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Medical Laboratory Technician

Allina Health

Allina Health

St. Louis, MO, USA
Posted on Tuesday, January 23, 2024

Number of Job Openings Available:

1

Date Posted:

January 22, 2024

Department:

72346301 United Lab

Shift:

Permanent Nights (United States of America)

Shift Length:

8 hour shift

Hours Per Week:

40

Union Contract:

Non-Union

Weekend Rotation:

Every Other

Job Summary:

Allina Health is a not-for-profit health system that cares for individuals, families and communities throughout Minnesota and western Wisconsin. If you value putting patients first, consider a career at Allina Health. Our mission is to provide exceptional care as we prevent illness, restore health and provide comfort to all who entrust us with their care. This includes you and your loved ones. We are committed to providing whole person care, investing in your well-being, and enriching your career.

Key Position Details:

  • Every Other Weekend/Holiday
  • Permanent Nights
  • Benefit Eligible
  • Eligible for shift/Weekend/Enhanced Differentials

Job Description:

Performs routine medical laboratory testing and is trained in one or more of the following areas of the laboratory: reception/registration, phlebotomy, specimen collection/processing, and analytical testing departments. May perform manual and automated waived, moderate, and high complexity testing. May serve as a trainer for students and new employees in work areas.

Principle Responsibilities

  • Performs routine and complex laboratory procedures.
    • Follows all federal regulations including CAP, OSHA, COLA, CLIA, and HIPAA.
  • Customer service and patient order management.
    • Evaluates and manages patient orders for completeness and follows up as needed.
    • Performs scheduling, ordering, and releasing patient's orders in the electronic medical record.
  • Collection and processing of specimens following standardized system protocols.
    • Reviews orders, verifies patient identification and uses appropriate collection methods to obtain samples for testing.
  • Maintains Education, Regulatory, and Safety measures
    • Participates in the training of employees and students.
  • CLIA Defined Responsibilities:
    • § 493.1425 Standard; Testing personnel responsibilities. Moderate complexity.
    • § 493.1495 Standard; Testing personnel responsibilities.
  • Participates in departmental or system wide meetings, projects, or committees as required.
  • Other duties as assigned.


Required Qualifications

  • Associate's or Vocational degree in a related laboratory field including clinical rotations or equivalent routes


Preferred Qualifications

  • Laboratory or Medical Laboratory experience


Licenses/Certifications

  • ASCP or AMT laboratory certification preferred. If not currently certified, must obtain certification within 180 days of hire


Physical Demands
Light Work:
Lifting weight Up to 20 lbs. occasionally, Up to 10 lbs. frequently