HCA, Hospital Corporation of America Medical Laboratory Technician in Richmond, Virginia

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 JCAHO National Patient Safety Goals for the Laboratory, including, but not limited to critical call read ba

EXPERIENCE Required - Graduate of accredited school of Clinical Laboratory Science.

Preferred - 1-2 years of experience as Medical Technician

EDUCATION

Required – Technical/Vocational diploma in Medical Laboratory Technician/Technology program

Job: *Laboratory

Title: Medical Laboratory Technician

Location: Virginia-Richmond-Henrico Doctors Hospital Retreat

Requisition ID: 00448-43704