Medical Technologist, full time days

Greenwich, CT
Nov 30, 2018

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Job Description

To be part of our organization, every employee should understand and share in the YNHHS Vision, support our Mission, and live our Values. These values-integrity, patient-centered, respect, accountability, and compassion - must guide what we do, as individuals and professionals, every day.
EEO/AA/Disability/Veteran
Summary:
To provide the physician with information for the diagnosis and treatment of patients.
Maintaining current knowledge and skills to performance of a wide variety of quantitative and qualitative analyses of body fluids and other materials to provide the physician with information for the diagnosis and treatment of patients. Maintain a minimum of 12 CE per year.
Operation of laboratory computer system as it relates to daily laboratory operations. This includes the running of daily worklists and resolving issues that may be presented.
Operation and troubleshooting of analyzers instrumental in daily laboratory operations.
Reporting and communicating results to physicians, medical staff and offices including documentation of critical values as per policy. Demonstrates service excellence in all patient care activities. Promotes an environment of service excellence in work area. Promotes teamwork and quality patient care in all interactions with co-workers, physician offices and other departments.
Responsibilities:
  • 1. Maintaining current knowledge and skills to performance of a wide variety of quantitative and qualitative analyses of body fluids and other materials to provide the physician with information for the diagnosis and treatment of patients. Maintain a minimum of 12 CE per year.
  • 2. Operation of laboratory computer system as it relates to daily laboratory operations. This includes the running of daily worklists and resolving issues that may be presented.
  • 3. Operation and troubleshooting of analyzers instrumental in daily laboratory operations.
  • 4. Reporting and communicating results to physicians, medical staff and offices including documentation of critical values as per policy. Demonstrates service excellence in all patient care activities. Promotes an environment of service excellence in work area. Promotes teamwork and quality patient care in all interactions with co-workers, physician offices and other departments.
    Other information:

    EDUCATION:

    BS in Medical Technology or equivalent.

    EXPERIENCE:

    Two years experience preferred. Phlebotomy skills recommended. Chemistry and Immunology preferred. ASCP Preferred.

    LICENSURE:

    ASCP certification preferred.

    SPECIAL_SKILLS:

    Working in a normal clinical laboratory environment, handling test samples, utilizing a computer terminal. Close concentration and attention to detail are required.
    ACCOUNTABILITY:

    Enhance departmental goals by focusing on quality while maintaining knowledge and implementing new technology in a cost efficient manner.
    COMPLEXITY:

    Must meet job requirements for all areas of responsibility within the deparment.
    PHYSICAL_DEMAND:

    Lifting of medium weight objects. Intense concentration with instruments or procedures for more than half of the day. Works under stressful conditions for most of the day.

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    Job Info

    Job: 2828

    Department: Laboratory
    Category: Technologist/tech
    Sub Category: LABORATORY MED
    Status: Full Time
    Shift: DAYS
    Hours: 37.50