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Medical Lab Scientist - Contingent - Trinity Health Oakland

Company: Saint Joseph Mercy Health System
Location: Pontiac
Posted on: September 16, 2022

Job Description:

Employment Type: Part time Shift: Evening Shift Description: GENERAL SUMMARY AND PURPOSE: Under general supervision, performs qualitative and quantitative laboratory tests on patient specimens, according to established standards and practices. Analyzes test results and prepares samples for testing. Is knowledgeable of the principles and clinical significance involved in test procedures and uses this expertise daily. Demonstrates unit/area-designated competencies. SKILLS, KNOWLEDGE, EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE: Education

  • Baccalaureate degree from an accredited college, or university in Medical Technology, or equivalent work/education, experience, or related science required.
  • Medical Technologist (MT)/Medical Laboratory Technician (MLT) - ASCP, or NCLS certification preferred. Experience
    • Minimum of 1 year experience in a clinical laboratory preferred. ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS: Follows established procedures and policies to perform all tests, pertinent to the section to which assigned. Records and/or enters into laboratory computer results of tests performed and advises supervisor spurious, unusual or highly abnormal results before release of results for reporting. Reports results of tests ordered stat and highly abnormal or unexpected results in a timely manner and according to established policies and procedures. Compares test results with previous patient test results when indicated, calling attention of supervisor or pathologist to unusual fluctuations. Performs required quality control and equipment maintenance and calibrates and operates laboratory equipment used in performance of the tests pertinent to the section) to which assigned. Notifies appropriate personnel of problems such as unacceptable specimens, equipment malfunctions, and quality control aberrations, in accordance with department policy on procedure. Prepares standards, reagents, and other materials used in testing. Contacts nursing unit or client office personnel with regard to results and for clarification of requests and other routine problems which may arise. Actively participates in department and section meetings, continuing education, in-service and quality assurance program. Provides quality patient care by considering the age specific, developmental and cultural needs through competent clinical practice. Demonstrates unit/area competencies. Assists in training of technologists, technicians, lab assistants, clerical staff and others. Assumes Tech- in- Charge duties, as assigned. Performs other duties as assigned. Maintains good rapport and cooperative relationships. Approaches conflict in a constructive manner. Helps to identify problems, offer solutions, and participate in their resolution. Maintains the confidentiality of information acquired pertaining to patient, physicians, associates, and visitors to St. Joseph Mercy Health System. Discusses patient and hospital information only among appropriate personnel in appropriately private places. Behaves in accordance with the Mission, Vision and Values of SJMHS. Assumes responsibility for performance of job duties in the safest possible manner, to assure personal safety and that of coworkers, and to report all preventable hazards and unsafe practices immediately to management. Our Commitment to Diversity and Inclusion
      Trinity Health is a family of 115,000 colleagues and nearly 26,000 physicians and clinicians across 25 states. Because we serve diverse populations, our colleagues are trained to recognize the cultural beliefs, values, traditions, language preferences, and health practices of the communities that we serve and to apply that knowledge to produce positive health outcomes. We also recognize that each of us has a different way of thinking and perceiving our world and that these differences often lead to innovative solutions. Our dedication to diversity includes a unified workforce (through training and education, recruitment, retention, and development), commitment and accountability, communication, community partnerships, and supplier diversity.

Keywords: Saint Joseph Mercy Health System, Pontiac , Medical Lab Scientist - Contingent - Trinity Health Oakland, Healthcare , Pontiac, Michigan

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