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UPMC Kane Medical Laboratory Scientists & Medical Lab Technicians (MLT) - Multiple Opportunities!

Company: UPMC - Pittsburgh Medical Center
Location: Kane
Posted on: June 7, 2024

Job Description:

Job Description



UPMC Kane is searching for Medical Laboratory Scientists & Medical Lab Technicians (MLTs) to join their team of excellent laboratory professionals! These roles are generalist opportunities that will support and rotate through all areas of the laboratory.
Multiple positions & shifts available! Apply today & start your career in Life Changing Medicine with UPMC!
Eligible positions include the opportunity for up to an $18,000 sign-on bonus!


Medical Lab Technician salary range: $19.71-30.28/hr
Medical Laboratory Scientist salary range: $24.74-34.48/hr


In this role, you will engage in the accurate performance of lab testing to diagnose, treat, and evaluate patients that leads to our quality patient care outcomes.

Testing


  • Process specimens for analysis.

    • MLTs perform Moderately Complex, or Waived tests; perform High Complexity testing with the oversight of a Medical Laboratory Scientist, or with result review by a Supervisor/Manager.
    • MLSs perform High Complexity Testing without direct supervision.


    • Meet established testing protocols for precision, accuracy, and timeliness
    • Recognize critical, abnormal and unacceptable test results and follows-up according to established protocols and factors that affect measurements and results to initiate the necessary solution.
    • Identify problems with instrumentation, methodology, specimens, supplies, or results and act as outlined in predetermined protocols.
    • Engage in test development and methodology/equipment evaluation, selection, and implementation.

      Organization and Maintenance

      • Perform and document quality control according to established protocols.
      • Inform supervisors or pathologists of any incidents.
      • Operate and maintain equipment and perform minor repairs.
      • Enter patient demographic and test information into the information system.
      • Honor patient confidentiality.
      • Monitor and maintain supplies.

        Knowledge

        • Maintain knowledge of techniques, principles, instruments, their interrelationships, and physiological conditions affecting test results.
        • Assist with training and orienting new employees, students and residents.
        • Create a safe work environment by following all biohazard, chemical, and sharps safety guidelines.
        • Adhere to laboratory and hospital policies, procedures, methods, quality assurance, proficiency testing, and personnel policies.
        • Follow procedures for the collection and processing of specimens for analysis including the appropriateness and stability of the sample.
        • Follow all compliance guidelines.

          Communication

          • Engage with laboratory and hospital customers & peers professionally, courteously, and timely.
          • Demonstrate dependability, reliability, and independent judgment.





            *Applicants will be placed in the appropriate job title & salary based on their education & experience.

            • Medical Laboratory Scientist:

              • Bachelor of Science degree from an accredited college/university AND successful completion of a CAHEA accredited Medical Technology program,
              • OR Bachelor of Science degree from an accredited college/university with a major in biological, chemical, physical or clinical laboratory science AND ASCP categorical certification,
              • OR Bachelor of Science degree from an accredited college/university with a major in biological, chemical, physical, or clinical laboratory science AND at least two years' experience in a role equivalent to that of a Medical Laboratory technician (MLT) in a clinical laboratory,
              • OR equivalent education and experience as defined by CLIA '88 and PA Bureau of Laboratories for technologist performing high complexity testing.
              • 1 year experience in a hospital laboratory preferred.
              • Knowledge of medical terminology and laboratory information systems preferred.




                • Medical Lab Technician:

                  • Associate degree in a laboratory science with certification (or eligible new graduate) from an accredited institution as either a Medical Laboratory Technician (MLT), or as a Clinical Laboratory Assistant (CLA),
                  • OR Bachelor of Science degree from an accredited institution with a major in biological, chemical, physical, or clinical laboratory science AND ASCP or equivalent certification,
                  • OR equivalent education and experience as defined by CLIA '88 for individuals performing high complexity testing.
                  • 1 years' experience in a hospital laboratory preferred.
                  • Familiarity with medical terminology and laboratory information systems preferred.




                    Licensure, Certifications, and Clearances:

                    • New York License Required for NY Locations.
                    • ASCP Certifications Preferred:

                      • Medical Technologist MT(ASCP),
                      • Medical Laboratory Scientist MLS (ASCP),
                      • Medical Laboratory Technician MLT(ASCP),
                      • Clinical Laboratory Assistant (CLA),
                      • or equivalent ASCP Certification.



                        UPMC is an equal opportunity employer. Minority/Females/Veterans/Individuals with Disabilities

Keywords: UPMC - Pittsburgh Medical Center, Erie , UPMC Kane Medical Laboratory Scientists & Medical Lab Technicians (MLT) - Multiple Opportunities!, Healthcare , Kane, Pennsylvania

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