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.
Under the supervision of the Laboratory Manager, Shift Coordinators, and Section Coordinators, performs a wide range of clinical laboratory testing in an accurate and timely fashion by utilizing technical and problem -solving skills in conjunction with a thorough knowledge of Clinical Chemistry principles and instrumentation. Cooperatively and proactively assists in other areas as needed in a teamwork oriented environment. Maintains effective communications and harmoniously transfers testing and pending follow ups between employees and shifts following all CHAMP and HRO standards. Maintains procedure knowledge and implements all new and revised procedures in real time. Maintains all Quality Control and Quality Assurance standards at all times. Participates in proficiency testing as assigned following all routine standards and workflow. Maintains operational effectiveness and assumes full responsibility for continuing education requirements, licensure, and expertise to adapt as needed to an expanding department with increased testing complexity.
Bachelor of Science Degree in Medical Technology or equivalent with MLS / MT (ASCP) certification or equivalent or eligibility.
One (1) to two (2) years' experience in an accredited Clinical Laboratory preferred.
MLS / MT (ASCP) certification or equivalent or eligibility.
Working knowledge of instrumentation and equipment used in a Clinical Chemistry laboratory. Efficiency in word processing applications, spreadsheet design / utilization, and use of web based resources. Basic knowledge of laboratory information systems. Must possess excellent communication skills and ability to communicate in an effective and professional manner with hospital staff. Excellent customer service and interpersonal skills are required. The ability to work as a member of a team is essential.
DUTIES INCLUDE PERFORMANCE OF BOTH MANUAL AND AUTOMATED PROCEDURES IN AUTOMATED CHEMISTRY AND STAT TOXICOLOGY. IN ADDITION, DUTIES WILL INCLUDE SPECIMEN ACCESSIONING, PROCESSING, ALIQUOTING, QUALITY CONTROL, INSTRUMENT MAINTENANCE, AND COMMUNICATION WITH PHYSICIANS, NURSES, AND ANCILLARY STAFF. APPLICANTS MAY ALSO BE TRAINED IN ANY AREA OF PRE-NATAL, SPECIAL CHEMISTRY, OR O.R. PTH.