Laboratory Care Technician - Casual

Laboratory Care Technician - Casual

Maple Grove Hospital | Osseo, MN, 55369, US
Salary Range:$35,000 – $52,000 Salary range estimated by Zippia

Posted 7 days ago

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Description

Requisition Number: 503383

About Maple Grove Hospital

At Maple Grove Hospital, you're welcomed into an inclusive, nurturing health family that treats customers, as well as one another, with compassion and respect. Empathy and care are at the heart of our culture which is designed to actively support wellbeing and growth. The strength of our team lies in our diversity, and we embrace the unique contributions and experiences of each person. Together, we create a healing environment that empowers customers to achieve their best health.

About this position

The Laboratory Care Technician performs laboratory specimen collection and provides for safe and secure specimen handling and point of care testing. The Laboratory Care Technician continuously works towards providing quality service improvement and optimum support to the department and team members in achieving Maple Grove Hospital's goals. Actively and consistently demonstrates the mission, vision, values and guiding principles of Maple Grove Hospital.

What we'll expect from you

SPECIMEN COLLECTION, HANDLING AND PROCESSING:

1. Performs specimen collection utilizing appropriate technique and equipment, follows department policies and procedures, and labels specimens following established policies and procedures.

o Including; Waived Testing

2. Transports specimens under proper conditions and in a timely and safe manner.

3. Accurately performs computer data entry of specimens and computer related duties as needed.

4. Monitors computer logs for incomplete work.

INVENTORY CONTROL:

1. Maintains inventory and places orders as needed to ensure proper levels of phlebotomy supplies. Reports orders placed and/or issues concerning quality of supplies to Laboratory Manger.

COMPLIANCE:

1. Recognizes and complies with legal regulatory, accrediting and procedural requirements related to area of responsibility.

2. Adheres to safety protocols and follows infection control guidelines.

3. Adjusts approach in providing care or service to meet the developmental and/or cultural needs of the customer being served.

PROFESSIONAL DEVELOPMENT:

1. Completion of a minimum of 6 hours of continuing education hours annually.

2. Assists in the orientation and training of new team members and students as directed by Laboratory Manager or Lab Lead.

3. Participates in all required in-service training, laboratory meetings and other additional assigned training.

4. Maintains skill proficiency, including improvement where deemed necessary and attains new skills as required.

5. Recognizes and complies with legal regulatory, accrediting and procedural requirements related to area of responsibility.

6. Understands and follows principles and standards as outlined in Maple Grove Hospital's Code of Conduct.

7. Protects customer and team member privacy and only accesses customer and/or team member related information as needed to perform job duties.

8. Reports violations or areas of concern to leader or Corporate Compliance Officer via established methods of communication.

Interested? Here are our requirements

Education

* High School Diploma or equivalent (GED) required.

Experience, Knowledge, Skills, Abilities

* Minimum one-year experience in a hospital or clinic setting preferred.
* Superior ability to multi-task, prioritize multiple projects, adjust to changing workflow and workload accordingly.
* Ability to take initiative, be self-motivated and an independent, accountable, dependable performer.
* Strong communication skills with demonstrated ability to express ideas and information (both in written and oral form), clearly and concisely in a manner appropriate to the audience.
* Demonstrated ability to deal with conflict in a positive manner. Has an awareness of, responds to, and considers the needs, feelings and capabilities of others.
* Ability to be accountable for quality customer service and respond appropriately to a variety of personalities and situations.
* Ability to maintain quality, safety, and infection control standards.
* Must be able to read, write and speak effectively in English.

Licensure/Certification(s) Preferred

* Completion of Phlebotomy Certification preferred.

Hours per two week pay period: Casual

Shift: Day/Evening 8 hours

Weekend Requirement: Weekends as Needed

Work Group: Maple Grove

Call Requirement: None

Remote or On-site: On-site

FLSA Status: Non-Exempt

Benefits: No

Posting Date: Jan 20 2023