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AdventHealth Medical Laboratory Scientist Evening in Shawnee, Kansas

Description

Medical Laboratory Scientist AdventHealth Shawnee Mission

Location Address: 9100 W 74 th Street, Shawnee Mission, KS 66204

Top Reasons To Work At AdventHealth Shawnee Mission

  • Providing faith-based, whole person care to Kansas City since 1962

  • Excellent health benefits, an onsite child care center and fitness facility

  • Tuition reimbursement to support continuing education

  • Employee Referral Program

  • Largest health care provider in Johnson County with three campuses

Work Hours/Shift:

Full Time: 40 Hours - 8 Hour Shifts

Evenings with rotating every 4th weekend

You Will Be Responsible For:

  • Primary responsibilities in Blood Bank with additional responsibilities in Hematology and Chemistry

  • Shares technical knowledge with co-workers; assists with training & orientation of new employees/students & serves as a resource to current staff, students, & physicians.

  • Demonstrates initiative in work and other activities.

  • Adjusts to changing customer needs by adapting work habits, schedules, or matters of personal convenience to improve service.

  • Attendance pattern reflects commitment to job requirements & patient care needs

  • Demonstrates & models positive behaviors which are supportive of change.

  • Shows enthusiasm in the workplace; actively involved in promoting morale & encouraging others.

  • Seeks opportunities to work cooperatively with other members of the hospital & system.

  • Assist in the training of new associates.

  • Willingly assists other associates during times of high volume workload.

  • Works independently.

  • Uses time efficiently when regular workload is done.

  • Cross-trained between laboratory areas.

  • Participates in and maintains competency requirements.

  • Recognizes limitations & asks for assistance/instruction when necessary.

  • Limits personal phone calls & business so as not to compromise productivity.

  • Takes responsibility for own actions; openly admits mistakes & seeks ways to correct the problem.

  • Responds in a professional manner to customer requests & inquiries, assuming responsibility for seeing them through to completion.

  • Receives, prioritizes, and processes specimens in a timely manner to meet or exceed turnaround time standards.

  • Performs & monitors the collection of laboratory specimens.

  • Performs testing according to established procedures.

  • Evaluates & interprets data based on knowledge of numerous factors affecting test results.

  • Verifies normal & confirms abnormal results; provides appropriate communication & documentation in accordance with section protocols & in compliance with all accrediting & regulatory agencies.

  • Recognizes critical results & documents action taken according to established policies.

  • Utilizes critical thinking to recognize & resolve problems, documents corrective actions, and communicates to team.

  • Performs & evaluates quality control, equipment maintenance, and instrument calibration as needed.

  • Uses the LIS efficiently to order tests, enter results/documentation, & obtain information, in keeping with established protocols.

  • Recognizes that the attainment of knowledge is every employee’s responsibility & accepts accountability for staying current on all written or electronic communication.

  • Enhances technical expertise & professional knowledge by participation in mandatory & continuing education opportunities.

  • Maintains clean, well-stocked, & organized work area.

  • Understands & utilizes department resources, including department manuals, administrative policy manuals, safety manuals, MSDS & other reference material.

  • Utilizes Personal Protective Equipment and follows established chemical hygiene & biohazard protocols.

Qualifications

What You Will Need:

  • Bachelors’s Degree

  • No Previous Experience Required

  • Medical Technologist/Medical Laboratory Scientist (ASCP) certification or equivalent or advanced degree and able to meet CLIA’s 88 standards for high complexity testing

  • Certification or equivalent required upon 90 day evaluation date.

Job Summary:

The Medical Laboratory Scientists performs laboratory analysis requiring a complex network of steps & variables. Confirms & verifies, correlates & interprets test results utilizing in-depth knowledge of techniques, principles, instruments, & physiology. Recognizes technical, instrumental & physiological problems, identifies the cause & evaluates alternative solutions. Operates, maintains, & repairs equipment. Establishes & monitors quality assurance program

This facility is an equal opportunity employer and complies with federal, state and local anti-discrimination laws, regulations and ordinances.

We are an equal opportunity employer and do not tolerate discrimination based on race, color, creed, religion, national origin, sex, marital status, age or disability/handicap with respect to recruitment, selection, placement, promotion, wages, benefits and other terms and conditions of employment.

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