Medical Technologist

Phelps Memorial Health Center   Holdrege, NE   Full-time     Health Care Provider
Posted on July 6, 2024

Medical Technologist

Phelps Memorial Health Center is seeking a Medical Technologist to perform medical lab tests, procedures, experiments, and analyses to provide data for diagnosis, treatment, and prevention of disease. Complies with rules and regulations of all federal, state and local laws, PMHC policies, and lab standards. Responsible for verifying/validating patient results. Conducts chemical analyses of body fluids to determine normal and abnormal components. Studies blood cells, numbers, and morphology. Performs blood group, type, and compatibility tests for transfusions and analyzes test results and record findings. Assesses data for relevant patient procedures. Instructs and provides appropriate education to patients. Performs quality control studies. Maintains patient confidentiality. Prepares lab specimens for transfers, performs phlebotomy, and obtains specimens for lab testing. Assists in data collection for Quality Assurance/Improvement. Performs routine preventative maintenance on equipment and maintain instrument record log. Draws blood, observing principles of asepsis. Performs departmental call duties. Verifies instrument functioning, calibration, document data. Trains and supervises students. Full-time, 40 hours/week.

Minimum Requirements: Bach degree in Medical Technology or Medical Laboratory Scientist or a closely related science field. Must hold current ASCP, or AMT certification.