Penn Highlands Brookville

  • PHB Medical Technologist

    Job Location US-PA-Brookville
    Posted Date 2 months ago(1/30/2019 9:38 AM)
    Job ID
    2018-11831
    # Positions
    1
    Hours/Pay
    75
    Department
    Laboratory
    Shift
    Varied shifts
    Type
    Full Time
  • Overview

    We at Penn Highlands Brookville (PHB), in affiliation with Penn Highlands Healthcare, are very proud of our record in both cost effectiveness and innovation. As our 34 plus bed hospital evolves to meet today's ever- changing health care needs, the main focus remains on the patient and PHB role in the community. The hospital has experienced enormous changes since its founding in 1919. Today, technological changes in health care are occurring at an even faster rate. While the hospital has kept pace with these rapid changes, its strength lies in the personalized healthcare given by the PHB family, which includes the physicians, employees, and board of directors.

     

    To fulfill this mission and vision, we focus on bringing together talented healthcare professionals who believe that the best way to treat patients is to offer individualized medical care in an environment that is friendly, personalized, and close to home. In order to serve our patients in this manner, we are actively recruiting individuals who want to work in this type of environment.

     

    The staff technologist performs multiple and varied medical laboratory tests, in an accurate, precise and timely manner. Performs documents and monitors quality control.  Performs and documents instrument maintenance and simple trouble shooting as needed. Performs and attains specimens of all types except arterial on in-patient and out-patients of all age groups.

    Responsibilities

     

    *Complies with PENN HIGHLANDS BROOKVILLE policies and procedures, accreditation agency requirements, and federal, state or local law and regulations

     

    Phlebotomy of all types and ages of patients including proper ID of the patient and the maintenance and integrity of specimens.

    Performs basic maintenance procedures for laboratory equipment

     

    Performs laboratory testing according to established policies and procedures

     

     

    Performs necessary quality control and takes appropriate corrective action as needed when the quality control is not with acceptable range

    Calls and faxes reports to the appropriate patient location including critical values

     

     

    Processes and sends specimens to referral  labs according to established specimen requirements

    Receives and coordinates reports from outside laboratories

     

     

    Basic knowledge of all Laboratory equipment operations to perform specimen testing.

     

     

    Assist with the orientation of new employees

     

     

    Must be able to perform all above listed tasks working alone on patients of all ages

     

     

    General duties as directed.

     

     

    Qualifications

    • Degree in Medical Technology or related field required
    • One year experience preferred
    • Registered as MT with American Society for Clinical Pathology (ASCP) or MT/MLT American Medical Technologist (AMT) within 1 year of hire required
    • Familiar Microsoft office software required

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