Laboratory Testing Personnel-MLT,CLT - Southern Oregon Coast
Note: There are currently multiple full-time and per diem positions on both day, evening and night shifts in the Curry General Hospital (Gold Beach) and Curry Medical Center (Brookings).
●Perform all aspects of patient care in a laboratory environment that optimizes patient safety with minimal medical/health care errors. Verify questionable results or samples and repeat procedure as necessary. Demonstrate ability to function in all areas of the clinical laboratory including blood bank, chemistry, hematology, microbiology, serology/immunology, and urinalysis. Perform routine phlebotomy services as needed.
●Follows the laboratory's procedures for specimen handling and processing, test analyses, reporting, and maintaining records of patient test results accurately and efficiently. Keeps work area clean and orderly.
●Adheres to laboratory quality assurance and quality control procedures. Documents all quality control testing, maintenance and calibration performed. Follow the procedures when quality control is not within the established acceptable level of performance.
●Documents all corrective action taken when the test systems deviates from the established performance specifications.
●Serves as technical resource by participating in staff training; answering questions of other professionals; participating in educational opportunities; reading professional publications; maintaining personal networks; participating in professional organizations.
●Identifies and communicates abnormal patient conditions by alerting supervisory personnel, the pathologist, the patient physician, or nurse; reporting mandated information to the public health department or other designated officials.
●Maintains medical laboratory supplies inventory by checking stock to determine inventory level; anticipating needed supplies; placing and expediting orders for supplies; verifying receipt of supplies.
●Contributes to a safe and secure environment for patients, visitors, physicians and co-workers by following established standards and procedures; complying with legal regulations.
●Maintains patient confidence by keeping laboratory information confidential.
●Serves and protects the network community by adhering to professional standards, network policies and procedures, federal, state, and local requirements.
●Enhances laboratory services and hospital reputation by accepting ownership for accomplishing new and different requests; exploring opportunities to add value to job accomplishments.
●Other duties as assigned to support the needs of the department and in accordance with Curry Health Network's Mission, Vision and Shared Values.
Minimum Education & Experience:
●Associates degree in medical laboratory technology/laboratory science or chemical, physical, biological science (MLT/CLT or MLS/MT/CLS) with ASCP or AMT certification.
●Experience in an acute patient care environment.
Required Knowledge, Skills & Abilities:
●Excellent interpersonal, communication, and organizational skills; able to communicate effectively in English, both verbally and in writing.
●Ability to successfully and positively interact with providers and employees at all levels throughout the organization and the public.
●The skills required for proper specimen collection, including patient preparation, if applicable, labeling, handling, preservation or fixation, processing or preparation, transportation and storage of specimens.
●Ability to commute between 3 campuses in Brookings, Gold Beach and Port Orford.
●A working knowledge of reagent stability and storage.
●The skills required to implement quality control policies and procedures of the laboratory.
●An awareness of the factors that influence test results, and the skills required to assess and verify the validity of patient test results through the evaluation of quality control sample values prior to reporting patient test results.
Curry Health Network (a dba of Curry Health District) is comprised of a hospital and several medical clinics located on the southern Oregon coast. Curry Health Network is an Oregon special health district, a form of local government and municipal corporation that has been granted 501(c)(3) status by the Internal Revenue Service, and as such, has the exemptions and rights that such status affords.
Curry General Hospital in Gold Beach, a critical access hospital and the sole hospital in Curry County, is your community hospital and Curry Medical Practice offers primary and specialty care and is located within the hospital. Curry Medical Center in Brookings offers primary, specialty and same day care services in addition to 24/7 emergency department services. Primary care services are also available at Curry Family Medical, our medical clinic which serves Port Orford. Curry Health Network is committed to providing high quality health care with service excellence, close to home.
Position Type : Full Time
Shift : Other