Medical Technologist (non licensed) PRNChicago, Illinois
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At Kindred Healthcare we provide care and support in the most appropriate care setting for those recovering from illness or injury. Whether a patient receives care in our hospitals or in one of our rehabilitation facilities, our purpose is to ensure they recover to the fullest extent possible.
Performs analyses in hematology, chemistry urinalysis, coagulation, blood bank and microbiology according to expected performance standards.
Performs venipuncture, finger stick, or heel stick on identified patients by physician's request in a timely, accurate and caring manner.
Keeps documented records current regarding maintenance and quality control.
Meets the lab service goals as scheduled or report problems to lab director.
Promotes adherence to the Company's Code of Business Conduct and the Corporate Compliance Agreement by monitoring employee performance and identifying and responding to compliance issues.
B.A. / B.S. or equivalent in Medical Technology or related clinical field.
Valid state Clinical Lab Scientist license if required by the state.
1-2 years experience in clinical laboratory.
Excellent oral and written communication and interpersonal skills.
Comprehensive knowledge of applicable safety, quality control, and specimen handling guidelines and procedures.
Skilled in using applicable laboratory equipment such as centrifuges, meters, microscopes, incubators, pipettes, autoclaves, and sterilizers.
Ability to work quickly and accurately when under strict deadlines.
Considerable knowledge of the theory and practice of clinical laboratory methods and instrumentation. Working knowledge of anatomy, physiology, laboratory medicine, disease processes, and laboratory procedures.
Ability to maintain confidentiality of all patient and/or employee information to assure patient and/or employee rights are protected.
Must have good and regular attendance.
Performs other related duties as assigned.
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