Medical Technologist/ Medical Laboratory Technician
Granite County Medical Center
A healthcare facility in peaceful Granite County, Montana is looking to employ one full-time Medical Technologist/ Medical Laboratory Technician. This facility is seeking a qualified individual who can begin working as soon as possible. If you would like to get away from the busy city and embrace the peaceful countryside, this is the perfect job opportunity for you. Granite County is beautiful and full of potential. For those who wish to apply, a Montana license is required within 60 days of hire. New graduates and MT/MLTs with previous experience may apply. Phlebotomy skills are required for this position. This is a 7 on/7 off, full time, day shift opening with hours between 8am-5pm, Thursday to Thursday, with on-call hours during the 7 day rotation (however, call is minimal).
Follow the laboratory’s procedures for handling specimens, processing tests, analyzing tests, and reporting and maintaining records of patient results;
Maintain records that demonstrate that PT samples are tested in the same manner as patient samples;
Adhere to the laboratory’s QC policies, and document all QC activities, instrument and procedural calibrations, and maintenance performed;
Follow the laboratory’s established corrective action policies and procedures whenever test systems are not within the laboratory’s established acceptable levels of performance;
Be capable of identifying problems that may adversely affect test results and either must correct the problems or immediately notify the technical consultant, clinical consultant or director; and
Document all corrective actions taken when test systems deviate from the laboratory’s established performance specifications.
Preferred Experience : MT/MLT with at least 1 year of experience in a clinical laboratory setting
Individuals who have earned an associate’s degree in chemical, physical, biological or medical technology from an accredited institution with laboratory experience.
High school graduates or equivalents who have successfully completed an official, military medical laboratory procedures course of at least 50 weeks duration and have held the military enlisted occupational specialty of medical laboratory specialist (laboratory technician).
Individuals who have earned an academic high school diploma or equivalent; and have documented training “appropriate” for the testing performed prior to their performance. Individual must demonstrate proficiency in the following skills:
-Understanding proper specimen collection, including applicable patient preparation,
labeling, handling, preservation or fixation, processing or preparation, transportation, and
storage of specimens
-Ability to implement all standard laboratory procedures
-Ability to perform each test method and operate each instrument properly
-Ability to perform instrument maintenance, troubleshooting, and calibration as required
-Has a working knowledge of reagent storage and stability
-Understanding and ability to implement all quality control policies and procedures
-Awareness of factors that can influence test results
-Ability to assess and verify the validity of patient test results through the evaluation of
quality control values prior to reporting test results