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Medical Lab Scientist - Generalist (Weekend Option: 6:00pm-6:30am) - Laboratory

Company: Washington Regional
Location: Fayetteville
Posted on: November 22, 2021

Job Description:

Job Posting: Medical Lab Scientist - Generalist (Weekend Option: 6:00pm-6:30am) Employment Type: Full Time Location: Washington Regional Medical Center - Fayetteville, AR Department: Laboratory Shift: 12 hour shifts FTE: Job Number: JO-2111-44484 Date Posted: 11/9/2021 Categories: Certified Professionals Washington Regional
Washington Regional Medical Center is our regions only locally governed, community-owned, not-for-profit healthcare system. Our system includes a 425-bed acute care hospital located in the heart of Fayetteville supported by our clinic system - including primary, specialty and urgent care operations - that span across Northwest Arkansas into Harrison and Eureka Springs. Being heavily supported and invested in our community makes Washington Regional a unique employer, encouraging staff to give back to the community in which we live and work and give back to each other.Washington Regional Mission, Vision and Values prove to be a firm foundation and inspiration from which we fulfill our purpose.
Mission: Washington Regional is committed to improving the health of people in communities we serve through compassionate, high quality care, prevention and wellness education.
Vision: To be the leading healthcare system in Northwest Arkansas --- the best place to receive care and the best place to give care.
Values: To treat others patients and their families, visitors, physicians, and each other as we would want to be treated.Summary
The role of the Medical Laboratory Scientist reports to the Laboratory Supervisor. This position is responsible for performing routine and special laboratory testing. This position will work closely with all hospital departments and external clients that are referring their lab work to this facility to ensure testing is performed efficiently and accurately. This position is required to assist with clerical work and ensure work is performed in a professional manner. This position spends 60% of work time standing and/or walking short frequent distances between Lab stations using manual dexterity, visual, and auditory acuity. This position spends 20% of work time using verbal and auditory acuity to communicate and receive test information via telephone. This position spends 20% of time occasionally lifting and/or pushing/pulling up to 40lbs. This position has exposure to body fluids and communicable disease. This position must be able to determine color variations.Responsibilities

  • Performs specimen processing functions in lab departments which may include centrifugation and aliquoting of specimens, gram staining and culture set-ups.
  • Performs CLIA waived and non-waived testing according to approved procedures and
    processes
  • Identify and document problems that may adversely affect test performance or reporting of test results and immediately correct the problem or notify supervisor, director, or medical director
  • Performs analyzer maintenance, calibration and quality control procedures
  • Assists with send out specimen processing
  • Performs troubleshooting and corrective action documentation and related procedures
  • Performs proficiency testing as needed for regulatory compliance
  • Completes and complies with competency requirements of the department
  • Works with customers to assess needs, provide assistance, resolve problems and satisfy
    expectations to influence a positive outcome
  • Assists with phlebotomy as needed
  • Assists with reagent and supplies inventory management as neededQualifications
    Education: Graduate of an accredited Medical Laboratory Tech program or Completion of clinical internship from an accredited institution
    Licensure and Certifications: ASCP, AMT or equivalent certification
    Experience: 1-year medical laboratory experience, preferred

Keywords: Washington Regional, Fayetteville , Medical Lab Scientist - Generalist (Weekend Option: 6:00pm-6:30am) - Laboratory, Healthcare , Fayetteville, Arkansas

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