NOW HIRING! Lab Technician/Technologist in Cambridge, NE
Job Type: Direct
The Lab Tech reports to Laboratory Director. This will be 4, 10 hour shifts per week with rotating on-call and weekend rotation.
Assists and performs various clinical laboratory procedures, including chemical, microscopic, bacteriologic tests to obtain data for the use in the diagnosis and treatment of diseases. Performs patient specimen analysis for diagnostic purposes, under the direct supervision of a Medical Technologist. Enters all results into the computer system. Responsible for cleaning, disinfecting and sterilizing various equipment and work areas in the laboratory. Maintains laboratory inventory. Participates in performance improvement activities.
Attention to Detail
o Conduct blood tests for transfusion purposes and perform blood counts.
o Regular and Reliable Attendance.
o Set up, maintain, calibrate, clean, and test sterility of medical laboratory equipment.
o Prepare standard volumetric solutions or reagents to be combined with samples, following standardized formulas or experimental procedures
o Conduct chemical analyses of body fluids, such as blood or urine, using microscope or automatic analyzer to detect abnormalities or diseases and enter findings into computer.
o Examine cells stained with dye to locate abnormalities.
o Consult with a pathologist to determine a final diagnosis when abnormal cells are found.
o Promotes and adheres to the provisions of the compliance program.
o Communicates the mission, ethics and goals of the facility.
o Complies with all organizational policies regarding ethical business practices.
o Promotes and adheres to the TVHS core values and Standards of Behavior.
Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:
Active Listening — Giving full attention to what other people are saying, taking time to understand the points being made, asking questions as appropriate, and not interrupting at inappropriate times.
Reading Comprehension — Understanding written sentences and paragraphs in work related documents.
Critical Thinking — Using logic and reasoning to identify the strengths and weaknesses of alternative solutions, conclusions or approaches to problems.
Speaking — Talking to others to convey information effectively.
Science — Using scientific rules and methods to solve problems.
Complex Problem Solving — Identifying complex problems and reviewing related information to develop and evaluate options and implement solutions.
Instructing — Teaching others how to do something.
Monitoring — Monitoring/Assessing performance of yourself, other individuals, or organizations to make improvements or take corrective action.
Operation Monitoring — Watching gauges, dials, or other indicators to make sure a machine is working properly.
Quality Control Analysis — Conducting tests and inspections of products, services, or processes to evaluate quality or performance.
Time Management — Managing one's own time and the time of others.
Writing — Communicating effectively in writing as appropriate for the needs of the audience.
Active Learning — Understanding the implications of new information for both current and future problem-solving and decision-making.
Coordination — Adjusting actions in relation to others' actions.
Judgment and Decision Making — Considering the relative costs and benefits of potential actions to choose the most appropriate one.
Service Orientation — Actively looking for ways to help people.
Social Perceptiveness — Being aware of others' reactions and understanding why they react as they do.
Education and Experience: