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Conducts or supports laboratory testing to aid in diagnosis and
treatment of disease. Ensures proficiency and accuracy in all
aspects of laboratory testing. Follows established policies and
procedures. Qualified as CLIA General Supervisor .
Demonstrates proficiency, competency, and understanding of
fundamental principles of clinical laboratory procedures and
performs testing with precision and accuracy. Performs and reports
test results for waived, moderate, and high complexity clinical
laboratory procedures as assigned and as outlined in the standard
operating procedure (SOP) manuals. Escalates discrepancies to
appropriate individual. Operates computerized laboratory data
systems/applications as assigned. Reviews pending work using
established protocol. Assures proper retention of all specimens.
Uses the correct policies and procedures in the collection,
labeling, handling and processing of all specimens. Verifies
identification of the patient, specimen, and results. Evaluates
specimen integrity based on department standard operating
Participates in Quality Control (QC) and Quality Management (QM)
for area assigned. Evaluates QC results for acceptability and
notifies the appropriate individual of unresolved issues. Performs
lookback if required. Monitors supply/reagent inventory and uses
laboratory resources efficiently. Documents receipt and opening of
a supply. Monitors expiration dates of all supplies and follows
Effectively operates laboratory instrumentation. Identifies real
and potential situations or detects equipment malfunctions.
Investigates and resolves technical problems, consults the
appropriate individual as needed. Troubleshoots the problem with
appropriate individual or service representative and documents
appropriately. Performs and documents maintenance and
function/operational checks on instrumentation.
Complies with Policies and Procedures of Prisma Health.
Understands and complies with standards and conditions set forth by
various governmental and accrediting agencies in assigned
operational area. Performs competency assessments as assigned.
Maintains a safe and clean working environment and responds
immediately to safety violations. Supports Prisma Health system and
campus financial, customer service, and quality initiatives in a
positive and productive manner. (moved this sentence to #6) suggest
removing first sentence, covered elsewhere.
Employs good organizational talents and prioritizes tasks
appropriately. Recognizes customer satisfaction issues and
responds/escalates appropriately. Assumes responsibility for
operation of the section in absence of supervisor/lead
technologist. Instructs students, new team members, laboratory
support staff, and hospital personnel in procedure, technique, and
theory. May take part in the interview process of job applicants.
Willingly performs and completes team assignments. Participates in
work unit action plans and supports department-based goals and
initiatives which contribute to the success of Prisma Health..
Communicates effectively in person, by phone, and in writing.
Maintains open communication with laboratory leaders, pathologists,
and fellow team members. Communicates pertinent information
including critical values to other members of the healthcare team
and performs required documentation. Uses positive and professional
interpersonal skills to educate/support laboratory customers.
Promotes individual professional growth and development by
meeting requirements for mandatory and non mandatory continuing
education; accesses training needs and participates in Continuing
Education (CE) programs annually.
Completes all required 6 month and annual competencies in
required time frame and participates in proficiency testing as
This is a non-management job that will report to a supervisor,
manager, director, or executive.
Associate's Degree in a laboratory science or medical
2 years of technical experience post training in high complexity
MLT (ASCP) or MLT (ASCP)cm or MLT (AMT)
In Lieu Of The Above Minimum Requirements
Team members employed in this job prior to July 1, 2020 are
grandfathered under prior educational and experience requirements.
In addition, team members must be certification eligible and will
have one year to obtain required certification.
Other Required Skills and Experience
Basic computer skills required
Knowledge of laboratory and office equipment (fax/copier)
Data entry required
Mathematical skills required
Day (United States of America)
1510 Richland Hospital
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