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Medical Technologist

Company: Fairview Range
Location: Hibbing
Posted on: August 6, 2022

Job Description:

Overview:
**Sign on bonus available** -Fairview Range is looking for a Medical Technologist (MT) or Medical Lab Scientist (MLS) to join our hospital lab team in Hibbing, MN. The hospital lab at Fairview Range provides 24/7 support for Fairview Range Medical Center and the Fairview Mesaba Clinics. We are a CAP accredited, highly complex lab with a fully functional microbiology lab including molecular testing, and have on-site pathology support. We're proud to offer a collaboration with the M Health Fairview laboratory systems, which allows our patients local access to a more extensive array of lab services. -The MLS/MT functions independently in performing all major work responsibilities of professional laboratory practice. A MLS/MT performs a wide variety of complex diagnostic and therapeutic testing, and acts as a resource for problem resolution and interpretation of results. The MLS/MT correlates data based on clinical knowledge, technical expertise, and other conditions affecting test results. The MLS/MT collaborates with the customers of the laboratory to promote customer satisfaction. The MLS/MT participates in laboratory improvement activities. This position is 72-80 hours per two weeks, working 8-hour and 12-hour shifts. Shifts include Days, Evenings, Nights, and every other weekend. -Fairview Range is an affiliate of M Health Fairview, a partnership of Fairview Health Services, the University of Minnesota, and M Physicians. Together, we offer access to breakthrough medical research and specialty expertise as part of a continuum of care that reaches all ages and health needs. The most comprehensive health care network in northeastern Minnesota, Fairview Range includes Fairview Range Medical Center, Fairview Mesaba Clinics (with locations in Hibbing, Nashwauk, and Mountain Iron), Fairview Range Home Care and Hospice, and Fairview Transportation Services. -About this department:CAP accredited. Lab consists of chemistry, urinalysis, hematology, coagulation, transfusion medicine including antibody identification, microbiology, histology, cytology, and pathology.Part of multidisciplinary care team supporting each inpatient department.Lab staff include MLS/MT, HT, MLT, and LCT as well as tech specialists in various lab sections.Keywords: MLS, MT, medical lab scientist, medical technologist, lab

Responsibilities/Job Description:
Collect and process biological specimens with appropriate technique following established Standard Operating Procedures (SOP).Perform testing analysis and verify assay/analyzer performance according to SOP in an efficient, cost effective manner. Any combination of the following areas may be included: Hematology, Coagulation, Microbiology, Serology, Immunology, Immunohematology, Chemistry, Special Chemistry, Urinalysis, Phlebotomy.Explaining test procedures when applicable to patients in a manner geared to gain cooperation and relieve anxiety about the procedure.Acts as a resource for problem solving, corrective action and troubleshooting for lab procedures and unexpected events in lab operations.Participates in the lab Performance Improvement program by collecting data, reviewing the results and implementing corrective action recommendations.

Qualifications:
Required:Bachelor's Degree in related laboratory field including the related lab practicum or equivalent routes as specified in CLIA '88.Preferred:Three years experience in a clinical laboratory.Bachelor's in Medical Laboratory or Medical TechnologyMLS(ASCP)CM or MT (ASCP) prior to Jan 1, 2004.

Keywords: Fairview Range, Duluth , Medical Technologist, Healthcare , Hibbing, Minnesota

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