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Medical Lab Technician or Medical Technologist

Company: Vanderbilt University Medical Center
Location: Lebanon
Posted on: January 16, 2022

Job Description:

Medical Lab Technician or Medical Technologist $10,000 Sign On Bonus

  • 2116045Job Clinical Labs/PathologyPrimary Location TN-Lebanon-Vanderbilt Wilson County Hospital (VWCH)Organization Laboratory - Clinical 214131Shift Third Shift
    Medical Lab Technician or Medical Lab Scientist - 2nd Shift - $10,000 Sign On BonusRole Summary and Key Responsibilities (MLT):The Medical Laboratory Technician should have a working understanding of medical technology and the ability to recognize problems. Good communication skills. Works well under high stress. Patient care provider will possess knowledge, training, experience, and be competent in the following specific to the age of patients served; the ability to obtain and interpret information; a knowledge of growth and development; and an understanding of the range of treatments needed by these patients. The patients served include all age groups as follows: neonates, pediatrics, adolescents, adults, and geriatrics.
    • Processing and testing in one or more departments during a shift
    • Mastery and practice of laboratory policy and procedure
    • Intimate knowledge of testing methods theory and instruments and tools used for diagnostic utility
    • Quality Assurance, Kit Validation, Instrument Maintenance, Proficiency Testing, Environmental Monitoring, Reagent Preparation, Diagnostic Reporting and Alarm
    • Incident reporting and documentation
    • Professional and medical ethics, confidentiality police, PHI and patient privacy guardian
    • Specimen collection specialist
    • Waived to Moderate complexity specialty management
    • Assisting Technologists and Administrative Laboratory Director as needed and where appropriateRole Summary and Key Responsibilities (MT):The Medical Technologist should have a working understanding of medical technology and the ability to recognize problems. Good communication skills. Works well under high stress. Patient care provider will possess knowledge, training, experience, and be competent in the following specific to the age of patients served; the ability to obtain and interpret information; a knowledge of growth and development; and an understanding of the range of treatments needed by these patients. The patients served include all age groups as follows: neonates, pediatrics, adolescents, adults, and geriatrics.
      • Processing and testing in one or more departments during a shift
      • Mastery and practice of laboratory policy and procedure
      • Intimate knowledge of testing methods theory and instruments and tools used for diagnostic utility
      • Quality Assurance, Kit Validation, Instrument Maintenance, Proficiency Testing, Environmental Monitoring, Reagent Preparation, Diagnostic Reporting and Alarm
      • Incident reporting and documentation
      • Professional and medical ethics, confidentiality police, PHI and patient privacy guardian
      • Specimen collection specialist
      • High complexity specialty management
      • Assisting Technologists and Administrative Laboratory Director as needed and where appropriateDepartment/Unit Summary:The Vanderbilt Wilson County Hospital Diagnostic Lab consists of Chemistry, Hematology, Urinalysis, Reference Lab, Blood Bank, and Coagulation. The Lab processes over 6,000 tests weekly and utilize cutting-edge EMR and LIS system. This is a 24- hour operation with 8 hours shifts will experienced Phlebotomy support. Every other weekend required and holiday rotation. *$10k Sign-on bonus for eligible candidates.Position Shift
        • 3rd ShiftView how Vanderbilt Health employees celebrate the difference they make every day:Vanderbilt Wilson County Hospital:For more than 40 years, Vanderbilt Wilson County Hospital (formerly Tennova Healthcare - Lebanon) has been a place of healing and connection for patients and families in Wilson County and the surrounding area. The two-campus facility is the sole provider of inpatient and outpatient medical services in Wilson County. Known for comprehensive services, recognized care, and a commitment to the community, VWCH became a part of the Vanderbilt University Medical Center family (VUMC) in August of 2019.Recognition Awards for Quality
          • Joint Commission certified in total Hip and Knee Replacement
          • The Joint Commission Certified Primary Stroke Center
          • American College of Cardiology Accredited Chest Pain Center
          • Metabolic and Bariatric Surgery Accreditation and Quality Improvement Program (MBSAQIP) as a Comprehensive Center
          • American College of Radiology Accreditations - Mammography and Ultrasound
          • Accredited by American Academy of Sleep MedicineClick here for more information: www.VanderbiltWilsonCountyHospital.comVUMC Recent AccomplishmentsBecause we are committed to providing the best in patient care, education and research, we are proud of our recent accomplishments:
            • US News & World Report: #1 Adult Hospital in Tennessee and metropolitan Nashville, named to the Best Hospitals Honor Roll of the top 20 adult hospitals, 10 nationally ranked adult specialty programs, with 3 specialties rated in the top 10 nationally, Monroe Carell Jr. Children's Hospital at Vanderbilt named as one of the Best Children's Hospital in the nation, with 10 out of 10 pediatric specialties nationally ranked.
