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Medical Technologist - Core Lab OnCall

Location: Denver, CO Job Number: 927302 Date posted: 03/28/2021

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Description:
Works independently & performs a wide range of medical laboratory tests & procedures to provide data for diagnosis, treatment, & prevention of disease. Guides, trains, & may provide leadership to students, clinicians & technical staff. Has knowledge of & adheres to all related regulatory requirements. Reports to the department or facility Laboratory Clinical Manager.



Essential Functions:

• High volume laboratory, utilizing highly technical instrumentation on automated lines.      


• Performing a high volume of oncology & other complex differentials. Performs & reports accurate & timely clinical laboratory tests in the "Core" section of the laboratory.  


• Maintains accurate documentation in accordance w/ accrediting body & laboratory policy.       


• Analyzes & appraises lab results relative to each other & to the pertinent QC data.     


• Solves problems & makes independent decisions.          


• Assists others w/ more difficult procedures or interpretations.      


• Recognizes various age-related needs & provides age appropriate care as indicated.          


• Trains & orients new employees. Provides patient, provider & staff education.                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  

Other Essential Functions found on job description

• Supports compliance & KP's Code of Conduct by adhering to federal & state laws & regulations, accreditation & license requirements, & by adherence to all policies & procedures.    


• Responds appropriately to observed fraud & abuse. In addition to defined technical requirements, accountable for consistently demonstrating service behaviors & principles defined by the KP Service Quality Credo, the KP Mission as well as specific departmental/organizational initiatives.


• Also accountable for consistently demonstrating the knowledge, skills, abilities, & behaviors necessary to provide superior & culturally sensitive service to each other, to our members, & to purchasers, contracted providers & vendors





UFCW Local 7 - $ 34.95-$ 37.75



Basic Qualifications:

• bachelor of Science degree in medical technology or equivalent

• Current certification as a Medical Technologist registered w/ or eligible for registry (within twelve months of hire) w/ the American Society of Clinical Pathologists (ASCP) or equivalent

• National Provider Identifier (NPI) & Taxonomy code required at time of hire

• A competency test will be given when the technologist is interviewed, & must be passed to be considered qualified

• Ability to master multiple software systems

• Proficient in cell morphology & identification of abnormal cells

• Able to process & report WBC differentials in a timely & accurate manner

• Aptitude for laboratory automation, troubleshooting & multitasking in a fast paced environment


 

Primary Location: Colorado,Denver,Northfield Support Services Scheduled Weekly Hours: 1 Shift: Variable Workdays: Mon, Tue, Wed, Thu, Fri, Sat, Sun Working Hours Start: Variable Working Hours End: Variable Job Schedule: Call-in/On-Call Job Type: Standard Employee Status: Regular Employee Group/Union Affiliation: C02|UFCW|Local 7 Job Level: Entry Level Department: Core Laboratory Travel: Yes, 5 % of the Time Kaiser Permanente is an equal opportunity employer committed to a diverse and inclusive workforce. Applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex (including pregnancy), age, sexual orientation, national origin, marital status, parental status, ancestry, disability, gender identity, veteran status, genetic information, other distinguishing characteristics of diversity and inclusion, or any other protected status.

External hires must pass a background check/drug screen. Qualified applicants with arrest and/or conviction records will be considered for employment in a manner consistent with federal and state laws, as well as applicable local ordinances, including but not limited to the San Francisco and Los Angeles Fair Chance Ordinances.

Learn About Laboratory Careers

Laboratory Careers

Our clinical laboratory scientists, phlebotomists, and lab techs work in both outpatient clinics and hospital settings and have an opportunity to gain exposure to different areas, including chemistry, coagulation, hematology, urinalysis, and the blood bank. We also operate reference laboratories, which serve as hubs for specimen processing and analysis as well as specialized testing — such as microbiology and molecular biology. Offering modern facilities, advanced equipment, and scheduling options, we provide a dynamic environment in which you'll continue to learn and grow.

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