General Lab, Medical Technologist/Technician, Evening Shift | Permanent |

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Position & Client Overview:

A 300-bed acute care hospital in Western Georgia is looking for a medical laboratory technician or technologist to work the evening shift with rotating weekends.

This area is centrally located: a little over an hour from Chattanooga, Tennessee, and Atlanta, Georgia, and two hours from Birmingham, Alabama.

Located in the foothills of the Appalachian Mountains, this hospital, part of a large nonprofit health system, offers competitive compensation and excellent benefits including contemporary healthcare and retirement plans, career development opportunities and resources, and more.

Hourly Pay Range: $21.66-27.07

Job Summary:

Discover the presence or absence of disease and provide data that help physicians determine the best treatment for the patient. Specialty areas of laboratory medicine include clinical chemistry, hematology, transfusion services, clinical immunology, clinical microbiology, serology and the emerging field of molecular diagnostics.

 

Skill Requirements:

  • Calibrate, operate, troubleshoot and maintain the equipment
  • Dexterity and good eye-hand coordination are required to collect and prepare specimens
  • Lab safety and infection prevention is of paramount importance

 

Responsibilities may include but not be limited to:

  • Performing testing in any and/or all of the following areas of the lab: clinical chemistry, hematology, transfusion services (blood bank), clinical immunology, clinical microbiology, serology, and the emerging field of molecular diagnostics.
  • Matching computer orders with specimen labeling; sorting specimens; checking labeling; logging specimens; arranging reports for delivery; Maintaining quality results verify and equipment function, troubleshooting, calibrating equipment and monitoring quality control measures and protocols
  • Participating in staff training and educational opportunities; Identifying and communicating abnormal patient conditions reports mandated information to the public health department or other designated officials
  • Contributing to a safe and secure environment, following established standards and procedures; complying with legal regulations
  • Maintaining patient confidence by keeping laboratory information confidential

 

Education, Certification, & Experience:

  • Associate or bachelor degree in science
  • ASCP certification or equivalent
  • Two (2) years experience

Must be legally authorized to work in the US without sponsorship.

HealthCare Connections, Inc. is an Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, sex, age, religion, national origin, disability, pregnancy, protected veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity, genetic information or other protected status pursuant to law.

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