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The Methodist Hospitals MED TECHNOLOGISTII-RAPID RESP in Gary, Indiana

Performs STAT and routine laboratory testing, which includes all necessary clerical and technical functions by following general and specific technical policies and procedures. Assists the supervisor in various management functions and works as a Charge Tech when needed.

PRINCIPAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES(*Essential Functions)

  • Performs all moderate and highly complex laboratory procedures.

  • Performs routine and preventive maintenance procedures and troubleshooting as necessary.

  • Performs instrument assays and calibration as required. May be assigned key operator role.

  • Performs Quality Control Procedures and evaluates Q.C. data.

  • Participates in CMS Mandated Proficiency Testing and Educational Requirements.

  • Follows Laboratory / Hospital Policies, Procedures, Practices, and Protocols as intended. Performs Periodic Review of Policies and Procedures as required.

  • Oversees MLT Students Clinical Rotation as assigned.

  • Participates in Inventory Management and Optimal Resource Utilization.

  • Assists in collecting data for the Performance Improvement Plan.

  • Assists in evaluation of new Testing Protocols.

  • Prepares department's Schedules and Work Assignments as needed.

  • Assists in Competency Assessment Program at the discretion of the Medical Director.

  • Assists in Various Management Functions and works as a Charge Tech when needed.

JOB SPECIFICATIONS(Minimum Requirements)

KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS, AND ABILITIES

  • Demonstrated oral and written communication skills.

  • Excellent interpersonal skills.

  • Ability to work independently and in a team environment.

  • Ability to maintain competency to perform moderate and high complexity testing accurately and in a timely fashion.

  • Ability to trouble shoot and resolve instrument related problems.

EDUCATION, EXPERIENCE, CERTIFICATIONS, & ASSESSMENTS

  • Bachelors Degree in Medical Technology or related sciences from an accredited institution.* (*Employees who have been working as lab techs prior to the effective CLIA date (1988) and have passed the HEW certification can be considered eligible to meet the educational and certification requirement.)

  • Two Years Experience in a Clinical Laboratory setting Required

  • Professional Certification Required*: MT (ASCP), CLS (NCA), or equivalent

  • Professional assessment of training and experience to be conducted by the Medical Director

STANDARDS OF BEHAVIOR

Meets the Standards of Behavior as outlined in Personnel Policy and Procedure #1, Employee Relations Code.

CONFIDENTIALITY/HIPAA/CORPORATE COMPLIANCE

Demonstrates knowledge of procedures for protecting and maintaining security, confidentiality and integrity of employee, patient, family, organizational and other medical information. Understands and supports the commitment of Methodist Hospitals in adhering to federal, state and local laws, rules and regulations governing ethical business practices for healthcare providers.

DISCLAIMER - The above statements are intended to describe the general nature and level of work being performed by people assigned to this job. The statements are not intended to be construed as an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, duties and skills required.

ID: 2020-6140

Street: 600 Grant St

FTE: 0.5

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