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Medical Laboratory Technician - Medical Lab Technician

Company: Actalent
Location: Naperville
Posted on: March 15, 2023

Job Description:

Medical Laboratory TechnicianDescription:

1. Actively promotes patient satisfaction and customer service values with all staff. Instructs and encourages coworkers to treat patients and customers (nurses, physicians, visitors, vendors etc.) courteously. Enhances the image of the laboratory by exhibiting our DRIVEN values.

2. Performs patient tests, manually and through the use of automated clinical laboratory equipment, reagents and/or test methodologies.

3. Maintains competencies in accordance with policy/procedure of the hospital and department.

4. Performs quality control checks per established protocols. Records these QC checks appropriately and takes corrective action when checks are not within established guidelines. Documents corrective action taken.

5. Reviews test results for accuracy and notifies appropriate clinical personnel of all critical results. Documents this notification per established protocols.

6. Performs instrument checks, maintenance and troubleshooting per department protocol

7. Oversees the work of Laboratory Assistant, provides guidance and instruction as appropriate.

8. Maintains knowledge level that is consistent with the changes within the healthcare environment. Reads appropriate books and journals in order to be used as a resource to other lab staff and nursing.

9. Participates in continuing education programs, in services, lab meetings and various committees such as safety and quality improvement.

10. Performs related clerical and service tasks such as answers phone inquiries from nursing staff and physicians and gives results data as required.

11. Recognizes abnormal or unusual test results and makes appropriate decision about releasing those results. Notifies supervisor or pathologist if necessary.

12. Maintains a safe work environment by using required protective devices. Handles biohazardous materials and chemicals according to established protocols.

13. Maintains inventory and supplies within respective departments. Communicates inventory issue to lead or supervisor when appropriate.

14. Performs computer functions, i.e., calling of logs, worksheets, and statistical reports. Uses these functions to efficiently manage workload and maintain turnaround times that are currently established.

15. Assists in the orientation and training of new employees and students.

16. Maintains a broad knowledge of all laboratory departments. Cross-trains into other areas of the lab as needed.

17. Performs special projects as assigned.

2nd and 3rd shift openings

Additional Skills & Qualifications:

* Blood Banking
* Positive blood cultures
* strong verbal/written communication
* data entry experience
* EPIC Beaker
* coagulations
* Hematology
* Chemistry

About Actalent:

Actalent connects passion with purpose. Our scalable talent solutions and services capabilities drive value and results and provide the expertise to help our customers achieve more. Every day, our experts around the globe are making an impact. We're supporting critical initiatives in engineering and sciences that advance how companies serve the world. Actalent promotes consultant care and engagement through experiences that enable continuous development. Our people are the difference. Actalent is an operating company of Allegis Group, the global leader in talent solutions.

The company is an equal opportunity employer and will consider all applications without regards to race, sex, age, color, religion, national origin, veteran status, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity, genetic information or any characteristic protected by law.

Keywords: Actalent, Naperville , Medical Laboratory Technician - Medical Lab Technician, Healthcare , Naperville, Illinois

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