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Medical Technologist/Medical Lab Technician (Bend, Oregon)

Company: Bend Memorial Clinic
Location: Bend
Posted on: May 6, 2021

Job Description:

Job Description Essential Functions (greater than or equal to 10% of time):

  • Performs accurate and appropriate testing of specimens received in the laboratory, according to established laboratory protocol and procedures.
  • Performs high complexity laboratory testing and report results
  • Reports test results in a timely manner and according to established laboratory protocol and procedures
  • Follows established procedures for laboratory quality control and reports discrepancies to the appropriate supervisor
  • Conducts specimen processing
  • Troubleshoots instruments, equipment, reagents, and patient specimen's when problems occur
  • Notifies supervisor when problems are identified that may adversely affect test performance or reporting
  • Performs daily, weekly, monthly, or as needed, maintenance on instruments and equipment as appropriate
  • Performs maintenance of equipment and calibration of testing as required
  • Performs phlebotomy and other laboratory duties as appropriate for the patient requiring this procedure
  • Obtains blood samples by skin puncture, and venipuncture
  • Instructs patients in proper collection of urine samples
  • Performs drug screen collections
  • Enters lab orders into the Laboratory Information System
  • Assists in other areas of the Laboratory as needed
  • Assists in the training of new employees and student interns in the performance of phlebotomy duties
  • Aids co-workers when needed and communicates with laboratory department to ensure an orderly work flow Work Environment: Fast-paced environment especially in dealing with urgent care situations. Direct patient and client contact while delivering services and treatment. While performing the duties of this job, the employee is frequently exposure to blood or other human bodily fluids. Some weekend and evening hours may be required during peak times. Occasionally exposed to fumes or airborne particles; toxic or caustic chemicals and risk of electrical shock. Supervisory Responsibilities: This job has no supervisory responsibilities Education and/or Experience:
    • Associates or Bachelors degree required. Successful completion of MLT or MT course of study.
    • One year experience of general laboratory testing. Necessary Knowledge, Skills and Abilities: Knowledge of medical terminology, and lab testing requirements. Skill in phlebotomy techniques with adults, pediatrics, and geriatrics. Computer/data entry skills. Ability to work at a fast pace, communicate in a clear and effective manner, and read/follow procedures accurately. Certificates, Licenses, Registrations: Certification from American Society of Clinical Pathology (ASCP) or American Medical Technologist (AMT) certification. Physical Demands: While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to walk; sit; reach with hands and arms and talk or hear. The employee is occasionally required to stand and stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl. The employee may occasionally lift and/or move up to 25 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, peripheral vision, depth perception and ability to adjust focus. Success Factors: Deliver quality healthcare through teamwork, dependability, innovation, integrity, and compassion. Travel: - list any travel expected of someone in this position Benefits*
      • A friendly and fast-paced environment working with passionate people
      • Outstanding growth opportunities
      • Time Off
      • Medical, Dental and Vision Insurance
      • Short/Long Term Disability, HSA, and Life Insurance
      • 401K plan with company matching contribution
      • Cash Bonus Programs
      • Recognition and rewards programs to recognize successful teams
      • Other Perks & Discounts
      • Commuter and parking discount program to help you save (using pretax dollars)
      • Full Time Benefit Eligible Employees Only Equal Opportunity Employer Our Company provides equal employment opportunities (EEO) to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to, and does not discriminate on the basis of, race, color, religion, creed, gender/sex, sexual orientation, gender identity and expression (including transgender status), national origin, ancestry, citizenship status, age, disability, genetic information, marital status, pregnancy, military status, veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by applicable federal, state, and local laws. Safety Disclaimer Our Company cares about the safety of our employees and applicants. Our Company does not use chat rooms for job searches or communications. Our Company will never request personal information via informal chat platforms or unsecure email. Our Company will never ask for money or an exchange of money, banking or other personal information prior to the in-person interview. Be aware of potential scams while job seeking. Interviews are conducted at select Our Company locations during regular business hours only. For information on job scams, visit, or file a complaint at .

Keywords: Bend Memorial Clinic, Bend , Medical Technologist/Medical Lab Technician (Bend, Oregon), Professions , Bend, Oregon

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