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No experience
Employment Type:
Full time
Posted:
3/17/2018
Job Category:
Health Care Provider
Medical Laboratory Technician
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Terre Haute Regional Hospital | Terre Haute, IN
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Job Description

TerreHaute Regional Hospital is a 278-bed community-based medical center withcomprehensive medical and surgical programs. Accredited by The Joint Commissionon Accreditation of Healthcare Organizations, the leading accreditor of healthcare organizations in America, we are dedicated to our Mission,Values and Vision and are committed to providing quality, individualizedpatient care to the communities we serve. THRH strives to find the perfectlife/work balance for our employees.

We'remore than a hospital, we're a family!

* Awesome tuition reimbursement, offering competitive pay, educational resources, comprehensive benefits, caring culture and supportive team, plus outstanding leadership.
* Dedicated management staff to help provide continued professional growth
* Full ability to self-schedule
* First Wabash Valley Hospital to be designated as an Accredited Chest Pain Center
* 24/7 Trauma/Surgical Services and "In The Process" stage for Level II Trauma Center Designation
* Regional Hospital recently earned a 4th-straight 'A' grade in Leapfrog Hospital Safety Grade rankings
* The Paul Seibenmorgen Cancer Center at Terre Haute Regional Hospital has received the American College of Surgeons Commission on Cancer approval with commendation.

Weoffer a working environment that's as nurturing as it is dynamic. With ourteam-oriented approach, and the ample opportunities we provide for learning andcareer growth, we know you'll find that Terre Haute Regional offers the idealatmosphere where you can use your best skills. We also offer a comprehensivebenefits package, a matching 401(k) plan, referral bonuses, outstandingeducational assistance and resources, plus a generous paid time-off plan.

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Responsibilities

* Knows, understands, and puts into practice general lab policies/procedures as well as department/section specific policies/procedures. Reviews all posted policy changes as required. Adheres to all regulatory guidelines.
* Demonstrates the ability to assess a situation, consider the options, and formulate an appropriate course of action. Recognizes and performs duties in an independent manner with little or no supervision. Possess the ability to assume and carry out "tech-in-charge" duties, including the ability to direct the activities of staff or functions, when necessary.
* Demonstrate initial and annual competency in all appropriate designated lab sections within set deadlines. Accurately performs proficiency testing when scheduled. Participates in continuing education activities.
* Participates in all facility/corporate mandatory annual training within set deadlines.
* Is cooperative in assisting the laboratory team in the completion of miscellaneous duties. This includes specimen receiving and putting away supplies when received in the department.
* Effectively organizes and completes daily tasks in assigned area{s}.
* Effectively troubleshoots/resolves instrument problems and documents corrective action in appropriate log; when necessary, performs instrumentation repairs. Effectively investigates/resolves specimen collection problems using Outstanding Specimen Report (OSR) and specimen tracking tool when appropriate.
* Assures quality control is properly performed and logged, works within quality control limits and trends, and follows proper department procedure for corrective action.
* Preventative maintenance and safety checks of equipment are performed and documented according to schedule.
* Demonstrates the knowledge and skills to train new employees and/or students in general lab policies/procedures as well as department/section specific policies/procedures.
* Demonstrates knowledge and skill necessary to communicate with, provide care for, and assess data appropriate to the age of the patient served.
* Demonstrates knowledge and adheres to all policies relating to the JCAHO National Patient Safety Goals for the Laboratory, including, but not limited to critical call read back and patient identification.

EXPERIENCE

Required - Graduate of accredited school of Clinical Laboratory Science.

Preferred -1-2 years experience as Medical Laboratory Technician

EDUCATION

Required -Associate Degree in Medical Laboratory Technology or related science

Preferred -Associate Degree in Medical Laboratory Technology

CERTIFICATION

Required-Registry eligible, ASCP or equivalent. Successful completion of MLT registry within 6 months of eligibility or hire. Continuing education to maintain registry/licensure is required.

CPR Certification required for Free Standing Emergency Departments.

Preferred-MLT(ASCP) or equivalent. Registry/Licensure in a specialty area will be considered. Continuing education to maintain registry/licensure is required

About Terre Haute Regional Hospital

Terre Haute Regional Hospital is an organization dedicated to its Mission, Values and Vision and is committed to providing quality, individualized patient care to the communities we serve. Terre Haute Regional Hospital looks forward to continuing to serve its friends and neighbors and growing with the community. We're more than a hospital, we're a family!