General Position Summary: Provides technical assistance in conducting routine & non-routine tests in the treatment and diagnosis of disease. Essential Functions/Major Responsibilities: Performs high volume, routine tests in serology, hematology, chemistry, microbiology, histology, or cytology using validated methods and procedures. Prepares reagents and solutions following standard laboratory formulas and procedures. Collects and processes specimens such as blood, urine, sputum, and other body fluids for analysis. Identifies causes of problems and makes simple corrections by using preset strategies. Performs quality control procedures required for specific tests and records results. Reports any abnormalities found in test procedures and results. Reports findings in writing, orally, or by computer, conforming to hospital guidelines. Calibrates and performs routine maintenance on test equipment, cleans and sterilizes laboratory equipment, glassware and instruments, maintains laboratory supplies; performs routine maintenance on equipment. Adheres to internal controls established for department and hospital. Safeguards the confidentiality of all patient information.
Specific Job Skills: Proficient with Microsoft office suite and hospital laboratory software. Ability to prepare clear, concise reports. Ability to communicate effectively orally and in writing. Ability to read, analyze and interpret practice standards, professional journals, technical procedures and government standards and regulations. Ability to solve moderately complex problems. Ability to work well as a team member. Ability to see small, minute items, to distinguish colors. Manual dexterity to operate monitors, infusion pumps, computers, etc. Physical Abilities: Physical condition commensurate with the demands of the position. Ability to stand for long periods of time. Repetitive use of hands and fingers to grasp, finger and feel. Occasionally stoop, reach and kneel. Ability to lift up to 20 pounds unassisted. Education and/or Experience: Associate's degree or equivalent for MLT and Bachelor's for MLS/MT. No experience required. Must possess certification as a Medical Technologist (MT)/(MLS) or MLT by the American Society of Clinical Pathologists (ASCP). Equal Opportunity Employer Minorities/Women/Veterans/Disabled
Pikes Peak Regional Hospital and Surgery Center is located just outside the “City Above the Clouds,” Woodland Park, Colorado. This new, state-of-the-art community hospital offers the latest in innovative technology with highly trained and committed individuals serving a pristine mountain community. Featuring 15, all private rooms with a view of America’s Mountain, Pikes Peak Regional Hospital truly provides a higher level of healthcare.