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Medical Lab Tech

Company: Woodland Healthcare
Location: Woodland
Posted on: March 17, 2023

Job Description:

Dignity Health Woodland Memorial Hospital is Yolo County's largest health care provider serving the community since 1905. Woodland Memorial Hospital is a 108-bed acute care facility offering the most comprehensive range of health care services in Yolo County including inpatient and outpatient surgical services family birth center/labor and delivery emergency services home health services palliative care inpatient mental health services sleep disorders center and cancer care services. With strong ties to our community we believe in providing compassionate high-quality health care to you and your family close to home. Woodland Memorial Hospital is part of Dignity Health one of the nation's largest health care systems with a 22-state network. For more information please visit our website at
The Medical Laboratory Technician (MLT) performs clinical laboratory procedures in assigned sections to detect identify measure and report data used in the diagnosis and treatment of disease. The MLT uses tecnhical skills instrumentation information systems and other resources to perform waived and moderate procedures as classified under the Clinical Laboratory Improvement Amendment (CLIA) in order to provided clinical laboratory support to all user groups in the hospital and medical community. Performs duties under the supervision of the Clinical Laboratory Scientist (CLS) or physician and may not perform high complexity testing. Responsibilities 1 Job Specific Duties 1.1 Receives, evaluates specimen quality and performs waived and moderately complex procedures as classified under the CLIA. 1.2 Test results are evaluated for acceptability, reasonableness and medical consequences prior to report. 1.3 Performs Quality Control at appropriate intervals and whenever indicated. Results an daction taken are well documented. Performs proficiency surveys. 1.4 Assumes responsibility for daily instrument maintenance and reagent inventory. Identifies basic instrument problems; troubleshoots problems according to specified procedures and documents actions taken. 1.5 Assists in orientation and training of new staff to basic department functions. 1.6 Assumes responsibility for remaining current regarding departmental information (i.e. staff meetings, policy/procedure changes, inservices, etc.) 1.7 Prepares, calibrates, and maintains equipment, trouble-shooting as needed, documenting actions, and reporting instrument status to co-workers. Meets standard: Performs regularly assigned maintenance/calibrations. 1.8 Recognizes and takes action on all quality control situations requiring remedial action. Meets standard: 1-2 undocumented QC problems per year. 1.9 Maintains work area in a neat and orderly manner, disinfecting work area at least once per shift and cleaning up reagent or specimen spills as soon as possible. 1.10 As required, records date of receipt, expiration date, lot number, date put into use, and identification of reagent/supplies. Meets standard: No more than 1 documented omission. 1.11 Assures good transition at end of shift by checking that adequate supplies/reagents are available for the next shift. Documents inventory needs and restocks work area. Meets standard: 1-2 documented omissions 1.12 Assures good transition at end of shift by checking that adequate supplies/reagents and restocks work area. Meets standards = 1-2 document omissions. 1.13 Ability to troubleshoot procedures and instrumentation and problem solve effectively. 1.14 Demonstrates knowledge of modern clinical laboratory techniques and procedures, aseptic technique and proper safe technique in the handling of hazardous materials and specimens.

  • Must have completed a two year degree program from an accredited college or university.
  • California license as a Medical Laboratory Technologist Preferred
    • One year laboratory experience in an acute care facility
      Pay Range
      $44.9453 - $52.0956 /hour

Keywords: Woodland Healthcare, Woodland , Medical Lab Tech, Healthcare , Woodland, California

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