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Medical Lab Technician - Gouverneur 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.

SUMMARY:
Under the supervision of a Medical Technologist, performs a wide variety of laboratory procedures in all specialty areas within the lab in accordance with the defined scope of practice, federal and state laws and regulations, accreditation requirements and certification standards; insures all required information and documentation are accurately, timely and correctly submitted.

We are seeking dedicated healthcare professionals to join our team at Gouverneur Hospital. If you are passionate about making a difference in the lives of patients and want to contribute to a dynamic healthcare environment, this is the opportunity for you. Your role will be integral in delivering high-quality care and ensuring the well-being of our community members. Gouverneur Hospital is certified for 25 beds and services include inpatient detox, substance use disorder rehabilitation, emergency care, imaging and EKG’s, physical therapy, and respiratory therapy.

STATUS: Per diem

LOCATION: Gouverneur Hospital

DEPARTMENT: Laboratory Services

SCHEDULE: 8hr shifts

ATTRIBUTES

  • REQUIRED: New York State Department of Education License or Limited Permit as a Clinical Laboratory Technician. ​

  • Prior laboratory experience preferred

RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Provides service excellence to internal and external customers through office reception practices, communication management practices, professionally managing customer needs and concerns tasks, anticipating and responding to customer requests, or making active referral to subject matter expert/decision-maker that can fulfill the customer’s request. Establishes priorities and sets own schedule to accomplish assigned.

  • Conveys laboratory information accurately, Coordinates absences from the work area to minimize work flow disruptions, Answers phone calls voluntarily, promptly and pleasantly, Records and communicates messages accurately and completely, Informs supervisor of trends, problems or unusual situations, Interacts with all clients in a manner compatible with laboratory goals, and Interacts with colleagues in a manner that promotes a cooperative work environment

  • Prepares stains, reagents solutions accurately, Obtains and prepares specimens for testing, Follows procedures to perform tests with expected accuracy and precision, Accurately performs routine testing, Recognizes test results which fall outside established limits and follows established procedures to confirm, Adapts and evaluates new or existing procedures for use within the division, Meets established expectations for turn-around time, Uses judgment to evaluate results before reporting, Enters or transcribes information accurately.

  • Quality Management: Performs quality assurance procedures and documents quality control, Performs and documents preventive maintenance, Recognizes quality control discrepancies and takes appropriate action, Recognizes and corrects instrument and procedure discrepancies, Reports discrepancies and actions to the section supervisor, Recommends system changes to improve processes.

  • Maintains professional and departmental growth: Acquires yearly continuing education credits as described in the laboratory policy, Reviews department procedures and policy updates, Attends and contributes to departmental meetings, Completes special assignments in a satisfactory manner, Demonstrates willingness to learn and perform new procedures, Contributes to procedure manuals and policies by recommending and/or writing revisions.

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: $25.64 - $32.74

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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