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Medical Lab Technician/Technologist

at Orange Regional Medical Center

Posted: 9/23/2019
Job Reference #: 18693
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  • Job LocationUS-NY-Middletown
    Posted Date4 months ago(6/20/2019 10:21 AM)
    Job ID
    2019-18693
    # Positions
    3
    Category
    Laboratory
    Shift Type
    4 - All Per diem
    If Other - Shift Slot
    Variable shifts, including rotating weekends and holidays. Per Diems are required to work 2 major & 2 minor holidays per year and 4 weekends (2 days) per 3 month period of time
    FTE
    PDM
    Normal Working Schedule
    Variable shifts, including rotating weekends and holidays. Per Diems are required to work 2 major & 2 minor holidays per year and 4 weekends (2 days) per 3 month period of time
    Campus
    Orange Regional Medical Center
  • Overview

    At Orange Regional Medical Center, you'll find the uncommon is common here. You'll find a healthcare leader that still maintains a sense of intimacy and a state-of-the-art facility with a tremendous sense of community. You'll find the benefits you deserve with the rewards you can see. You'll find the advancement, flexibility and resources to advance your career and provide the care that your patients need. Orange Regional Medical Center - successful careers are common here. Orange Regional Medical Center (ORMC), is a 501(c)(3), non-profit organization. Formed by the merger of Arden Hill Hospital and Horton Medical Center, Orange Regional is licensed for 383 beds and employs over 2,500 healthcare professionals including over 600 doctors. Orange Regional Medical Center has consolidated two existing campuses onto a single site in Middletown, New York. This completed facility is the first new freestanding hospital built in the State of New York since 1989 and is the largest medical center between the Tappan Zee Bridge and Albany.

    Responsibilities

    Performs, evaluates, records and reports clinical laboratory tests used in the diagnosis, evaluation and treatment of patients on a variety of body fluids and biologic specimens. Recognizes problems and/or potential for problems within the assigned section regarding instruments, computers, and inventories. Displays sound, supportive and independent judgement to resolve issues in the absence of a supervisor.

    Qualifications

    Medical Lab Technician MLT

    Minimum Education:

    A.A.S. degree in Medical Technology.

    Minimum Experience:

    Experience preferred but new graduates of approved Medical Laboratory Technology ( MLT) Programs will be considered.

    Required Certification/Registration:

    ASCP preferred. NYS MLT license or eligible required. If not licensed, NYS permit required within two months of hire, NYS MLT license required within one year of permit issuance.

    Trainee’s without a Permit may observe, read procedures and learn processes in each section of the laboratory.

    They may not under any circumstances verify any testing on patients.

    They may be used for specimen processing, send outs and phlebotomy.

    Once a Permit has been obtained, candidate may verify tests in areas that competency has been completed.

    Physical Requirements:

    Walking, sitting and standing, most of the day. Reaches for, lifts and carries light to moderately heavy equipment and supplies. Visual acuity and color discrimination is required. Ability to communicate effectively and to comprehend conversation. Must have manual dexterity and hand-to-eye coordination to handle and manipulate instruments, slides, test tubes and other laboratory equipment Capable of working long hours at varied times during the day or night. Alertness required during all phases.

    Medical Technologist

    Minimum Education:

    B.S. Degree in medical technology or related science.

    Minimum Experience:

    Three to six months training to obtain normal productivity.

    Required Certification/Registration:

    NYS MT licensure required. ASCP preferred.

    Physical Requirements:

    Walking, sitting and standing, most of the day. Reaches for, lifts and carries light to moderately heavy equipment and supplies. Visual acuity and color discrimination is required. Ability to communicate effectively and to comprehend conversation. Must have manual dexterity and hand-to-eye coordination to handle and manipulate instruments, slides, test tubes and other laboratory equipment Capable of working long hours at varied times during the day or night. Alertness required during all phases.

    Working Conditions:

    Exposed to noise, odors, fumes, blood and excrement; communicable diseases, chemical, needles and biological materials most of the day. Requires detailed attention to work in an environment where interruptions cannot be controlled. Must perform some tests in emergency situations which could lead to a moderate amount of stress. May be required to perform functions at various locations.

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