Medical Laboratory Technician PRN
Location:
Dulles , Virginia
Posted:
October 20, 2017
Reference:
26630-13715
Why We Like Working for StoneSprings:

At our facility, we value teamwork and compassion across the spectrum of care. Click here: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=rlVXqrUAKhU&feature=youtu.be to see what some of our team members have to say about being a part the HCA team

StoneSprings Hospital Center:

Located outside of Washington, DC in the historic Loudoun County, StoneSprings Hospital Center, a 124- bed acute care facility, lies in an area full of attractions including historic parks, horseback riding, dining, shopping, and more! StoneSprings Hospital Center is a Hospital Corporation of America (HCA) facility, which is one of the largest healthcare systems throughout the U.S where healthcare opportunities are almost unlimited!

StoneSprings Hospital Center has earned The Joint Commission's Gold Seal of Approval and holds accreditation from the Joint Commission. Most importantly, we are dedicated to enhancing the health and quality of life in our community by putting patients first.

Responsibilities:

Knows, understands, and puts into practice general lab policies/procedures as well as department/section specific policies/procedures. Reviews all posted policy changes as required. Adheres to all regulatory guidelines.

Demonstrates the ability to assess a situation, consider the options, and formulate an appropriate course of action. Recognizes and performs duties in an independent manner with little or no supervision. Possess the ability to assume and carry out "tech-in-charge" duties, including the ability to direct the activities of staff or functions, when necessary.

Demonstrate initial and annual competency in all appropriate designated lab sections within set deadlines. Accurately performs proficiency testing when scheduled. Participates in continuing education activities.

Participates in all facility/corporate mandatory annual training within set deadlines.

Is cooperative in assisting the laboratory team in the completion of miscellaneous duties. This includes specimen receiving and putting away supplies when received in the department.

Effectively organizes and completes daily tasks in assigned area{s}.

Effectively troubleshoots/resolves instrument problems and documents corrective action in appropriate log; when necessary, performs instrumentation repairs. Effectively investigates/resolves specimen collection problems using Outstanding Specimen Report (OSR) and specimen tracking tool when appropriate.

Assures quality control is properly performed and logged, works within quality control limits and trends, and follows proper department procedure for corrective action.

Preventative maintenance and safety checks of equipment are performed and documented according to schedule.

Demonstrates the knowledge and skills to train new employees and/or students in general lab policies/procedures as well as department/section specific policies/procedures.

Demonstrates knowledge and skill necessary to communicate with, provide care for, and assess data appropriate to the age of the patient served.

Demonstrates knowledge and adheres to all policies relating to the JCAHO National Patient Safety Goals for the Laboratory, including, but not limited to critical call read back and patient identification.
Qualifications:
EXPERIENCE
Required - Graduate of accredited school of Clinical Laboratory Science.
Preferred - 1-2 years experience as Medical Laboratory Technician

EDUCATION
Required - Associate Degree in Medical Laboratory Technology or related science
Preferred - Associate Degree in Medical Laboratory Technology

CERTIFICATION
Required- Registry eligible, ASCP or equivalent. Successful completion of MLT registry within 6 months of eligibility or hire. Continuing education to maintain registry/licensure is required.
CPR Certification required for Free Standing Emergency Departments.

Preferred- MLT(ASCP) or equivalent. Registry/Licensure in a specialty area will be considered. Continuing education to maintain registry/licensure is required

A little about us:
HCA is the nation’s leading private provider of healthcare services. Comprised of locally managed facilities which include 230,000 employees at over 160 hospitals, over 120 surgery centers and 100 urgent care facilities in 20 states and the United Kingdom

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