Location: US:PA:Lancaster Work Type: Part Time FTE: 0.50 Shift: Day Hours: Variable
Penn State Health Lancaster Medical Center is the newest addition to the Penn State Health system. It's a 341,000-square-foot acute care hospital, that is already enhancing a vibrant network of primary and specialty care providers across Lancaster County. This BRAND NEW hospital features 134 private inpatient beds, an emergency department, physician offices, various specialty inpatient services, an imaging lab, and complete medical and surgical capabilities. Expanding this footprint ensures residents in these communities have access, quality, and choice of care as close to home as possible.
Lancaster Medical Center is also creating new clinical and research opportunities for learners and investigators at Penn State College of Medicine. Through Penn State Health's core values of Respect, Integrity, Teamwork, and Excellence, the health system is committed to providing compassionate care for our diverse patient population, community, and each other.
Conveniently located within 30 miles of Berks County and only 20 miles from York, Lancaster Medical Center is perfectly positioned for professionals who are seeking a positive and service-focused culture, right in their own backyard.
SUMMARY OF POSITION:
The medical laboratory technician, under minimal supervision, is responsible for independently performing complex laboratory tests on blood, body fluids, cells, and tissues that includes standardized microscopic, chemical, and/or bacteriological testing. All testing is performed in accordance with laboratory policies and procedures, FDA, CAP, OSHA, CUA, and Joint Commission regulations and guidelines. Test results are used in the diagnosis, treatment. and prevention of disease.
Associates degree for Medical Laboratory Technician or bachelor's degree in a chemical, physical, or biological science required
Eligible to take the ASCP Board of Review exam for Medical Laboratory Technician, American Society of Clinical Pathology, (MLT-ASCP) Certification. MLT (ASCPCM) or AMT Certification must be obtained within 6 months of hire in order to retain position.
In lieu of a degree, an individual may provide evidence of alternate education or coursework in Medical Technology that would allow them to sit for the AMT or ASCP certification exam.
This job description is a general outline of duties performed and is not to be misconstrued as encompassing all duties performed within the position. All individuals (including current employees) selected for a position will undergo a background check appropriate for the position's responsibilities.
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