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Medical Technologist - $27+ per hour

Company: North Mississippi Health Services
Location: Nettleton
Posted on: July 8, 2024

Job Description:

Job DescriptionNorth Mississippi Health Services is seeking a Medical Technologist for a job in Nettleton, Mississippi.Job Description & Requirements

  • Specialty: Medical Technologist
  • Discipline: Allied Health Professional
  • Duration: Ongoing
  • Employment Type: Staff

    * Coordinates work flow of phlebotomists in Specimen Processing area
    * Serves as Charge Medical Technologist (MT) in absence of supervisor or Lead MT

    Distribution and Transportation:

    * Assures accurate and efficient transportation of lab-related supplies, equipment and specimens
    * Follows all laws and regulations in the processing and transportation of laboratory specimens

    Specimen Handling & Processing:

    * Follows regulatory guidelines in handling/processing of laboratory specimens.
    * Follows proper policy for accurate patient identification and labeling of all specimens


    * Effectively communicate with all NMHS staff, patients, their family members and customers

    Customer Service

    * Uses AIDET as applicable
    * Attends CARES training.
    * When necessary, assures proper service recovery is done for patients and/or caregivers.
    * Answers telephone in an polite and efficient manner

    Employee Relations:

    * Works as part of a team with all Pathology and NMHS employees


    * Assures department testing, applicable to their area, is reported in an accurate and timely manner
    * Assists with meeting goals of department Performance Improvement initiatives
    * Assures appropriate documentation of all required instrument monthly maintenance and quality control


    * Assists with training of students and new employees
    * Participates in continuing education programs to maintain and expand skills
    * Stays abreast of regulatory changes


    * Adheres to NMHS/NMMC Policies/Procedures/Guidelines
    * Complies with appropriate Local/State/Federal policies/procedures/guideline/regulations/laws/statues

    Adheres to College of American Pathologist (CAP) & Clinical Laboratory Standards Institute (CLSI)

    Job Knowledge:

    * Bachelor's Degree in Medical Technology, Clinical Laboratory Science, Biological Science or related field; required
    * ASCP Certification as a Medical Laboratory Scientist, required within 12 months after incumbent's graduation form an accredited Medical Technology Program. NOTE: If ASCP certification has recently lapsed, employee will have 90 days to complete continuing education and recertification requirements.
    * Valid Mississippi Driver's License and acceptable driving record/history; preferred
    * Proficient skills with LIS; required
    * Good organizational and communication (written and verbal) skills; required

    Knowledge of and appropriate handling of biohazardous specimens; requiredNorth Mississippi Health Services Job ID #2232-0007BK. Posted job title: Medical Technologist $5K Sign On Bonus - Pathology, Gilmore Amory, Ft, EveningAbout North Mississippi Health ServicesAt North Mississippi Health Services, we believe in connecting you to a career that challenges you, engages your mind and inspires you to be the "you" you always wanted to be. We also believe in celebrating everything that makes you uniquely you – your talents, your perspectives and your passions – and connecting you with others to create a supportive and innovative team that aspires and achieves together. Most of all, we believe in helping you leverage and connect your personal passion with a much greater purpose. We're committed to helping our team of over 7,000 unique individuals discover what connects you to our mission, vision and ultimate "why" – our patients.With seven hospitals, more than 60 clinics, four long-term care facilities, state-of-the-art women's and behavioral health facilities and multiple outpatient care centers, we have a variety of career opportunities waiting for you.

Keywords: North Mississippi Health Services, Oxford , Medical Technologist - $27+ per hour, Healthcare , Nettleton, Mississippi

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