Company Info

Southeast Colorado Hospital District

373 E 10th Ave
Springfield, CO, United States

Phone: 719-523-4501
Web Site: www.sechosp.org

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Laboratory Technician- MT or MLT


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Category:

Medical Technologist

Title:

Laboratory Technician- MT or MLT

Location:

Springfield, CO, United States 

Zip Code:

81073
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Job Views:

942

Employment Type:

Full time

Salary:

per hour

# of Beds:

23
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Job Requirements:

MLT ASCP certified or equivalent within six months of hire. Proficient in General Chemistry, Hematology, Urinalysis, Coagulation, ABGs, Urine Microbiology, Spot Testing and General Blood Banking. Must be computer proficient.  Certification in illegal drug collection within 1 year of hire date. EMR knowledgeable preferred.

Job Description:

Use techniques specified in procedure manuals for analysis of patient specimens to include urine, blood, sputum, feces and other biological fluids. Receives written (LIS) or Laboratory request and verbal requests from physicians or nursing staff for routine Hospital, ALZ and LTC or stat order for ER. Collects and receives specimens for the laboratory either from a patient or from other staff. Performs chemical, serological, bacteriological, hematological and microscopic tests to obtain data for use in the diagnosis and treatment of disease. Set up urine cultures, and does other miscellaneous microbiology testing. Performs transfusion testing, including ABO/RH types and cross-match to ascertain compatibility. Draws and performs arterial blood gases. Performs electrocardiograms. Checks Quality control values to ensure accuracy of testing and report problems to Laboratory manager. Calibrates and maintain laboratory equipment such as chemistry, hematology, and coagulation analyzers. Reports any special circumstances or critical to the provider and blood bank to the Pathologist. Processes and report test (Clia Waived, Moderate and High complexity) result in a timely manner. Performs Proficiency testing when assigned. Performs clerical functions as needed and any designated functions assigned by the Laboratory manager. Able to take call for some nights, weekdays, weekends, holidays, i.e. able to rotate “call-back” besides regular schedule time and share rotating week-end calls.

Job ID:

30613