JOB SUMMARY: Performs various laboratory procedures to obtain data for use in diagnosis and treatment of diseases.
SHIFT: 6:30pm - 7:00am Full -Time
Performs phlebotomy procedures per protocol.
Performs technical laboratory procedures in all areas of the lab to include Microbiology, Chemistry, Blood Bank and Hematology.
Documents results in the LIS System.
Performs Quality Control Procedures and follows through with corrective action as needed.
Performs proficiency testing in the same manner as patient specimens.
Maintains a policy and procedure manual in assigned area, as applicable.
Performs preventative maintenance.
Assists the Laboratory Manager in developing new procedures.
Maintains sufficient working supplies to assure continued operation.
Trains new staff, and perform competency reviews of all staff in assigned area.
Follows universal precautions and all other safety and health policies.
Recognizes and reports all patient and employee safety issues.
Maintains a professional and friendly attitude.
Attends pertinent in-services to effectively perform job duties.
Maintains the knowledge and skills necessary to provide care appropriate to the age of the patient.
Performs such related duties not listed herein but deemed in the best interest of the hospital.
MLT – Associate’s Degree in Laboratory Science or Medical Laboratory Technology.
MT/MLT - Maintains or is eligible for current valid certification as a technician or technologist or equivalent by a National Board of Registry or certification i.e., ASCP, AMT, HEW, etc. If employee does not have a certification, they must have within one year of hire.
About Northern Maine Medical Center
Northern Maine Medical Center is a modern, fully accredited, 49 bed acute care facility offering complete obstetric, surgical, pediatric, and general medical services. Northern Maine Medical Center also provides a state-of-the-art equipped 6-bed Intensive Care Unit for critically ill patients and offers the only Child, Adolescent and Adult inpatient Psychiatric Units in Northern Maine.
Northern Maine Medical Center is a tobacco-free campus. Although currently known as Northern Maine Medical Center, the hospital was formerly called Peoples Benevolent Hospital. The first section was opened in 1952 with an addition in 1971. The dedicated Catholic Order of Sisters, “Les Petites Franciscaines de Marie,” managed the hospital from its inception to 1975 when it became a public community hospital. Ultimately, Northern Maine Medical Center belongs to the 15,000 people in the hospital’s service area , the Upper St. John Valley and neighboring communities. Acting on their behalf, the hospital is guided by a Board of Trustees who represent these health care consumers.
The Medical Staff of Northern Maine Medical Center is highly competent and qualified. Most are board certified in their sp...ecialty. Doctors, Physician Assistants and Nurse Practitioners, 48 in total, are affiliated with the hospital. This professional pool of providers contributes to the broad number of specialty clinics which are offered on a scheduled basis which includes the full time staff of providers.