HCA, Hospital Corporation of America Medical Technologist PRN in Frankfort, Kentucky

Frankfort Regional Medical Center (FRMC) is a 103 bed acute care hospital. We offer a working environment that's as nurturing as it is dynamic. With our team-oriented approach, and the ample opportunities we provide for learning and career growth, we know you'll find that Frankfort Regional offers the ideal atmosphere where you can use your best skills. We also offer a comprehensive benefits package, a matching 401(k) plan, nursing clinical ladder, referral bonuses, outstanding educational assistance and resources, plus a generous paid time-off plan.

For the tenth consecutive year in 2016, Frankfort Regional was chosen as one of the Best Places to Work in Kentucky. Frankfort Regional Medical Center is a Magnet designated facility committed to recruiting professional, energetic and goal oriented individuals. Our hospital strives to make “excellence” in healthcare our top priority.

FRMC is one of only four Level III Trauma Centers in Kentucky, and has received Chest Pain Center Accreditation with PCI by the Society of Chest Pain Centers - setting the standard for excellence in emergency heart care. Frankfort Regional Medical Center attained Magnet® recognition again in May 2016. Receiving Magnet recognition for the second time is a great achievement for Frankfort Regional Medical Center, as it continues to proudly belong to the global community of Magnet-recognized organizations. Just 430 U.S. health care organizations out of over 6,300 U.S. hospitals have achieved Magnet recognition.

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Responsibilities

• Knows, understands, and puts into practice general lab policies/procedures as well as department/section specific policies/procedures. Reviews all posted policy changes as required. Adheres to all regulatory guidelines.

• Demonstrates the ability to assess a situation, consider the options, and formulate an appropriate course of action. Recognizes and performs duties in an independent manner with little or no supervision.

• Demonstrate initial and annual competency in all appropriate designated lab sections within set deadlines. Accurately performs proficiency testing when scheduled. Participates in continuing education activities.

• Participates in all facility/corporate mandatory annual training within set deadlines.

• Is cooperative in assisting the laboratory team in the completion of miscellaneous duties. This may include specimen receiving and putting away supplies when received in the department.

• Organizes and completes daily tasks in assigned area{s}.

• Troubleshoots/resolves instrument problems and documents corrective action in appropriate log; when necessary, performs instrumentation repairs. Effectively investigates/resolves specimen collection problems using Outstanding Specimen Report (OSR) and specimen tracking tool when appropriate.

• Assures quality control is properly performed and logged, works within quality control limits and trends, and follows proper department procedure for corrective action.

• Preventative maintenance and safety checks of equipment are performed and documented according to schedule.

• Demonstrates the knowledge and skills to train new employees and/or students in general lab policies/procedures as well as department/section specific policies/procedures.

• Demonstrates cultural competence by being able to explain procedures by utilizing communication interventions as appropriate for all customers across all ages and populations.

• Demonstrates knowledge and adheres to all policies relating to the Accreditation National Patient Safety Goals for the Laboratory, including, but not limited to critical call read back and patient identification.

EXPERIENCE Required - Graduate of accredited school of Clinical Laboratory Science. Preferred - 1-2 years experience as Medical Technologist

EDUCATION Required - Bachelors Degree in Medical Technology or related science Preferred - Bachelors Degree in Medical Technology

CERTIFICATION Required- Registry eligible, ASCP or equivalent. Successful completion of MT registry within 6 months of eligibility or hire. Continuing education to maintain registry/licensure is required. CPR Certification required for Free Standing Emergency Departments. Preferred- MT(ASCP) or equivalent. Registry/Licensure in a specialty area will be considered. Continuing education to maintain registry/licensure is required.

Job: *Laboratory

Title: Medical Technologist PRN

Location: Kentucky-Frankfort-Frankfort Regional Medical Center

Requisition ID: 00059-4061