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Med Technologist

Company: CHI Flaget Memorial Hospital
Location: Bardstown
Posted on: November 25, 2022

Job Description:

Overview
Flaget Memorial Hospital is a 52-bed facility located in Bardstown Kentucky. We provide care for patients from Nelson Hardin Marion Washington Spencer Bullitt and LaRue counties. Founded in 1951 by the Sisters of Charity of Nazareth Flaget Memorial Hospital is nationally recognized for orthopedic care surgical care and inpatient satisfaction. We offer a complete array of services including cancer care heart care outpatient rehabilitation skilled nursing weight loss surgery pain management general surgery obstetrics and gynecology maternity care and sports medicine. The cancer center is proud to be able to provide full support and cancer care to patients through its medical and radiation oncology programs. CHI Saint Joseph Health supports 5000 active employees 8 hospitals specialty clinics and a Medical Group with more than 200 locations across Central and Eastern KY. CommonSpirit Health was formed by the alignment of Catholic Health Initiatives (CHI) and Dignity Health in 2019. With our combined resources CommonSpirit is committed to building healthy communities advocating for those who are poor and vulnerable and innovating how and where healing can happen both inside our hospitals and out in the community. Responsibilities
Performs a wide range of technical procedures analyzing blood and various body fluids in order to expedite the physician's diagnosis and treatment of his patient. Records and documents this data in the proper areas. The employee shall assist with quality audits in accordance with accrediting agencies. - Technical duties will include routine patient testing, complex red cell antibody identification, and preparation of blood components for transfusion. Technical competency and critical thinking are required, as errors could result in serious consequences to patients. Work involves confidential patient diagnosis and test results, requiring the employee to respect the patient's right to confidentiality. The technologist shall have good communication skills and interact pleasantly and professionally with all co-workers, medical staff, patients, visitors and others. The employee shall actively support the policies of the Laboratory and organization. Essential Functions

  • Direct observations of routine patient test performance, including, as applicable, patient identification and preparation; and specimen collection, handling, processing and testing
  • Monitoring the recording and reporting of test results, including, as applicable, reporting critical results
  • Review of intermediate test results or worksheets, quality control records, proficiency testing results, and preventive maintenance records
  • Direct observation of performance of instrument maintenance and function checks
  • Assessment of test performance through testing previously analyzed specimens, internal blind testing samples or external proficiency testing samples
  • Evaluation of problem-solving skills
  • Performs quality control procedures to ensure accuracy of test results.
  • Analyzes patient samples according to approved standards of testing.
  • Maintains equipment to ensure accurate, consistent results in the performance of tests.
  • Provides teaching and education to clinical laboratory scientist students and other laboratory personnel.
  • Demonstrates the knowledge and skills necessary to provide care appropriate to the age of the patients served. Collects and processes laboratory specimens.
  • Follow standards of safety dictated by the laboratory, the hospital and regulatory agencies.
  • Contributes to the efficient operation of the laboratory.
  • Participates in continuing education programs for the upgrade of educational experience.
    Qualifications
    Required Education
    • Associate's of Science in Laboratory Sciences
    • Completion of accredited training course Required License and Certification
      • MLT(ASCP), CLT(NCA) or equivalent certification Required Minimum Knowledge, Skills and Abilities
        • Adequate conversational English is required in order that the individual be able to take direction from management, understand how to complete job tasks, communicate adequately with patients and co-workers as necessary, understand and follow safety guidelines, and understand the Associate Handbook and all hospital policies.

Keywords: CHI Flaget Memorial Hospital, Louisville , Med Technologist, Other , Bardstown, Kentucky

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