Job Description

Job Title: Medical Lab Technician
Job ID: 729017
Status: Part-Time
Regular/Temporary: Regular
Hours:
Shift: Rotating
Facility: UPMC Jameson
Department: Laboratory - N
Location: 1211 Wilmington Avenue, New Castle PA 16105

Description

UPMC Jameson is hiring a part-time Medical Lab Technician. This role will be scheduled rotating shifts, weekends, and holidays. 

Provide for the accurate performance of routine and STAT laboratory testing. These tests are used in the diagnosis and treatment of patients and in the evaluation of a patient's response to treatment. The Medical Laboratory Technician applies competent clinical knowledge to achieve accurate clinical testing which leads to quality patient care outcomes. The Medical Laboratory Technician works in conjunction with and under the supervision of the Medical Technologists.

Responsibilities:
  • Demonstrates dependability, reliability, and independent judgement recognizing priorities to accommodate department needs and acceptance of appropriate authority
  • Establishes and maintains good rapport and cooperative relationship with medical staff, co-workers, supervisors and others
  • Exhibits integrity, courtesy, and respect for others
  • Maintains a safe work environment utilizing proper safety precautions
  • Maintains confidentiality of hospital and department information with no infractions
  • Maintains laboratory equipment by daily performance of routine maintenance procedures; maintains supplies of reagents in stock and prepared; performs trouble shooting procedures and calls services
  • Maintains professional, pleasant, and effective communications both internally and externally
  • Obtains blood specimens from the Nursing Units, Emergency Services and Outpatient Laboratory
  • Performs and documents quality control according to established protocols
  • Performs routine and stat laboratory analyses utilizing standard equipment and adhering to department policy and procedure manuals
  • Prepares specimens for processing and testing upon arrival to the laboratory
  • Presents self in a positive manner reflected by personal attire and etiquette
  • Promotes the hospital's image and maintains a positive and helpful attitude toward employees, physicians,visitors, and the community to enhance the hospital's reputation as a health care center
  • Provides treatment and care appropriate to the ages of patients

Qualifications

  • Associate degree in a laboratory science or Medical Laboratory Technology (MLT) from an accredited institution, 
  • OR certification from an accredited Clinical Laboratory Assistant (CLA) program, 
  • OR Bachelor of Science degree from an accredited college/university with a major in biological, chemical, physical, or clinical laboratory science AND ASCP preferred, 
  • OR a certified training military program AND ASCP prefereed, 
  • OR equivalent education and experience as defined by CLIA 88 for individuals performing high complexity testing. 
  • Prefer minimum 1 years experience in a hospital laboratory. 
  • Need to know Medical terminology and laboratory information system.

Licensure, Certifications, and Clearances:
  • Medical Laboratory Technician (MLT(ASCP)) or Clinical Laboratory Assistant (CLA) certification preferred.
  • Act 34 Criminal Clearance

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

Salary Range: $15.70 to $23.02

Union Position: No

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