HCA, Hospital Corporation of America Medical Technologist in Richmond, Virginia

Chippenham Hospital, a 466-bed acute care facility, *is located on the Southside of Richmond, a short drive from the beautiful, outdoor Stony Point Fashion Park, offering an abundance of shops, restaurants, and even a dine-in movie theater. Chippenham Hospital is a Hospital Corporation of America (HCA) facility, who ranks *63rd on Fortune’s 100, and is one of the largest healthcare systems in the U.S, where healthcare employment opportunities are almost endless!

The Joint Commission awarded Chippenham Hospital the Gold Seal of Approval and named us a Top Performer on Key Quality Measures for advanced primary stroke, heart attack, heart failure, pneumonia, perinatal care, hip and knee replacement and surgical care. We are also a Certified Chest Pain Center and a Level II Trauma Center, which means we provide fast, skilled care in life’s most difficult moments.

_Job 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.

Graduate of accredited school of Clinical Laboratory Science.

Preferred - 1-2 years of 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.

Preferred- MT(ASCP) or equivalent. Registry/Licensure in a specialty area will be considered. Continuing education to maintain registry/licensure is required.

HCA Rewards:

HCA Healthcare ranks on Fortune’s list of Most Admired Companies for three consecutive years and HCA ranks 63rd on the Fortune 500 list. In addition Ethisphere named HCA as one of the World’s Most Ethical Companies. We want you to join our tradition of excellence.

We offer a generous compensation package and a wide range of benefits including:

  • Medical, Dental, Vision, Life and Disability Insurance
  • 401k, Employee Stock Purchase Plan
  • Paid Time Off, Wellness Resources
  • Flexible Spending Accounts
  • Voluntary Benefit Options

At HCA we are committed to delivering healthcare as it should be: Patient-centered and for the good of all people, no matter their circumstance. To achieve this, we are active, we are kind, we are fully engaged and we are compassionate. We work with integrity, share our skills and never stop learning.

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"We are an equal opportunity employer and we value diversity at our company. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, color, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, age, marital status, veteran status, or disability status."

Job: *Laboratory

Title: Medical Technologist

Location: Virginia-Richmond-Chippenham Hospital

Requisition ID: 00035-44135