            • Healthcare's Most Wired: Among the nation's 100 "most-wired" hospitals and health systems for its efforts in innovative medical technology.
            • Becker's Hospital Review: named as one of the "100 Great Hospitals in America", in the roster of 100 Hospitals and Health Systems with Great Oncology Programs and to its list of the 100 Hospitals with Great Heart Programs.
            • The Leapfrog Group: One of only 10 children's hospitals in the to be named at Leapfrog Top Hospital.
            • American Association for the Advancement of Science: The School of Medicine has 112 elected fellows
            • Magnet Recognition Program: Received our third consecutive Magnet designations.
            • National Academy of Medicine: 22 members, elected by their peers in recognition of outstanding achievement
            • Human Rights Campaign Healthcare Equality Index: 6th year in a row that Vanderbilt University Medical Center was a Leader in LGBTQ Healthcare Equality.
              • MLT/MT Sign-On Bonus Eligibility Requirements: The sign on bonus is not applicable to current VUMC staff or former staff who have worked for VUMC in the past two years.
                Associate's Degree (or equivalent experience) and Licensure, Certification, and/or Registration (LCR):
                • Licensed Medical Lab Technician Required
                • OR Medical Technologist RequiredAdditional Qualification Information:
                  • MLT (ASCP) certification or equivalent certification, or equivalent education and experience as defined by CLIA for individuals performing moderate/high complexity testing. Substitution of experience for education not permitted. Allowed 120 days to obtain State of Tennessee license. Considered 'in training' prior to license approval.Physical Requirements/Strengths needed & Physical Demands:
                    • Sedentary category requiring exertion up to 10 lbs. of force occasionally and uses negligible amounts of force to move objects. Sedentary work involves sitting most of the time.
                    • And Light Work category requiring exertion up to 20 lbs. of force occasionally and uses negligible amounts of force to move objects.Movement:
                      • Occasional: Walking: Moving about on foot.
                      • Occasional: Lifting over 35 lbs: Raising and lowering objects from one level to another, includes upward pulling over 35 lbs, with help of coworkers or assistive device
                      • Occasional: Carrying under 35 lbs: Transporting an object holding in hands, arms or shoulders, with help of coworkers or assistive device.
                      • Occasional: Push/Pull: Exerting force to move objects away from or toward.
                      • Occasional: Balancing: Maintaining body equilibrium to prevent falling when walking, standing, crouching or maneuvering self, patient and equipment simultaneously while working in large and small spaces
                      • Occasional: Climbing: Ascending or descending stairs/ramps using feet and legs and/or hands and arms.
                      • Occasional: Kneeling:Bending legs at knees to come to rest on knee or knees.
                      • Occasional: Crouching/Squatting: Bending body downward and forward by bending legs and spine. Reaching above shoulders: Extending arms in any direction above shoulders.
                      • Occasional: Reaching above shoulders: Extending arms in any direction above shoulders.
                      • Frequent: Sitting: Remaining in seated position
                      • Frequent: Standing: Remaining on one's feet without moving.
                      • Frequent: Lifting under 35 lbs: Raising and lowering objects under 35 lbs from one level to another
                      • Frequent: Bending/Stooping: Trunk bending downward and forward by bending spine at waist requiring full use of lower extremities and back muscle.
                      • Frequent: Reaching below shoulders: Extending arms in any direction below shoulders.
                      • Frequent: Handling: Seizing, holding, grasping, turning or otherwise working with hand or hands.
                      • Frequent: Fingering: Picking, pinching, gripping, working primarily with fingers requiring fine manipulation.
                      • Frequent: Bimanual Dexterity: Requiring the use of both hands.Sensory:
                        • Continuous: Communication: Expressing or exchanging written/verbal/electronic information.
                        • Continuous: Auditory: Perceiving the variances of sounds, tones and pitches and able to focus on single source of auditory information
                        • Continuous: Vision: Clarity of near vision at 20 inches or less and far vision at 20 feet or more with depth perception, peripheral vision, color vision.
                        • Continuous: Smell: Ability to detect and identify odors.Environmental Conditions:
                          • Frequent: Chemicals and Gasses: Medications, cleaning chemicals, oxygen, other medical gases used in work area.
                          • Frequent: Pathogens: Risk of exposure to bloodborne pathogens and other contagious illnesses.
                            INDTR

Keywords: Vanderbilt University Medical Center, Murfreesboro , Medical Lab Technician or Medical Technologist, Healthcare , Lebanon, Tennessee

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