Posted Date: 4/1/2021
Job Location: St. Anthony Regional Hospital, 311 South Clark St, PO Box 628, Carroll, IA, 51401
Employment Type: Full-Time
SUMMARY Performs Laboratory tests on specimens for all areas of the Laboratory for use in the diagnosis and treatment of disease by performing the following duties:
ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES include the following. Other duties may be assigned.
Receives orders and obtains specimens for Laboratory analysis by processing all specimens according to Policy and Procedure.
Performs high complexity testing on specimens for all areas of the Laboratory and accurately documents results.
Performs technical duties in all areas of the Laboratory as outlined in the departmental proficiency rating/certification sheets.
Conducts and understands Quality Control procedures to ensure that test results are accurate and in compliance and troubleshoots appropriately when QC is out of range.
Performs daily maintenance and has a knowledge of instrumentation to ensure precision and accuracy in performing specimen analysis and able to troubleshoot appropriately.
Performs proficiency survey testing and participates in continuous quality improvement with on-going projects.
Performs EKG's as required.
Rotates on all shifts.
Completes all other duties as assigned.
Complies with the Corporate Compliance Policy and all laws, regulations, and Standards of Conduct relating to the position and agrees to report any suspected violations of law or Standards of Conduct.
Complies with all applicable state and federal regulations.
Attends all mandatory meetings and programs.
Maintains a safe work environment using safe work practices, utilizing standard precautions and complying with hazardous waste procedures at all times as described in St. Anthony's Safety Manual.
Maintains the confidentiality of patient, resident, employee and organizational information.
This job has no supervisory responsibilities.
QUALIFICATIONS To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
EDUCATION and/or EXPERIENCE
Associate's degree (A. A.) or equivalent from two-year college or technical school and one to three years prior experience required.
Ability to read and interpret documents such as safety rules, operating and maintenance instructions, and procedure manuals. Ability to write routine reports and correspondence. Ability to speak effectively before customers, patients, families and employees of the organization.
CERTIFICATES, LICENSES, REGISTRATIONS
MLT certification preferred.
ASCP registration preferred.
PHYSICAL DEMANDS The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to use hands to finger, handle or feel. The employee frequently is required to stand, walk, and reach with hands and arms. The employee is occasionally required to sit; talk and hear; and stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl. The employee must occasionally lift and/or move up to 10 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, and ability to adjust focus.
WORK ENVIRONMENT The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
While performing the duties of this job, the employee is frequently exposed to moving mechanical parts. The employee is occasionally exposed to fumes or airborne particles, toxic or caustic chemicals, risk of electrical shock, and blood-borne pathogens. The noise level in the work environment is usually moderate.
Computer skills helpful.
If you have further questions, please call the Human Resources Department at 712-794-5111.