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1-3 years of experience
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Employment Type:
Full time
Posted:
3/16/2019
Job Category:
Health Care Provider
Medical Technologist 1
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Northern Arizona Healthcare | Flagstaff, AZ
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Job Description

Overview

Under general supervision, performs waived, moderate and high complexity analyses as specified under CMS Standards and Certification: Laboratory Requirements (42 CFR 493)

Responsibilities

Quality Control

* Performs waived, moderate and high complexity testing using manual and automated processes following policies/procedures.
* Prepares reagents, quality control materials and other testing materials.
* Performs required equipment maintenance.
* Assists in data evaluation, and correlation of new instruments/procedures.
* Demonstrates knowledge of open and expiration dates and storage of specimens, QC and reagents.

Computer/Documentation

* Demonstrates the understanding of the concept "need to know" for HIPAA for the purpose of relaying information to patients.
* Enters comments, uses RBV for result reporting.
* Calls all critical values to appropriate personnel, using patient full name, second identifier, test name, results and identity of person receiving results.
* Assesses patient results using inquiry and able to print patient reports.
* Recognizes computer problems and reports to IT/ or troubleshoots within capabilities.
* Demonstrates/understands documentation process during downtimes.
* Demonstrates the ability to print and review shift pending reports, notes critical patients or those having testing issues.

Data Integrity

* Reviews and records quality control and steps in troubleshooting for acceptability.
* Complies with all protocols, SOPs and regulatory agency guidelines.
* Identifies, resolves problems and takes corrective action in the evaluation of testing procedures, patient results and specimen integrity.
* Performs correct identification of all specimens by matching name, and Medical Record Number.
* Reviews and records patient results for acceptability before verification.

People Management

* Assists Manager/Director in writing/reviewing laboratory policies and procedures.
* Assists in training new personnel.
* Assists with preparing/maintaining facility accreditation readiness for CAP/DNV visits.

Compliance/Safety

* Responsible for reporting any safety-related incident in a timely fashion through the Midas/RDE tool; attends all safety-related training programs; performs work in a safe manner; monitors work environment for possible safety issues and ensures others are also performing work in a safe manner.
* Stays current and complies with state and federal regulations/statutes and company policies that impact the employee's area of responsibility.
* If required for the position, ensures all certifications and/or licenses are up-to-date and valid prior to expiration dates.
* Completes all company mandatory modules and required job-specific training in the specified time frame.

Qualifications

Medical Lab TechnicianAssociate Degree- In Clinical laboratory science, microbiology, chemistry or biological science- Required

OR

Medical Technologist/Medical Laboratory Scientist 1 2 Bachelor's in Clinical laboratory Science, Microbiology, chemistry or biological science.- Required

AND

Medical Laboratory Technician MLT certification from ASCP- RequiredNew Graduates- 6 months to pass boards for certification

OR

Medical Technologist 1

Medical Technologist, or Medical Laboratory Scientist certification from ASCP, AMT, HEW- RequiredNew Graduates- 6 months to pass boards for certification

AND

Medical Laboratory Technician1 year- PreferredNew Graduates- 6 months to pass boards for certification

OR

Medical Technologist 1

1 year- PreferredNew Graduates- 6 months to pass boards for certification

About Northern Arizona Healthcare

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Located outside the desert region, you will be surprised to discover Northern Arizona's natural beauty, cooler climates and exceptional recreational activities. While contributing to the success of the region’s premier healthcare provider, you will enjoy an enriching life away from work.

NAH is dedicated to providing the highest quality, most cost effective health care delivery system to the visitors and residents of Northern and Central Arizona. NAH encourages patients to be part of their own treatment through education and wellness programs. Physicians, employees and volunteers all work for a common goal and the community benefits from organizational outreach that contributes to richer and healthier living.

Come and step into your new career at Northern Arizona Healthcare's Flagstaff Medical Center and Verde Valley Medical Center, two of the most technologically advanced healthcare facilities in Arizona. While each has its own unique character and role in the community, both offer exceptional opportunities for those beginning their professional careers.

We offer opportunities to develop your nursing career. Our specialty training programs are designed to enhance the skills and qualifications of healthcare providers.

We offer programs that range from training the individual with limited healthcare experience to specialized training programs for new graduate, experienced, and re-entry RNs. All programs combine classroom training with unit based preceptorship in a hands-on, supportive environment. Employment commitments are associated with all training programs.

Benefits of Northern Arizona Healthcare

  • Generous sign-on bonus options
  • Relocation allowance
  • Tuition reimbursement for continuing education
  • Tuition Repayment Program
  • 401(K) with employer match
  • Medical benefits effective 1st of the month following date of hire
  • Placement into specialty units with additional didactic and unit based training
  • Weekend differential

View available openings at Northern Arizona Healthcare