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Willamette Valley Cancer Institute's team in Corvallis is looking to add a Medical Lab Tech (MLT) to its laboratory team. In an effort to provide as many services as possible to its patients, WVCI is expanding the lab services at the Corvallis site, bring a number of the tests in-house. This MLT will both collect and process specimens from patients seeking our care so that the providers have as much information as possible regarding each individuals' diagnosis. With a focus in hematology testing, this MLT will be a crucial addition to our care team, and instrumental in our practice providing the care our community has come to expect.
Employment Type : Full Time - 40hr/week (1.0 FTE) Benefits : M/D/V, Life Ins., 401(k) Location : Corvallis, OR Responsibilities:
Assists with performing phlebotomy and collecting appropriate specimens from patients as ordered. Assures pre-authorization and completes appropriate consent forms (ABN) prior to collection of limited coverage tests.
Assists with special procedures as needed (i.e. bone marrows in the room).
Follows the laboratory's procedures for specimen handling and processing, test analyses, reporting, and maintaining records of patient results. Sends specimens to reference laboratories for any testing not performed in house. Processes incoming orders for lab testing including reference laboratory specimens.
Performs specimen analysis of all Chemistry, Hematology and Immunology specimens. Maintains and operates all laboratory equipment. Performs daily, weekly and monthly instrument maintenance as indicated.
Adheres to the laboratory's quality control policies and documents all QC activities, instrument and procedural calibrations, and instrument maintenance. Records proper lot numbers of all controls, calibrators and reagents.
Participates in proficiency testing by performing sample analysis and reporting results at least once a year.
Prepares peripheral blood smear and performs complete WBC differential.
Performs microscopic examination of urinary sediment.
Records results on appropriate worksheet and computer system and performs file maintenance. Processes specimens for send-out testing.
Follows the laboratory*s policies whenever test systems are not within the laboratory*s established acceptable levels of performance. Identifies problems that may adversely affect test performance or reporting of test results and either corrects the problem or notifies supervisor. Documents all corrective actions taken when test systems deviate from the laboratory*s established performance specifications.
Maintains proper documentation as described by the quality assurance program including accessioning logs, test report logs, quality control logs, equipment records and checklists.
Verifies all critical results and documents with accurate follow-up.
Maintains adequate inventory of supplies and ensures that all supplies are viable before using in patient testing. Prepares reagents, stains and other chemical solutions as needed. Restocks the laboratory area as needed.
Processes in-house and in-coming results for charting. Charts patient results in a timely manner as needed.
Properly identify and band patients for blood product transfusion. Processes properly labeled specimens according to local blood bank policy.
Adheres to all OSHA compliance laws and Universal Precaution procedures. Complies with applicable regulatory agency standards.
Properly disposes of hazardous materials.
Maintains a clean working environment.
Maintains confidentially of all information related to patients and medical staff.
Performs CLIA classified Waived and Moderately complexity testing.
May be under the supervision of a Medical Technologist (MT)/Medical Laboratory Scientist (MLS)
Associates degree in medical technology, clinical laboratory science, or related science field.
Current license (ASCP or equivalent certification) required.
1-2years of experience required.
The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations will be offered to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. Physical demands of this job typically require full range of body motion including manual and finger dexterity and eye-hand coordination in operation and manipulation of complex laboratory equipment. Requires sitting/standing for extensive periods of time with the use hands to finger, handle, or feel and arms to reach or carry. Occasionally lifts and carries items weighing up to 40 lbs. Requires corrected vision, color perception and hearing to normal range. Requires legible handwriting.
AABB (Association for the Advancement of Blood & Biotherapies) is an international, not-for-profit organization representing individuals and institutions involved in the fields of transfusion medicine and biotherapies. The Association works collaboratively
to advance the field through the development and delivery of standards, accreditation and education programs. AABB is dedicated to its mission of improving lives by making transfusion medicine and biotherapies safe, available and effective worldwide.