Community Health Systems Medical Technologist II - Laboratory (Full-Time Nights) in Crestview, Florida

Description:

For more than 40 years,NorthOkaloosaMedicalCenterhas been providing healthcare services to the people of Northwest Florida andSouth Alabama. We are a progressive, acute-care hospital accredited by The Joint Commission. We believe in providing convenient, comprehensive care in a comfortable setting. While we believe it s vital to stay up to date with technology, we will never lose sight of what s truly important – the human interaction that is crucial to providing quality care. Our goal is to anticipate the needs and exceed the expectations of our patients and their families, ALWAYS.

NorthOkaloosaMedicalCenteris committed to offering competitive benefits including:

  • Comprehensive medical, dental, and vision

  • Short-Term/Long-Term Disability

  • Life Insurance

  • Flexible Spending Accounts

  • 401(K)

  • Tuition Reimbursement Program

  • Vacation/Sick/Holiday

Position Purpose:

Monitors the day to day technical operation of one or more sections of the clinical laboratory. Works closely with the Clinical Director and Medical Director to provide effective oversight of the section. Monitors section quality control and preventive maintenance programs to ensure test accuracy and compliance with regulatory requirements. Performs all approved laboratory procedures in assigned licensure specialties, as required to meet workload demands.

Qualifications

Education:

Earned Bachelors Degree in Medical Technology or closely related field or equivalent education and experience as defined by State ofFlorida. REFERENCE SECTION: 10D-41.25 or the Rules of the Department of Professional Regulation services, Chapter 10D-41: CLINICAL AND WATER TESTING LABORATORIES.

Experience/Skills:

Minimum 6 months laboratory experience in medical technology operations to include clinical rotation . Position requires theoretical and practical knowledge of quality control and quality assurance as they relate to Laboratory Medicine. Position requires exercise of independent judgment with minimum degree of supervision. Work may involve testing procedures which require high degree of theoretical knowledge and technical expertise in licensed areas. Other required abilities include: entering and retrieving data from Laboratory Information System, excellent oral and written communication skills, interaction with the public and medical/nursing personnel, making decisions under pressure, handling multiple priorities, and managing stress appropriately.

Licenses/Certificates:

Holds current Florida Medical Technologist license in at least 4 of the 5 primary specialties or is eligible to obtain one.

Must have current BLS certification prior to hire date. Must be approved by the American Heart Association.

Job: Laboratory

Organization: North Okaloosa Medical Center

Location: FL-Crestview

Requisition ID: 1829936