Performs and reports various analyses from multiple specimen sources. Performs duties to provide the highest level of patient care and maximize patient satisfaction. Meets the qualifications to provide care for patients in the specific age range on their assigned clinical area.
Works under the general supervision of the appropriate Technical Specialist(s) and under the administrative direction of the appropriate Supervisor or Lab Operations Director.
Performs duties to support the goals and objectives of the Geisinger Health System in its efforts to provide quality patient care and patient satisfaction.
COMPETENCIES AND SKILLS:
Demonstrated good organizational skills and effective communication skills.
EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE:
Bachelor's degree in Medical Technology required or three years of college and completion of one year CAHEA accredited school of medical technology required, or Bachelor of Science in chemistry, biological or physical sciences plus one year of experience/training in the specialty/subspecialty in which the tests are performed required, or three years of accredited college course work and completion date in compliance with Pennsylvania clinical laboratory regulation required, or performed duties of a medical technologist prior to June 14, 1974, and with continuous (full- or part-time) pertinent, clinically related laboratory employment since that date required, or passed proficiency exam given by the HHS (formerly HEW) with designation as a clinical laboratory technologist required.
Up to three months on the job to reach acceptable level of performance required.
WORKING CONDITIONS/PHYSICAL DEMANDS:
Possible exposure to infection from disease bearing specimens. Exposure to odorous chemicals and specimens. Must comply with applicable safety procedures.
Standing: remaining on one's feet in an upright position.
Handling: Seizing, holding, grasping, or otherwise working with hands.
Fingering: Picking, pinching, or otherwise working with fingers.
Vision requirements: Able to pass standardized color vision test.
Protective Equipment (as required by procedure performed): Eye protection, face protection, lab coat, non-sterile medical gloves.
The specific statements shown in each section of this description are not intended to be all-inclusive. They represent typical elements and criteria considered necessary to successfully perform the job.
GEISINGER MEDICAL LABORATORIES (GML): GML uses cutting-edge technology and state-of-the-art information systems to provide laboratory services throughout central and northeast Pennsylvania. GML offers a wide range of routine and specialized testing in clinical and anatomic pathology.
We offer the resources of a national laboratory with the convenience and personalized attention of local service. We are dedicated to service excellence, teaching, accountability, respect and teamwork, and we offer many growth opportunities. Our laboratories are accredited by the College of American Pathologists and AABB.
One of the nation’s most innovative health services organizations, Geisinger serves more than 1.5 million patients in Pennsylvania and New Jersey. The system includes 13 hospital campuses, a nearly 600,000-member health plan, two research centers and the Geisinger Commonwealth School of Medicine. Geisinger is known for its focus on caring and innovative programs including the ProvenCare® best-practice approach to maximize quality, safety and value; ProvenHealth Navigator® advanced medical home; Springboard Health® population health program to improve the health of an entire community; ProvenExperience™ to provide refunds to patients unhappy with their care experience; and Geisinger’s MyCode® Community Health Initiative, the largest healthcare system-based precision health project in the world. With more than 215,000 volunteer participants enrolled, MyCode is conducting extensive research and returning medically actionable results to participants. A physician-led organization, with approximately 32,000 employees and more than 1,800 employed physicians, Geisinger leverages an estimated $12.7 billion positive annual impact on the Pennsylvania and New Jersey economies. Repeatedly recognized nationally for integration, quality and service, Geisinger has a long-standing commitment to patient care, medical education, research and community service. For more information, visit geisinger.org or connect with us on Facebook, Instagram, LinkedIn and Twitter.
We are an Affirmative Action, Equal Opportunity Employer Women and Minorities are Encouraged to Apply. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment and will not be discriminated against on the basis of disability or their protected veteran status.
*Domestic partner benefits not applicable at Geisinger Holy Spirit.
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Founded more than 100 years ago, Geisinger serves more than three million residents throughout 45 counties in central, south-central and northeastern Pennsylvania and in southern New Jersey. Our physician-led system is comprised of 32,000 employees, including 1,800 employed physicians, and consists of 13 hospital campuses, the Geisinger Health Plan, Geisinger Commonwealth School of Medicine and two research centers.