MEDICAL LAB TECHNICIAN
- Willmar, MN
- Carris Health
- Lab Blood
- Full-time, Day/Evening
- Rotating, Evening/Day, Every Third Weekend
- Support Services - Patient Care
- Req #: 202001349-50389
- Posted: January 27, 2020
JOB SUMMARY: The Medical Laboratory Technician performs various tests in the fields of clinical chemistry, hematology, blood banking, serology, and urinalysis to obtain data for use in diagnosis and treatment of various clinical conditions. The Medical Laboratory Technician sets up cultures, performs Gram's stains and otherwise assists in microbiology procedures. The Medical Laboratory Technician collects blood specimens by venipuncture, heel or fingerstick, and radial artery puncture, records and reports test results appropriate for age, sex, and diagnosis, assists in record keeping, performs quality control, and performs preventive maintenance on laboratory equipment as assigned and fellows all safety policies and procedures. The Medical Laboratory Technician is familiar with the LIS in all aspects of patient test ordering and resulting. He or she can access the HIS for patient information and the anatomic pathology information system for pathological results or reports when necessary.
EDUCATION AND TRAINING: MLT (ASCP) or equivalent.
EXPERIENCE: One to two years of general laboratory experience is preferred, but not required. Approximately eight weeks of orientation is required in any case.
CentraCare Health and Carris Health have made a commitment to diversity in its workforce. All individuals including, but not limited to, individuals with disabilities, are encouraged to apply. CentraCare Health and Carris Health are EEO/AA employers.