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Trinity Health Medical Lab Technician in NEWTON, Iowa

Employment Type:

Full time

Shift:

12 Hour Day Shift

Description:

Performs tests and procedures in assigned sections, including those which require exercise of independent judgment and responsibility with minimum supervision. Independently performs qualitative and quantitative tests, following established guidelines and predetermined criteria. Identifies problems that may adversely affect test performance and/or results and uses knowledge and skills to troubleshoot and resolve them. Consults with Med Technologists when appropriate.

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS :

  • Performs complex laboratory procedures utilized for the diagnosis and treatment of disease as appropriate for patient age to include neonates, infants, children, adolescents, adults, and geriatric adults; recognizes deviation from expected results; analyzes and corrects problems using scientific principles.

  • Analyzes quality control data, makes judgments concerning the results, and takes appropriate action to maintain test accuracy and precision.

  • Assists and supports quality management systems and performance improvement initiatives. Utilizes LEAN principles/productivity standards.

  • Performs preventive maintenance and basic troubleshooting of instrumentation and equipment.

  • Works independently, organizing work to meet established deadlines and records.

  • Assists with new instrument or procedure implementation and training.

  • Maintains supply inventories.

  • Trains new employees.

  • Operates laboratory information systems, personal computers, and instrument-related computer software.

MINIMUM KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS, AND ABILITIES REQUIRED :

  • Associate‚Äôs degree in science-related field..

  • Certification in one of the following:

  • Medical Laboratory Technician (MLT) by the American Society of Clinical Pathologists (ASCP)

  • Medical Laboratory Technician (MLT) by the American Medical Technologists (AMT)

  • Medical Laboratory Technician (MLT) by the American Association of Bioanalysts (AAB).

  • A person may be hired into this position if he/she has completed the requirements for registration for the certification exam. The exam must be successfully completed within six (6) months of hire.

Trinity Health is a family of 115,000 colleagues and nearly 26,000 physicians and clinicians across 25 states. Because we serve diverse populations, our colleagues are trained to recognize the cultural beliefs, values, traditions, language preferences, and health practices of the communities that we serve and to apply that knowledge to produce positive health outcomes. We also recognize that each of us has a different way of thinking and perceiving our world and that these differences often lead to innovative solutions.

Our dedication to diversity includes a unified workforce (through training and education, recruitment, retention, and development), commitment and accountability, communication, community partnerships, and supplier diversity.

Our Commitment to Diversity and Inclusion

Trinity Health is one of the largest not-for-profit, Catholic healthcare systems in the nation. Built on the foundation of our Mission and Core Values, we integrate diversity, equity, and inclusion in all that we do. Our colleagues have different lived experiences, customs, abilities, and talents. Together, we become our best selves. A diverse and inclusive workforce provides the most accessible and equitable care for those we serve. Trinity Health is an Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, status as a protected veteran, or any other status protected by law.

Our Commitment to Diversity and Inclusion

Trinity Health is a family of 115,000 colleagues and nearly 26,000 physicians and clinicians across 25 states. Because we serve diverse populations, our colleagues are trained to recognize the cultural beliefs, values, traditions, language preferences, and health practices of the communities that we serve and to apply that knowledge to produce positive health outcomes. We also recognize that each of us has a different way of thinking and perceiving our world and that these differences often lead to innovative solutions.

Our dedication to diversity includes a unified workforce (through training and education, recruitment, retention, and development), commitment and accountability, communication, community partnerships, and supplier diversity.

EOE including disability/veteran

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