Medical Laboratory Technician - clinic

Employment Type

: Full-Time


: Miscellaneous

Date Posted: August 24, 2021 Department: 72006317 Ambulatory Lab South Central Hub Shift: Day/Evening (United States of America) Hours Per Week: 40 Union Contract: SEIU-4-LAB Service Workers Weekend Rotation: None Job Summary: Performs routine medical laboratory testing and is trained in one or more of the following areas of the laboratory: reception/registration, phlebotomy, specimen collection/processing, and analytical testing departments. May perform manual and automated waived, moderate, and high complexity testing. May serve as a trainer for students and new employees in work areas. Individuals in this role will work in an outpatient clinic setting. CLIA Role: Testing Personnel Moderate complexity testing Testing Personnel High Complexity testing Job Description: Principle Responsibilities * Performs routine and complex laboratory procedures. * Performs waived, moderate and highly complex analytical tests. * Evaluates results for accuracy and resolves test problems. * Recognizes, communicates, and documents results that require action. * Follows all federal regulations including CAP, OSHA, COLA, CLIA, and HIPAA. * Performs and documents required & advanced instrument maintenance, and quality control; takes appropriate remedial action. * Customer service and patient order management. * Greets patients, performs check-in process, and responds to patients needs. * Evaluates patient orders for completeness and follows up as needed. * Manages patient orders to ensure adherence to regulatory and billing requirements. * Performs scheduling, ordering, and releasing patient's orders in the electronic medical record. * Collection and processing of specimens. * Reviews orders and verifies patient identification. * Instructs customers on collection, procedures and protocols. * Identifies and uses appropriate collection method to obtain samples for testing (venipuncture or capillary puncture). * Collects samples and labels specimens. * Evaluates acceptability of specimens. * Performs processing of specimens. * Administrative duties. * Participates in departmental or system wide meetings, projects, or committees as required. * Performs various clerical duties. * Education, Regulatory, and Safety. * Participates in the training of employees and students. * Performs proficiency testing as assigned. * CLIA Defined Responsibilities: * § 493.1425 Standard; Testing personnel responsibilities. Moderate complexity. * § 493.1495 Standard; Testing personnel responsibilities. * Other duties as assigned. Job Requirements * Associate's or Vocational degree in medical laboratory science from an accredited institution required and * CLIA Defined Qualifications: § 493.1423 Standard; Testing personnel qualifications * CLIA Defined Qualifications: § 493.1489 Standard; Testing personnel qualifications * Certified Medical Laboratory Technician - American Society for Clinical Pathology Board of Certification (ASCP BOC) required or Clinical Laboratory Technician (CLT) by a recognized agency such as ASCP, NCA, or AMT within 180 Days Leadership Capabilities * See the Big Picture: Know where we are going as an organization. Use sound judgement and critical thinking to make good decisions that support our mission. * I know where Allina is going and how my role fits into this picture * I capture important lessons and share them to foster innovation * I am good at anticipating the implications of my decisions * I understand and apply the disciplines of continuous improvement * Inspire Greatness: Inspire others by connecting their purpose to the broader mission. Lead others through change and celebrate success. * I help my team connect to the broader mission * I see and fulfill my role in motivating the team around me * I celebrate success and help my partners see what is possible with change * I call out and address unexpected roadblocks or problems * Foster Learning and Growth: Role model growth, ongoing development and self-care. Empower, coach and encourage others to be at their best selves. * I role-model self-care and ongoing development * I share my knowledge and coach others to foster growth and success * I demonstrate enthusiasm for learning * I candidly advocate for the resources I need * I support my colleagues in their development and growth * Deliver Excellence: Set and align clear goals, measure results, and continually improve safety, quality, experience, and innovation. * I take ownership of outcomes and fulfillment of goals * I facilitate adjustments to assure positive results * I work with a sense of urgency, concern and determination * I use well-grounded approaches to create sustainable solutions repeatedly * I engage and foster improvements to impact safety, quality, and efficiency * Succeed Together:Connect with others authentically. Recognize the value of each individual and seek diverse points of view. Collaborate to succeed together. * I consider how decisions might impact my colleagues * I am generous in my commitment to supporting the needs of my partners * I respect others' opinions, praise good work and encourage all team members to be involved * I seek common ground and work to create mutually beneficial outcomes Functional Competencies * Communication Skills: Able to communicate well in straight-forward situations. * Functional Knowledge: Knowledgeable about his/her specific job. * Problem Solving: Arrives at a conclusion based on previous experiences and good judgment. * Collaboration: Develops partnerships with internal team members. * Analytical Thinking: Practices investigative techniques to determine the best approach. Physical Demands Light Work: Lifting weight Up to 20 lbs. occasionally, Up to 10 lbs. frequently Additional Job Description:


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