Medical Laboratory TechnicianApply Job ID 20603 Date posted Sep. 20, 2021 Location Gautier, Mississippi Full Time / Part Time Full time (FT)
We are excited to offer an exceptional opportunity as a Medical Laboratory Technician with the Huntington Ingalls Industries Family Health Center, Operated by QuadMed located in Pascagoula, MS. The Clinical Laboratory Technician participates in the multidisciplinary process of delivering diagnostic information to providers and offers ethical expertise to the professional medical staff. The Clinical Laboratory Technician is responsible for functioning within the scope of practice regulated by State and National government as well as various accrediting agencies.
Work days are Monday through Friday and every third Saturday. Work hours are rotating and can start at any time between 6:30 am to 9 am with end time any time between 3:30 pm to 6 pm. Every other Saturday the hours are 8 am to 12 pm.
- Performs a variety of technical laboratory procedures according to QuadMed, laboratory, and national standards to obtain patient specimens
- Maintains patient confidentiality
- Ensures specimens are checked as to their condition, acceptability, and appropriateness to the test and exceptions are noted
- Reports all critical values promptly to the medical provider
- Reviews and integrates patient history with diagnostic results
- Performs and documents all quality controls with corrective actions
- Performs and documents preventative maintenance procedures
- Operates and maintains laboratory diagnostic equipment
- Enters patient data into computer interface for integration into the electronic medical record and retrieves data from the system
- Disposes and documents the use of hazardous waste appropriately
- Maintains a neat, sanitary, organized work area
- Assisting other members of the laboratory department as needed
- Complies with laboratory safety procedures. Possesses adequate knowledge of instrumentation, theory, and application of new and existing tests. Completes education necessary to maintain licensure or certification for the job
- Other duties as assigned
- High School Diploma or GED required
- Associates degree from an accredited school as a Medical Laboratory Technician required OR graduate from an accredited college or university with a Bachelor's Degree, Bachelor's preferred in Medical Technology or related
- At least one year of experience in a clinical setting required
Certificates, Licenses, Registrations:
- Current board certification (ASCP or another recognized certifying board, AMT)
Knowledge, Skills & Abilities:
- Requires the ability to communicate effectively both orally and in writing and demonstrates excellent customer service skills
- Requires organizational and decision making skills
- Must be proficient in Microsoft Office and should have LIS experience
- Requires good analytical judgment, troubleshooting skills and the ability to work under pressure.
Additional Company Information
We offer excellent benefits to eligible employees, including 401(k), holidays, vacations and more.
QuadMed and Quad is proud to be an equal opportunity employer and values diversity. We are committed to creating a place of belonging — a space where employees do not need to sacrifice who they are to exist and grow in our workplace. QuadMed and Quad does not discriminate on any unlawful basis including race, religion, color, national origin, disability, gender, gender identity, sexual orientation, age, marital status, veteran status, genetic information, or any other basis prohibited by applicable federal, state, or local laws. QuadMed and Quad also prohibits harassment of applicants and employees based on any of these protected categories.
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