Urgent Care Medical Technologist- generalist (part-time Tue/Thur)
Work Schedule/Days: Evening / Thursday; Tuesday Employment Type: Part-Time Location: Children's at Chamblee-Brookhaven Urgent Care Requisition #: 65001
Provides quality clinical information by accurately performing laboratory tests and procedures. Works effectively with others to meet patient and care provider needs. Actively promotes a lean work culture by performing team member duties to encourage consistent use of lean principles and processes, including continually seeking work process improvements. Recognizes necessity of taking ownership of own motivation, morale, performance, and professional development. Strives for behavior consistent with being committed to lab’s and Children's Healthcare of Atlanta's mission, goals, and values.
+ An associate’s degree in a chemical, or biological or clinical laboratory science or medical technology from an accredited institution is required; or equivalent laboratory training and experience meeting the requirements defined in the CLIA regulation 42CFR493.1489 is required.
+ American Society for Clinical Pathology or equivalent medical technologist or medical laboratory scientist and Georgia Department of Human Resources medical technologist classification
+ Minimum of 2 years previous experience in clinical laboratory required
+ Bachelor's degree in medical technology, chemical, biological, or clinical laboratory science from an accredited institution
+ Three years of experience in a clinical laboratory
+ Basic Life Support (BLS) within 30 days of employment
KNOWLEDGE SKILLS & ABILITIES*
+ Independent judgment and responsibility with minimum technical supervision
+ Strong organizational capabilities and good communication skills
+ Exhibits enthusiasm and willingness to work with others
+ Must be able to successfully pass the Basic Windows Skill Assessment at 80% or higher rating within 30 days of employment
+ Performs complex laboratory procedures independently, recognizes deviation from expected results, and analyzes and corrects problems using critical thinking skills.
+ Maintains professional skills and technical competency to do assigned tasks.
+ Demonstrates familiarity with and follows hospital and departmental policies and procedures, including those pertaining to safety and compliance.
+ Operates instruments without assistance, using established protocols and quality control checks.
+ Performs preventive and corrective maintenance on instruments.
+ Maintains records and analyzes quality control data to make judgments concerning results and takes appropriate action to maintain accuracy and precision.
+ Performs administrative tasks and ensures services are delivered in a fiscally responsible manner through management of staff workflow, supply inventory, and bill reconciliation.
+ Ensures proper billing of all laboratory testing and specimen handling.
+ Maintains knowledge of appropriate specimen handling based on insurance coverage requirement.
+ Executes phlebotomy duties on ages 0 to 21 years, including N = Neonate (less than 30 days), I = Infant (30 days to 1 year), EC = Early Childhood (1-5 years), LC = Late Childhood (5-13 years), A = Adolescent (13-17 years), and AD = 18-21.
+ Actively promotes a lean culture by performing duties to promote an understanding and consistent use of lean principals and processes.
+ Performs duties, makes decisions, takes actions, and continually strives to improve work processes using an awareness of how the work performed is valued by the customer.
Safety: Practices proper safety techniques in accordance with hospital and departmental policies and procedures. Responsible for the reporting of employee/patient/visitor injuries or accidents, or other safety issues to the supervisor and in the occurrence notification system.
Compliance: Monitors and ensures compliance with all regulatory requirements, organizational standards, and policies and procedures related to area of responsibility. Identifies potential risk areas within area of responsibility and supports problem resolution process. Maintains records of compliance activities and reports compliance activities to the Compliance Office.
The above statements are intended to describe the general nature and level of work performed by people assigned to this classification. They are not intended to be an exhaustive list of all job duties performed by the personnel so classified.
Ability to lift up to 15 lbs independently not to exceed 50 lbs without assistance
Bending/Stooping - Occasionally (activity or condition exists up to 1/3 of time)
Climbing - Not Present
Hearing/Speaking - Effective communication with employees, supervisors/managers and staff. Effective communications with patients and visitors, as required.
Lifting - Occasionally (activity or condition exists up to 1/3 of time)
Pushing/Pulling - Occasionally (activity or condition exists up to 1/3 of time)
Sitting - Occasionally (activity or condition exists up to 1/3 of time)
Standing - Frequently (activity or condition exists from 1/3 to 2/3 of time)
Walking - Occasionally (activity or condition exists up to 1/3 of time)
Definite potential for exposure to blood and body fluids
Address: 5080 Peachtree Boulevard, Suite 100, Chamblee, GA 30341 Function: Allied Health - Laboratory Services