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Employment Type:
Full time
Job Category:
Lab Technician
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Job Description

Laboratory Technician

We are currently looking for a Lab Technician to join our professional team. The position is full-time. The Lab Tech is responsible for specimen processing, quality control, maintenance, test performance, and for reporting test results. The ideal candidate has at least one year of lab or similar clinical experience and an MT or MLT certification.

Colorado Mountain Medical is a team of primary care physicians, specialists and other practitioners with offices in Vail, Avon, and Eagle, Colorado. Colorado Mountain Medical providers offer total family care emphasizing wellness and preventative medicine, as well as treatment of illness or injury with urgent care services in each clinic location.

Essential Duties and Skills:
Follows laboratory's procedures for specimen handling and processing, test analyses, reporting, quality control and maintaining records of patient test results.
Follows established departmental policies and procedures, objectives, OSHA Rules and Regulations, environmental and infection control standards.
Performs only those moderate complexity tests within the scope of qualifications.
Performs and reviews quality controls in testing; decides if results are within acceptable ranges, researches problems and corrects.
Performs a variety of determinations on different bodily fluids such as pregnancy tests, urinalysis, and complete blood counts. Confirms and verifies test results and reports findings to clinicians.
Documents all quality control activities, instrument and procedural calibrations and maintenance performed.
Prepares specimens to be stored or transported to the reference laboratory.
Operates, calibrates, and conducts performance checks on clinical laboratory equipment and monitors maintenance schedules.
Follows corrective action policies and procedures when test systems are not within the laboratory's established acceptable levels of performance.
Identifies problems that may adversely affect test performance or reporting of test results and corrects the problems or notifies supervisory personnel of the problem.
Documents all corrective actions taken when test systems deviate from the laboratory's established performance specifications.
Completes other tasks and duties as assigned.

Requirements and Qualifications:
High school diploma or equivalent education.
1 Year previous similar lab or clinical experience preferred.
MT or MLT certification preferred.
Extensive Microsoft knowledge and lab technology proficiency.
Ability to gather, analyze, interpret and communicate diverse and complex information.
Ability to effectively organize resources, establish priorities and perform multiple tasks.
Professionalism and ability to be discreet with confidential and sensitive issues.
Ability to demonstrate integrity in the accurate performance of tests, reporting or results and the documentation of errors.
Ability to foster professional and productive relationships.
Ability to work independently and take initiative.
Displays strong verbal/written communication and organization skills.
Knowledge of medical terminology, HIPAA compliance and OSHA rules and regulations.
Ability to detect colors and color changes.

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About Colorado Mountain Medical

Colorado Mountain Medical is a team of twenty-four primary care physicians, specialists and other practitioners with offices in Eagle County, Colorado. Whether you are a local resident or visiting our beautiful resort areas, you will find access to extraordinary healthcare in our offices. Our providers offer total family care emphasizing wellness and preventive medicine, as well as treatment of illness or injury. Our physicians and staff will use their skills to help you and your family stay healthy and get well quickly. If it becomes necessary to refer you to another specialist, we will make these arrangements and help coordinate the best medical care possible.