential: * General Studies. Education equivalent experience: Essential: * Requires the completion of a formal phlebotomy program that includes both classroom and practical (on-the-job) experience or has equivalent education or experience. Credentials Essential: * Drivers License. * Fingerprinting Credential equivalent experience: Essential: * In order to drive the company vehicle, must be eligible under the hospital insurance guidelines. EXPERIENCE, TRAINING AND SKILLS: 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.

Salary & Benefits: Competitive Salary & Benefits


Medical Lab Assitant - Apply Now

(Part Time)
Location: Metro Health Hospital
Post Date: 6/28/2019 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. Order laboratory tests correctly and 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 withing 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


Phlebotomist - Apply Now

(Part Time Days)
Location: Metro Health Hospital
Post Date: 6/28/2019 12:00:00 AM

Category: Phlebotomist

Description: Obtains accession, prepare, and distributes laboratory specimens for testing. This position will perform a limited number of point of care tests. Perform correct venipuncture technique on inpatient and outpatients using appropriate equipment. Must obtain non-blood specimens (stool, urinalysis, sputum, etc) when necessary. Obtains Blood Culture specimens when necessary following procedure as outlined. Obtains outpatient newborn screen specimens when necessary following procedure on back of card. Follows patient identification policies as written. Monitors barcode and accession printers regularly and removes and sorts order (labels). Matches order to correct specimens. Performs other duties as assigned or necessary.

Hospital Affiliation: METRO HEALTH SYSTEM

Qualifications: Minimum of High School Diploma, 1-2 years college (pre-med or pre-med tech) is desirable. Phlebotomy or Medical Assistant training/ experience preferred. Certification is preferred, after one year of experience with ASCP, ASPT, NCA, and AMT.

Salary & Benefits: Competitive Salary & Benefits


Phlebotomist - Apply Now

(Part Time Evenings)
Location: Metro Health Hospital
Post Date: 6/28/2019 12:00:00 AM

Category: Phlebotomist

Description: Obtains accession, prepare, and distributes laboratory specimens for testing. This position will perform a limited number of point of care tests. Perform correct venipuncture technique on inpatient and outpatients using appropriate equipment. Must obtain non-blood specimens (stool, urinalysis, sputum, etc) when necessary. Obtains Blood Culture specimens when necessary following procedure as outlined. Obtains outpatient newborn screen specimens when necessary following procedure on back of card. Follows patient identification policies as written. Monitors barcode and accession printers regularly and removes and sorts order (labels). Matches order to correct specimens. Performs other duties as assigned or necessary.

Hospital Affiliation: METRO HEALTH SYSTEM

Qualifications: Minimum of High School Diploma, 1-2 years college (pre-med or pre-med tech) is desirable. Phlebotomy or Medical Assistant training/ experience preferred. Certification is preferred, after one year of experience with ASCP, ASPT, NCA, and AMT.

Salary & Benefits: Competitive Salary & Benefits


Phlebotomist - Apply Now

(Full Time Evening)
Location: Metro Health Hospital
Post Date: 6/28/2019 12:00:00 AM

Category: Phlebotomist

Description: Obtains accession, prepare, and distributes laboratory specimens for testing. This position will perform a limited number of point of care tests. Perform correct venipuncture technique on inpatient and outpatients using appropriate equipment. Must obtain non-blood specimens (stool, urinalysis, sputum, etc) when necessary. Obtains Blood Culture specimens when necessary following procedure as outlined. Obtains outpatient newborn screen specimens when necessary following procedure on back of card. Follows patient identification policies as written. Monitors barcode and accession printers regularly and removes and sorts order (labels). Matches order to correct specimens. Performs other duties as assigned or necessary.

Hospital Affiliation: METRO HEALTH SYSTEM

Qualifications: Minimum of High School Diploma, 1-2 years college (pre-med or pre-med tech) is desirable. Phlebotomy or Medical Assistant training/ experience preferred. Certification is preferred, after one year of experience with ASCP, ASPT, NCA, and AMT.

Salary & Benefits: Competitive Salary & Benefits


Lab Assitant - Apply Now

(Part Time Nights)
Location: Mercy Health St. Anne Hospital
Post Date: 6/26/2019 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. Preferred Education: 2 Year/ Associates Degree. 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 Preferred: Phlebotomy Certificate. 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


Phlebotomist - Apply Now

(Part Time)
Location: Mercy Health Defiance Hospital
Post Date: 6/26/2019 12:00:00 AM

Category: Phlebotomist

Description: Performs phlebotomy and other specimen collection. Uses LIS and HIS to conduct functions related to phlebotomy, patient registration, order entry, result look-up and report generation and specimen receiving and preparation. Answers phone and forwards appropriate problems to proper area. Obtains blood specimens by venipuncture. Draws blood in proper tube. Accurately labels and records all test tubes. Collects nasal smears, glucose tolerance, and urines. Collects Chain of Custody urine drug screens and performs alcohol testing. Greets, meets, and explains procedure to patient and maintain professional relationship. Use customer service skills at all times. Follows up on any concerns. Maintains required records, reports, and statistics as directed. Logs procedures for workload. May be responsible for maintaining databases, following up on new orders and renewals. Takes inventory and stocks supplies as necessary to keep materials on hand at all times. Performs specimen processing, centrifugation and specimen separation. May prepare specimens for reference lab send-outs. May perform phlebotomy at outreach sites as assigned, e.g. Nursing homes. Submits daily record of draws and miles and cumulative mileage report. Performs waived testing such as whole blood glucose whole blood PT/INR Maintains working area in sanitary condition. Assists with care and maintenance of department equipment and supplies. Performs various clerical and computer duties: such as answering the telephone, relaying and faxing test results, taking messages, ordering tests into laboratory computer system, generates computer specimen labels and collection lists.

Hospital Affiliation: MERCY HEALTH OF NW OHIO

Qualifications: Required Minimum Education: High School Diploma or GED. Licensing/ Certification - If registration, certification or licensure is required, include the name of the accrediting or licensing body. Licensure/Certification Required: Valid driver’s license (Springfield and Toledo only). Licensure/Certification Preferred: Certification from a nationally recognized Phlebotomy Association such as ASPT or ASCP; or certification from an approved phlebotomy collegiate program preferred. Previous phlebotomy experience preferred. BLS required. Other Knowledge, Skills and Abilities Required: Knowledge of medical terminology preferred. Computer skills preferred. Other Knowledge, Skills and Abilities Preferred: 1 year experience as a phlebotomist is preferred or phlebotomy training program or equivalent.

Salary & Benefits: Competitive Salary & Benefits


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