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Medical Laboratory Technician (MLT)

St. Francis Regional Medical Center

St. Francis Regional Medical Center

Shakopee, MN, USA
Posted on Thursday, October 19, 2023

Number of Job Openings Available:

1

Date Posted:

October 06, 2023

Department:

72466301 St Francis Lab

Shift:

Day/Night (United States of America)

Shift Length:

Hours Per Week:

32

Union Contract:

SEIU-8-St Francis Technical

Weekend Rotation:

Every Other

Job Summary:

Key Position Details:

  • Position is a combination of day and night shifts
  • Every other weekend rotation
  • Schedule is primarily days, rotating on nights 2 weekends out of 6, and support vacation coverage on night shift.
  • **Night shift performance maintenance and quality control on all instrumentation.

Job Description:

  • Performs routine and complex laboratory procedures.
    • Performs waived, moderate and highly complex analytical tests.
    • Evaluates results for accuracy and resolves test problems.
    • Recognizes, communicates, and documents results that require action.
    • Follows all federal regulations including CAP, OSHA, COLA, CLIA, and HIPAA.
    • Performs and documents required & advanced instrument maintenance, and quality control; takes appropriate remedial action.
  • Customer service and patient order management.
    • Greets patients, performs check-in process, and responds to patients needs.
    • Evaluates patient orders for completeness and follows up as needed.
    • Manages patient orders to ensure adherence to regulatory and billing requirements.
    • Performs scheduling, ordering, and releasing patient's orders in the electronic medical record.
  • Collection and processing of specimens.
    • Reviews orders and verifies patient identification.
    • Instructs customers on collection, procedures and protocols.
    • Identifies and uses appropriate collection method to obtain samples for testing (venipuncture or capillary puncture).
    • Collects samples and labels specimens.
    • Evaluates acceptability of specimens.
    • Performs processing of specimens.
  • Administrative duties.
    • Participates in departmental or system wide meetings, projects, or committees as required.
    • Performs various clerical duties.
  • Education, Regulatory, and Safety.
    • Participates in the training of employees and students.
    • Performs proficiency testing as assigned.
  • CLIA Defined Responsibilities:
    • § 493.1425 Standard; Testing personnel responsibilities. Moderate complexity.
    • § 493.1495 Standard; Testing personnel responsibilities.
  • Other duties as assigned.

Required Qualifications

  • Associate's or Vocational degree in a related laboratory field including clinical rotations or equivalent routes


Preferred Qualifications

  • Laboratory or Medical Laboratory experience


Licenses/Certifications

  • ASCP or AMT laboratory certification preferred. If not currently certified, must obtain certification within 180 days of hire

Physical Demands
Light Work:
Lifting weight Up to 20 lbs. occasionally, Up to 10 lbs. frequently