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Billings Clinic Medical Technologist in Billings, Montana

You can make a difference as a part of our region's largest health care system, based locally in Billings, Montana. Join our amazing team with a focus on safe, high quality care and an excellent patient experience. Billings Clinic is here to take care of our community and region.

We look forward to meeting you.

About Us

Billings Clinic is a community-owned, not-for-profit, Physician-led health system based in Billings with more than 4,700 employees, including over 550 physicians and non-physician providers. Our integrated organization consists of a multi-specialty group practice and a 304-bed hospital.Learn more (https://www.billingsclinic.com/about-us/) about Billings Clinic (our organization, history, mission, leadership and regional locations) and how we are recognized nationally for our exceptional quality.

Your Benefits

We provide a comprehensive and competitive benefits package to all full-time employees (minimum of 24 hours/week), including Medical, Dental, Vision, 403(b) Retirement Plan with employer matching, Defined Contribution Pension Plan, Paid Time Off, employee wellness program, and much more.Click here (https://www.billingsclinic.com/careers/employee-benefits/) for more information ordownload the 2021 Employee Benefits Guide (https://ncstoragemlbillings.blob.core.windows.net/public/2021%20Billings%20Clinic%20Staff%20Benefits%20Guide.pdf) .

Magnet: Commitment to Nursing Excellence

Billings Clinic is proud to be recognized for nursing excellence as a Magnet®-designated organization, joining only 97 other organizations worldwide that have achieved this honor four times. The re-designation process happens every four years. Click here (https://www.billingsclinic.com/campaign-landing-pages/magnet/) to learn more!

Medical Technologist

LAB-GENERAL (Billings Clinic Main Campus)

req1730

Shift: Evening, Weekends

Schedule: Varies

Employment Status: Full-Time (.75 or greater)

Hours per Pay Period: 1.00 = 80 hours (Non-Exempt)

Starting Wage DOE

The hospital Medical Technologist is responsible for performing high complexity clinical laboratory testing in one or more sections of the laboratory with full responsibility for quality control and quality assurance in accordance with CLIA regulatory requirements and standards. Medical Technologist is responsible for specimen processing, test performance and for reporting test results. Additional characteristics for the Lead Role: Acts as a lead for an assigned area of department, including assisting with the day to day operations of the department, responsible for quality control and regulatory readiness of department.

Essential Job Functions

•GENERAL

Supports and models behaviors consistent with Billings Clinic’s mission, vision, values, code of business conduct and service expectations. Meets all mandatory organizational and departmental requirements. Maintains competency in all organizational, departmental and outside agency standards as it relates to the environment, employee, patient safety or job performance.

Collects and prepares test samples according to established procedures and policies. (Patient Care, Lab, Specimen Collection)

Performs waived, moderate and high complexity test specimen analysis according to established policies and procedures. (Patient Care, Lab, Specimen Analysis)

Evaluates, interprets and validates test data prior to reporting. Be capable of identifying problems that may adversely affect test performance or reporting of test results and either correct the problem or immediately notify leadership. Responsible to adhere to and follow the laboratory’s established policies and procedures whenever testing systems are not within the laboratory’s defined acceptable levels of performance. (Patient Care, Lab, Evaluates Data )

Maintains daily operations of the laboratory/department to include, but not limited to calibration and maintenance of equipment; maintains adequate working inventory. Adheres to quality control policies, documents all quality control activities, instrument and procedural calibrations and maintenance performed. Document all corrective actions taken when test systems deviate from the laboratory’s established performance specifications. (Patient Care, Lab, Lab Equipment )

Utilizes performance improvement principles to assess and improve quality. core

Performs other duties as assigned or needed to meet the needs of the department/organization.

Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities

•Personal computers, hardware and software

•HIPAA and confidentiality requirements

•Biology, chemistry, hematology, microbiology, serology and mathematics

•Instrument maintenance

•Infection control procedures

•Regulatory requirements (i.e., Joint Commission, CAP, OSHA, CLIA etc.)

•Professional communication skills, both verbal and written

•Working to enhance a positive work environment by utilizing effective communications which demonstrates respect and support in all contacts with customers which include internal, external and co-workers

•Incorporate population specific needs into all aspects of communication and patient care; scope of service will encompass age groups ranging from infant to geriatric

•Communicate clearly and effectively, both verbal and written

•Establish and maintain collaborative relationships

•Work with frequent interruptions, time deadlines, high volumes and difficult patients

•Work collaboratively with members of the laboratory and organization to improve organizational outcomes

•Anticipate the needs of internal and external customers with empathy and understanding

•Communicate test results effectively

•Recognize confidentiality is an ethical, moral, and legal responsibility; accesses and disclosures information on a need to know basis

•Errors in conducting analysis could result in poor quality test results which could negatively impact the quality of patient care

•Medical Technologist is responsible to perform only those tests that are authorized by the laboratory Director and require a degree of skill commensurate with the individual’s education, training or experience and technical abilities.

Minimum Qualifications

Education

  • High School or GED

Certifications and Licenses

  • Montana locations Current or eligible for Montana State licensure as a Medical Technologist or ability to become licensed

    Billings Clinic is Montana’s largest health system serving Montana, Wyoming and the western Dakotas. A not-for-profit organization led by a physician CEO, the health system is governed by a board of community members, nurses and physicians. Billings Clinic includes an integrated multi-specialty group practice, tertiary care hospital and trauma center, based in Billings, Montana. Learn more atwww.billingsclinic.com/aboutus (https://www.billingsclinic.com/about-us/)

    Billings Clinic is committed to being an inclusive and welcoming employer, that strives to be kind, safe, and courageous in all we do. As an equal opportunity employer, our policies and processes are designed to achieve fair and equitable treatment of all employees and job applicants. All employees and job applicants will be provided the same treatment in all aspects of the employment relationship, regardless of race, color, religion, sex, gender identity and expression, sexual orientation, pregnancy and family status, national origin, spoken language, neurodiversity, age, and/or disability. To ensure we provide an accessible candidate experience for prospective employees, please let us know if you need any accommodations during the recruitment process.

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