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Medical Lab Technician - 2nd shift

Company: Sovah Health - Danville
Location: Danville
Posted on: July 6, 2024

Job Description:

Job DescriptionSOVAH Health – DanvilleWho We Are:People are our passion and purpose. Come work where you are appreciated for who you are not just what you can do. SOVAH Health - Danville is a 250-bed hospital with the region's only designated Chest Pain Center & Certified Advanced Primary Stroke Center. We are an academic teaching site for residents, medical students, nurses, nurse practitioners, pharmacists, and physician assistants.Where We Are: From our beautiful rolling countryside to our thriving downtown, Danville offers big city amenities with quaint, small-town charm. We are home to a thriving art and entertainment scene, numerous local restaurants and shops, diverse educational institutions, and vast recreational opportunities.Why Choose Us:· Health (Medical, Dental, Vision) and 401K Benefits for full-time employees· Competitive Paid Time Off / Extended Illness Bank package for full-time employees· Employee Assistance Program – mental, physical, and financial wellness assistance· Tuition Reimbursement/Assistance for qualified applicants· Professional development, Growth Opportunities, and Mentor-based training· And much more… Position Summary: Sovah Danville is seeking a full-time Performs, correlate, interprets, and reports routine and special, highly complex laboratory procedures in various sections of the laboratory.

  • Verifies patient and specimen identification before performing any procedure.
  • Performs common testing procedures, and assesses and reports test results.
  • Performs test result calculations as necessary.
  • Performs and reports waived to highly complex laboratory tests on patients by departmental policies and procedures.
  • Recognizes abnormal, unusual, or unexpected test results through correlation of data with common physiological conditions/age of the patient.
  • Follows established procedure for reporting critical values; refers unusual or unexpected results to the supervisor.
  • Recognizes the need for and suggests additional laboratory tests for definitive diagnostic information.
  • Consult with the section pathologist as necessary.
  • Operates, calibrates, maintains, and checks the performance of equipment/instruments.
  • Performs instrument maintenance and troubleshooting.
  • Performs and records all quality control procedures required for analytical tests, equipment, reagents, media, and products.
  • Evaluate results of quality control and implement and document appropriate corrective action when indicated.
  • Maintains supplies needed for the performance of tests.
  • Prepares and labels reagents/media according to prescribed procedures or from the literature as necessary.
  • Provides bench-level instruction as needed for new or less skilled laboratory personnel.Minimum Education:
    • Associate degree in Medical Laboratory Science required.
    • Other - Completion of a 50-week US Military Medical Lab training course and a minimum of two (2) years of experience is accepted in lieu of education.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.EEOC Statement:SOVAH Health - Danville is committed to providing Equal Employment Opportunities for all applicants and employees and complies with all applicable laws prohibiting discrimination against any employee or applicant for employment because of color, race, sex, age, religion, national origin, disability, genetic information, gender identity, sexual orientation, veterans' status or any other basis protected by applicable federal, state or local law.Equal opportunity and affirmative action employers and are looking for diversity in candidates for employment: Minority/Female/Disabled/Protected Veteran

Keywords: Sovah Health - Danville, Danville , Medical Lab Technician - 2nd shift, Professions , Danville, Virginia

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