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Medical Laboratory Technician I, Atrium Health Stanly, FT

Albemarle, NC, United States
Job ID: 14661
Job Family: Laboratory Services
Status: Full Time
Shift: Evening
Shift Details: Regular
Department Name: 11131005539003-Laboratory
Location: AH Stanly Main - 301 Yadkin St

Overview

Job Summary

Performs laboratory analysis on received specimens, providing clinical information for diagnosis, treatment and prevention of diseases. Responsible for overall quality, efficiency, and safety in the performance of assigned technical duties.



Essential Functions

  • Demonstrates proficiency and follows testing procedures and policies by adherence to quality assurance guidelines for equipment and work area, documenting corrective action to any non-conforming event.
  • Participates as a member in quality improvement projects.
  • Exercises clinical judgment in assessing priorities while identifying, problem solving and offering solutions to test systems through the appropriate department channels, i.e. contacts hotline to troubleshoot with a specialist when necessary to resolve the issue or set-up service when appropriate.
  • Assists with review and revision of procedures and documentation related to accreditation, adhering to all regulatory requirements for various authorities, including but not limited to CAP, TJC, OSHA.
  • Participates actively in laboratory accreditation activities, including audits and mock inspections
  • Develops topics for CE, lectures and other educational tools, assisting with presentations as appropriate.

Physical Requirements

Works in a fast-paced clinical environment. Works in an area which contains bio hazardous (infectious) materials along with chemical, fire, and mechanical hazards. Duties may involve standing, walking, stretching, stooping, bending and lifting light (20 pound) to moderately heavy (50 pound) loads.



Education, Experience and Certifications

Associate Degree MLT(ASCP) or equivalent with one year completed as a Medical Lab Technician I required. Completion of all requirements specified under MLT II Advancement Program with annual verification of these requirements required.

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