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Medical Laboratory Technician/Scientist (MLT/MLS/CLS) | Tomah Clinic | 64 Hours Bi-Weekly (0.8 FTE) | Days

Medical Laboratory Technician/Scientist (MLT/MLS/CLS) | Tomah Clinic | 64 Hours Bi-Weekly (0.8 FTE) | Days
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Tomah, WI 54660

Posted 2 months 2 weeks ago
Part time

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Seeking a Medical Laboratory Scientist, Medical Technologist, Clinical Laboratory Scientist, or Medical Laboratory Technician to support our laboratory team at Gundersen Health System's state-of-the-art Tomah Clinic.

ASCP Certification not required!

Associates degree or higher in Medical Laboratory/Technology highly preferred.

Position Details:

  • Part Time - 64 Hours Bi-Weekly
  • Variable Day Shifts, Monday through Friday. No Weekends.
  • Shifts will vary in length between 5 to 10 hours, between hours of operation: 7a-5:30p
  • Minimum Starting Pay - $20.22 and up (based on experience)

Why join us?

  • Generous Benefit Package (Medical, Dental, Life Ins, HSA/FSA)
  • Substantial Retirement Contribution (401k & Base Contribution)
  • Work/Life Balance (Vacation time, paid holidays, EAP)
  • Tuition Reimbursement Program
  • Professional Development Opportunities/Career Development Center

Job Description:

The Medical Laboratory Technician (MLT) collects and processes specimens following standard procedures, reducing pre-analytical variables and ensuring high quality specimens are used for laboratory testing. Demonstrates competency with a limited scope of laboratory procedures, chemical, microscopic, bacteriologic as well as electrocardiogram and spirometry testing. Monitors quality control information and follows performance guidelines to ensure the efficient delivery of accurate and timely laboratory test results and services. Complies with the requirements and standards of regulating agencies. Actively seeks opportunities to stay up-to-date with information relevant to the section(s).

Major Responsibilities:
1. Responsible for the collection of blood specimens for laboratory testing by venipuncture or skin puncture. Follows established procedures to accurately identify and label all specimens. Processes specimens following established procedures, reducing the likelihood for introduction of pre-analytical variation.
2. Responsible for achieving and maintaining competence in performing automated and non-automated laboratory testing as demonstrated by departmental skills rosters. Recognizes unexpected test results and adheres to guidelines to take appropriate action. Identifies pre-, post-, and analytical problems and seeks support to resolve in a timely and efficient manner.
3. Reviews pending workload while adjusting to fluctuating pace and demand for lab services. Plans and prioritizes workload to best ensure delivery of high quality laboratory test results in an accurate and timely manner.
4. Monitors Quality Control and variance reports are within acceptable performance standards. Distinguishes clinically significant shifts and trends and follows established laboratory guidelines for appropriate corrective action to resolve technical, instrument, pre-analytical and post-analytical problems.
5. Understands the flow of laboratory data and information via laboratory information system and electronic health records. Follows standard downtime procedures during times of system failure to ensure laboratory data continues to be delivered in an accurate and timely manner.
6. Performs other job-related responsibilities as requested.

Education and Learning:
Associate degree in Medical Lab Technician (MLT) or Clinical Laboratory Science (CLS)
A copy of the applicant's/employee's diploma and/or transcript as confirmation of the education requirement must be provided at time of hire.

Work Experience:
No experience required.
1 year of experience in a clinical laboratory

License and Certifications:
Clinical Laboratory Scientist (CLS) (ASCP)

Age Specific Population Served:
Infant (less than 1 year)
Pediatric (1 - 12 years)
Adolescent (13 - 17 years)
Adult (18 - 64 years)
Geriatric (65 years & older)

OSHA Category:
Category I - All Employees in this job title have a reasonably anticipated risk of occupational exposure to blood and/or other potentially infectious materials.

Environmental Conditions:
Subject to inside environmental conditions.
Subject to hazards.
Exposed to infectious diseases.
Required to wear a respirator.
Subject to atmospheric conditions.

Physical Requirements/Demands Of The Position:
Sitting Occasionally (6-33% or 3 hours)
Static Standing Occasionally (6-33% or 3 hours)
Walking/Standing Frequently (34-66% or 5.5 hours)
Stooping/Bending Rarely (1-5% or .5 hours)
Reaching - Shoulder Level Occasionally (6-33% or 3 hours)
Reaching - Below Shoulder Occasionally (6-33% or 3 hours)
Reaching - Above Shoulder Occasionally (6-33% or 3 hours)
Repetitive Actions - Fine Manipulation Frequently (34-66% or 5.5 hours)
Lifting - Floor to Waist Rarely (1-5% or .5 hours) Number of lbs 25-50
Lifting - Waist to Overhead Rarely (1-5% or .5 hours) Number of lbs 0-25
Carrying - Short Carry Rarely (1-5% or .5 hours) Number of lbs 0-25
Carrying - Right Carry Rarely (1-5% or .5 hours) Number of lbs 0-25
Carrying - Left Carry Rarely (1-5% or .5 hours) Number of lbs 0-25
Push/Pull (Static Force) Rarely (1-5% or .5 hours) Number of lbs 50-75

If you need assistance with any portion of the application or have questions about the position, please contact [email protected] or call 608-775-0267

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