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Per Diem / PRN Medical Lab Technician - $19+ per hour

Company: North Mississippi Health Services
Location: Iuka
Posted on: July 8, 2024

Job Description:

North Mississippi Health Services is seeking a per diem / prn Medical Lab Technician for a per diem / prn job in Iuka, Mississippi.Job Description & Requirements

  • Specialty: Medical Lab Technician
  • Discipline: Allied Health Professional
  • Duration: Ongoing
  • Employment Type: Per Diem

    * Coordinates wor- flow of phlebotomists in Specimen Processing area

    **Distribution and Transportation:**

    * Assures accurate and efficient transportation of lab-related supplies, equipment and specimens
    * Follows all laws and regulations in the processing and transportation of laboratory specimens

    **Specimen Handling & Processing:**

    * Follows regulatory guidelines in handling/processing of laboratory specimens.--
    * Follows proper policy for accurate patient identification and labeling of all specimens


    * Effectively communicate with all NMHS staff, patients, their family members and customers

    **Customer Service**

    * Uses AIDET as applicable
    * Attends CARES training.
    * When necessary, assures proper service recovery is done for patients and/or caregivers.
    * Answers telephone in an polite and efficient manner

    **Employee Relations:**

    * Works as part of a team with all Pathology and NMHS employees


    * Assures department testing, applicable to their area, is reported in an accurate and timely manner
    * Assists with meeting goals of department Performance Improvement initiatives
    * Assures appropriate documentation of all required instrument monthly maintenance and quality control


    * Assists with training of students and new employees
    * Participates in continuing education programs to maintain and expand skills
    * Stays abreast of regulatory changes


    * Adheres to NMHS/NMMC Policies/Procedures/Guidelines
    * Complies with appropriate Local/State/Federal policies/procedures/guideline/regulations/laws/statues
    * Adheres to College of American Pathologist (CAP) & Clinical Laboratory Standards Institute (CLSI) standards

    Job Knowledge:--

    * Associate of Arts degree as a Medical Laboratory Technician from a CAHEA/NAACLS accredited program; required

    * ASCP Certification as a Medical Laboratory Technician, preferred--within 12 months after incumbent's graduation form an accredited Medical Laboratory Technician Program. Willing to consider 10 yrs of experience in a clinic or hospital laboratory in lieu of certification. NOTE: If ASCP certification has recently lapsed, employee will have 90 days to complete continuing education and recertification requirements If the credential has lapsed > 10 yrs, the employee must retake the certification exam. MLTs credentialed prior to 2006 are grandfathered and do not have to complete the continuing education requirement.-- ----Medical Laboratory Scientist students in their fourth year of study who have successfully completed a clinical rotation may be hired into PRN MLT position.
    * Valid Mississippi Driver's License and acceptable driving record/history;-- preferred
    * Good organizational and communication (written and verbal) skills;-- required
    * Knowledge of and appropriate handling of biohazardous specimens; requiredNorth Mississippi Health Services Job ID #2232-0009EA. Posted job title: Medical Lab Technician, Prn, Variable, Pathology, Nmmc-IukaAbout North Mississippi Health ServicesAt North Mississippi Health Services, we believe in connecting you to a career that challenges you, engages your mind and inspires you to be the "you" you always wanted to be. We also believe in celebrating everything that makes you uniquely you - your talents, your perspectives and your passions - and connecting you with others to create a supportive and innovative team that aspires and achieves together. Most of all, we believe in helping you leverage and connect your personal passion with a much greater purpose. We're committed to helping our team of over 7,000 unique individuals discover what connects you to our mission, vision and ultimate "why" - our patients.With seven hospitals, more than 60 clinics, four long-term care facilities, state-of-the-art women's and behavioral health facilities and multiple outpatient care centers, we have a variety of career opportunities waiting for you.

Keywords: North Mississippi Health Services, Jackson , Per Diem / PRN Medical Lab Technician - $19+ per hour, Healthcare , Iuka, Tennessee

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