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Medical Technologist - Canton Potsdam Hospital

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HOW WE CARE FOR YOU

At St. Lawrence Health, we are dedicated to getting health care right. Our robust benefits and total rewards foster employee wellbeing, professional development and personal growth. We care for your career while caring for the community.

  • Same Day pay through Daily Pay
  • Paid vacation & holiday pay
  • Medical, dental, vision, hearing benefits

SUMMARY

Within the scope of practice as a Clinical Laboratory Technologist (Medical Technologist), and in accordance with federal and state laws and regulations and accreditation requirements, perform a wide variety of laboratory procedures, records and controls on tissue, blood, exudates and other body fluids in Chemistry, Blood Bank, Microbiology, Hematology, Coagulation, Clinical Microscopy, Immunology and other tests to obtain data for the diagnosis, prevention and treatment of disease. Performs phlebotomy as required. Adheres to the professional standards of the American Society of Clinical Pathology.

Canton-Potsdam Hospital is a warm and caring not-for-profit community healthcare facility that's certified for 94 beds. Our mission is to provide exceptional healthcare services to the community. Within our welcoming walls, you'll find a wide array of core programs in emergency medicine, acute care, hospitalist medicine, and critical care. But that's just the beginning. We're not just a hospital; we're a beacon of health and wellness in the North Country. We proudly offer outpatient health services in Brasher Falls, Canton, Colton, Gouverneur, Massena, Norfolk, and Potsdam, NY.

STATUS: Full-Time

LOCATION: Canton-Potsdam Hospital

DEPARTMENT: Laboratory Services

SCHEDULE: 7.5hr Days

ATTRIBUTES

  • Required: Graduate of an accredited college or university with a Bachelor’s of Science degree in Medical Technology, Chemistry, Biology , related field, or meets the educational requirements of NYS for licensure.
  • Required: Current Clinical Laboratory Technologist NYS License or Permit
  • Preferred: American Society of Clinical Pathologists Certification.
  • Preferred: At least one year (12 months) experience in a hospital laboratory.

RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Evaluates requested procedures to determine the suitability of specimen for analysis, requesting new specimen if determined to be unusable. Prepares specimens for analysis, ensuring that the physiologic state of the properties is maintained.
  • Performs laboratory procedures on tissue, blood, exudates and other body fluids in Chemistry, Blood Bank, Microbiology, Hematology, Coagulation, Clinical Microscopy, and Immunology in accordance with state and federal regulations, accreditation standards, professional standards, laboratory procedures and hospital policies. Participates in proficiency testing and ensures samples are handled in the same manner as patient samples.
  • Evaluates patient results to ensure correlation with the patient’s condition, age, sex , diagnosis and other pertinent clinical data. Issues laboratory reports and reports results to appropriate individuals. Maintains continuity, quality and accuracy of documentation to ensure results are properly and timely reported.
  • Calibrates, standardizes, adjusts, and maintains instruments. Verifies correct instrument operation using established procedures and quality control checks . Recognizes and reacts to indicators of malfunction; locates and implements corrections. Identifies the cause of common problems and makes simple repairs; conducts quality control procedures on equipment, reagents, and products, and maintains proper records for quality control reports. Documents all corrective actions when indicated.
  • Directs and supervises the work of assigned students, phlebotomists, lab assistants and technicians. Reports to Clinical Laboratory Technologist (Medical Technologist) II, Operations Manager, Quality and Safety Manager and Administrative Laboratory Director.

PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS: M - Medium Work - Exerting 20 to 50 pounds of force occasionally, and/or 10 to 25 pounds of force frequently, and/or greater than negligible up to 10 pounds of force constantly to move objects; Requires frequent walking, standing or squatting.

PAY RANGE: $26.50 - $42.00

The listed base pay range is a good faith representation of current potential base pay for successful applicants. It may be modified in the future. Pay is determined by factors including experience, relevant qualifications, specialty, internal equity, location, and contracts.

Rochester Regional Health is an Equal Opportunity / Affirmative Action Employer. Minority/Female/Disability/Veteran
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