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Clinical Lab Tech Microbiology PRN

Company: Saint Alphonsus Health System
Location: Boise
Posted on: September 18, 2023

Job Description:

Employment Type:Part timeShift:Rotating ShiftDescription:GENERAL SUMMARY AND PURPOSE:Provides services of both a technical and non-technical nature in the laboratory service areas. Performs Moderate and High complexity laboratory tests in any assigned department of the clinical laboratory to provide physicians with rapid and accurate laboratory test results.This position is qualified to perform duties of quality control reviews, quality assurance activities and direct observation of competency assessments.SKILLS, KNOWLEDGE, EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE:Bachelor's degree in Chemistry, Biochemistry, Biology or Health Related Science field required.ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS:Meets Health System's Guiding Behaviors and Caring Standards including interpersonal communication and professional conduct expectations. Performs waived, moderate, and highly complex analytic processes without direct supervision. Uses laboratory procedures and techniques for which he/she is qualified, trained, and demonstrates competency according to established lab standard operating procedures (SOPs).Operates, calibrates, and performs minor troubleshooting on laboratory instruments and ensures proper functioning of laboratory equipment. Performs quality control procedures as specified in lab section SOPs and maintains QC records and documentation necessary to meet the standards of accrediting agencies. Follows appropriate specimen collection, handling, transport, and recording procedures.Resolves sample handling problems or refers problems to a Certified Medical Technologist and/or Supervisor. Processes data, verifies accuracy, and enters data in the laboratory computer system in a timely manner.Appropriately performs internal and external proficiency testing (PT). Meets output measures as defined by individual group policy. Assists with workload in any section where competency has been verified and is current. Recognizes critical patient results and follows the defined process for reporting them. Recognizes abnormal, unexpected or implausible results, errors, and problems with patient tests. Consults with a Certified Medical Technologist, or Supervisor to resolve problems.Appropriately prioritizes order of testing and assists with the coordination of general workflow in assigned area. Evaluates QC results to determine validity of testing using defined parameters. Responds to technical questions consistent with level of training. Trains new and current employees in procedures and policiesMaintains adequate inventory of reagents and supplies. Reviews laboratory procedures and suggests improvements and efficiencies. Collaborates with and directs Technicians and Technologist Trainees as assigned. Performs test validation review as assigned in areas of competency.Our Commitment to Diversity and InclusionTrinity Health is a family of 115,000 colleagues and nearly 26,000 physicians and clinicians across 25 states. Because we serve diverse populations, our colleagues are trained to recognize the cultural beliefs, values, traditions, language preferences, and health practices of the communities that we serve and to apply that knowledge to produce positive health outcomes. We also recognize that each of us has a different way of thinking and perceiving our world and that these differences often lead to innovative solutions.Our dedication to diversity includes a unified workforce (through training and education, recruitment, retention, and development), commitment and accountability, communication, community partnerships, and supplier diversity.

Keywords: Saint Alphonsus Health System, Boise , Clinical Lab Tech Microbiology PRN, Healthcare , Boise, Idaho

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