Clinical Lab Technician

LifePoint Hospitals Rutherfordton, NC
As a part of Duke LifePoint Healthcare, our community hospital is being supported with more resources than ever

before. Duke LifePoint combines Duke University Health System's unparalleled expertise in clinical excellence,

quality and patient safety with LifePoint Health's financial resources and extensive operational experience -

making our hospital even stronger.

Duke LifePoint Healthcare's pledge to our hospital and the communities we serve is quality, expertise and

commitment.

* Quality is the cornerstone of Duke LifePoint, and it is the central focus of everything the organization and

our hospital strive to achieve.

* Duke LifePoint pledges to bring a wealth of expertise and resources to strengthen the already excellent care

our hospital delivers.

* And, Duke LifePoint's commitment is to work collaboratively with our hospital to make our community healthier

by strengthening local healthcare delivery for the future.

For more information about Duke LifePoint, visit www.dukelifepointhealthcare.com

Follows standardized procedures and helps prepare samples for testing.

Recognizes and acts immediately to correct errors in the performance of tests and procedures,

reporting promptly to the immediate supervisor.

Performs Quality Assurance work to ensure accuracy of equipment to include QC and preventive

and corrective maintenance and associated documentation.

Performs specialized techniques/projects under the supervision of the Department

Section Head and Laboratory Director.

Assists the Section Head in the performance of their duties or in their absence.

Collects samples and analyzes bodily fluids and substances for abnormalities. Collects blood and

tests blood samples used for pre-transfusion testing.

Operates laboratory equipment in a high-quality, effective manner.

Analyzes test results for accuracy, acceptability and critical limits and reports/documents

results per organizational standards.

Performs automated tests using computerized instruments and automated equipment.

Performs manual tests based on established policies and procedures and accepted laboratory practice.

Runs tests and analyzes the results to be reported to the provider or registered nurse in a timely manner.

Assists in the training and education of MLT students.

Participates in continuing and mandatory educational activities in a timely manner, meeting expected

deadlines on own initiative.

Minimum Education:

Associate's degree in Medical Laboratory Tech Program - Required

Required Skills:

Requires critical thinking skills, decisive judgment and the ability to work with minimal supervision.

Must be able to work in a stressful environment and take appropriate action.

Certifications:

Licenses: None

Computer: Meditech

Minimum Work Experience:

1-3 years preferred

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