UPMC Medical Lab Technician in New Castle, Pennsylvania
UPMC Jameson is excited to be hiring a full-time Medical Lab Technician!
In this role you would provide for the accurate performance of routine and STAT laboratory testing. These tests are used in the diagnosis and treatment of patients and in the evaluation of a patient's response to treatment. The Medical Laboratory Technician applies competent clinical knowledge to achieve accurate clinical testing which leads to quality patient care outcomes. The Medical Laboratory Technician works in conjunction with and under the supervision of the Medical Technologists.
Demonstrates dependability, reliability, and independent judgement recognizing priorities to accommodate department needs and acceptance of appropriate authority
Establishes and maintains good rapport and cooperative relationship with medical staff, co-workers, supervisors and others
Exhibits integrity, courtesy, and respect for others
Maintains a safe work environment utilizing proper safety precautions
Maintains confidentiality of hospital and department information with no infractions
Maintains laboratory equipment by daily performance of routine maintenance procedures; maintains supplies of reagents in stock and prepared; performs trouble shooting procedures and calls services
Maintains professional, pleasant, and effective communications both internally and externally
Obtains blood specimens from the Nursing Units, Emergency Services and Outpatient Laboratory
Performs and documents quality control according to established protocols
Performs routine and stat laboratory analyses utilizing standard equipment and adhering to department policy and procedure manuals
Prepares specimens for processing and testing upon arrival to the laboratory
Presents self in a positive manner reflected by personal attire and etiquette
Promotes the hospital's image and maintains a positive and helpful attitude toward employees, physicians,visitors, and the community to enhance the hospital's reputation as a health care center
Provides treatment and care appropriate to the ages of patients
Associate degree in a laboratory science or Medical Laboratory Technology (MLT) from an accredited institution,
OR certification from an accredited Clinical Laboratory Assistant (CLA) program,
OR Bachelor of Science degree from an accredited college/university with a major in biological, chemical, physical, or clinical laboratory science AND ASCP preferred,
OR a certified training military program AND ASCP prefereed,
OR equivalent education and experience as defined by CLIA 88 for individuals performing high complexity testing.
Prefer minimum 1 years experience in a hospital laboratory.
Need to know Medical terminology and laboratory information system.
Licensure, Certifications, and Clearances:
Medical Laboratory Technician (MLT(ASCP)) or Clinical Laboratory Assistant (CLA) certification preferred.
Act 33 Child Clearance with Renewal
Act 34 Criminal Clearance with Renewal
Act 73 FBI Clearance
UPMC is an equal opportunity employer. Minority/Females/Veterans/Individuals with Disabilities