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Southern Illinois Healthcare MEDICAL LAB TECH in Harrisburg, Illinois

Responsible for collecting, processing, and testing patient specimens for the diagnosis and treatment of disease

  • Safety

  • Manages processes effectively so as to ensure employee/patient safety.

  • Maintains a well organized and safe work area.

  • Record Keeping

  • Maintains all required records, reports, statistics, logs, files and other documents as required.

  • Participates in personal and departmental goal setting through the use of Goal Post.

  • Maintains the privacy and confidentiality of all patient information used in the performance of the job.

  • Process Improvement

  • Promotes a culture of process improvement by participating in unit/department based programs that supports the system’s process improvement goals.

  • Actively participates on system-wide or hospital-based teams as needed.

  • Attends departmental and other meetings as necessary.

  • Role Specific Responsibilities

  • Observes safety and biohazard precautions.

  • Performs patient testing in assigned areas of the laboratory.

  • Performs and maintains QC and QA for all tests performed.

  • Operates, troubleshoots and repairs, and performs preventative maintenance on equipment in their assigned section(s).

  • Inventories and orders supplies in their assigned section(s).

  • Cleans laboratory and equipment.

  • Reviews procedures annually in technical sections as established in the Laboratory QA Plan.

  • Orients new personnel and teaches trainees/students.

  • Knows and performs the duties of the Laboratory/Pathology Representative, Phlebotomist and Technical Assistant.

  • Works with other hospital staff and leadership to ensure that testing needs of all patients are being met at all times.

  • Documents and discloses all analysis errors that occur.

  • Associate’s degree

  • Eligible to sit for MLT (ASCP) or equivalent

  • Must be certified within 6 months of hire

Posting Job Title: MEDICAL LAB TECH

Requisition ID: 2020-6163

Street: 117 East Clark Street

Shift: Days

Weekend Requirement: Weekends as required

Name: Primary Care Group Lab

Telecommute: No