Microbiologist MLT Accredited-FT-Days at Lifepoint Hospitals, Inc


Category
Biotech/R&D/Science
Company
Lifepoint Hospitals, Inc
Location
Winchester, KY
Posted
07/26/2018
This job is no longer available
Microbiologist MLT Accredited-FT-Days-7424-2860 
Clark Regional Medical Center

Description

 

Making Communities Healthier with Comprehensive Care...

 

You can get to know who we are and what truly makes us different by our mission, 'Making Communities Healthier'.  As health care evolves, Clark Regional Medical Center is transforming patient safety and quality care - pushing the limits and paving the way to establish new practices and set new standards.  We believe in putting the patient at the center of everything we do.  We are developing the most innovative patient experiences with out constant investment in continuing education and leadership development programs.

 

We want you on our team...Clark Regional Medical Center in Winchester, an 18 minute drive from Lexington, KY is searching for a Microbiologist MLT, Accredited to join our Laboratory Department.  This is a full-time, rotating day shift position.  Hours will be as follows with occasional weekend coverage  (Monday-Thursday  and Tuesday-Friday, every other week rotation) where you are responsible for the cultivation, isolation, and identification of infectious disease causing organisms; collects specimens and performs laboratory testing in all areas of the clinical laboratory to aide providers in the diagnosis and/or monitoring of various disease states.

 

We are committed to serving the needs of our community and our region with exceptional quality and we are passionately focused on our patients.  We consider quality more than just a set of criteria.  It is a way of life for Clark, encompassing everything we do.  This is an exciting time to join our team as we continue to grow and expand with new services. 

 

At Clark Regional, we believe in building careers.  That is why we offer an excellent tuition reimbursement program, competitive pay, a generous paid time off program, flexible spending account plan, choice of health insurance plans, dental, vision, life, disability plans, discounts in our café and various discounts in our community, traditional and Roth 401 (k) plans  with a match, and free parking on our beautiful campus.

 

Essential functions include, but are not limited to:

  • Performs inoculation, cultivation, isolation, and identification of microrganisms per established laboratory policy
  • Examines physiological, morphological, microscopic, biochemical, and cultural growth characteristics to identify microorganisms in human specimens
  • Performs susceptibility testing on bacterial isolates per established laboratory policy
  • Receives and analyzes laboratory microbiology specimens and reports results in a timely manner
  • Performs order entry, phlebotomies, and collects other specimens such as urine drug screens when necessary
  • Performs laboratory testing in all areas of the laboratory to include Hematology, Urinalysis, Serology, Coagulation, Immunohematology, Microbiology, and Chemistry
  • Performs routine maintenance tasks as designated for laboratory analyzers in all areas of the clinical laboratory
  • Performs calibrations and quality control when required and is responsible for verifying the integrity of such testing
  • Troubleshoots, resolves, and/or reports equipment malfunctions as necessary
  • Performs proficiency testing and linearity testing as assigned to maintain accrediting body compliance
  • Assists in keeping policy and procedure manuals up to date
  • Assists in keeping supplies at adequate levels by completing weekly departmental inventories
  • Participates in hospital wide and departmental performance improvement activities
  • Requires critical thinking skills, detail oriented with decisive judgment and the ability to work with minimal supervision. Must be able to work in a stressful environment and take appropriate action. Must be flexible with work location assignments

Qualifications

 

Education:

  • Associate's Degree in Medical Laboratory Technology, required

Certification:

  • MLT (ASCP) or MLT (AMT) or MLT(HEW) or MLT (NCA)

 

Job

 Laboratory

Primary Location

 Kentucky-Winchester
 

Schedule

 Full-time

Shift

 Day Job