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Medical Laboratory Technician PRN

Company: Rapides Regional Medical Center
Location: Alexandria
Posted on: June 6, 2024

Job Description:

Job DescriptionDescription Medical Laboratory Technician PRNRapides Regional Medical CenterShift: PRN (as needed)IntroductionAre you passionate about the patient experience? At HCA Healthcare, we are committed to caring for patients with purpose and integrity. We care like family! Jump-start your career as a Medical Laboratory Technician PRN today with Rapides Regional Medical Center.BenefitsRapides Regional Medical Center, offers a total rewards package that supports the health, life, career and retirement of our colleagues. The available plans and programs include:

  • Comprehensive medical coverage that covers many common services at no cost or for a low copay. Plans include prescription drug and behavioral health coverage as well as free telemedicine services and free AirMed medical transportation.
  • Additional options for dental and vision benefits, life and disability coverage, flexible spending accounts, supplemental health protection plans (accident, critical illness, hospital indemnity), auto and home insurance, identity theft protection, legal counseling, long-term care coverage, moving assistance, pet insurance and more.
  • Free counseling services and resources for emotional, physical and financial wellbeing
  • 401(k) Plan with a 100% match on 3% to 9% of pay (based on years of service)
  • Employee Stock Purchase Plan with 10% off HCA Healthcare stock
  • Family support through fertility and family building benefits with Progyny and adoption assistance.
  • Referral services for child, elder and pet care, home and auto repair, event planning and more
  • Consumer discounts through Abenity and Consumer Discounts
  • Retirement readiness, rollover assistance services and preferred banking partnerships
  • Education assistance (tuition, student loan, certification support, dependent scholarships)
  • Colleague recognition program
  • Time Away From Work Program (paid time off, paid family leave, long- and short-term disability coverage and leaves of absence)
  • Employee Health Assistance Fund that offers free employee-only coverage to full-time and part-time colleagues based on income.Learn more about Employee BenefitsNote: Eligibility for benefits may vary by location.Come join our team as a Medical Laboratory Technician PRN. We care for our community! Just last year, HCA Healthcare and our colleagues donated $13.8 million dollars to charitable organizations. Apply Today!Job Summary and Qualifications
    • Consistently verifies patient identification, specimen tubes, and orders to prevent errors.
    • Demonstrates understanding by following all policies and procedures established by hospital and laboratory departments.
    • Performs sample analysis in the areas of demonstrated competency.
    • As required, performs routine patient procedures and follow-up, i.e. documentation of calling critical values, etc.
    • Calibrates, standardizes, and maintains instrumentation following manufacturer or established procedures with appropriate documentation.
    • Performs and documents quality control to ensure the proper functioning of instrumentation, reagents, and procedures. Any out of controls are addressed and documented appropriately.
    • Evaluates, calculates, and validates tests results, quality control records, and/or electronic files.
    • Coordinates with medical and professional staff in the dispersion and interpretation of data.
    • Assists in the teaching and training of fellow employees and students performing laboratory tasks.
    • Compliance with and documentation of all regulatory standards, policies, and procedures.
    • Demonstrates good problem solving skills and judgement in dealing with troubleshooting of instrumentation and/or manual processes.
    • Demonstrates competency and documents all QC, lot-to-lot, calibration, maintenance, and communication logs in an efficient and accurate manner.
    • Demonstrates and consistently follows all aspects of policies and procedures for proficiency testing.
    • Use good problem solving skills and judgment in dealing with problem situations.
    • Uses judgement in utilizing supplies for patient testing in an efficient manner through good inventory practices striving to reduce outdating and waste of products and/or supplies.
    • Participates in departmental meetings with suggestions and ideas on improving performance in daily tasks.
    • Demonstrates willingness to improve performance in day to day activities by changing/modifying activities as directed by supervisor.
    • Demonstrates flexibility needed for adequate staffing coverage in departmental areas as required by scheduling and productivity monitoring.
    • Able to modify job duties and communicate with customers in an age appropriate manner.
    • Appropriately assesses the patient's pain and involves the patient in effective management of the pain using age appropriate interventions.
    • Maintains positive professional interpersonal relationships with employees and all constituencies, encouraging communication as necessary for job performance. Discourages gossip and encourages normal tones when conversing with others in respect to co-workers.
    • Willingly participates in evaluation of new equipment and/or testing methods.
    • Demonstrates punctuality in arriving and departing from job at scheduled times, abides by hospital absenteeism/tardiness policy.
    • Performs miscellaneous job-related duties as assigned.What qualifications you will need:
      • Associate Degree
      • Clinical Laboratory Scientist, or Medical Laboratory Technician (MLT)
      • Basic Cardiac Life Support, or CPR for Healthcare Providers must be obtained within 30 days of employment start dateRapides Regional Medical Center is a 350+ bed hospital and ER in Alexandria, Louisiana. We offer services ranging from Cancer Care to Wound Care. Our medical staff includes doctors in more than 30 medical specialties. At Rapides Regional we believe that well-defined values are the key to nurturing staff and patient satisfaction. By joining our team you contribute to the positive culture of the hospital. This culture impacts the well-being of patients and their families. It also impacts your colleagues, and your own personal job satisfaction. Learn what our commitment to patient satisfaction, service excellence and professional expertise can do for your career.HCA Healthcare has been recognized as one of the World's Most Ethical Companies┬« by the Ethisphere Institute more than ten times. In recent years, HCA Healthcare spent an estimated $3.7 billion in cost for the delivery of charitable care, uninsured discounts, and other uncompensated expenses.├é "The great hospitals will always put the patient and the patient's family first, and the really great institutions will provide care with warmth, compassion, and dignity for the individual."- Dr. Thomas Frist, Sr.HCA Healthcare Co-Founder If you are looking for an opportunity that provides satisfaction and personal growth, we encourage you to apply for our Medical Laboratory Technician PRN opening. We promptly review all applications. Highly qualified candidates will be contacted for interviews. Unlock the possibilities and apply today!We are an equal opportunity employer and value diversity at our company. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, color, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, age, marital status, veteran status, or disability status.

Keywords: Rapides Regional Medical Center, Alexandria , Medical Laboratory Technician PRN, Healthcare , Alexandria, Louisiana

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