Community Health Systems Microbiologist/Tech in Deming, New Mexico

Description:

Performs routine and specialized moderate and high complexity laboratory tests on all types of blood and body fluid specimens Microbiology and the main laboratory under minimal supervision. Insures accurate and reliable test results by adhering to a strict quality control program. Performs instrument function checks and preventative maintenance procedures according to department's policies and procedures. Maintains records and statistical data according to regulative requirements. Participates in laboratory QC/QA programs as needed to perform testing in all departments. Teaches new employees and students laboratory policies and procedures. Collects chain of custody urine drug screens as required. Assists as needed in all laboratory areas as required, to maintain appropriate patient care. Patients need care 24/7 and facility employees must be available to provide that care. Employees are to care for patients regardless of the patient s personal characteristics. When microbiology is without work or specimens assists lab staff in other various departments within the main laboratory.

Qualifications

Education: MT-BS degree or AA degree in Medical technology from an accredited college or university required in Medical Technology. Degree must be in Medical Technology or one of the biological or chemical sciences. Laboratory training through an accredited laboratory school preferred. Training equivalent to an associate degree in laboratory science or medical laboratory technology per CLIA standards.

Experience: Two years experience as a MT or MLT in Microbiology and the Main Laboratory.

Licenses/Certificates: ASCP Certification or equivalent preferred.

Job: Laboratory

Organization: Mimbres Memorial Hospital

Location: NM-Deming

Requisition ID: 1751749