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Medical Technologist

Company: ThedaCare
Location: Appleton
Posted on: January 25, 2023

Job Description:

Why ThedaCare?Living A Life Inspired!Our new vision at ThedaCare is bold, ambitious, and ignited by a shared passion to provide outstanding care. We are inspired to reinvent health care by becoming a proactive partner in health, enriching the lives of all and creating value in everything we do. Each of us are called to take action in delivering higher standards of care, lower costs and a healthier future for our patients, our families, our communities and our world.At ThedaCare, our team members are empowered to be the catalyst of change through our values of compassion, excellence, leadership, innovation, and agility. A career means much more than excellent compensation and benefits. Our team members are supported by continued opportunities for learning and development, accessible and transparent leadership, and a commitment to work/life balance. If you're interested in joining a health care system that is changing the face of care and well-being in our community, we encourage you to explore a future with ThedaCare.Benefits, with a whole-person approach to wellness -Lifestyle Engagemente.G. health coaches, relaxation rooms, health focused apps (Wonder, Ripple), mental health supportAccess & Affordabilitye.G. minimal or zero copays, team member cost sharing premiums, daycareAbout ThedaCare!Summary :The Medical Technologist accurately and efficiently performs a full range of laboratory testing to include pre-analytic, analytic, and post-analytic processes at all levels of CLIA complexity. Ensures the accuracy of test results, reports laboratory findings to providers, and respectfully addresses situations or decisions to ensure patient concerns or needs are met. Demonstrates professional relationships with patients, families, colleagues, and providers.Job Description:KEY ACCOUNTABILITIES:1. Processes and analyzes blood, urine, tissue, body fluid, and other specimens. Performs waived, moderately complex, and/or high complexity testing using manual or automated methods. Maintains competency in microbiology and/or blood transfusion, as appropriate, to ensure patient needs are met.2. Applies critical thinking to ensure quality outcomes meet regulatory agency requirements (CLIA, CAP, Joint Commission, etc.). Assists with regulatory compliance including policy and procedure writing and review.3. Recognizes and communicates deviations in technical, quality of specimen, or quality control processes to ensure accurate resulting. Takes action and knows when to escalate as appropriate.4. Reports lab results electronically, verbally, and through written documentation. Appropriately documents quality control processes and quality assurance as required.5. Is responsible for the accurate use and maintenance of lab equipment. Assists with method validations and implementation of current and new instruments and assays.6. Ensures the highest standard of quality, per regulations, and signs off on moderate complexity testing competency assessment for lab team members. Signs off on annual IQCP review.7. Performs complex processes that may include collecting bone marrow, performing and staining pathology frozen specimens, performing EKGs, processing and resulting send outs, and resulting moderately complex testing.8. Obtains specimens from inpatients and outpatients following proper identification protocols and appropriate techniques to maintain the integrity of the specimens. Prioritizes collection to meet established turnaround times.9. Provides training for new lab and non-lab team members to retain top talent.10. Maintains supplies and assists with inventory and ordering to ensure the availability of supplies to perform patient care responsibilities.11. Performs special specimen collections (i.E., legal specimen collections) to support patient testing and follows up as required by law.QUALIFICATIONS: Bachelor's degree in accredited program American Society for Clinical Pathology (ASCP) - Medical Technologist (MT) or Clinical Laboratory Scientist (CLS) or National Credentialing Agency for Laboratory Personnel (NCA) - Medical Technologist (MT) or Clinical Laboratory Scientist (CLS) or American Medical Technologists (AMT) - Medical Technologist (MT)PHYSICAL DEMANDS: Ability to move freely (standing, stooping, walking, bending, pushing, and pulling) and lift up to a maximum of twenty-five (25) pounds without assistance Job classification is exposed to blood borne pathogens (blood or bodily fluids) while performing job dutiesWORK ENVIRONMENT: Works in a medical setting with high risk of exposure to blood and body fluids, chemicals, and biohazardous materials Frequent exposure to sharp objects and instruments Occasional exposure to moving mechanical parts, fumes or airborne particles, toxic or caustic chemicals, and risk of electrical shock Occasional contact with aggressive and or combative patients Use of computers throughout the work day Frequent use of keyboard with repetitive motion of hands, wrists, and fingers Required to work scheduled hours. Shifts and hours of work may change depending on patient/business needs. This includes, but is not limited to: overtime, on-call, nights, days, weekends, and holidays. May be expected to work extra shifts or be on-call, as needed.Nights, 10 hour shifts.75FTEScheduled Weekly Hours:30Scheduled FTE:0.75Location:ThedaCare Regional Medical Center Appleton Appleton,WisconsinOvertime Exempt:No

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