Medical Lab Technician
Posted on: July 16, 2021
UPMC Kane is offering a sign on bonus of up to
UPMC Kane is
excited to be hiring a full-time Medical Lab Technician to help
support the lab! This role will work variable shifts, every other
weekend, and rotating holiday responsibilities.
Provide for the accurate performance of routine and STAT laboratory
analytical methods. These tests are used in the diagnosis and
treatment of patients and in the evaluation of a patient's response
to treatment. Apply competent clinical knowledge to achieve
accurate clinical testing which leads to quality patient care
outcomes. Work in conjunction with and under the supervision of
- Processes specimens for analysis.
Enters accurate patient demographic information and laboratory test
orders into the laboratory information system, while ascertaining
adequacy of patient information as well as sample
- Demonstrates dependability,
reliability, and independent judgment. Recognizes priorities to
accommodate department needs and acceptance of appropriate
- Monitors and maintains supplies for
those functions for which the position is responsible; uses
materials and reagents in a cost-effective manner.
- Follows all biohazard, chemical,
and sharps safety guidelines. Maintains a safe work
- Interacts with all laboratory
customers professionally. Responds to telephone inquiries
courteously and in a timely manner. Practices pleasant
communications both internally and externally.
- Honors confidentiality of patient
information. Follows all compliance guidelines.
- Assists with the training and
orienting of new employees, students and residents, using
established competency and workstation operational
- Maintains instruments following
procedural calibrations, quality control, and daily maintenance and
troubleshooting when necessary.
- Adheres to all established
laboratory and hospital policies, procedures, methods, quality
assurance, proficiency testing, and personnel policies.
- Independently performs Moderately
Complex, or Waived tests (qualitative and quantitative). Performs
High Complexity testing only with the oversight of a Medical
technologist, or with result review by a Supervisor or
- Meets established testing protocols
for precision and accuracy in a timely and efficient manner.
Recognizes critical, abnormal and unacceptable test results and
follows-up according to established protocols.
- Performs and documents Quality
Control according to established protocols. Informs supervisory
personnel and/or pathologists of any unusual or problematic
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. Experience:Minimum 1 year's experience in a
hospital laboratory preferred. Familiarity with medical terminology
and laboratory information systems preferred.
Licensure, Certifications, and Clearances:
Medical Laboratory Technician MLT(ASCP) or Clinical Laboratory
Assistant (CLA) certification preferred.New York license required
for NY locations.
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UPMC is an Equal Opportunity
Keywords: UPMC, Erie , Medical Lab Technician, Other , Kane, Pennsylvania
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