Nationwide Children's Hospital

Laboratory Technologist - Lab Microbiology Be

Posted Date 4 weeks ago(9/25/2020 2:01 PM)
Requisition ID
2020-25348
Category
Allied Health

Overview

Medical Laboratory Technologist / Technician 

 

Hours: 3rd Shift 11:30pm - 7:00am Rotating weekends/holidays/ on call

Full-time Benefits Eligible

 

The Laboratory Technologist is responsible for accurate and timely processing, testing and resulting. Additional duties include completing tasks, preventive maintenance, quality control and providing customer service. Each employee is expected to be a supportive link between laboratory customers and other areas within the department and project a professional image through telephone communication to internal and external Nationwide Children's Hospital customers. 

Job duties include all basic bacteriologic procedures, including specimen processing, gram staining and interpretation of clinical samples, limited reading and interpretation of cultures, rapid identification testing, automated testing, and quality assurance procedures

Why Nationwide Children's Hospital?

Why Nationwide Children’s Hospital

The moment you walk through our doors, you can feel it. When you meet one of our patient families, you believe it. And when you talk with anyone who works here, you want to be part of it, too. Welcome to Nationwide Children’s Hospital, where Passion Meets Purpose.

Here, Everyone Matters. We’re 12,000 strong. And it takes every single one of us to improve the lives of the kids we care for, and the kids from around the world we’ll never even meet. Kids who are living healthier, fuller lives because of the knowledge we share. We know it takes a Collaborative Culture to deliver on our promise to provide the very best, innovative care and to foster new discoveries, made possible by the most groundbreaking research. Anywhere.

Ask anyone with a Nationwide Children’s badge what they do for a living. They’ll tell you it’s More Than a Job. It’s a calling. It’s a chance to use and grow your talent to make an impact that truly matters. Because here, we exist simply to help children everywhere.

Nationwide Children’s Hospital. A Place to Be Proud

Responsibilities

What Will You Be Doing?

  • Accurately processes patient specimens.
  • Coordinates couriers for transport of specimens and supplies from physician offices, hospital labs, and other clients.
  • Performs accurate and timely generation of laboratory report mailings and reports results accurately and timely according to protocol (measured- callback audit).
  • Utilizes CRM for client request/ concerns, supply requests, specimen tracking and courier assignments.
  • Assumes primary responsibility for phone communication and customer service support for the laboratory and Prepares test requisitions, supplies and collection kits.

Qualifications

What Are We Looking For?

To fulfill this role, you must possess these minimum qualifications and experience:

  • Bachelor's degree in medical laboratory science; or a chemical, physical or biological science from an accredited institution. Prefer American Society for Clinical Pathology (ASCP) certified. As of June 1, 2015: If not certified, must be eligible for certification as a Technologist by an approved agency. Certification exam must be completed within 3 years of hire date.
  • A level of knowledge of medical terminology.
  • Familiarity with personal computer and/or mainframe systems required. Skill in using database and spreadsheet software highly preferred.

 

Minimum Physical Requirements:

  • Ability to lift objects weighing up to 30 lbs. (0-33%)
  • Sitting Constantly (67-100%)
  • Finger dexterity Constantly (67-100%)
  • Talking on the telephone and in person (67-100%)
  • Walking (67-100%)

 

The above list of duties is intended to describe the general nature and level of work performed by individuals assigned to this classification. It is not to be construed as an exhaustive list of duties performed by the individual so classified, nor is it intended to limit or modify the right of any supervisor to assign, direct, and control the work of employees under his/her supervision.

 

EOE M/F/Disability/Vet

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