Sanford Health MLT or MLS - Core Lab in Sheldon, Iowa
Job Title: MLT or MLS | Core Lab | Sheldon
Department : Hospital Core Lab - Sheldon
Job Schedule: Full Time
Hours Per Shift: 8 hr
Responsible for pre-analytical, analytical, and post-analytical phases of testing.
Follows standard operating procedures and ensures laboratory safety, quality and regulatory requirements are met. Serves as a laboratory resource to other health care personnel and collaborates with other departments across the enterprise. Demonstrates critical and independent judgment in decision-making and problem-solving. Performs other related duties as assigned.
Works with quality assurance methods, tools and techniques. Understands the importance of documenting patient health information. Seeks opportunities to help others learn as teacher, coach, and mentor. Promotes organizational learning through knowledge management, training and development, and sharing key experiences. Presents a professional image, especially when dealing with customers. Identifies available resources and support systems for troubleshooting. Displays strong personal commitment to organizational success, inspiring others to commit to shared goals. Collects medical specimens with strict adherence to established procedures and test requisitions. Adheres to relevant policies and ethics for clinical laboratory testing. Adheres to established internal standards and procedures abstracted from Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act (HIPAA).
The Sheldon laboratory is part of a 25-bed critical access hospital in northwest Iowa. We service multiple providers and three outlying clinics. We have many senior care facilities we proved care for as well as OB and pediatric practices. We provide services to many visiting specialists and doctors from surrounding communities. Our laboratory provides testing in hematology, chemistry, coagulation, blood bank, serology, and limited microbiology. Our team works well together and has a small town family feel. Sheldon is a quiet community with many recreational opportunities, a community college, a great school system, and new housing and large community center. This is a full-time position working 64 hours every two weeks. Shifts will include days, evenings, and nights. Weekend rotation is currently every third working 12 hour shifts. Holiday rotation is currently two a year.
MLT: Associates degree in Laboratory Science
required. Possess a national certification for Medical Laboratory Technician
(MLT) or Clinical Laboratory Technician (CLT) through an approved Health and
Human Services (HHS) agency, for example American Society for Clinical Pathology
(ASCP); or be registry eligible. Registry eligible candidates must successfully
complete the Board of Registry examination within 12 months of employment. If
working in North Dakota (ND), must be licensed or have a provisional license,
by the ND Board of Clinical Laboratory Practice. Maintain continuing education
credits equivalent to the state requirements as needed for license and
certifications. May be required to have Basic Life Support (BLS) certification.
MLS: Bachelor’s degree in laboratory or
biological sciences required. Possess a national certification for Medical
Laboratory Scientist (MLS) through an approved Health and Human Services (HHS)
agency, for example American Society for Clinical Pathology (ASCP) or be registry
eligible. Certification as a Medical Technologist (MT) also acceptable.
Registry eligible candidates must successfully complete the Board of Registry
examination within 12 months of employment. If working in North Dakota (ND),
must be licensed by the ND Board of Clinical Laboratory Practice. Maintain
continuing education credits equivalent to the state requirements as needed for
license and certifications. May be required to have Basic Life Support (BLS)
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Job Function: Allied Health
Job Schedule: Full Time
Req Number: WD15218