Med Lab Tech/ Medical Tech- Cancer Center, Full Time: Days
Company: Palmetto Health
Posted on: June 12, 2021
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Conducts routine and stat laboratory tests for use in diagnosis
and treatment of disease, and performs related duties, following
established standards and practices under limited supervision.
- Performs analyses using appropriate procedures with precision
and accuracy. Operates instruments and equipment accurately, using
established protocol and QC. Evaluates the results obtained from
patient and QC samples to assure validity before reporting values.
Appropriately researches delta flags. Records and reports results
correctly and legibly. Recognizes abnormal or unusual test results.
- Uses correct technique, policy, and protocol in collection and
process of all specimens. Verifies ID of patient, specimen and
results. Properly aliquots specimens. Properly labels specimens
with appropriate information. Uses correct alternate patient ID
procedures if hospital armband is not available (RN ID, use of
Typenex bracelets, etc.).15%
- Instructs new employees, students and residents at the bench in
procedure, technique and theory. Documents proficiency utilizing
individual checklists. Informs section leader or section manager in
a timely manner of problems noted in an individual's training
- Restocks an item in use, assuring its availability to the next
person/shift. Maintains work area in a clean, orderly manner.
Documents consistently receipt and opening of a supply. Monitors
expiration dates of all supplies and reagents and follows
established protocol. 10%
- Reviews pending log, OSR, worksheets, etc. for accuracy and
completeness of work. Takes appropriate action as needed. Assures
proper retention of all specimens for their designated time.
Properly completes CMR in a timely manner. Leaves documentation
(IRA, etc.) for appropriate manager. 10%
- Observes and responds correctly and immediately to safety
violations and safety drills. Reports and documents immediately
personal exposure to hazardous or infectious situations. Uses lab
biosafety levels, universal precautions guidelines and available
safety equipment when needed. Assures patient safety is maintained
throughout collection/procedure (bed rails are returned to the
original position, all phlebotomy equipment is removed, and all
bleeding has stopped). Obeys all patient precautions at bedside or
noted on order. 10%
- Employs good organizational talents and prioritizes tasks.
Utilizes time efficiently. Reports results in a timely manner.
Consistently observes meal and break periods according to workload
and schedule; assesses appropriate times to take breaks. 10%
- Reports critical values according to Laboratory policy and
documents verbal reports. Documents read-back of verbal
- Documents personal CE attendance and presentations (1 = std not
met; 2 = std met; 3 = 1.5 times std; expected hours per year same
for all: FT, PT, PRN). 5%
- Completes all objectives from previous evaluation. 5%
- Completes all required 6-month and annual competencies in
required time frame with documentation in personnel file. 5%
Associate's Degree or equivalent Medical Laboratory Technology
Program Degree that meets ASCP or AMT requirements
In lieu of
Bachelor's degree in combination with a certificate/diploma in
Medical Laboratory Science or completion of a 50 week U.S. military
medical laboratory training course (per DD214).
Day (United States of America)
Cancer Centers - Eastside
1008 Greenville Memorial Hospital
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