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MLT II/MT

Lake Region Healthcare
Fergus Falls

Job Description

The purpose of the MLT position is to perform procedures in all sections of the laboratory. The shift may include days, PMs, and nights.This position requires a trained, specialized individual who has the ability to work under stress in a variety of situations. The MLT works closely with patients, the pathologist, office staff, physicians, nursing service, and other laboratory and hospital personnel. Effective interpersonal and communication skills are essential. The incumbent has access to sensitive, confidential information, and must be able to maintain those confidences.

The purpose of the staff MT position is to perform procedures in all sections of the laboratory when working weekends or alone. May be assigned special duties in addition to staff MT and assume responsibility of a section when the supervisor is absent. Shifts may include days, PMs, and nights. This position requires a highly trained, specialized individual who has the ability to work under stress in a variety of situations. The staff MT works closely with patients including neonatal, pediatric, adolescent, and geriatric age groups, the Pathologist, office staff, physicians, nursing service, and other laboratory and hospital personnel. Effective interpersonal and communication skills are essential. The incumbent has access to sensitive, confidential information and must be able to maintain those confidences. The incumbent establishes the work procedures and priorities within imposed deadlines.

Come join our exciting Laboratory department! Our team is on the front line of diagnosis and we strive to provide exceptional service to the patients we serve. Our staff and our patients benefit from our highly-automated, 24/7 core lab coverage. Our scope of practice is extremely comprehensive, including the following: hematology, coagulation, microbiology, transfusion services, chemistry and special chemistry, urinalysis, cytology, and histology. We also pride ourselves on helping up-and-coming lab professionals get their start by being a training site for phlebotomy and MLT interns. We are looking for hard-working, dedicated individuals to join our team!

Qualifications

High school diploma or equivalent level of education preferred, two years associated science degree or equivalent, prefer laboratory training culminating in National Certification, MLT (ASCP or equivalent). Ability to communicate in English effectively, both orally and in writing. Ability to use a computer. Ability to follow detailed blood collection and lab procedures and train for new procedures as needed.Requires the ability to: perform at an independent level with minimal direction; exercise good judgement and initiative; problem solve, and make decisions in a variety of situations.

MT - A Bachelor of science degree including an internship under the direction of a Pathologist in an approved laboratory. Must possess or be eligible to receive appropriate HHS approved laboratory certification (i.e., ASCP or AMT). (If not currently registered, must pass the registry within the first 90 days of employment.) Ability to communicate effectively in English, both orally and in writing. Ability to follow detailed blood collection and lab procedures. Ability to assist in the research and development of new lab procedures as required by pathologist and technical supervisor.

Employment Type

Casual

Contact Email

tjdefiel@lrhc.org

Schedule

Day/PM Shifts with rotating weekends.

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