We Are Hiring
Title: Medical Technologist
Location: St Vincent's Blount
Department: General Lab Anc 001
Shift: Work hours vary for dayshift schedule, rotating every 5th weekend depending on staff.
Candidate Preference - Bachelors Degree in Clinical Laboratory Sciences; Current ASCP or AMT Board Certification
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, with special attention to persons living in poverty and those most vulnerable. In FY2019, Ascension provided $2 billion in care of persons living in poverty and other community benefit programs.
Ascension includes more than 150,000 associates and 40,000 aligned providers. The national health system operates more than 2,600 sites of care – including 150 hospitals and more than 50 senior living facilities – in 20 states and the District of Columbia, while providing a variety of services including clinical and network services, venture capital investing, investment management, biomedical engineering, facilities management, risk management, and contracting through Ascension’s own group purchasing organization.
What You Will Do
The Medical Technologist performs routine diagnostic/analytic testing of laboratory specimens, and interprets, documents and reports test results in compliance with department procedures and applicable regulations.
Performs, validates, interprets, documents and reports laboratory test results. May collect and process specimens.
Performs instrument maintenance and troubleshooting. Executes and evaluates quality control and quality assurance procedures. Documents and reports as required by regulatory agencies.
Understands and participates in all aspects of clinical laboratory testing; pre-analytical, analytical, and post-analytical. Anticipates and maintains required supplies for uninterrupted testing.
Assists with data collection or special projects as assigned.
Assists in documentation, evaluation and submission of all required laboratory, departmental and staff statistics/reports.
Assists in training and mentoring MLTs, new associates and students.
What You Will Need
Medical Technologist (ASCP) credentialed from the American Society for Clinical Pathology Board of Certification (ASCP-BOC).
Medical Tech credentialed from the American Board of Bioanalysis (AAB).
Medical Tech credentialed from the American Medical Technologists (AMT).
Equal Employment Opportunity
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