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Trinity Health Student Lab Tech in Waterloo, Iowa

Employment Type:

Part time

Shift:

Description:

This Student Lab Tech position is for current MLT/MLS students. Upon graduation, the position will transition into a full time MLT/MLS position. To be considered you must be an active student in an MLT/MLS program.

Position Purpose:

Performs clinical testing of laboratory specimens to provide accurate and reliable data for clinical assessment of patients. Adheres to MercyOne Northeast Iowa's performance expectations and performs all defined services and other related duties in accordance with the mission, vision and values of MercyOne Northeast Iowa.

What you will Do :

Obtains proper specimens for testing.

Performs clinical testing of laboratory specimens and reviews data for clinical correlation.

Performs quality control testing on all analyzers and analytes and interprets results.

Troubleshoots instrumentation and assays.

Adheres to all safety, infection control and colleague health policies and procedures.

Based on principles of growth and development, provides care appropriate to the age related needs of the patients served on his/her assigned unit which may include:

Birth – 28 days Neonate

1 – 18 Months Infant

18 Months – 3 Years Toddler

3 – 6 Years Preschool-aged

6 – 12 Years School-aged

12 – 18 Years Adolescents

18 – 65 Years Adults

65+ Years Geriatric

Hours /Schedule :

Full Time

10:30 pm to 7 am

36 Hours Per Week

Rotating Weekends and Holidays

Minimum Qualifications:

Associate Degree: Medical Laboratory Technician Program

ASCP eligible and successfully pass certification exam within 6 months of hire or certified Medical Laboratory Technician by ASCP. Mandatory Reporter.

Intermediate language, intermediate math, high reasoning ability.

• Personal computer, database software.

• Ability to work with minimal supervision. Ability to be highly organized. Ability to work with multiple, simultaneous tasks and in emergency situations.

Position Highlights and Benefits

 We care about your well-being, both physical and mental, which is why our benefit package includes:  

  • Wellness programs 

  • Education reimbursement 

  • Personalized health insurance plans including dental and vision 

  • Paid time off 

  • Long- and short-term leave 

  • Retirement planning 

  • Life insurance coverage 

Ministry/Facility Information :

MercyOne Northeast Iowa provides expert health care to eight counties. MercyOne Northeast Iowa provides excellent, personalized care close to home to the communities in the Cedar Valley. With 491 licensed beds between the three medical centers, each providing 24-hour emergency lifesaving care, MercyOne is there for you in critical moments:

  • MercyOne Waterloo Medical Center (https://www.mercyone.org/northeastiowa/location/mercyone-waterloo-medical-center-1) , an Area Level III Trauma Center and an accredited chest pain center

  • MercyOne Cedar Falls Medical Center, (https://www.mercyone.org/northeastiowa/location/mercyone-cedar-falls-medical-center) Community Level IV Trauma Designation

  • MercyOne Oelwein Medical Center (https://www.mercyone.org/northeastiowa/location/mercyone-oelwein-medical-center) , Community Level IV Trauma Designation

With more than 2,500 colleagues, MercyOne is one of the largest employers in Northeast Iowa.

MercyOne Medical Group – Northeast Iowa is made up of more than 30 primary care, pediatric, internal medicine and specialty clinics located throughout Black Hawk, Bremer, Buchanan, Benton, Butler, Fayette and Tama counties.

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 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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