Fairview Health Services is looking for a Medical Laboratory Scientist/Medical Technologist for Fairview Ridges Hospital, located in Burnsville, MN. This opening is a 0.6FTE, benefit eligible position working 48hours per 2 week pay period. This position is a Night shift (11:00pm-7:30am) and will include every other weekend.
For more on Fairview Ridges Hospital,click here (https://www.fairview.org/locations/fairview-ridges-hospital) .
We offer competitive Benefits (https://www.fairview.org/Careers/Benefits/Noncontract) ,including Tuition Assistance and Reimbursement.
A MLS/MT performs a wide variety of complex diagnostic and therapeutic testing, and acts as a resource for problem resolution and interpretation of results. The MLS/MT correlates data based on clinical knowledge, technical expertise, and other conditions affecting test results. The MLS/MT collaborates with the customers of the laboratory to promote customer satisfaction. The MLS/MT participates in laboratory performance improvement activities.
Follows established guidelines to obtain specimens and prioritize work.
Obtains specimens from patients of all ages and degrees of physical and/or mental disability.
Properly verifies patient identity.
Assesses integrity of all specimens for testing.
Verifies correct identification of specimens before testing.
Follows established guidelines for determining priority of specimen testing and procurement
Recognizes problems and takes appropriate measures to resolve them.
Acts as a resource for problem solving, corrective action and troubleshooting for lab procedures and unexpected events in lab operations.
Initiates proper safety or emergency responses.
Consults with supervisor if unable to resolve issues.
Exercises critical thinking to maintain and improve department productivity and efficiencies.
Evaluates testing results for accuracy and appropriate intervention.
Determine if test results fall within normal parameters and reporting protocols. Recognizes age-specific reference ranges.
Correlates data based on clinical knowledge, technical expertise and other conditions affecting test results.
Takes appropriate action to recheck abnormal, discrepant, or unexpected results.
Directly communicates abnormal and critical results to care giver.
Obtains information from caregivers to resolve reasons for incongruent results (physiologic or methodologic).
Demonstrates understanding of and commitment to Laboratory Quality Assurance, Performance Improvement and Laboratory Compliance Programs.
Documents deviations and action taken.
Documents reagent, test kit and calibrator checks.
Recognizes and communicates values and trends that exceed the QC decision levels. Takes action to resolve and consults with supervisor as needed.
Participates in the lab Performance improvement program by collecting data, reviewing the results and implementing corrective action recommendations.
Documents compliance with regulations of governmental or voluntary regulatory agencies.
Collaborates with the customers of the laboratory to promote customer satisfaction.
Orients and mentors new employees and students.
Participates in orienting individuals in routine and complex testing methodology, instrumentation, and information systems.
Checks work prior to release.
Completes training checklists and evaluations as appropriate.
Reports progress and problems to supervisor/manager.
Demonstrates ability to provide care or service adjusting approaches to reflect developmental level and cultural differences of population served.
Bachelor’s in a related laboratory field including the related lab practicum or equivalent routes as specified in CLIA ’88.
Possess or be eligible to receive appropriate HHS approved laboratory certification (ASCP or AMT). HEW certification is also recognized. If not certified, must obtain certification within 1 year of hire.
Other Required Skills
Demonstrate the ability to work under stress in a variety of situations
Ability to exercise independent judgment
Demonstrate good manual dexterity.
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Fairview Health Services (fairview.org) is an award-winning, nonprofit health system providing exceptional care across the full spectrum of health care services. Fairview is one of the most comprehensive and geographically accessible systems in the state, with 12 hospitals—including an academic medical center and long-term care hospital—serving the greater Twin Cities metro area and north-central Minnesota.
Its broad continuum also includes 56 primary care clinics, specialty clinics, senior living communities, retail and specialty pharmacies, pharmacy benefit management services, rehabilitation centers, counseling and home health care services, medical transportation, an integrated provider network and health insurer PreferredOne. In partnership with the University of Minnesota, Fairview’s 32,000 employees and 2,400 affiliated providers embrace innovation to drive a healthier future through healing, discovery and education.
As part of our ongoing efforts to protect the wellbeing of our teams and to provide a safe and healthy environment for the patients and communities we serve, all Fairview employees will be required to receive both an annual flu vaccination and the COVID-19 vaccination series. Current employees must have completed both vaccination schedules on or before October 31, 2021.Beginning August 9, 2021, any new hires who are not fully vaccinated against COVID-19 are required to receive their first dose prior to their start date and their second dose (if receiving Moderna or Pfizer vaccines) within 4 weeks of their start date. Annual flu vaccinations are also required before the employment start date for employees who begin employment during the flu season.Accommodations requests will be reviewed on an individual basis.
EEO/AA Employer/Vet/Disabled All qualified applicants will receive consideration without regard to any lawfully protected status.
Job Locations US-MN-Burnsville
Requisition Post Information* : Posted Date 11 hours ago (11/4/2021 12:42 PM)
Requisition ID 2021-83696
Profession Clinical/Direct Patient Care (non-nursing/allied Health)
Location Fairview Ridges Hospital
Hours per 2 weeks 48
Department Labs – Acute Care
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