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Medical Technologist - St. Peter's Hospital - Full Time

Company: St. Peters Health Partners
Location: Albany
Posted on: June 12, 2021

Job Description:

Employment Type:

Full time

Shift:

Night Shift

Description:

Medical Technologist

If you are looking for a full time, night position (with weekend and holiday rotation), this could be your opportunity. Here at St. Peter's Hospital, a part of St. Peter's Health Partners, we care for more people in more places.

Position Highlights:

  • Recognized leader: Magnet Hospital in the Capital Region
  • Quality of Life: Where career opportunities and quality of life converge
  • Advancement: Strong orientation program, generous tuition allowance and career development

What you will do:

To apply and contribute to the St. Peter's Health Care Services mission and values in performing a variety of clinical laboratory procedures and related duties in one or more laboratory sections following established procedures and protocols, which are used by physicians in the diagnosis and treatment of disease.

Responsibilities:

  • Evaluates test results/microorganism growth for validity within defined protocols and makes appropriate decisions.

  • Keeps up to date on policies, procedures, skills, documentation requirements for continuing education, checklists and successful completion of competency surveys in a timely manner.

  • Maintains correct patient ID throughout testing.

  • Understands the differences and/or limitations age puts on the many aspects of lab testing.

  • Maintains and utilizes cross training skills.

  • Precisely and accurately enters patient/QC results.

  • QA forms are properly completed with all paperwork attached and necessary phone calls.

  • Performs/documents quality control testing, calibration and preventative maintenance as defined by established protocol and takes appropriate remedial action.

  • Understands lab specific monitors and Q.A. program and participates in the evaluation of specialized reports for QC, QA.

  • Performs and documents lot number verification including carryover and advancement, as required.

  • Monitors QC/QA on a regular basis.

  • Takes initiative to perform extensive preventative maintenance and troubleshooting

  • Communicates and documents necessary information to appropriate HCP/staff/supervisors to assure quality health care and ensures the presence of fax comment and/or call statements for critical values and communicable disease documentation when necessary.

  • Utilizes Sunquest functions to appropriately track specimens (overdue, pending logs, etc.).
  • Utilizes the system to retrieve patient/test information and test results (MIQ, IQ, BIQ, ANIQ, etc.).
  • Uses appropriate Sunquest functions to ensure accurate patient/QC results.
  • Uses other Sunquest and Soarian functions as required or indicated.
  • Makes the appropriate credit and/or charge for tests when indicated by protocol.
  • Able to recognize and take appropriate action for Sunquest errors.

What you will need:

  • Bachelor's Degree in Medical Technology

  • NYS CLT license is required.

  • Minimum of 1 year clinical laboratory experience preferred but not required. We will train you!

Trinity Health's Commitment to Diversity and Inclusion

Trinity Health employs about 133,000 colleagues at dozens of hospitals and hundreds of health centers in 22 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.

Trinity Health's 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: St. Peters Health Partners, Albany , Medical Technologist - St. Peter's Hospital - Full Time, Other , Albany, New York

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