Medical Technologist - St. Peter's Hospital - Full Time
Company: St. Peters Health Partners
Posted on: June 12, 2021
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.
- Recognized leader: Magnet Hospital in the Capital Region
- Quality of Life: Where career opportunities and quality of life
- 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.
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,
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
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
- Uses other Sunquest and Soarian functions as required or
- Makes the appropriate credit and/or charge for tests when
indicated by protocol.
- Able to recognize and take appropriate action for Sunquest
What you will need:
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
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.
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