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Medical Lab Technician

Allina Health Minneapolis, MN
  • Posted: August 10, 2019
  • Full-Time

Medical Lab Technician
Requisition #
57178BR
Physical Location
Bloomington, Minnesota
Posted Date
08-Aug-2019
Schedule Type
Full-Time
Dept. Name
AmbulatoryLab-SouthCentral Hub
Hours Per Week
40
Contract
Aspen 113 Clerical & Technical

Introduction
Allina Health is dedicated to the prevention and treatment of illness and enhancing the greater health of individuals, families and communities throughout Minnesota and western Wisconsin. A not-for-profit health care system, Allina Health cares for patients from beginning to end-of-life through its 90+ clinics, 12 hospitals, 16 pharmacies, specialty care centers and specialty medical services that provide home care, senior transitions, hospice care, home oxygen and medical equipment, and emergency medical transportation services. Allina Health is a vibrant, growing organization with opportunities to suit your professional skills and a diverse work environment to match your specific interests. We believe employees are our greatest asset and are dedicated to helping you develop and maximize your professional skills.
Allina Health Laboratory provides a full menu of essential and specialized laboratory services to customers in Minnesota and western Wisconsin. We provide reference laboratory services to four major metropolitan hospitals, 13 regional hospitals, including Abbott Northwestern - WestHealth (Plymouth), 59+ Allina Health clinics, 40+ hospital-based clinics and outpatient surgery centers. As a local, accessible resource, we provide clinical and anatomic pathology services that support customers diagnostic needs.

Responsibilities
Req ID: 57178
+ Perform technical and diagnostic laboratory procedures that provide prompt and accurate test results for providers use in the diagnosis and treatment of patients in a clinic setting
+ Collect and obtain satisfactory specimen samples
+ Correct processing of specimens in a timely manner
+ Perform tests authorized by the clinic lab director
+ Prepare and maintain supplies to efficiently collect specimens
+ Maintain lab equipment per established protocol
+ Perform, evaluate and document all quality control on each test system
+ Participate in the laboratory Quality Assurance Plan
+ Orient and train new employees and students as assigned
+ Maintain high level of customer service through communication vehicles
+ Perform other duties as assigned

Education
+ Graduate of an accredited MLT or MLS/MT program

Qualification/Skills
Skills
+ Ability to:
+ Demonstrate basic knowledge of laboratory procedure and instrumentation
+ Follow federal regulations for quality control, quality assurance, competency, and proficiency testing
+ Adhere to CLIA 88 and OSHA requirements and additional requirements for compliance that apply to the department in which assigned
+ Communicate effectively with patients, providers and staff
+ Adherence to Allina Health confidentiality policy and laboratory policies
+ Work effectively in an independently and in a team setting
+ Work in a highly detail-oriented environment
+ Demonstrate good customer services skills
+ Assess accuracy of testing in regard to patient test results, quality control and troubleshooting
+ Display strong interpersonal skills to handle unusual or stressful situations
+ Distinguish between colors
+ Demonstrate computer skills to navigate within an EMS and laboratory information system
Licensure/Certification
+ MLT or MLS/MT certified by ASCP or equivalent
+ New graduates must pass the ASCP board within 6 months of employment
+ May be a CLA with 5+ years of experience
+ Note: Must maintain current certification; those certified in 2004 or after are required to complete the certification maintenance program

Work Schedule
Monday through Friday between 7:15 - 5:30pm (rotating shifts)
Float between AHG sites within the Hub as needed
Location/Community Information
With a beautiful location on the banks of the Minnesota River, the city of Bloomington has much to offer. Not only is it home to the world-famous Mall of America, but this city of 85,000 also houses the stunning Minnesota Valley National Wildlife Refuge, Water Park of America, an extensive system of hiking and biking trails and much more. Residents also enjoy Bloomington's many travel conveniences, including its central location, proximity to the airport, and easy freeway access to Interstates 35W and 494.
Bloomington:
+ Located 11 miles South of the Twin Cities
+ Population = 85,000
Community Resource Links:
Community InformationSchool Digger
Explore MinnesotaMN Dept of Education
Minneapolis St. Paul MagazineSt. Paul Pioneer Press
Twin Cities Living MagazineStar Tribune

Closing
If you are interested in becoming part of our award winning team of professionals, please apply online today. Allina Health is committed to providing Equal Employment Opportunities to all employees and applicants. EO M/F/Disability/Vet Employer.

Requisition #
57178BR
Laboratory

Allina Health

Address

Minneapolis, MN
55431 USA

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