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Medical Technologist

Victor, ID 83455

Job Type: Laboratory Jobs (Generalist) Job Number: KAM2814

Job Description

Full-Time Medical Technologist needed at a critical access hospital in a beautiful area of eastern Idaho

JOB SUMMARY:  Responsible for the collection and processing of laboratory specimens as well as the reporting of results and preparation of reports. Maintains laboratory records. Follows laboratory policies and procedures; maintains quality control practices in the Laboratory. Demonstrates support of the hospital's mission, values, and vision in all actions and interactions with employees, patients, medical staff, and visitors.

Correctly collects ,stores, transports and prepares human samples for analysis. Correctly and accurately performs a variety of tests in the clinical laboratory; including chemistry, hematology, microbiology, serology/immunology and blood bank. Follows critical result policy. Operates, calibrates, conducts performance checks, and maintains clinical laboratory instruments or equipment and documents results. Recognizes and corrects basic instrument malfunctions as able, initiates service call when needed.
Performs and records all quality control procedures required for the tests assayed. Recognizes, documents and responds to unacceptable quality control results. Notifies Director of Nursing Services (DNS) of unacceptable results and steps taken to resolve. Complies with policies, procedures, and documentation requirements to meet the standards of accrediting and/or regulatory agencies. Consults DNS and/or Pathologist regarding unusual results. Assumes call responsibilities for nights, weekends, and holidays as scheduled.
Participates in quality improvement projects and continually seeks methods to improve patient care quality. Assesses current and possible additions to testing offered based upon patient need, associated cost and Provider request. Maintains an effective, professional relationship with the medical staff, other departments and administration. Spends 50% of time as Laboratory Medical Technologist. Other duties as assigned.

*  Required:  MT(ASCP) or CLS certification.  Ability to communicate effectively in English, both verbally and in writing.  Good interpersonal skills in dealing with patients, families, co-workers, other departments and health care professionals.  Basic knowledge in computer use, including word processing and spreadsheet applications.  Excellent organizational skills.  Maintains and follows guidelines set for standards of practice in quality patient care, and infection control practices as required by state, federal, and the facility
*  Preferred :  Experience in a laboratory environment.  Experience working in a healthcare environment or Medical Laboratory.  CPR/BLS Healthcare Certification.  Additional languages preferred.

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Meet Your Recruiter

Katherine Marano
Client Relationship Manager, Senior Healthcare Recruiter

Katherine started with K.A. Recruiting as an intern, and has been a full time employee since graduating with her Bachelor’s degree in Psychology from the College of the Holy Cross in 2016.  She has placed all different kinds of healthcare professionals from Nurse Practitioners & Laboratory Techs to Regional Sales Reps & Quality Managers.  Katherine is passionate about what she does and loves forming relationships with both candidates and clients in order to find the right match.  When she is not working, Katherine enjoys spending time with family & friends, cooking, and traveling to new places.


Candidate testimonial:
"I wasn’t even really looking for a new position! I was in the process of updating my resume because there had been some changes at the place I was working with staff incentives and investment plans for colleagues and it was possibly time to update and refresh my portfolio. It was at that exact time that I got a happy little email from Katherine Marano about some potential positions. One absolutely struck a chord with my heart. It was for a position that I had been working in that particular field for over 10 years in. It was an opportunity to learn higher complexity, research type testing in a patient setting and also a relocation to a whole brand new locale! I reached out to her and the whole process started to unfold. She was there the whole way for me in the negotiation process. She even was able to set up a visitation to the area and the job to shadow the environment I would be relocating to. Katherine and the whole HR team that worked on my onboarding were phenomenal. I couldn’t thank her more for the chance to start a brand new adventure in my life!"   - Jennifer Q.

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