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Medical Lab Technician/Technologist

at Orange Regional Medical Center

Posted: 10/11/2019
Job Reference #: 19232
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  • Job LocationUS-NY-Middletown
    Posted Date4 days ago(10/9/2019 3:19 PM)
    Job ID
    2019-19232
    # Positions
    1
    Category
    Laboratory
    Shift Type
    3 - Night
    If Other - Shift Slot
    Nights (11p-7a) including every other weekend and holiday rotation
    FTE
    1
    Normal Working Schedule
    Nights (11p-7a) including every other weekend and holiday rotation
    Campus
    Orange Regional Medical Center
  • Overview

    The Greater Hudson Valley Health System (now known as Garnet Health) is a New York State, not-for-profit corporation headquartered in Middletown, New York, approximately 60 miles north of New York City. Garnet Health is comprised of Catskill Regional Medical Center, Orange Regional Medical Center, Catskill Regional and Orange Medical Groups and Orange Regional Medical Center Foundation. Garnet Health is dedicated to developing specialty services, medical programs and needed healthcare services that allow residents to remain close to home to receive quality care.

    Providing healthcare to nearly 450,000 residents in Orange, Sullivan and Ulster Counties, Garnet Health was designed to improve the quality, stability and efficiency of healthcare services in the mid-Hudson and Catskill region. Services provided by more than 3,300 employed professionals and over 850 medical staff members, makes Garnet Health one of the largest healthcare providers in the tri-county area. The System’s three hospital campuses (Catskill Regional Medical Center - Harris, Catskill Regional Medical Center - Callicoon and Orange Regional Medical Center) plus several outpatient facilities, offer a broad spectrum of care including:

    Responsibilities

    Medical Lab Technician

    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 equitably.

    Medical Lab Technologist

    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

    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 Lab Technologist

    Minimum Education: B.S. Degree in medical technology or related science.

    Minimum Experience: Experience preferred but new graduates of approved Medical Technology
    Programs will be considered.

    Required Certification/Registration: ASCP preferred. NYS MT license or eligible required. If not licensed, NYS permit
    required within two months of hire, NYS MT 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.

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