Lafayette Regional Health Center is currently looking for a Full time Medical Technologist ASCP.
??? Under the general supervision of the Director/Section Manager/Operations Manager/Lead Technologist performs pre-analytic testing responsibilities including clerical duties, date entry, and specimen processing.
??? Performs moderate complexity and high complexity testing on blood and body fluids as defined by CLIA 1988. Performs post-analytic testing responsibilities including test reporting, verification, investigation of technical, instrumental, and/or physiologic causes of unexpected test results. Monitors quality control. Maintains inventory of supplies and reagents.
??? Maintains non-analytic equipment such as refrigerators, freezers, and centrifuges.
??? Maintains a safe work area.
??? Demonstrates professional work habits, interpersonal skills and great customer service.
??? Participates in performance improvement activities, evaluation of new test methodologies/instrumentation, and management of laboratory data.
??? Correlates abnormal laboratory data with pathologic states to determine validity and/or whether follow-up tests should be performed.
??? Teaches theory and procedures using educational methodology to clinical laboratory science (medical technology) students. Assists with the orientation and training of LTA, LTA, LSC, CLT/MLT, MT Non-registered, and CLS/MT Registered employees.
??? The Medical Technologist provides care for birth to pediatric, pediatric/child patients between 1 to 11 years of age; adolescent patients between 12 to 17 years of age; adult patients between 18 to 64 years; and geriatric patients 65 years and older.
??? This employee may or may not be required to perform specimen collections as defined by their individual competencies.
??? Performs other duties as assigned
Education Requirements : Bachelor degree in laboratory science or related science required OR ""Grandfathered"" as a medical technologist by CLIA 88.
Professional Licensure/Registration/Certifications/Other : MT (ASCP), CLS (NCA), MLS (ASCP) or, as appropriate, BB(ASCP), C(ASCP), I (ASCP), H(ASCP), or M(ASCP) certification or equivalent required OR registry/certification eligible. Registry/certification must be obtained within 1 year of hire.
Experience : Experience preferred
At its founding in 1968, Nashville-based HCA was one of the nation's first hospital companies. Today, we are the nation's leading provider of healthcare services, a company comprised of locally managed facilities that includes about 165 hospitals and 115 freestanding surgery centers in 20 states and England and employing approximately 204,000 people. Approximately four to five percent of all inpatient care delivered in the country today is provided by HCA facilities. Milton Johnson serves as Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of HCA.