We Are Hiring
Title: Medical Lab Technician (MLT)
Location: St Vincent's Blount
Department: General Lab Anc 001
Shift: PRN; 6 pm - 6 am as needed, night shift, minimum of one 12 hour shift per week
Why Join Ascension?
In Alabama, St. Vincent's Health System operates five hospitals (St. Vincent’s Birmingham, St. Vincent’s Blount, St. Vincent's Chilton, St. Vincent’s East, and St. Vincent’s St. Clair) in addition to several other healthcare facilities. St. Vincent's Health System employs more than 4,800 associates and has been serving Birmingham for more than 118 years.
Ascension is a faith-based healthcare organization dedicated to transformation through innovation across the continuum of care. As one of the leading non-profit and Catholic health systems in the U.S., Ascension is committed to delivering compassionate, personalized care to all, especially to those most in need. In FY2018, Ascension provided nearly $2 billion in care of persons living in poverty and other community benefit programs.
What You Will Do
As a MLT with St. Vincent's Health System, you will have the opportunity to perform routine diagnostic/analytic testing of laboratory specimens and interpret documents and reports test results under the supervision of a medical technologist/medical laboratory scientist.
Implements, validates, and reports laboratory test results.
Performs instrument maintenance and troubleshooting.
Conducts quality control and quality assurance testings.
Maintains supplies needed for performance of tests.
Assists with data collection or special projects as assigned.
Demonstrates in depth knowledge of the policies and procedures for patient preparation, sample requirements, specimen collection, and pre-analytical factors that affect sample quality.
Responsible for training and mentoring of staff and students.
What You Will Need
One or more of the following:
Medical Laboratory Tech credentialed from the American Society for Clinical Pathology Board of Certification (ASCP-BOC) obtained within 18 Months (1 1/2 year) of hire date or job transfer date.
AMT is acceptable in lieu of ASCP certification. Must pass generalist certification exam within 18 months of date of hire.
Equal Employment Opportunity
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