Certified Medical Technologist II, Core Lab, First Shift

Job Description

Certified Medical Technologist II, First Shift, Core Lab Department

UC Health is hiring a part-time Certified Medical Technologist II for the core lab department for first shift at West Chester Hospital. We're offering a $5,000 sign-on bonus!

The Certified Medical Technologist II performs routine and complex laboratory analyses, identifies and corrects problems developing alternatives when necessary, stays current in laboratory theory and technique, and assumes responsibility for problem solving. Requires the exercise of independent judgment and interpretation.

About West Chester Hospital

West Chester Hospital provides its patients with access to the region's largest group of specialized physicians and medical providers. With a reputation for providing outstanding patient experiences and quality medical care, the hospital consistently ranks amongst the top 5% in the nation.

West Chester Hospital provides a Level III Trauma Center that delivers superior emergency and critical care, and a certified Primary Stroke Center that provides access to the subspecialty care at the UC Gardner Neuroscience Institute. West Chester Hospital has also achieved Magnet Recognition for excellence in nursing from the American Nurses Credentialing Center® (ANCC), and the hospital is routinely ranked among the best places to work in Ohio and Greater Cincinnati.

Responsibilities

Job Responsibilities
  • Engages in population appropriate communication.
  • Has knowledge of growth and development milestones and tasks.
  • Gives clear instructions to patients/family regarding treatment. Involves family/guardian in the assessment, initial treatment and continuing care of the patient.
  • Identifies any physical limitations of the patient and deploys intervention when necessary.
  • Recognizes and responds appropriately to patients/families with behavioral health problems.
  • Interprets population related data and plans care appropriately. Identifies and responds appropriately to different needs resulting from, unique psychological needs or those associated with religious/cultural norms.
  • Performs treatments, administers medication or operates equipment safely.
  • Recognizes and responds to signs/symptoms of abuse or neglect.
  • Performs waived, moderately complex, and highly complex testing as defined by CLIA. Performs special analyses that require advanced evaluation and judgment skills. Uses set protocols and guidelines and independent judgment to evaluate the credibility and accuracy of test results.
  • Performs work in an efficient manner by coordinating testing steps to achieve maximum productivity. Operates, maintains, and repairs clinical laboratory equipment within the scope of training including routine preventive maintenance, reagent preparation, calibrations, and safety checks. Recognizes and assumes responsibility for instrument, equipment and reagent problems. Keeps appropriate persons informed as necessary.
  • Maintains currency in the field through completion of all mandatory competencies and training modules, regular review of departmental policies and procedures and participation in continuing education opportunities. Provides instruction for students and new associates.
  • Performs and records all quality control procedures. Evaluates the results of quality control and implements corrective action when indicated. Performs on-going data analysis to detect trends, problems, etc. and undertakes specialized corrective actions. Keeps appropriate person(s) informed of ongoing problems and resolution of problems.
  • Obtains blood specimens by venipuncture or skin puncture within scope of training and demonstrated competency.
  • Competently accessions, triages and processes specimens in preparation for testing and transit. Evaluates samples for acceptability.
  • Follows all safety policies and procedures.


Qualifications

Education and Experience Requirements:
  • Minimum Required: Associate's or bachelor's degree in clinical laboratory science or medical technology OR Bachelor's degree in biology, chemistry, microbiology, etc. from an accredited institution.
  • Required: MT (ASCP), MLS(ASCP), or MLT(ASCP) certification or equivalent
  • Minimum Required: One year experience in a full service laboratory
  • Required: Knowledge of specimen requirements; must be familiar with laboratory terminology, laboratory assay schedules and expected turnaround times; ability to read and comprehend written information; ability to effectively and efficiently perform a variety of job duties in a stressful, fast paced environment.
  • Preferred: Keyboarding skills.

Join our team as a Certified Medical Technologist II in our core lab department and work alongside the best and brightest clinical teams collaborating toward our common purpose: to advance healing and reduce suffering.

Join our team to BE UC Health. Be Extraordinary. Be Supported. Be Hope. Apply Today!

About UC Health

UC Health is an integrated academic health system serving Greater Cincinnati and Northern Kentucky. In partnership with the University of Cincinnati, UC Health combines clinical expertise and compassion with research and teaching-a combination that provides patients with options for even the most complex situations. Members of UC Health include: UC Medical Center, West Chester Hospital, Daniel Drake Center for Post-Acute Care, Bridgeway Pointe Assisted Living, University of Cincinnati Physicians and UC Health Ambulatory Services (with more than 900 board-certified clinicians and surgeons), Lindner Center of HOPE and several specialized institutes including: UC Gardner Neuroscience Institute and the University of Cincinnati Cancer Center. Many UC Health locations have received national recognition for outstanding quality and patient satisfaction. Learn more at uchealth.com.