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MLT - Facility Lab - PRN
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LifePoint Hospitals | Georgetown, KY
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Job Description

* Demonstrates knowledge of OSHA regulations and follows the laboratories safety policies by utilizing the safety items/equipment provided by the facility.
* Performs laboratory work in assigned areas in a prompt and accurate manner. Performs quality control as described in the policy/procedure manuals taking necessary corrective action when controls are not within the labs quality standards. Notifies Laboratory Manager when corrected reports are issued.
* Maintains daily instrument maintenance & troubleshooting and communicates any problems to personnel on other shifts.
* Monitors inventory of supplies and relays impending shortages to the Laboratory Manager.
* Performs phlebotomies as needed, and requests any assistance as needed. Instructs and supervises new employees and students as assigned.
* Trained on proper billing procedures according to hospital/laboratory policies and procedures.
* Knows how and when to use or request ABN's, and follows policies on standing orders, verbal orders, and incomplete orders.
* Understands billing compliance as important role for Medicare, Medicaid and other federally funded programs.
* Knowledge of how to use billing hotline for violations or billing questions/concerns. Demonstrates knowledge of hospital emergency policies.
* Works 40 hours/wk and assists on weekends as workload indicates. Rotates "on call" as assigned.
* Assists other areas in completing workload, including areas outside of the laboratory, only when testing and maintenances are finished and primarily to not leave the lab without coverage.
* Assists in evaluation of new modified methods or procedures, when requested. Is knowledgeable & possesses the ability to understand & react effectively to the unique needs, growth & development of patients in any of the following age groups: neonatal, pediatric, adolescent, geriatric and patients who have restraints. Expressing or exchanging ideas by spoken word required.

Education: AS degree or certificated in Medical Lab Technician and be ASCP registered or board eligible.

Experience: Previous hospital experience preferred.

About LifePoint Hospitals

LifePoint Hospitals, Inc. (LifePoint), through its subsidiaries, operates general acute care hospitals in non-urban communities in the United States. As of December 31, 2009, the Company owned or leased 47 hospitals through subsidiaries, having a total of 5,552 licensed beds, and serving communities in 17 states. Seven of its hospitals are owned by third parties and leased by its subsidiaries. Life Point generates revenues primarily through hospital services offered at its facilities. During the year ended December 31, 2009, it derived 39.9% of its revenues from the Medicare and Medicaid programs. On February 1, 2009, it acquired Rockdale, a 138 bed acute care hospital located in Conyers, Georgia. In September 2010, the Company acquired Sumner Regional Health Systems.