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Logan Health Laboratory Tech Prep in Cut Bank, Montana

Job Description Summary:

Provides lab services to meet the test needs of patients performed in accordance with accepted standards and practices. Works closely with Clinical Lab Scientists, Supervisors, and department team(s) in a safe and effective manner that is consistent with Logan Health’s policies and procedures.

Qualifications:

  • High School Diploma required

  • Post high school education or vocational training in healthcare preferred. Other combinations of education and experience may be considered.

  • Minimum of one (1) years’ experience in laboratory clinical or pathology section preferred.

  • Basic knowledge of medical terminology required.

  • Possess and maintain computer skills to include working knowledge of Word, Outlook, Excel, and ability to learn other software as needed. Experience with Meditech and CPSI computer information systems preferred.

  • Human Anatomy and Physiology course completion or related field preferred.

  • Proven ability to understand and communicate assigned laboratory orders. Must be able to distinguish color.

  • Excellent communication skills, both verbal and written, required.

  • Experience operating equipment as it relates to clinical instrumentation preferred.

    Job Specific Duties:

  • Assists departments in various duties including, but not limited to; loading and unloading centrifuges, storing of specimens, ordering and inventory control, specimen preparation, etc.

  • Properly prepares specimens in an effort to expedite diagnosis. Adheres to all specimen processing procedures.

  • Acts as liaison between Clinical Lab Scientists, Pathology Technicians, and Lab Aides during daily operational work flow. Works under supervision of CLS/Technical Coordinators and Laboratory Supervisor.

  • Checks equipment temperatures on a regular basis and per department procedures.

  • Prints pending lists and locates specimens as needed.

  • Adheres by documentation procedures. Follows format, policies and procedures for the admission, registration, and test ordering in the system. Accurately orders and cancels tests in the defines LIS system.

  • Reviews and ensures accurate patient identification and information per department procedures.

  • Performs routine preventative maintenance on instruments. Performs Quality Control procedures as needed. Cleans department area and equipment per department protocol.

  • Utilizes effective oral and written communications skills. Provides organized and legible documentation of activities. Communicates effectively with co-workers to provide quality patient care.

  • Utilizes professional judgement and effective decision making skills.

  • Participates in the technical training of specimen preparations per department protocol.

The above essential functions are representative of major duties of positions in this job classification. Specific duties and responsibilities may vary based upon departmental needs. Other duties may be assigned similar to the above consistent with knowledge, skills and abilities required for the job. Not all of the duties may be assigned to a position.

Maintains regular and consistent attendance as scheduled by department leadership.

Shift:

Variable (United States of America)

Schedule Details:

Please know schedules and shifts are subject to change based on patient care and department/organizational needs.

Logan Health operates 24 hours per day, seven days per week. Schedules are set to accommodate the requirements of the position and the needs of the organization and may be adjusted as needed.

Notice of Pre-Employment Screening Requirements

If you receive a job offer, please note all offers are contingent upon passing a pre-employment screening, which includes:

  • Criminal background check

  • Reference checks

  • Drug Screening

  • Health and Immunizations Screening

  • Physical Demand Review/Screening

Equal Opportunity Employer

Logan Health is an Equal Opportunity Employer (EOE/AA/M-F/Vet/Disability). We encourage all qualified individuals to apply for employment. We do not discriminate against any applicant or employee based on protected veteran status, race, color, gender, sexual orientation, religion, national origin, age, disability or any other basis protected by applicable law. If you require accommodation to complete the application, testing or interview process, please notify Human Resources.

Our people are everything.

The amazing providers, employees, and volunteers at Logan Health gift this organization with their innovation, knowledge, and compassion. Together, we're connecting our community to trusted, quality care and helping to improve lives every day.

Do you dream of living and working in a beautiful area surrounded by stunning scenery and endless recreation?

Are you ready to evolve your career while working alongside passionate, talented, brilliant people?

Join our remarkable team and create positive patient experiences every day!

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