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MT/MLS II- BJC Healthcare

Company: BJC HealthCare
Location: Bonne Terre
Posted on: August 6, 2022

Job Description:

Additional Information About the Role

* Overview

Parkland Health Center includes two locations in Missouri a full-service acute care hospital in Farmington as well as a three-bed critical access hospital in Bonne Terre. Parkland Health Center provides quality primary and secondary level inpatient and outpatient services to the people of St. Francois County and surrounding areas in southeastern Missouri.

Parkland s Farmington campus offers a full continuum of inpatient and medical-surgical and intensive care, obstetrics, geriatric psychiatry and emergency services, along with a wide variety of outpatient services including oncology services, an infusion center, a wound care clinic, and the Huckstep Heart and Lung Center. The Parkland Bonne Terre campus includes emergency services, inpatient services for patients meeting specific criteria, and a sleep study lab.

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Role Purpose
The Medical Technologist (MT) or Medical Laboratory Scientist (MLS) II performs specimen processing and routine / complex testing on blood and other specimens which requires a knowledge and understanding of quality control, basic instrument maintenance, and procedure methodologies and reference ranges. Maintains appropriate documentation of all activities as required. Demonstrates good clinical laboratory practice

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Responsibilities

* Operates all instrumentation in assigned areas to deliver precise, timely, and accurate laboratory results. Performs all testing and operation of equipment as necessary to deliver quality results.
* Trains new laboratory personnel in methods, procedures and use of equipment and instruments specific to the assigned area.
* Performs quality controls for all equipment and troubleshoots malfunctioning instrumentation as necessary. Assesses technical and or instrument problems, including quality control and abnormal findings, evaluate possible solutions and chooses an appropriate course of action to solve the problem.
* Reports and maintains record of patient test results through the laboratory computer system accurately, meeting published turn around times for routine testing and stats.
* Participates in performance improvement activities and initiatives by proactively diagnosing and resolving problems. Specific quality functions are handled in an organized and timely fashion.
* Performs other Responsibilities as Assigned
* BJC has determined this is a safety-sensitive position. The ability to work in a constant state of alertness and in a safe manner is an essential function of this job.

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Minimum Requirements

* Bachelor's Degree in Physical/Life Sciences or related field
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Keywords: BJC HealthCare, Columbia , MT/MLS II- BJC Healthcare, Healthcare , Bonne Terre, Missouri

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