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Medical Lab Technician

Allina Health
Eagan, MN 55122
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Requisition #

58287BR

Physical Location

Eagan, Minnesota

Posted Date

01-Oct-2019

Schedule Type

Part-Time

Dept. Name

Ambulatory Lab-Central Hub

Hours Per Week

24

Contract

Noncontract

Introduction

Allina Health is dedicated to the prevention and treatment of illness and enhancing the greater health of individuals, families and communities throughout Minnesota and western Wisconsin. A not-for-profit health care system, Allina Health cares for patients from beginning to end-of-life through its 90+ clinics, 12 hospitals, 16 pharmacies, specialty care centers and specialty medical services that provide home care, senior transitions, hospice care, home oxygen and medical equipment, and emergency medical transportation services. Allina Health is a vibrant, growing organization with opportunities to suit your professional skills and a diverse work environment to match your specific interests. We believe employees are our greatest asset and are dedicated to helping you develop and maximize your professional skills.

Allina Health Laboratory provides a full menu of essential and specialized laboratory services to customers in Minnesota and western Wisconsin. We provide reference laboratory services to four major metropolitan hospitals, 13 regional hospitals, including Abbott Northwestern – WestHealth (Plymouth), 59+ Allina Health clinics, 40+ hospital-based clinics and outpatient surgery centers. As a local, accessible resource, we provide clinical and anatomic pathology services that support customers diagnostic needs.

 

Responsibilities

Req ID: 58287
  • Perform technical and diagnostic laboratory procedures that provide prompt and accurate test results for providers use in the diagnosis and treatment of patients in a clinic setting
  • Collect and obtain satisfactory specimen samples
  • Correct processing of specimens in a timely manner
  • Perform tests authorized by the clinic lab director
  • Prepare and maintain supplies to efficiently collect specimens
  • Maintain lab equipment per established protocol
  • Perform, evaluate and document all quality control on each test system
  • Participate in the laboratory Quality Assurance Plan
  • Orient and train new employees and students as assigned
  • Maintain high level of customer service through communication vehicles
  • Perform other duties as assigned

Education

  • Graduate of an accredited MLT or MLS/MT program

Qualification/Skills

Skills

  • Ability to:
  • Demonstrate basic knowledge of laboratory procedure and instrumentation
  • Follow federal regulations for quality control, quality assurance, competency, and proficiency testing
  • Adhere to CLIA 88 and OSHA requirements and additional requirements for compliance that apply to the department in which assigned
  • Communicate effectively with patients, providers and staff
  • Adherence to Allina Health confidentiality policy and laboratory policies
  • Work effectively in an independent and team setting
  • Work in a highly detail-oriented environment
  • Demonstrate good customer services skills
  • Assess accuracy of testing in regard to patient test results, quality control and troubleshooting
  • Display strong interpersonal skills to handle unusual or stressful situations
  • Distinguish between colors
  • Demonstrate computer skills to navigate within an EMS and laboratory information system

Licensure/Certification

  • MLT or MLS/MT certified by ASCP or equivalent
  • New graduates must pass the ASCP board within 6 months of employment
  • May be a CLA with 5+ years of experience
  • Note: Must maintain current certification; those certified in 2004 or after are required to complete the certification maintenance program

Work Schedule

This is a shared position between Eagan and Eagan Women's Health clinics. Shifts are routinely scheduled at Eagan Clinic. Scheduled 48 hours per 2-week pay period. Scheduling flexibility is needed to include various days and shifts. Opportunity to pick up additional hours and may be scheduled for extra hours to cover business needs. Typical shift times range between 7 am and 11 am start times, generally 8 hours of work per shift but may vary. Routinely scheduled for 3 days per week, but may vary with business needs. This position will be required to float to other Allina Health clinic laboratories as needed. Currently no weekend and holiday work required, but may change in the future as needed.

Location/Community Information

Eagan, MN has been named by MONEY magazine as one of the Best Places to Live in America - in fact the 17th best place in the US in 2008. Amidst rolling hills, ponds and green space, the city of Eagan is frequently cited as one of the fastest-growing cities in the metropolitan area. Interstate 494 and Cedar Avenue have made this southern suburb easily accessible to the Twin Cities area and just minutes from the International Airport. Residential offerings in Eaganmeet most every taste and price range. The community attracts many young, growing families as well as a significant amount of industrial and business development. Northwest Airlines, Blue Cross/Blue Shield of Minnesota, West, a Thomson business, Midwest Coca-Cola Bottling and Unisys are among the larger companies operating in Eagan

Bordered by the historic Minnesota River, Eagan contains over 1,000 acres of the Minnesota Valley Wildlife Refuge and 1,500 acres of theLebanon Hills Regional Park with swimming, fishing, boating, hiking, horse trails and picnic grounds. There are also 54 municipal parks with trails, ice rinks, ball fields, tennis courts and play equipment. The city contains three public golf courses, a YMCA, an indoor civic arena and Cascade Bay, noted as one of the top ten public outdoor aquatic facilities in the US.

Eagan:

  • Located 7 miles south of the Twin Cities
  • Population = 67,000
  • Service Area = 375,000

Community Resource Links:

Community Information School Digger

Explore Minnesota MN Dept of Education

Minneapolis St. Paul MagazineSt. Paul Pioneer Press

Twin Cities Living MagazineStar Tribune


Closing

If you are interested in becoming part of our award winning team of professionals, please apply online today. Allina Health is committed to providing Equal Employment Opportunities to all employees and applicants. EO M/F/Disability/Vet Employer.


Requisition #

58287BR
Laboratory

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Posted: 2019-10-02 Expires: 2019-11-13

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