Med Lab Scientist II Blood Bank 32 hrs days 7 am to 3:30 pm (occasional evenings/nights as needed) and every other weekend and rotating holidays
Company: Tenet Healthcare Corporation
Posted on: June 8, 2021
GENERAL SUMMARY: Reporting directly to the supervisors of
Chemistry, Hematology and Blood Bank as well as the Lab Operations
Manager and indirectly to the Administrative Director of Pathology
and Laboratory Medicine.
PRINCIPAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:
- TECHNICAL - Performs laboratory procedures in all areas of the
Laboratory: Chemistry, Hematology, Urinalysis, full scope Blood
Bank and minimal Microbiology. Work in accordance with the
departments Standard Operating Procedure to produce accurate
results and complete testing within designated turn-around-times
(TAT). Calls critical results to appropriate person(s) in a timely
manner. Perform instrument maintenance and Quality Control with the
ability to troubleshoot equipment and document results under the
guidelines of the Quality Assurance program. Ensures that all
equipment is clean and operational at all times, and that the work
area is clean and safe. Must be able to read and understand
policies and procedures. Maintains laboratory supplies inventory by
checking stock to determine inventory level; anticipating needed
supplies; placing and expediting orders for supplies; verifying
receipt of supplies. Maintains safe and clean working environment
by complying with procedures, rules, and regulations.
COMMUNICATION - required reading includes emails and responding
as necessary. Also required to read and understand posted
information. Communicating with colleagues to ensure proper work
flow of specimens, etc. Maintains inter- and intradepartmental work
flow by fostering a spirit of cooperation. Maintains patient
confidence and protects the hospital by keeping information
confidential (HIPAA). Answers and responds to patient, physician
and vendor questions and concerns.
QC/QA - performs, evaluates and results Quality Control (QC) for
both automated instruments and manual testing. Understands when to
notify senior technologists or supervisors when QC is not in range.
Completes on-line Midas safety reports for Quality Assurance
DOCUMENTATION - Documents Continuing Education, including
required on-line courses, as well as Webinars and off-site
- SPECIAL DUTIES - additional responsibilities may be acquired
over a period of time. In time, maybe asked to help train new
employees. Exceptional organizational skills and attention to
OTHER JOB KNOWLEDGE, EXPERIENCE AND REQUIREMENTS:
- MLS/MT/MLT (ASCP) or equivalent. Completion of an Associates or
Baccalaureate degree in a Clinical Laboratory Science or Medical
Technology, or Baccalaureate Degree in related science from an
accredited school. Meets the requirements and qualifies as a
technologist under CFR 493.1433 CLIA laboratory regulations
published March 14, 1990 (55 FR 9538). National certification
eligible by ACSP, NCA, or HEW.
- At least one year of experience as a laboratory technologist,
preferably as a Generalist. Is competent in all areas of Blood
Bank, including antibody identification.
Frequent standing, walking, and bending during course of duties.
Concentrated attention required while performing testing.
- Frequent exposure to potentially hazardous chemicals, reagents,
or specimens while performing tests.
The above statements are intended to describe the general nature
and level of the work being performed by people assigned this job.
They are not an exhaustive list of all duties, responsibilities,
knowledge, skills and abilities associated with the job.
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