Fairview Health Services  Medical Laboratory Technician in Twin Cities, Minnesota

JobTitle Medical Laboratory Technician

Specialty Laboratory

Location Fairview Lakes Medical Center

Department Labs - Acute Care

Hours per 2 weeks 80

Shift Rotating evening/night

Date Posted 04/04/2018

Job Number 18-72190

Job Description:

This Medical Laboratory Technician position is a Evening/Night rotation, including weekend and scheduled holidays. This position involves working in an Acute Care Laboratory that includes Hematology, Chemistry, Coagulation, Urinalysis, Blood Bank and Microbiology, and Specimen Collection.

The Medical Laboratory Technician performs waived, moderate or high complexity testing as defined by CLIA '88. The MLT possesses working knowledge of the clinical laboratory and performs routine clinical laboratory analyses, recognizes problems, identifies basic causes and makes corrections using established protocols. The MLT correlates data based on knowledge of technical and instrumental conditions affecting test results and performs quality control procedures within established parameters. The MLT collaborates with the customers of the laboratory to promote customer satisfaction. The MLT works independently under general supervision.

Job Qualifications:

Graduate from a Medical Technician program (2years) with an Associates degree in Clinical Laboratory Science which includes the completion of a clinical intership or equivalent routes as specified in CLIA.

Applicant should possess or be eligible to receive appropriate HHS approved laboratory certification (ASCP, or AMT). If not certified at the time of hire, must obtain certification within 1 year of eligibility/hire. Prefer a minimum of 1 year as MLT. Good phlebotomy skills. Demonstrate the ability to work under stress in a variety of situations. Ability to exercise independent judgment. Demonstrate manual dexterity. Interpersonal skills necessary to provide care and directions. Should be albe to lift heavy objects, standing, walking and bending for long periods of time.

About Fairview Health Services

Fairview Health Services (fairview.org) is an award-winning, nonprofit health system providing exceptional care across the full spectrum of health care services. Joined by HealthEast in June 2017, Fairview is one of the most comprehensive and geographically accessible systems in the state, with 11 hospitals—including an academic medical center and long-term care hospital—serving the greater Twin Cities metro area and north-central Minnesota.

Its broad continuum also includes 56 primary care clinics, specialty clinics, senior living communities, retail and specialty pharmacies, pharmacy benefit management services, rehabilitation centers, counseling and home health care services, medical transportation, an integrated provider network and health insurer PreferredOne. In partnership with the University of Minnesota, Fairview’s 32,000 employees and 2,400 affiliated providers embrace innovation to drive a healthier future through healing, discovery and education.

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All qualified applicants will receive consideration without regard to any lawfully protected status.