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Under the supervision of a Medical Technologist, performs a wide variety of laboratory procedures in all specialty areas within the lab in accordance with the defined scope of practice, federal and state laws and regulations, accreditation requirements and certification standards; insures all required information and documentation are accurately, timely and correctly submitted. Adheres to the professional standards of the American Society of Clinical Pathology.
Canton-Potsdam Hospital is a warm and caring not-for-profit community healthcare facility that's certified for 94 beds. Our mission is to provide exceptional healthcare services to the community. Within our welcoming walls, you'll find a wide array of core programs in emergency medicine, acute care, hospitalist medicine, and critical care. But that's just the beginning. We're not just a hospital; we're a beacon of health and wellness in the North Country. We proudly offer outpatient health services in Brasher Falls, Canton, Colton, Gouverneur, Massena, Norfolk, and Potsdam, NY.
STATUS: Full Time
LOCATION: Canton Potsdam Hospital
DEPARTMENT: Laboratory Services
SCHEDULE: 7.5 Hour, Days
Required: Associate's Degree in an accredited program by ASCP
Registered as Medical Laboratory Technician with the ASCP
Applying knowledge of human anatomy, aseptic and sterile techniques and phlebotomy equipment, performs blood collection procedures by venipuncture and capillary puncture techniques, selecting the phlebotomy site taking into consideration the condition of the patient and site, age group and the type of test requested by the health care provider. Perform finger or heel sticks for micro-samples of capillary blood on neonates to adults as required.
Insures that all specimens are properly, accurately and completely labeled, and that the proper documentation initiating testing is submitted with all required documentation. Contacts the appropriate patient care unit, physician office or outpatient clinic when specimens are incorrectly identified or submitted, obtaining additional needed information and/or patient information in order to insure proper testing and interpretive data is received.
Evaluates requested procedures to determine the suitability of specimen for analysis, requesting new specimen if determined to be unusable. Prepares specimens for analysis, insuring that the physiologic state of the properties is maintained.
Follows uniform and standardized procedures for accomplishing cultures and testing on submitted tissue, body fluids and specimens including the steps, sequence of steps, strength of solutions, etc.
Conducts quality control procedures on instrumentation, equipment, reagents, stains and products and maintains proper records for quality control reports. Recognizes and immediately acts through appropriate means and channels regarding unusual instrumentation or reagent quality control results.
At all times, provides service excellence and service recovery in the delivery of services to patients and in interaction with internal and external partners.
PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS: M - Medium Work - Exerting 20 to 50 pounds of force occasionally, and/or 10 to 25 pounds of force frequently, and/or greater than negligible up to 10 pounds of force constantly to move objects; Requires frequent walking, standing or squatting.
PAY RANGE: $25.89 - $37.15
The listed base pay range is a good faith representation of current potential base pay for successful applicants. It may be modified in the future. Pay is determined by factors including experience, relevant qualifications, specialty, internal equity, location, and contracts.
Rochester Regional Health is an Equal Opportunity / Affirmative Action Employer. Minority/Female/Disability/Veteran