Mercy Medical Technologist I in Ada, Oklahoma
We’re a Little Different
Our mission is clear. We bring to life a healing ministry through our compassionate care and exceptional service.
We don’t believe in jobs at Mercy, we believe in careers that match the unique gifts of unique individuals; careers that not only make the most of your skills and talents, but also your heart.
At Mercy, you’ll feel our supportive community every step of your day, especially the tough ones. We’re a team and love working that way. That team is expanding, and we currently have exceptional opportunities to help our communities grow.
Responsibilities and Qualifications
Under direct supervision, accurately and precisely perform and report laboratory tests in a timely manner utilizing FOCUS standards of performance, respect, efficiency and presentation. The employee will perform all work in accordance with the mission, vision, and values of Mercy Health System of Oklahoma. The Medical Technologist in the "Trouble shooting" capacity is responsible for correctly assessing the accuracy of registration and ordering of testing which comes into the laboratory; the specimen requirements conditions and appropriateness of volume, timing of procurement, and possible contaminates; the accuracy of assay results and maintaining appropriate turn around times for each specimen; any documentation which applies to the specimen or results; the proper storage of specimens after all activity is complete. Proficiency is required in all areas of the laboratory for all aspects of clinical laboratory medicine. This responsibility encompasses all testing in all the departments within the laboratory which include, central processing, hematology, chemistry, urinalysis, coagulation, serology, blood bank, and microbiology. As a functioning integral of Central Processing, this position requires the working knowledge of Client Services, Central Processing, all aspects of all laboratory departments, billing and reporting of work performed. Critical thinking is required for daily quality control troubleshooting. Other knowledge includes performance of calibration, linearity. The job requires the expertise of computer module use including Epic, Lab Communications (QA), Reference lab modules, HB, workques, and other applicable modules. Decision making involves the entire laboratory in general concerning safety, staffing, emergencies in the hospital which might involve the lab. It is also critical for this position to function as a definitive source in problem solving in client services, central processing and associated areas. Performs duties as delegated by the supervisor or manager.
Because you’re committed to excellence, you understand the importance of being properly prepared for your role at Mercy. That’s why you’ll bring to your role the right set of qualifications:
Education: Graduate of MLS program and a bachelor's degree program including minimum of 1 year clinical training in approved hospital.
Experience: Candidate must have a BS in a science related field with minimum of 1 to 2 years clinical laboratory experience.
Certifications: MLS ASCP registry or equivalent (or registry eligible).
Preferred Education: Graduate of MLS program and a bachelor's degree program including minimum of 1 to 2 years clinical training in approved hospital.
Preferred Experience: Candidate must have 1 to 2 years clinical laboratory experience in an laboratory setting.
Preferred Certifications: MLS ASCP registry or equivalent (or registry eligible).
We’ll Support You at Work and Home
Our foundations are built on dignity and respect. Modern Healthcare Magazine named us as a “top 100 places to work.” We go out of our way to help people feel welcomed. We offer day-one comprehensive health, vision and dental coverage, PTO, and employer-matched retirement funds, even to part-time employees. We’re proud to provide tuition reimbursement to help you grow and learn new skills.
What Makes a Good Match for Mercy
Compassion and professionalism go hand-in-hand with us, along with exceptional quality care. Having a positive outlook and a strong sense of advocacy is in perfect step with our mission and vision. We’re also collaborative and are not afraid to do a little extra to deliver excellent care – that’s just part of our commitment. If that sounds like a fit for you as well, we encourage you to apply.
Requisition ID 2018-770291
Position Type Full Time
Shift(s) Holidays, Nights, Weekends
Department General Lab