Lab Tech-New Hampton-IA

State:

City: New Hampton

Shift: Day 7:00 8 hours

Start Date: ASAP

Notes: MLT/MT - New Hampton, IA (441073) Work under the supervision of a medical technologist or physician to perform tests on tissue, blood and body fluids to help physicians diagnose and treat diseases. Performs laboratory testing, verifying results using knowledge of principles, QC, and instruments and interprets results based on physiology. Recognizes and solves problems using skills and technical knowledge. ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS A. Performs and reports all assigned tests with expected precision and accuracy and obtains blood or other body fluid from patients. B. Operates computer equipment and software programs relative to performance of essential job functions and other laboratory related requirements. C. Performs, records and evaluates all required quality control results. D. Maintains, calibrates, troubleshoots, and repairs laboratory equipment with accurate records. E. Prepares specimens and requisitions for reference laboratory testing, maintains logs and performs distribution of results. F. Performs timely reconciliation of daily charges to assure accuracy of billing. G. Maintains an inventory of supplies in the assigned area. Prepares reagents in prescribed manner. H. Performs clerical duties as required (answering phone, filing, delivering mail, etc) I. Maintains required department confidentiality and abides by HIPPA regulations. J. Provides competent patient care to the above indicated patient populations by obtaining and appropriately interpreting data, making appropriate decisions based on demonstrated knowledge of age-specific growth and development, and appropriately adapting procedures and treatments. K. Takes an active role in enhancing ability to carry out job functions through personal and professional/job-related growth and development, and participates in medical center and/or departmental education programs. L. Communicates with and performs duties following the philosophy of Mercy Medical Center – New Hampton and the Sisters of Mercy reflecting the organization’s Mission, Values, and Guiding Behaviors. M. Supports and abides by all medical center, departmental, and safety policies and procedures. Proactively identifies safety concerns surrounding the work environment. N. Performs other responsibilities as requested by supervisor, manager or department head. ADDITIONAL FUNCTIONS A. 1. Assists in training personnel and clinical students. 2. Performs chain-of-custody urines and breath alcohol testing. 3. Participates in the evaluation of new procedures, equipment, and methods.

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