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Waverly Health Center Medical Lab Technician OR Medical Technologist .90 FTE, 1st/2nd shift in Waverly, Iowa

SCHEDULE

FTE: .90FTE, 1st and 2nd shift, will rotate weekends and holidays.

MEDICAL LAB TECHNICIAN REQUIREMENTS:

PRIMARY FUNCTIONS

Performs and interprets routine diagnostic procedures in chemistry, hematology, microbiology, serology, and immunohematology.

  • Ensures high quality results of testing in an expeditious manner that promotes cost containment.

  • Responsible for recognizing results or problems that require referral to the supervisory staff or Pathologist.

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS

Education, Experience, and Training

  • Must possess high school diploma or equivalent.

  • Must possess valid certification as a Medical Laboratory Technician through the American Society of Clinical Pathology (ASCP), National Credentialing Agency (NCA), or comparable certification agency.

  • Prior experience in Laboratory setting is preferred.

  • Experience with and/or knowledge of medical terminology is preferred.

  • Must possess effective communication skills, both written and oral.

  • Ability to learn and navigate computer systems including the online training modules, the employee timesheet and the performance appraisal system. Job specific systems are also required.

  • Must possess valid Iowa driver’s license.

  • Must be able to read, speak, and write fluent English.

Physical Requirements

  • Sitting – Approximately 25% of shift.

  • Standing – Approximately 50% of shift.

  • Walking – Approximately 50% of shift.

  • Lifting – Approximately 50 pounds.

  • Twisting – Infrequent.

  • Bending – Infrequent.

  • Squat/Kneel – Approximately 25% of shift.

MEDICAL TECHNOLOGIST REQUIREMENTS:

PRIMARY FUNCTIONS

  • Performs and interprets routine diagnostic procedures in chemistry, hematology, microbiology, serology, and immunohematology.

  • Ensures high quality results of testing in an expeditious manner that promotes cost containment.

  • Responsible for recognizing results or problems that require referral to the managerial staff or Pathologist.

  • Leads the daily activities of the laboratory, including the monitoring of daily preventative maintenance and quality control.

  • Assists with the clinical development of other laboratory department staff members by serving as both mentor and consultant and holds self, peer and staff accountable.

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS

Education, Experience, and Training

  • Must possess Bachelor’s Degree from an accredited Medical Technology program.

  • Must possess valid certification as a Medical Laboratory Technologist through the American Society of Clinical Pathology (ASCP), National Credentialing Agency (NCA), or comparable certification agency.

  • Prior experience in Laboratory setting is preferred.

  • Experience with and/or knowledge of medical terminology is preferred.

  • Must possess effective communication skills, both written and oral.

  • Must possess valid Iowadriver’s license.

  • Ability to learn and navigate computer systems including the online training modules, the employee timesheet and the performance appraisal system. Job specific systems are also required.

  • Must be able to read, speak, and write fluent English.

Physical Requirements

  • Sitting – Approximately 25% of shift.

  • Standing – Approximately 50% of shift.

  • Walking – Approximately 50% of shift.

  • Lifting – Approximately 50 pounds. Must use, and require staff to use, when in hospital and pre-hospital settings, proper body mechanics and ergonomics and, as applicable, lifting/moving devices.

  • Twisting – Infrequent.

  • Bending – Infrequent.

  • Squat/Kneel – Approximately 25% of shift.

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